Cut Practice Liability, Comply with 2021 COVID-19 Employment Laws

Date: Thursday, January 28, 2021 1:00PM ET Length: 60 Minutes Experts: Amanda Waesch, Esq., Bryan Meek, Esq.
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Bottom Line: You are required to immediately modify your employment policies to comply with new Federal COVID-19 employment rules. You must ensure compliance with the 2021 laws established by the $900 billion dollar COVID-19 relief bill.

Ignoring these new employment regulations really isn’t an option – it leaves your practice seriously exposed to legal and governmental audits and penalties. The problem is cutting through the legalese and knowing exactly what policies to put into place. COVID-19 employment laws.

Hiring a highly qualified healthcare attorney to update your employment policies and walk you through how to protect your practice could cost you thousands, but there is an alternative – healthcare employment law attorneys, Amanda L. Waesch, Esq. and Bryan E. Meek, Esq.

On Thursday, January 28th at 1 pm ET, they are presenting a 60-minute online training session that will provide you with plain-English, employment law solutions specific to medical practices. You’ll receive step-by-step advice on how to create and implement compliant employment policies, along with solutions to real-life situations.

Here are a just a few of the 2021 COVID-19 employment policy questions you’ll get answered during this expert-led online training:

  • Should you provide voluntary paid Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) leave during 2021?
  • If an employee used up their FFCRA hours in 2020, can they be counted for 2021 tax credit?
  • What obligations do you have related to the Emergency Paid Sick Leave Act (EPSLA)?
  • How can your practice receive tax credits for providing paid FFRCA medical leave?
  • What are the changes coming to the HHS Provider Relief Funds under the CARES Act for 2021?
  • Are you required to pay employees if you send them home due to COVID-19 concerns?
  • Should you develop a mandatory vaccine program?
  • What is the best way to document the communication of new employment policies?
  • Can you terminate employees for not getting the COVID-19 vaccine?
  • Are you required to compensate employees who can’t work due to childcare issues?
  • What changes do you need to make to comply with HHS Provider Relief Fund requirements?
  • Are there legal exceptions to employee vaccine requirements?
  • If an employee is a top performer, can you administer leave differently?
  • How do you amend your COVID-19 policies to align with updated regulations?
  • And so much more…

Who Should Attend? Anyone that owns or manages a medical and/or dental practice, regardless of specialty, size or location, will significantly benefit from this attorney-led COVID-19 employment law online training.

The new employment laws affect everything from what you are required to pay when an employee is out sick to the safety of the work environment within your practice.

Don’t risk putting your practice at the mercy of State and Federal government audits, penalties and fines due to noncompliance with COVID-19 employment rule requirements.

Register for this upcoming online training today to reduce your liability by finding out how to update your practice’s employment policies to align with 2021 COVID-19 Federal and State mandates!

Don’t wait—sign up today! COVID-19 employment laws.

Meet Your Experts

Amanda Waesch
Esq.Healthcare Attorney at Brennan, Manna & Diamond

Amanda Waesch, Esq., is a healthcare Attorney at Brennan, Manna & Diamond.  Her practice focuses on healthcare, employment law and healthcare litigation across the country. She advises healthcare providers including practices and hospitals on reviewing and litigating employment agreements; non-compete agreements and severance agreements. Her work has benefited physicians and administrators in drafting and reviewing employer handbooks, as well as management and training issues.

Bryan Meek
Esq.Attorney at Brennan, Manna & Diamond

Bryan Meek, Esq., is an Attorney in Brennan, Manna & Diamond’s Health Law Department and Labor & Employment Department. Bryan counsels health industry clients on contract disputes, Board investigations and suspensions, and compliance plans. When employment matters rise to the level of litigation, Bryan leverages his substantial experience to defend his clients against these actions, including contract disputes, discrimination allegations, and other employment matters in court.  Should a labor dispute arise, Bryan defends his clients before arbitrators.

Bryan’s healthcare expertise extends into fraud and abuse disputes, credentialing, and certification. He has a proven track record in government and private payor appeals and disputes, including audits, administrative appeals, and negotiations.