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OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard for the Healthcare Industry

USA - June 16 2021 On June 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration submitted for publication in the Federal Register its…

Linda B. Hollinshead, Rebecca S. Ruffer, Jonathan D. Wetchler

New SAMHSA Rule Allows Disclosure of Patient Substance Use for Payment, Healthcare Operations

USA - February 1 2018 SAMHSA has finalized provisions relating to the disclosure of patient-identifying substance use information for payment and…

Lisa W. Clark

Refill reminder exception to the privacy rule created by the HITECH Act

USA - September 26 2013 The passing of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH) resulted in multiple changes regarding existing…

Philip H. Lebowitz

CMS Issues Proposed Regulations to Expand Open Payments System Reporting

USA - August 26 2019 Under the proposed regulations, CMS is expanding the covered recipient definition to include those categories of individuals as identified in the…

Frederick R. Ball, Lauren G. Perry

U.S. Supreme Court Gives Green Light to CMS Vaccine Mandate and Full Stop to OSHA Vaccine-or-Test Mandate, Leaving Employers to Wonder: What Now?

USA - January 19 2022 On January 13, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued two rulings on COVID-19 vaccine mandates that immediately impact employers throughout the country…

Lauren A. Appel, Samantha Dalmass, Christopher D. Durham, Katelynn Gray, Linda B. Hollinshead