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Public-Disclosure Bar in False Claims Act Cases

United States ex rel. Azam Rahimi v. Rite Aid Corporation Case No. 20-1063 2021 WL 2660331 (6th Cir. 2021) Decided: June 29, 2021   Do pharmacies need to consider prescription...

OSHA Releases Guidance To Protect Health Care Workers from Coronavirus

The Department of Labor’s (“DOL”) Occupational Safety and Health Administration (“OSHA”) recently released guidance regarding the emergency temporary standard (“ETS”) to protect health care workers from the coronavirus.  The OSHA...

DBL Law Instrumental in Successful Defense of KY Certificate of Need Program

On April 14, 2021, the United States District Court for the Western District of Kentucky issued an opinion in the case of Tiwari, et al. v. Friedlander, et al., holding...

New Rule Modernizes Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute

On January 19, 2021, new rules that modernize and clarify the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute went into effect. In promulgating these new rules, HHS stated that the rules give...

Checklist for Employers Reopening Business

As states begin to lift social distancing restrictions and stay at home orders, many employers and workplaces face the reality of how a post-quarantine work environment and workforce will look...

HHS Issues Nationwide Stark Law Waivers During COVID-19

The federal physician self-referral law, commonly referred to as the Stark Law, prohibits physicians from referring Medicare or Medicaid enrollees to an entity for the provision of designated health services...

Restrictions Placed On Out-of-State Travel

Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has signed an executive order on March 30, 2020, temporarily restricting travel to other states.  The only exemptions to this Order are that residents may travel...

Department of Labor Clarifies Families First Coronavirus Response Act Implementation

The U.S. Department of Labor has issued updated guidance on implementation of the new Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA). All employers subject to the FFCRA are advised to review...

Department of Labor Releases FFCRA Poster

As anticipated, the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has released the required notification poster for the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) that will soon need to be...

More Kentucky Businesses to Close in Response to Pandemic

Governor Andy Beshear has issued a new executive order significantly expanding the types of businesses which must cease operations during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The new order, which allows only those...
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