Long-Term Care Facilities

This post is a courtesy of Fox Rothschild attorney Mark Tabakman, Esq., and was first published on Fox’s Wage & Hour – Developments and Highlights Blog.  It is
Continue Reading Bah, Humbug! Another Hospital Hit With a FLSA Collective Action On Missed Lunches

This post is a courtesy of Fox Rothschild attorney Mark Tabakman, Esq., and was first published on Fox’s Wage & Hour – Developments and Highlights Blog.  It is
Continue Reading FLSA Joint Employer Doctrine At Issue In Health Care Industry Overtime Class Action: A Warning!

On October 28th, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency alerted hospital
Continue Reading Medical Devices are Double-edged Swords for Hospitals: Vital for Patient Care but Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

New guidance issued by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) highlights the importance of updating corporate compliance programs to satisfy regulatory requirements.  The 2020 updates pick up where the 2019
Continue Reading Have You Updated Your Corporate Compliance Program Lately?

On June 1, 2020 CMS published QSO-20-31-All. It is effective immediately and provides in part as follows:

(1) States will need to perform focused infection control surveys (FICS) of
Continue Reading Focused Infection Control Surveys for Nursing Homes to be Completed by July 31, 2020 — New Penalties for Identified Deficiencies

In the midst of the COVID-19/Coronavirus Pandemic, cybercriminals are targeting healthcare organizations with phishing campaigns, ransomware, and other malicious acts that can adversely impact health information technology, medical response, and
Continue Reading Heightened Cybersecurity Risks for Healthcare Organizations during COVID-19 Pandemic

On May 8, 2020, CMS published an Interim Rule, one portion of which is focused on new reporting requirements for skilled nursing facilities. The new reporting requirements, effective May
Continue Reading New COVID-19 Reporting Regulations and Requirements for Skilled Nursing Facilities, effective May 8, 2020

Hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinical labs, pharmacies, medical practices and dental practices may now test employees for COVID-19 prior to them entering the workplace.

Yesterday, the United States Equal
Continue Reading EEOC Permits Employers to Test Employees for COVID-19 Prior to Entering the Workplace