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Nurses and Overtime Pay: Who is Eligible? Who is Exempt?

September 12 2016 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…

Changes to ADA accessibility standards go into effect March 15th

March 13 2012 Under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), no individual may be discriminated against on the basis of disability with regard to the full and equal enjoyment of the goods, services, facilities, or accommodations of any place of public accommodation by any person who owns, leases (or leases to), or operates a place of public accommodation.

Which "health care providers" are you accepting certifications under the FMLA?

February 1 2010 If you are a "covered employer" under the Family Medical Leave Act ("FMLA") with "covered employees," you should ensure that you are only accepting certifications of serious health conditions from those health care providers allowed under the FMLA.

Non-compete agreement not enforceable by successor company after merger

May 30 2012 On May 24, 2012, the Ohio Supreme Court decided the case of Accordia of Ohio, LLC v. Fishel, Slip Opinion No. 2012-Ohio-2297, holding that the language of the non-compete agreements at issue dictated that the surviving, successor company could not have them enforced after a corporate merger as though they had stepped into the shoes of the original company.

Federal tax in 2013 and the American Taxpayer Relief Act

January 15 2013 The American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (the "Act") signed into law by President Obama on January 2, 2013, modifies and/or extends certain…

2017 Physician Fee Schedule Includes Clarification of Space and Equipment Rental Exception Under Stark Law

November 17 2016 The Department of Health and Human Services Center for Medicaid and Medicaid Services ("CMS") recently finalized the Calendar Year 2017 Physician Fee…

NLRB's Persuader Rule Permanently Dead

November 17 2016 Labor lawyers at Roetzel have warned clients about the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) controversial "Persuader Rules" for five years…

The Florida Medical Marijuana Law and Your Community Association - What You Need to Prepare For

November 17 2016 With the recent passing of the Florida Medical Marijuana Law, there are two primary concerns for community associations and country clubs as it…

Home Health Pre-Claim Review Halted - Except for Illinois Agencies

October 19 2016 In August 2016, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ("CMS") began a Pre-Claim Review ("PCR") demonstration for all Illinois-based home…

CMS Issues Final MACRA Rule: Expands Exemptions and Flexibility for Smaller Practices

October 17 2016 Last Friday, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued its Final Rule implementing the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization…