Ohio’s new hospital licensure lawMore
Ohio law governing EMS stroke protocols revised to include new guidelines and trainingMore
Chambers USA includes Bricker practices, attorneys in 2021 rankings
For 2021, Chambers included eight Bricker & Eckler practices and 27 attorneys in its annual ranking.More May 20, 2021
Ohio bill codifies changes to reporting requirements for hospitals related to defendant competency issues in criminal casesMore
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HIPAA Privacy Rule revisions in 2021More
OCR continues aggressive HIPAA Right of Access enforcement activitiesMore
Major changes to HIPAA Privacy Rule proposedMore
Best Lawyers 2021 recognizes 74 Bricker & Eckler attorneys
A total of 74 attorneys across Bricker & Eckler LLP’s Ohio offices were chosen by their peers for recognition in the 2021 edition of The Best Lawyers in America.More Aug 20, 2020
HIPAA policy review
Reviewed the HIPAA policies of two regional health plans to ensure continued compliance with relative state laws. These regional health plans were part of a national health plan’s portfolio and also required compliance with the national plan’s policies on HIPAA privacy, security and breaches.
CMS 1135 waiver requests related to COVID-19
Drafted Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services 1135 waiver request for modifications to federal rules in response to the COVID-19 public health emergency for Ohio hospitals. Also assisted several health systems in specific requests tailored to their operations.
Health system COVID-19 response
Provided 24/7 support to a health system responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. Advised the system on federal and state regulations, including waivers issued as a result of the public health emergency declaration. Also advised on staffing, compensation, quality and patient care issues, as well as expanding telehealth abilities and related reimbursement issues.