HealthcareHorizonsOver the last several years, many healthcare providers have struggled financially due to decreased reimbursements and changing payment models. Hardest hit are providers in small towns that do not benefit from being part of larger healthcare systems. Seeking relief, they may initiate Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings and sell assets to third parties to relinquish liabilities.
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clock-timer-iStock_000023196160_LargePatricia Smith, U.S. Department of Labor solicitor, recently announced the final rules regarding the changes to the FLSA White Collar Exemption Regulations will be published in July 2016. She also indicated the regulations will be effective 60 days after their publication. This means the changes will become effective no later than September 2016.
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Gun controlHusch Blackwell Labor and Employment attorneys Terry Potter and Robert Rojas presented a webinar Feb. 3, 2016, on Workplace Safety vs. Workplace Gun Rights. The webinar focused on the legal landscape of current gun legislation, how certain legislation effects employers and the workplace, and how to minimize any risks associated with that legislation. Workplaces, including those in the healthcare industry, are facing the effects of such laws.
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A Dec. 1 Strafford webinar on the legal and regulatory challenges of Ebola will feature five Husch Blackwell attorneys. The 90-minute CLE webinar with interactive Q&A will provide guidance to healthcare counsel and their clients in addressing HIPAA and EMTALA concerns when treating Ebola patients.

The panel will discuss state and federal mandatory reporting requirements, employment issues and lessons learned from the first U.S. Ebola cases.
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Join our attorneys for an in-depth look at healthcare compliance and gain practical information about effectively navigating an audit or investigation. The Oct. 1 webinar “Getting Real: Real-Life Compliance issues” is part of the Husch Blackwell Healthcare Horizons webinar series.

What You Will Learn

  • How to work with auditors to obtain a fair conclusion
  • How to respond to investigations and control risk as an investigation progresses
  • How to develop effective communication plans

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