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Congress Weighs A “Fallback” For Medicaid Coverage Gap

Published: Dec 01, 2021
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One of President Biden's major health care goals is to close the "Medicaid coverage gap" - which refers to those states that have not expanded Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Until now, the principle strategy to accomplish this goal was to offer the 12 states that have failed to...

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OSHA Issues Emergency Temporary Standard For The Healthcare Industry

Published: Nov 29, 2021
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The ETS generally applies to all workplace settings where any employee provides healthcare or healthcare support services. On June 10, 2021, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) submitted for publication in the Federal Register its COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS), setting forth new mandatory safety...

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Cyber-Insurance Considerations For Healthcare Providers Related To Ransomware Attacks

Published: Nov 27, 2021
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On May 7, 2021, the operator of a major pipeline system that transports fuel across the East Coast fell victim to a ransomware attack that resulted in a six-day shutdown. Over the following week, East Coast stockpiles of gasoline dropped by about 4.6 million barrels and gas prices surged to...

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