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Two for me; many times more for the government in the largest whistleblower award against a community hospital
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 3 2013

A U.S. district judge in South Carolina approved the government's request for a civil penalty award and ordered Tuomey Healthcare System, Inc


Ohio adopts new patient notification law for terminating physician employment
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 21 2013

Until recently, physicians were required by rules of the State Medical Board of Ohio to notify their patients upon termination of services or


Is a hospital an employee forum? According to the NLRB . . . maybe
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2012

In December 2011 and July 2012, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued two decisions making it more difficult for employers to limit off-duty access to working areas


Joint employment finding leads to unexpected $3 million liability in hospital malpractice case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2014

When Washington Hospital obtained an insurance policy in 2003 to cover medical claims arising from acts by its employees, its insurer probably did


Whistleblowing protections under the Affordable Care Act it’s the law now
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 1 2013

When most employers think of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), the focus is on the countdown to January 1, 2014, when the


Whistleblowing protections under the Affordable Care Act -- it's the law now
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 25 2013

One aspect of PPACA that employers cannot lose sight of is its whistleblower protections. Section 1558 of PPACA added Section 18C to the Fair Labor


Academic medical centers: musings on the lives of college football players and hospital house staff
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 12 2014

It has been said that there is a fine line between genius and insanity - both are marked by their ability to see connections where others see only


Facebook access faceoff
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2012

A New Jersey hospital's union president brought suit against the hospital alleging violations of the federal Electronic Communications Privacy Act, New Jersey Wiretapping and Electronic Surveillance Control Act, invasion of privacy and other laws as a result of a hospital supervisor's demand that an employee provide access to the union president's Facebook page


Government contracts quarterly update
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 14 2014

In the April 2013 edition of the Quarterly, we discussed how the 2013 Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act (“2013 Act”) potentially


Employers must abide by GINA regulations when providing health screenings
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2013

Workplace health and wellness programs are becoming increasingly popular throughout the country, and this is not surprising at all, given how