Ober | Kaler Health Law Alert: 2016 Issue 10

MEDICARE/MEDICAID ENROLLMENT

New CMS Final Fire Safety Regulations

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has finalized an update to the fire safety regulations that govern Medicare and Medicaid participating health care providers. The updated fire safety rules, which affect a broad range of provider types, incorporate the 2012 editions of the National Fire Protection Association’s Life Safety Code and Health Care Facilities Code, with some specific qualifications. Howard Sollins discusses the application of the updated fire safety regulations and highlights the more notable requirements. Click to continue…

EMPLOYMENT

The Final Overtime Rule – Is It Really that Simple?

The DOL has stated that it has updated the overtime regulations “to simplify the identification of overtime-eligible workers, thus making it easier for employers and workers to understand and apply.” Is it really that simple? Ober|Kaler Employment Group attorneys Donna Glover and Jennifer Curry conducted a webinar to explain the changes in the Final Rule, discuss why it is important to start preparing now, and provide participants with strategies for complying with the Rule. A recording is posted here…

NEWS
Craig Holden, Cathy Martin, Jeff Miles, Howard Sollins and Sandy Teplitzky have been named to the 2016 edition of Chambers USA. More…

Ober|Kaler has been ranked as a leading law firm in Health Care and Construction by The Legal 500 in its 2016 edition. More…

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