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Healthcare Headlines: Ep. 6 — Talking Healthcare: Physician Communication and Customer Experience

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Hosted by McGuireWoods partner Amber McGraw Walsh, chair of the firm’s nationally recognized Healthcare Department, this episode welcomes Todd Unger, chief experience officer of the American Medical Association (AMA). Tune in...more

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COVID-19 Vaccine Benchmarking Survey For Healthcare Employers: Report From The Trenches

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Employers in the healthcare setting have been grappling with issues related to COVID-19 vaccinations that raise many practical and legal questions, starting with: should we ask about vaccination status? Should we require...more

McGuireWoods Consulting

Washington Healthcare Update - June 2021 #2

This week in Washington: Discussions on infrastructure and prescription drug changes continue. ...more

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Substance Use Disorder Treatment Centers: Uncovering Fraud and Advancing Policies to Promote Best Practices

On June 9, 2021, Arnold Ventures, researchers from the Boston University School of Public Health and Faegre Drinker hosted a virtual event to explore the issue of fraud in substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. In response...more

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Residential Evictions: What Homeowners Need To Know - June 2021

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REMOVALS- Can I be removed from my home as a result of a foreclosure proceeding during the COVID-19 emergency? No. On March 19, 2020, New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy issued Executive Order 106, which suspended...more

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[DISMISSED]: First Lawsuit Filed Challenging Private Employer-Mandated COVID-19 Vaccine

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UPDATE: On June 12, 2021, the hospital’s motion to dismiss this lawsuit in its entirety was granted. The Court found that the hospital’s policy of mandating the COVID-19 vaccine aligned with its business of saving lives...more

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Yes, Your Employer Can Require You To Be Vaccinated, According To A Federal Judge In Texas

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A federal judge in Texas on June 12, 2021 dismissed a lawsuit brought by Texas health care workers challenging their hospital’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate. The scathing opinion by U.S. District Judge Lynn N. Hughes left no...more

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Cal/OSHA Update: Masking In The Workplace

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Continuing the yo-yo of back and forth revisions to the COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standards (“ETS”), on June 11, 2021 Cal/OSHA submitted yet another draft of its proposed ETS to the Cal/OSHA Standards Board for review and...more

Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP

Return on Health: Moving Beyond Dollars and Cents in Realizing the Value of Virtual Care

Editor’s Note: Spurred by the COVID-19 pandemic and the adoption of innovative technologies, the U.S. health care system is transitioning to a new era of digitally enabled care characterized by delivery models that fully...more

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OSHA Finally Issues Its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard, Confines It to Healthcare

On the morning of June 9, 2021, the White House Office of Management and Budget’s Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) announced it completed its review of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s...more

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The 7 Main Takeaways for Healthcare Employers Now That OSHA Has Finally Unveiled Its Long-Awaited COVID-19 Emergency Temporary...

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Almost six months after President Joe Biden directed the Occupational Safety and Health Administration to determine whether emergency temporary standards (ETS) concerning COVID-19 were necessary, OSHA finally issued the...more

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OSHA’s new COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for the health care industry

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The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its highly anticipated COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for the health care industry on June 10, 2021. Covered health care...more

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Report on Patient Privacy Volume 21, Number 6. Privacy Briefs: June 2021

Report on Patient Privacy 21, no. 6 (June 2021) - Scripps Health in San Diego experienced what it called “an information technology security incident” from ransomware that was detected May 1, forcing some of its operations...more

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OSHA’s Emergency Temporary Standard for Occupational Exposure to COVID-19

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) COVID-19 workplace safety rules have been long in the making. On June 10, 2021, OSHA finally issued those rules in the form of an Emergency...more

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What Employers Need To Know as Federal Judge Upholds Houston Hospital’s Workplace Vaccine Requirement

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Concluding that a highly publicized lawsuit challenging Houston Methodist Hospital’s mandatory vaccination policy failed to state viable legal claims and misrepresented certain facts, federal Judge Lynn Hughes dismissed the...more

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Drug Importation Lawsuit Stays Alive, For Now

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In July 2020, the Trump Administration issued an Executive Order (the EO) directing the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to take certain actions and finalize rulemakings designed to “support the...more

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OSHA’s Revised COVID-19 Guidance Highlights Employer Duties for Unvaccinated and At-Risk Workers

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On June 10, 2021, shortly after issuing its Emergency Temporary Standard (“ETS”) for healthcare settings, OSHA updated its Guidance on Mitigating and Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace (“Updated OSHA...more

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New York Amendments To HERO Act Give Labor Department, Employers More Time To Comply

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Amendments to New York’s Health and Essential Rights Act (HERO Act) give the state Department of Labor more time, until July 5, 2021, to create industry-specific model safety standards and to clarify when employers must...more

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OSHA Issues COVID-19 Rule for Health Care Industry and Guidance for Other Industries

In response to President Biden’s January 2021 Executive Order, OSHA finally issues a proposed emergency temporary standard, albeit for the health care industry only. Health care industry is to comply with most provisions...more

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Healthcare & Life Sciences Private Equity Deal Tracker: Northlane Capital Partners Invests in The Difference Card

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Northlane Capital Partners (NCP) has announced it has invested in EBS d/b/a The Difference Card. The Difference Card, based in White Plains, N.Y., is a provider of healthcare cost containment solutions....more

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OSHA Issues COVID-19 Rules For Health Care Employers

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The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued its interim final rule on June 10, 2021, addressing occupational exposure to COVID-19 in health care settings (“the rule”). The rule, which exceeds 900 pages...more

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SMRC Intensified Auditing in 2021: What is a Supplemental Medical Review Contractor and What Are They Auditing?

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The year 2020 saw much less medical review auditing, including a CMS suspension of audits between March 30 and August 3 of 2020. However, with the lifting of the CMS suspension, the CMS Supplemental Medical Review Contractor...more

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OSHA Issues COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for Certain Health Care Settings and Updates its Guidance for All Industries

On June 10, 2021, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) for health care workers in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and also updated its guidance for...more

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OSHA Issues a COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare and Guidance for General Industry

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After much anticipation and debate, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued an emergency temporary standard (ETS), contained in 29 C.F.R. Part 1910, Subpart U, on June 10, 2021, but solely for...more

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OSHA Releases Long Awaited COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard for Healthcare Workers & Updates Guidance Applicable to All...

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Fulfilling a promise made early in the Biden Administration, on June 10, 2021, the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) issued an Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) related to COVID-19. However, the ETS...more

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