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Important Update for Healthcare Providers: Federal and State Agencies Take Actions to Help Healthcare Facilities Continue to Provide Care

March 30, 2020 Employment Law

When the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) was initially passed, the limited definition of healthcare provider caused anxiety for many long-term-care facilities and hospitals, as the newly enacted leaves were anticipated to further impact the already difficult task of ensuring that sufficient staff is available to provide necessary care….

UPDATED: Families First Coronavirus Response Act: Employment Law Guidance Specific to Healthcare Providers

March 20, 2020 Family and Medical Leave Act

This post was updated March 29, 2020. Updates are shown in red.  This post discusses the changes to the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”) created by the recently passed Families First Coronavirus Response Act for employers in the healthcare industry. For information about potential business financial assistance and tax…

Buying or Selling Medical Practices

March 14, 2019 Healthcare

There are a variety of legal issues to be addressed when buying or selling a medical practice. You’ll want to focus not only on the details of the transaction itself but also the long-term effects of the deal and your individual needs, whether you are the buyer or the seller….

Medical Use of Marijuana by Florida Healthcare Providers

January 9, 2019 Healthcare

With the passage of Amendment Two to Florida’s Constitution of in November 2016, qualified physicians may now issue physicians’ certifications for the medical use of marijuana by individuals with debilitating medical conditions. The amendment’s passage has prompted numerous legal questions including those from businesses that employ and/or contract for the…