Bricker & Eckler’s attorneys and guest presenters provide the latest on what’s happening in the energy industry as it relates to PJM, our regional transmission organization (RTO); American Municipal Power; and new and pending legislation.
Nonprofits, if crisis hits tomorrow, will you be ready? Learn the top three things to help your board act swiftly in case of crisis, create a crisis communications plan and avoid a social media crisis.
Bricker & Eckler attorney Claire Turcotte explains how hospitals are developing next generation compensation models aimed at incentivizing value-based performance and population health and the enforcement targeted at hospital-physician compensation during Bricker’s annual Top 10 Hot Topics in Health Care Law for 2014.
Diane Signoracci of Bricker & Eckler provides concrete plans for how to admit patients and document records properly to receive payment from CMS under the two-midnight rule at Bricker’s annual Top 10 Hot Topics in Health Care Law for 2014.
The government recovered $3.7 billion in health care fraud under the False Claims Act in 2013. David Johnston explains what to do to avoid being a part of that statistic in 2014 during Bricker’s annual Top 10 Hot Topics in Health Care Law for 2014.
The Windsor decision struck down the federal definition of marriage as only between one man and one woman. Bricker & Eckler attorney, Jim Petrie, explains the impact this Supreme Court decision has on Ohio employers, including the impact on employee benefit plans, during Bricker's annual Top 10 Hot Topics in Health Care Law for 2014.
If your only mobile device policy is that the devices aren’t allowed, you need to reconsider that policy, says Bricker & Eckler attorney Bryn Hunt at Bricker’s annual Top 10 Hot Topics in Health Care Law for 2014. Hunt provides concrete ideas for how to revise your mobile device policy.
Internal Revenue Code restricts private business use conducted on property financed by tax-exempt bonds. How do you structure incentive compensation arrangements in your management contracts to comply? Shannon Martin, attorney at Bricker & Eckler, explains during Bricker's annual Top 10 Hot Topics in Health Care Law for 2014.
Seventy percent of doctors coming out of med school are making the decision to be employed instead of going into private practice. Learn what this means for your hospital from Bricker & Eckler attorney Catherine Ballard during Bricker’s annual Top 10 Hot Topics in Health Care Law for 2014.
The Affordable Care Act expanded 340B discount drug program – now DSH hospitals, CAHs, SCHs, Children’s Hospitals are all in the program. To enroll a child site with the Office of Pharmacy Affairs for 340B purposes, it must meet all of the provider-based criteria, details Bricker & Eckler attorney Karen Smith during Bricker’s annual Top 10 Hot Topics in Health Care Law for 2014.
Have you been on the receiving end of the more than $15 billion that has been paid out in meaningful use incentives since 2011? In 2013, the government began auditing those who attested to stage 1 meaningful use. Find out what to expect during an audit from Bricker & Eckler attorneys Jim Flynn and Claire Turcotte in this excerpt from Bricker’s annual Top 10 Hot Topics in Health Care Law for 2014.
Bricker & Eckler attorney Jim Hughes explains what’s happening in Ohio due to the 275,000 newly covered Medicaid patients and how hospitals should be aware of and track the impact of reduced Medicaid reimbursement rates imposed by the Affordable Care Act.
At our fall Energy Exchange, Dan Gerken covers the five key issues in oil and gas litigation including mineral rights title disputes, royalties payment contract disputes, production contract disputes, torts, and regulatory issues.
More than 70 in-house counsel gathered at Bricker & Eckler in late 2013 to exchange ideas.
Bricker & Eckler attorneys Jim Petrie and Christine Poth discuss the implications of the Windsor decision regarding the Defense of Marriage Act at the Hot Topics for Employment seminar November 6.
Bricker attorney Flite Freimann speaks to James Sparvero of WTAP in Parkersburg regarding the economic impact of the proposed cracker facility in Wood County.
Bricker & Eckler attorney Thomas Siwo presents an oil and gas legislative update on key issues including S.B. 58 (R-Seitz)
Is an old oil and gas lease still in effect on your property? Has a well stopped producing? Dan Gerken and Jim Hughes discuss how landowners can overcome problems with existing oil and gas leases.
Bricker Attorneys Dan Gerken and Jim Hughes discuss the various mineral rights issues that can lead to litigation.
Health Care attorney Ed Matto discusses the rapidly increasing consolidation trends of health care and the role of antitrust regulatory agencies.
An overview of the benefits of ACO’s and the key legal concerns by Bricker & Eckler health care attorney Claire Turcotte.
An overview of sharing peer review information in a changing world by Bricker & Eckler health care attorney Catherine Ballard.
Partner Maria Armstrong discusses common concerns of landowners seeking to participate in Ohio's shale oil and gas boom.
An overview of the Affordable Care Act's Employer Shared Responsibility by Bricker & Eckler employment attorney Chris Poth. Understanding the tax, its implications and possible penalties.
An update on Medicare RACs and Ohio Medicaid RACs by Bricker & Eckler health care attorney Karen Smith. Learn what know and what you should do when faced with RAC audits or payment denials.
Bricker & Eckler LLP employment and labor attorney Jim Petrie discusses employee misconduct and HIPAA issues at the firm's Top Ten Trends and Issues in Health Care for 2013.
Bricker & Eckler LLP health care attorney Allen Killworth discusses new HIPAA Audits at the firm's Top Ten Trends and Issues in Health Care for 2013.
Bricker & Eckler LLP health care attorney Diane Signoracci discusses strategies for hospitals in responding to one-day stay denials at the firm's Top Ten Trends and Issues in Health Care for 2013.
Where are the shale opportunities? Bricker & Eckler attorneys Glenn Krassen and Matt Warnock discuss the trends for 2013 and beyond -- and upcoming development opportunities -- in Ohio's shale development.
Bricker attorneys Jim Hughes and Dan Gerken discuss situations that may lead to oil and gas litigation, including leasing and mineral rights disputes, nonpayment of royalties and nuisance issues.
For school districts looking for informative, flexible special education training for their staffs, Bricker & Eckler's Education Law team brings special education issues to life through these three special training videos.
Attorney Caleb Bell explains the meaning and uses of PACE financing, a unique option for financing energy efficiency and alternative energy projects. PACE financing was used by the Lake County Port Authority in financing improvements at the Great Lakes Mall.
Business First and NBC4 give a shout-out to Bricker & Eckler for being named to the National Law Journal's 2013 Midsize Hot List.
A brief look at Bricker & Eckler's nationally known health care law practice.
Ed Matto provides advice on clearing antitrust hurdles when forming a collaboration or joint venture between competing health care providers.
Diane Signoracci discusses a change to the PPS payment window, a period of time before an inpatient admission when non-diagnostic outpatient services provided by the hospital or a wholly owned entity are bundled into the CMS payment.
Karen Smith provides insight into important differences between CMS' proposed rules and the recently released final rules for Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs).
Jim Flynn and Chris Kenney provide guidance on the IRS' Community Health Needs Assessments, now required for every tax-exempt hospital.
Claire Turcotte discusses the trend toward hospital-physician integration, and implications for Stark, Anti-Kickback and other laws that govern hospitals.
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