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Sep 19, 2016 | Pokemon GO ... away?
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Sep 16, 2016 | Pokemon GO ... away?
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Sep 15, 2016 | CMS Allays Concerns Regarding Medicare Quality Payment Program Reporting Starting January 1, 2017
In an effort to allay concerns raised by physicians and other stakeholders in healthcare, the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) announced four options that will allow physicians and other providers to “pick their pace of participation”...
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Sep 12, 2016 | Nurses and Overtime Pay: Who is Eligible? Who is Exempt?
For our clients who employ nurses, the question arises on occasion as to whether employed nurses are to be considered exempt employees for purposes of the minimum wage and overtime pay requirements of the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). We have ne...
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Sep 12, 2016 | IRS Eases Safe Harbor Conditions Under Which a Contract with a Hospital Will Not Result in Private Business Use of Tax-Exempt Bond-Financed Property
Under federal income tax law, the tax-exempt status of a bond is jeopardized if the proceeds of the bond are used for a private business use. Because hospital facilities are often financed with tax-exempt bonds, hospital contracts with providers must...
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Sep 7, 2016 | 4 Things for Practices to Know about Billing Partnerships
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Sep 1, 2016 | Nexus Pipeline Alternative Route Could Hit Stark and Wayne Counties with Force
Over the past month, hundreds of Wayne County, Stark County, and Medina County landowners received a package from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (or "FERC") informing them that they may be in the path of another large interstate pipeline pr...
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Aug 15, 2016 | HHS Issues Guidance on Ransomware Attacks
In July 2016, the Department of Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights issued guidance (“HHS Fact Sheet”) intended to help health care entities understand and respond to ransomware attacks [1].  Ransomware is a type of malware that deni...
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Aug 9, 2016 | Five Expert Tips for Creating a Social Media Policy for Your Medical Practice
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Aug 5, 2016 | School district's eminent domain plan may hinge on "necessity" definition
Dublin City School District made headlines recently with the announcement of its plan to use eminent domain to appropriate the former Verizon building on Emerald Parkway and convert the building into a nontraditional high school. The building was...
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Aug 4, 2016 | With Business Contracts, Lost Profits (Not Lost Revenues) Are the Proper Measure of Damages
Thomas P. Wert, Board Certified Construction Attorney[1] In late June, the District Court of Appeal of Florida, Fourth District, reiterated that in a breach of contract case, lost revenue alone is typically an improper measure of damages. In...
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Aug 3, 2016 | Can You Turn Away a Bed Bug Ridden-Patient
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Jul 26, 2016 | OSHA Delays Enforcement of New Rule's Anti-Retaliation Provisions
On July 13, 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it was delaying enforcement of the anti-retaliation provisions in its new injury and illness tracking rule. Generally, the new rule requires large employers to elect...
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Jul 26, 2016 | State Budget Schedule, Tax Changes Expected
Governor Kasich’s Administration recently provided guidance to state agencies regarding upcoming biennium budget requests that included a goal of encouraging Ohio’s economic competitiveness and job growth while restraining state spending. With...
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Jul 25, 2016 | Privacy Issues Lead to BIG Fines Under HIPAA
On June 24, 2016, the Catholic Health Care Services of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia (“CHCS”) entered into a “Resolution Agreement and Corrective Action Plan” to settle alleged violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act o...
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Jul 20, 2016 | Recording Conversations with Patients, Other Parties
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Jul 19, 2016 | Lawyer. Volunteer. Kopp: Getting to know OSBA President Ron Kopp and his initiatives during his 2016-­17 term
It’s no surprise that Ron Kopp was elected President of the Ohio State Bar Association. He knew he wanted to be a lawyer since he was in government class when he was 13 and his teacher assigned the class to write a paper on what they wanted to be whe...
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Jul 16, 2016 | What consideration must Illinois employers give to ensure their restrictive covenants are enforced?
Illinois employers should generally be aware that postemployment* restrictive covenants are enforceable only where they are reasonable in geographic and temporal scope and necessary to protect a legitimate business interest. The restriction is reason...
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Jul 15, 2016 | What Does it Mean When I See a Copyright on an Architect's Drawings?
Often we hear about an architect providing a copyright to its drawings. From a contractor’s perspective, what does this mean? Why does an architect copyright its drawings? COPYRIGHT ACT By way of background, in 1976, Congress enacted the Copyrigh...
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Jul 14, 2016 | The Hidden Costs of Crimes and Criminals: A Primer on Protecting Your Bottom Line and Your Customers
Unfortunately, criminal activity, both violent and nonviolent, is as pervasive in our society as it has ever been. The cause(s) of this epidemic, while certainly a hearty topic for debate, does not change the facts that crime and criminals do not...