1st Talk Compliance features guest Catherine Walters, a partner at BYBEL RUTLEDGE LLP and management-side labor and employment attorney representing employers of all sizes, on the topic of “Employment and Labor Law Digest.” Catherine joins our host, Catherine Short to update employers and human resources professionals on recent employment and labor law developments and discuss specific hot topics.
Stephen Bittinger Partner with K&L Gates in the firm’s Charleston office and a member of the health care/FDA practice group will lead the presentation Avoiding Government Data Mining for Fraud at the Healthcare Compliance Symposium 2022 on April 28, 2022.
While much of the attention regarding healthcare has gone toward COVID-19, there are still many other topics of importance for healthcare providers. For example, effective compliance remains a top priority. And the rules continue to change, with 2022 being no exception. This is why an effective compliance program is essential.
Kathleen W. McNicholas, MD, JD, CHC, CCEP, Consultant and Patient Advocate with Medical Legal Patient Advocacy Inc., will present Ethics and Compliance on the Road at the upcoming Virtual Healthcare Compliance Symposium on April 28. Join us for this interesting day of learning to earn CEUS and CLE from the convenience of your home or office.
First Healthcare Compliance hosts Catherine Walters, Esq., Partner at BYBEL RUTLEDGE LLP a management-side labor and employment attorney representing employers of all sizes, for an interactive discussion on “Employment and Labor Law Round-up With 2022 Forecast and Other HOT Topics.” During 2021 as the COVID pandemic raged on and the new Administration faced unprecedented challenges, extensive changes occurred in the employment and labor law landscape, and even more extensive changes are anticipated for 2022. This program will provide a quick update of 2021’s most important developments and forecast what employers can expect in 2022. Attend this program to catch up on the Biden Administration’s progress on its labor agenda, relevant Supreme Court decisions and how they affect employers, DOL agency activities, issues to worry about in 2022 and other hot topics, including OSHA, vaccination rules/policies, wage and hour issues, remote workplace tips, cannabis, restrictive covenants, to name a few.
A well-managed set of policies is critical to the well-being of any healthcare institution. Proper policies support activities by communicating expectations, establishing a culture of compliance, protecting in litigation matters, and ensuring the welfare of patients and staff.
Each year several thousand healthcare compliance professionals rely on First Healthcare Compliance complimentary online education to supplement their knowledge base and stay up to date. We’re honored to collaborate with talented presenters, and we recognize the presenter of the most popular live webinar annually.
Enacted in late 2020 as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 with an effective date of Jan. 1, 2022, the No Surprises Act (NSA) underscores its primary purpose is to protect patients from surprise medical bills when receiving certain services from – emergency services, non-emergency services from nonparticipating providers at participating facilities, and air ambulance service from nonparticipating providers. (86 Fed. Reg. 36872 (Jul. 13, 2021)).
The COVID vaccination landscape, both within the healthcare sector and at other businesses, is in flux. It’s challenging to keep up with current requirements and recommendations. At First Healthcare Compliance we strive to serve as a trusted resource and provide answers to frequently asked questions.