John Durso

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Ask the Legal Expert ... about non-competition agreements

Ask the Legal Expert ... about non-competition agreements

We are tired of having our top nurses poached by other skilled care providers in the area. Can we hire new nurses under a non-compete clause?

Ask the legal expert ... about Medicaid reimbursements

Ask the legal expert ... about Medicaid reimbursements

Our state is continually late with Medicaid reimbursements, for whatever reason. Can we sue to get some satisfaction? What can we do to help ourselves?

Ask the legal expert ... about surveyor citations

Ask the legal expert ... about surveyor citations

One of the first opportunities for a facility to refute surveyor citations or deficiencies and have the survey agency remove them is the Informal Dispute Resolution ("IDR") process or, when CMS has imposed a civil money penalty that the facility must place in an escrow account, the Independent Informal Dispute Resolution ("IIDR") process. (IDR and IIDR are collectively "IDR.")

Ask the legal expert ... about "granny cams"

Ask the legal expert ... about "granny cams"

I know there are state-specific laws, but what can we do generally to keep "granny cams" out of our facility? Seems like the movement to use them is growing.

As the legal expert ... about union organizing

As the legal expert ... about union organizing

I have heard that an employee is starting to organize unionization efforts on her Facebook page. What can I do?

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