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Getting Paid to Vote

Multimedia, Client Alert

On the eve of Election Day, did you know that about half of U.S. states have requirements that employees receive paid leave, under certain conditions, in order to vote? Another handful of states require employees to receive unpaid leave.

Over the next 36 hours, your clients may receive questions from their employees about the need to take this leave in order to vote, a request that is particularly common in healthcare given the nature of shift lengths. In this episode of Employment Law After Hours, we analyzed which states fall into which category of requirements and provided examples of certain conditions that may apply.

If you or your clients have any questions about requirements to receive paid or unpaid leave to vote, please let me know, and I can navigate these issues with you and your client.

Patient Abandonment and Termination

Healthcare professionals have a responsibility to patients with whom they have established a treatment relationship. However, there may be some instances when they will need to terminate their relationship with a patient. FAQs for patient abandonment and termination are provided to help guide physicians.

A Business or Person Who Owes You Money Has Filed for Bankruptcy. Now What?

When you receive a notice that someone you do business with has filed for bankruptcy, it is important to act quickly to determine your rights in the bankruptcy process and to protect them. Here are seven things to do right away.

Recent Litigation Challenges the Affordable Care Act Preventive Services Requirement

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has been met with numerous legal challenges. The most recent legal challenge, Braidwood Management Inc. v. Becerra, could affect millions of people covered by private health insurance.

340C – Prospective Legislation to Protect Federally Qualified Health Centers

Advocates for Community Health (ACH), an organization created to implement policy and advocacy initiatives for health care systems across the United States, has begun drafting legislation that is geared towards protecting Federally Qualified Health Centers (“FQHCs”) enrolled in the 340B Program, which is being dubbed “340C.”

BMD Makes 2023 U.S. News & World Report "Best Law Firms" Edition

Best Law Firms 2023