Emerging Legal Trends in Home Care & Hospice Part 9: Payment Audits and Appeals

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Monday, December 13, 2021 ; 2:00-3:00pm Eastern REGSITER FOR THIS WEBINAR REGISTER FOR THE ENTIRE SERIES With significant home care and hospice funding through Medicare and Medicaid, claims audits and appeals are a routine part of business life. However, like any other business responsibility, there are steps to take to mitigate the burdens and improve […]

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Court Halts Federal Contractors Vaccine Mandate

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A federal judge in Georgia blocked the Biden administration’s nationwide mandate for federal contractors’ employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the latest judicial strike against the policy after a Kentucky federal judge issued a similar ruling last week. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia said President Joe Biden likely exceeded his authority under […]

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CMS Will Not Enforce Vaccine Mandate While Court Injunction Is in Place

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Two federal court rulings currently in place have created a nationwide preliminary injunction prohibiting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from enforcing the recent Interim Final Rule that requires Medicare-and Medicaid providers subject to Medicare conditions of participation to have all staff vaccinated […]

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Court Halts Federal Contractors Vaccine Mandate

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A federal judge in Georgia blocked the Biden administration’s nationwide mandate for federal contractors’ employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the latest judicial strike against the policy after a Kentucky federal judge issued a similar ruling last week. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia said President Joe Biden likely exceeded his authority under […]

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Court Halts Federal Contractors Vaccine Mandate

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A federal judge in Georgia blocked the Biden administration’s nationwide mandate for federal contractors’ employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, the latest judicial strike against the policy after a Kentucky federal judge issued a similar ruling last week. The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Georgia said President Joe Biden likely exceeded his authority […]

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CMS Will Not Enforce Vaccine Mandate While Court Injunction Is in Place

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Two federal court rulings currently in place have created a nationwide preliminary injunction prohibiting the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) from enforcing the recent Interim Final Rule that requires Medicare-and Medicaid providers subject to Medicare conditions of participation to have all staff vaccinated […]

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Emerging Legal Trends in Home Care & Hospice Part 8: Legal Considerations in Mergers and Acquisitions

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 2:00-3:00pm Eastern REGISTER FOR WEBINAR REGISTER FOR SERIES Description: Should I buy? Should I sell? Should I think about a joint venture? It seems so overwhelming and confusing. This session will walk you through the steps that you need to consider as you think about these issues. This session will provide you with […]

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Emerging Legal Trends in Home Care & Hospice Part 7: ACA Employer Mandate and Employee Retention Credits

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Tuesday, November 30 2021 2:00-3:00pm Eastern REGISTER FOR WEBINAR REGISTER FOR SERIES The employee retention credit provides financial relief for home health care providers. Eligible businesses can earn up to $33,000, per employee. Determining credit depends on identifying which employees were full-time equivalent and that determination mirrors the Affordable Care Act calculation. The Employee Retention Credit was introduced […]

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Emerging Legal Trends in Home Care & Hospice Part 8: Legal Considerations in Mergers and Acquisitions

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 2:00-3:00pm Eastern REGISTER FOR WEBINAR REGISTER FOR SERIES Description: Should I buy? Should I sell? Should I think about a joint venture? It seems so overwhelming and confusing. This session will walk you through the steps that you need to consider as you think about these issues. This session will provide you with […]

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Emerging Legal Trends in Home Care & Hospice Part 8: Legal Considerations in Mergers and Acquisitions

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Wednesday, December 1, 2021 2:00-3:00pm Eastern REGISTER FOR WEBINAR REGISTER FOR SERIES Description: Should I buy? Should I sell? Should I think about a joint venture? It seems so overwhelming and confusing. This session will walk you through the steps that you need to consider as you think about these issues. This session will provide you with […]

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EEOC Updates COVID-19 Technical Assistance to Cover Retaliation

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The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its COVID-19 technical assistance on Wednesday, November 17, to include more information about employer retaliation in pandemic-related employment situations. The updates explain and clarify the rights of employees and job applicants who believe they suffered retaliation for protected activities under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Title VII of the Civil Rights […]

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OSHA Suspends COVID-19 Vaccination and Testing ETS

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The status of the Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) mandating COVID-19 vaccination or testing of employees for employers with at least 100 employees, issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is shrouded in uncertainty right now after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit ordered a continuation of that court’s stay of the ETS on […]

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