OSHA Considering Better Protection Against Violence for Healthcare, Social Workers

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is considering “whether a standard is needed to protect healthcare and social assistance employees from workplace violence.” According to OSHA, evidence indicates the rate of workplace violence in the industry is substantially higher … Continue Reading

FedFeed 1/5/17 – HHS Regulation Seeks Comments on Criminal Safe Harbors

HHS Regulation Seeks Comments on Criminal Safe Harbors for Federal Healthcare Program Solicitations The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is seeking comments on whether and how it should change the safe harbors it offers from criminal prosecution sought … Continue Reading

ACA Regulations and Commenting Opportunities

Whether in favor or against, it is hard to deny that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is, thus far, the most debated piece of legislation of the 21st century. Millions of people voice their opinions in the comment sections of … Continue Reading

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#FedFeed – News you may have missed! 4/8

This week’s #FedFeed includes: (1) Should sperm whales in the Gulf of Mexico get special protection?; (2) What should the safety standards be for produce designed for human consumption?; (3) Should the TSA be allowed to use Advanced Imaging Technology … Continue Reading