On December 7, 2016, Congress approved legislation that, among other things, establishes a new tax-favored vehicle for reimbursing employee health care expenses, including individual health insurance premiums.
The risk management landscape for collection attorneys has become more difficult over the past few years, given the explosion of FDCPA lawsuits filed against them. A silver lining, however, is that the vast majority of these suits are frivolous, and can usually be dismissed in summary fashion.
In connection with law firm malpractice insurance however, these suits can present a trap for the unwary. It is vital that no matter how “bogus” or “innocuous” such a suit appears (or indeed turns out) to be, each and every one of them must be reported to the firm’s current (and potential future) insurer, for the three major reasons.
The 2016 general election has had its fair share of twists and turns. On the Democratic side, we witnessed a titanic clash in the form of the moderate Democratic candidate, Secretary Hillary Clinton, and the more left-leaning Sen. Bernie Sanders (D-Vt.). Meanwhile, the Republican camp quickly turned into an “anyone’s game” situation, out of which emerged one of the most unlikely dark horses in electoral history: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
Regardless of who ends up in the Oval Office next January, this much is certain: there exists a multitude of dynamics that could result in seismic shifts within the US healthcare system.
In this white paper, we’ll look at the key policy issues that have potential to significantly shake up employer-sponsored insurance, and how the candidates have aligned themselves with each issue.
Malpractice claims are disruptive and hurt the bottom line. By strengthening six key areas of practice management, the risk of claims can be substantially reduced.
Floods can cause devastating damage. If your facility is located in a flood plain area or is prone to flooding, take steps to mitigate damage. If there is probability that your facility will be affected, initiate flood-proofing techniques and preparedness procedures. Preparing for a disaster of this magnitude can help you prevent your business from being washed away.