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Attention: Employers with Multi-State Locations…Prepare to Juggle Federal, State, County and Local Return-to-Work Requirements


Posted on June 1, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

As Safer-at-Home transitions to Safe-at-Work, two new issues have emerged for employers: (1) Can I require everyone to return to the workplace?; and (2) What new operational considerations are presented as my employees return? The General Duty Clause of the Occupational Health Safety Act, historically the stepchild of employment safety standards, is suddenly front... READ MORE

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Creating COVID-Only Skilled Nursing Facilities: Advantages and Disadvantages


Posted on April 9, 2020 in Long-Term Care, Home Health & Hospice

Published by: Hall Render

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) recently issued new recommendations to state and local governments and skilled nursing facilities (“facility”) to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Two states also recently announced they will pay facilities a premium to identify as COVID-only facilities.... READ MORE

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Novel Coronavirus 2019-nCoV and FDA’s Emergency Use Authorization Authority


Posted on February 26, 2020 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

It is no secret why the novel coronavirus (“2019-nCoV”) outbreak in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China quickly raised health concerns on an international scale. The coronavirus family contains member viruses with a similarly sinister and deadly past; viruses that seemingly appeared out of nowhere and rapidly spread. For example, two betacoronaviruses were the culprits... READ MORE

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