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Here’s Price Transparency![1]

[09/13/19]

Posted on September 13, 2019 in Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

On June 24, 2019, the Trump administration changed the game for the health care industry through the release of an executive order on price transparency. Entitled “Improving Price and Quality Transparency in American Healthcare to Put Patients First,” the executive order is aimed primarily at giving patients access to price and quality information about... READ MORE

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EEOC and FTC Co-Publish Guidance on Performing Background Checks

[03/18/14]

Posted on March 18, 2014 in HR Insights for Health Care

Written by: Mary Kate Liffrig

If you conduct background checks on applicants or employees, then you are probably aware that there are several laws that regulate the use of background checks for employment purposes.  Specifically, the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) enforces the Fair Credit Reporting Act (“FCRA”), a federal law that imposes obligations on employers who use third parties... READ MORE

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