We've decided that next flu season we're going to mandate our staff members get flu shots. Are we on firm legal ground?
It seems like every time I see a news item about arbitration agreements being signed by a resident/patient's surrogate or relative, some judges rules it invalid or unenforceable. Are they ever valid? Must we always get the resident/patient to sign for himself or herself, or is that just strongly recommended?
Someone leaked sensitive patient information to the press after we had a recent fire here. What steps can/should we take to investigate or determine who the leak was?
I'm an administrator and am being recruited by a skilled nursing facility with past legal troubles. What should I do to satisfy myself that this facility has cleaned up its act and would be a good place to work?
We've been accused of upcoding our therapy reimbursement claims. What can we do?