It’s Time to Implement Your Medical Marijuana Policy

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Author: Amy L. Dilday With thirty-three states and the District of Columbia having passed laws legalizing marijuana in some form, it’s time for hospitals, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities to create, finalize, and put their medical marijuana policies into effect. Eleven states have legalized marijuana for medical and recreational use. In twenty-two additional states, marijuana…

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Tattoos and Piercings in the Workplace

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It is becoming more and more common to see a young professional with a “sleeve” tattoo, a small stud nose piercing, or even one of those trendy fingerstache tattoos.  But what happens when this professional is applying for a job, is your employee, or the caregiver for an older family member? Customers, clients, co-workers and…

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No Appeal for Group of Hospitals Inadequately Reimbursed

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On January 22, 2013, in a unanimous decision, the US Supreme Court rejected a bid from 18 Hospitals to revisit 25-year old Medicare reimbursement claims. In the case of Sebelius v. Auburn Regional Medical Center, U.S. Supreme Court, No. 11-123, the providers claimed that from 1987 to 1994 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services…

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