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Court Rules That HHS Must Recalculate Hospitals’ Medicare Pay For Training Physicians

Published: Jun 09, 2021
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Following a recent federal court ruling, hospitals can expect an increase in Medicare reimbursements for training physicians in their residency programs. In Milton S. Hershey Medical Center v. Becerra, No. 19-2680, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia (the "DDC") ruled that the Department of Health and Human...

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Key Takeaways From The EEOC’s Updated Guidance Regarding COVID-19 Vaccinations, Incentives

Published: Jun 09, 2021
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On May 28, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) provided its first comprehensive update of its guidance since December 2020 (before COVID-19 vaccinations were broadly available) regarding COVID-19. The update covers issues relating to mandatory vaccination policies, employer-provided vaccine incentives, confidentiality, and accommodating workers who may be unable or unwilling...

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New Face Mask Performance Standard Has Consumers Covered

Published: May 19, 2021
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ASTM International recently approved a new performance standard that will tell consumers just how much protection their cloth face masks offer. Some face coverings like N-95 respirators and surgical masks must meet certain filtration requirements enforced by government agencies like the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the...

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