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New Jersey’s Telemedicine Law: What Providers Need to Know
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • August 7 2017

New Jersey has a new telemedicine law, recently signed by Governor Chris Christie. The law cements the validity of telehealth services in the Garden


Is Telemedicine Change Coming to Congress? The Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017 Among Several New Federal Bills
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • July 10 2017

Congress is reconsidering a nationwide telehealth coverage bill, named the Medicare Telehealth Parity Act of 2017, designed to introduce an


The Opportunities and Challenges of Freestanding Emergency Departments
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • USA
  • May 24 2017

Following our blog post regarding the retail clinic movement, “Patient Check-Ups Before Checking Out: Partnering to Bring Health Care into the


Medicare Part B Provider Secures Dismissal of FCA Claims Under First-to-File Bar
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

On February 27, 2017, the US District Court for the Southern District of Mississippi granted a defense motion to dismiss False Claims Act (FCA


What’s an “Implied” Request for an ADA Reasonable Accommodation?
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 31 2016

A divided panel of the Eighth Circuit recently decided that an employer may be required to assume or infer from the circumstances that an employee is


Do Employers Need to Accommodate if the Employee Does Not Ask?
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • October 24 2016

Most employers are aware of their obligation to explore reasonable disability accommodations when an employee asks for such a measure. But, what if


Lack of Policy and Training May Lead to Employers’ Liability for Nonemployees’ Racial Bias
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • August 4 2016

Mostif not allemployers are aware that federal and state laws preclude employment discrimination based upon the race or national origin of an


Respiratory Therapist May Proceed with Civil Rights Claims Based on Patient’s Request That He Not Be Treated by Black Employees
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • April 9 2016

A respiratory therapist can proceed with her civil rights claims because questions remain about whether her hospital employer intended to honor a


OCR civil monetary penalty upheld
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • March 9 2016

On February 3 2016 the Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights (OCR) announced that an administrative law judge had ordered


Civil Monetary Penalties Upheld for Violation of the HIPAA Privacy Rule by a Home Health Company
  • Thompson Hine LLP
  • USA
  • February 16 2016

An administrative law judge (ALJ) recently upheld a determination by the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) that Lincare, Inc. violated the HIPAA Privacy