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  • Wyckoff, NJ 07481
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  • Shore Crossings – 3600 Route 66
  • Suite 150
  • Neptune, NJ 07753
  • (201) 891-3726 tel

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New York
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  • New York, NY 10036
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Category Archives: Health Care

  1. COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard: OSHA acts to ensure continued protection of healthcare employees

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On June 21, 2021, OSHA’s COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)   was published in the Federal Register.  Fueled by concerns over divergent approaches to workplace safety taken by state and local governments, the healthcare industry specific regulations were issued in conjunction with updated guidance  for other industries. The ETS is…

  2. H.R. 3173: Cutting the Pre-Authorization Red Tape Currently Strangling Patient Care

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last month, United States Congresswoman Suzan DelBene, introduced the Improving Seniors’ Timely Access to Care Act of 2021, for consideration.  If successful, this new law would amend title XVIII of the Social Security Act in order to address prior authorization practices with the goal of streamlining the process in order…

  3. Assembly Bill No. 3548: New Jersey Prioritizes Adolescent Mental Health

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On April 30, 2021, Gov. Phil Murphy signed A3548 (P.L. 2021, c.73) into law. It requires insurance coverage for expenses incurred in screening adolescents between the ages of 12 and 18 for major depressive disorder. This disorder can profoundly affect children during their formative adolescent years which are crucial to…

  4. U. S. House of Representatives approves H.R. 1195: The importance of addressing workplace violence in health care facilities gains traction

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Introduced to the House of Representatives in February and approved last week, the Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (H.R. 1195) has taken another important step toward addressing the unacceptable level of workplace violence experienced by health care and social service providers while on the job….

  5. #STOPTHESTIGMA: Reintroducing The Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act as Mental Health Awareness Month approaches

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last August, Campanella Law Office highlighted the Dr. Lorna Breen Health Care Provider Protection Act (S. 610 and HR 1667) and the Dr. Lorna Breen Heroes’ Foundation .  While the full content of that post can be found here, we are motivated to revisit this critical piece of legislation in anticipation of…

  6. HIPAA Safe Harbor Bill Signed Into Law: OCR to consider mitigation efforts when evaluating HIPAA violations

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On January 5, 2021, the President signed H.R. 7898 – the HIPAA Safe Harbor Bill – into law.  The new legislation amends the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act; addressing health information technology as it relates to security practices.  The full text of the new public law…

  7. Assembly Bill No. 543: New legislation updates training requirements for psychologists.

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. On October 29, 2020, new legislation updating training requirements for psychologists passed both houses of the New Jersey Legislature.  If signed into law, A543 would change the current requirements for licensure from the State Board of Psychological Examiners in two important ways. First, in order to account for professional opportunities…

  8. Information Blocking and Health IT Certification Requirements: Compliance dates and timeframes extended in response to COVID-19

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. Many of our clients have been reaching out in recent weeks with questions regarding the Information Blocking and Health IT Certification requirement more commonly known as “Open Notes”. Originally scheduled to go into effect today, this requirement, as well as many other specific requirements of 21st century Cures Act Final…

  9. Suicide Prevention Month 2020: Raising our voice in continued support of our health care providers

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. On this day, the last day of Suicide Prevention and Awareness Month, Campanella Law Office would like to take a moment to once again add its voice to those in our professional community who are calling for increased awareness around the issues of professional burnout and suicide. The past month…

  10. Senate Bill No. 2455: NJ permits professional licensure regardless of immigration status

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Last week New Jersey became the first east coast state to allow its residents access to occupational licenses notwithstanding immigration status. S. 2445 states: Notwithstanding the provisions of any other law, rule, or regulation, lawful presence in the United States shall not be required to obtain a professional or occupational license,…