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Category Archives: Health Care

  1. Assembly Bill No. 4205: New Jersey enters into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On Friday, September 24, 2021, Governor Murphy approved Assembly Bill No. 4205, making New Jersey the 16th state to enter into the Psychology Interjurisdictional Compact. The Compact provides an avenue for psychological services to be offered across state borders.  Designed to facilitate the practice of telepsychology and the in-person, face-to-face…

  2. President Biden Announces New Vaccine Mandate for Businesses: OSHA is asked to use “Emergency Temporary Standard” authority to expedite process

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD Earlier this month, President Biden announced that the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) must promulgate a rule mandating all employers with 100 or more employees to either require workers to get a COVID-19 vaccine or produce a weekly negative test result before reporting to work.   This…

  3. Telehealth and Telemedicine Reminder: Registration Applications are due by October 15, 2021

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD On July 13, 2021, the New Jersey Department of Health (DOH) adopted new regulations that require all telemedicine and telehealth organizations providing services in New Jersey to submit a registration application before October 15, 2021.   The newly codified Registration Standards for Telemedicine and Telehealth Organizations (N.J.A.C. 8:53) implement certain provisions of…

  4. 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…

  5. 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…

  6. 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…

  7. 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….

  8. #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…

  9. 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…

  10. 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…