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Medicare and Medicaid Providers: Choose Your Vendors WiselyBut Be Sure to Pay Them at Fair Market Value and for Bona Fide Services
  • Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2018

Health care providers will often try to negotiate and receive fair, commercially reasonable business terms with vendors and suppliers, to both better

What happens to the employment relationship where an employee successfully appeals against their dismissal?
  • Irwin Mitchell LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 15 2018

Can the employee refuse to return to work and, if so, can they still claim unfair dismissal? What about if the appeal manager decides to demote the

CMS Issues Final Rule on FY 2019 Payment and Policy Changes for Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC
  • USA
  • August 7 2018

On July 31, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued a final rule (CMS-1696-F) outlining Fiscal Year (“FY”) 2019 Medicare

Fifth Circuit Reverses Dismissal of Complaint Seeking Injunction to Prevent Medicare Recoupment Prior to Conclusion of Administrative Appeal based on Violation of Procedural Due Process
  • Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2018

On March 27, 2018, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in Family Rehabilitation, Inc. v. Alex Azar, II, Sec. U.S. Dept. Of Health & Human Services, No

California Court Dismisses Deficient Disability Claims In EEOC-Initiated Systemic Action
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2018

In an EEOC-initiated systemic lawsuit alleging that a senior living and nursing facility operator violated the Americans With Disabilities Act

CMS Expands SNF Data Available to Consumers on Nursing Home Compare and Other Web Sites
  • Dykema Gossett PLLC
  • USA
  • July 23 2018

On June 22, 2018, the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced via a subscription email blast additional skilled nursing

Sleeping on the job?
  • CMS
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2018

Care home workers carrying out sleep-in shifts do not have to be paid in full for the purposes of the National Minimum Wage Regulations (NMW)

Law Society calls for revamp of Fair Deal
  • Philip Lee
  • Ireland
  • June 27 2018

The Fair Deal nursing home scheme should be revamped in Budget 2019 to help address the housing crisis, the Law Society has said.

New Environmental Tort Risk for Health Care Facilities & Sensitive Populations: Legionella in Building Water Systems
  • Akerman LLP
  • USA
  • May 29 2018

Legionella - a potentially dangerous bacteria that can pose significant health and legal risks when in a building’s interior water systems - is a

California Superior Court Judge Orders Department of Public Health to Make Names and Personal Home Addresses of Approximately 180,000 Health Care Workers Available to SEIU; Union Organizing Activities Likely to Spike
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 17 2018

A California Superior Court judge recently issued an order granting the Service Employees International Union’s (“SEIU”) petition for writ of mandate