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Monthly Archives: October 2012

Changes to Federal EHR Rule Will Likely Benefit Medicaid Providers

Posted in Health Care, Medicaid

Vorys’ HealtHITech Law blog recently shared news regarding two key changes to federal rules related to implementation of electronic health records (EHR) for Medicaid providers.  These two changes are likely to benefit providers seeking Medicaid incentive payments for EHR. Read about these changes and others included in the Medicare and Medicaid EHR Incentive Programs Stage… Continue Reading

Webinar: Recent Labor Law Developments for the Health Care Employer

Posted in Health Care

Join Vorys for a complimentary webinar, Friday, October 26 from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m. (Eastern Time). Recent Labor Law Developments for the Health Care Employer Vorys partner Nelson Cary will discuss the following in his presentation: Update on Status of National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) and Department of Labor Rulemaking Activities The NLRB’s Relentless Focus on Employer Handbooks… Continue Reading

States Begin to Choose Essential Health Benefits for Their Citizens

Posted in Health Care Reform, Medicaid

Although not a “hard” deadline, states were encouraged to submit to the federal government by Monday, October 1, 2012, their lists of essential health benefits required by the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  Essential health benefits are a set of health care service categories that must be covered by certain plans beginning in 2014.  According to… Continue Reading