The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) generally requires employers to report and record workplace injuries. OSHA has published revised guidance regarding its recordkeeping requirements for
Continue Reading OSHA Revises its Guidance for Recording Work-Related COVID-19 Cases

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is keenly aware of the need to protect employees of dental practices returning to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. 
Continue Reading OSHA Safety Considerations for Reopening Dental Practices during the COVID-19 Pandemic

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

***UPDATE:  The PA DOH is now permitting dental practices to re-open for non-urgent or elective care.  Please see our post summarizing the guidance here:  PA Dental Practices Permitted to Re-Open
Continue Reading PA Medical and Dental Practices Permitted to Resume Elective Care with Limitations

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

In an effort to meet the increased demand for health care professionals during the current state of emergency and public health emergency, on May 5, 2020, pursuant to DCA Administrative
Continue Reading New Jersey Announces Emergency Graduate Licensure Program to Grant Temporary Licenses to Health Care Practitioners

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

The Pennsylvania Department of Health has issued revised Guidance effective April 27, 2020, permitting ambulatory surgery facilities (ASFs) to resume the performance of elective procedures, if the ASF makes an
Continue Reading PA DOH Issues Revised Guidance on Elective Procedures in Ambulatory Surgery Facilities

Early last week, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed sweeping legislation offering civil and criminal immunity to certain health care professionals and health care facilities battling COVID-19, retroactively effective March
Continue Reading New Jersey Legislation Provides Civil and Criminal Immunity to Certain Health Care Providers Battling COVID-19