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Mirick O’Connell’s Health Law Group understands the complex needs, challenges and opportunities that the healthcare industry faces.  Our health law attorneys represent hospitals, academic medical centers, licensed clinics, large and small physician practices, individual physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, podiatrists, dentists, ambulatory surgery centers, nursing homes, home healthcare providers, and digital health companies in connection with all aspects of operations and practice.

e-Alert: Should Employers Consider Surcharges for Unvaccinated Workers?

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e-Alert: What Employers Need to Know about President Biden's "Path Out of the Pandemic" COVID-19 Action Plan

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PODCAST: Jonathan Sigel discusses the MA Paid Family and Medical Leave

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PODCAST: Anthony DaSilva discusses Protecting Employee Retirement Plans from Cyberattacks

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Amanda Baer was quoted in Ragan's Workplace Wellness Insider article "5 Issues Every Organization Should Consider in Planning Their Return to Work

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Bob Kilroy quoted in Boston Business Journal article, "Covid Surge Puts Wrinkle in Some Employers' Return-to-Office Plans""

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PODCAST: Reid Wakefield discusses Massachusetts Emergency COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave

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e-Alert: Massachusetts COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave - Updated Guidance and Resources

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PODCAST: Ken Pickering discusses Preventing, Detecting and Responding to Employee Fraud

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e-Alert: Massachusetts COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave - Employer Guidance

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Reid Wakefield quoted in Forbes article "What the EEOC's Updated Covid Guidelines Mean for Business Leaders"

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Amanda Baer interviewed by Spectrum News 1 "Back to the Office: What Employers and Employees Can Expect with a Return to Work"

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Amanda Baer quoted in Workest by Zenefits article "Can Small Businesses require COVID Vaccines in the Workplace?"

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e-Alert: COVID-19 and Masks: Should Employers Continue to Require Masks in the Workplace?

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Brian Casaceli quoted in LegalZoom "Vaccinations, Masks, and Small Business Rights"

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Best Lawyers release the 2021 Edition of Best Lawyers in New England

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Kim Rozak quoted in Telegram, "Can employers mandate vaccine? Experts discuss strategies to maintain workforce health and safety in the era of COVID-19"

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PODCAST: Amanda Baer discusses American Rescue Plan Act and FFCRA

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Amanda Baer Named Partner

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PODCAST: Mirick O'Connell attorneys discuss February being Heart Awareness Month

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Elizabeth Greene was featured in ABA Journal article "Elizabeth Greene aims to prevent heart disease and stroke in central Massachusetts"

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James Donnelly and Chris Collins to co-chair MBA 18th Annual In-House Counsel Conference: The New (Not So) Normal

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David Surprenant was quoted in Telegram & Gazette article "Mirick O'Connell signs 10-year lease renewal with Mercantile Center in downtown Worcester"

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Mirick O'Connell Wins First Place for Law Firms in Worcester Business Journal Best of Business

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Matt Fisher quoted in Business.com Article "How Do HIPAA Laws Impact Employers (and HIPAA Compliance Checklist)?"

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PODCAST: Amanda Baer discusses Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination Claims

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Elizabeth Greene quoted in Hospital Peer Review Article " What to do When Malpractice Allegations Become Defamation"

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Elizabeth Greene recognized by Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly as being one of the "2020 Top Women of Law"

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28 Mirick O'Connell Attorneys Named to 2020 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars List

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Elizabeth Greene quoted in Relias Media article " Questions Raised Over Clinician Discipline in Covid-19 Era"

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PODCAST: Mirick O'Connell attorneys discuss Remembering RBGT: Her Life and Legacy

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Elizabeth Greene Receives American Heart Association 2020 Legacy Leadership Award

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PODCAST: Rich Van Nostrand discusses Non-Competition Agreements Act of Massachusetts

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PODCAST: Allen Falke discusses Estate Planning Techniques in a Low Interest Rate Environment

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Matt Fisher quoted in HuffPost article: COVID-19 Contact-Tracing Scams: 4 Signs that Call, Email or Text is a Fake

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PODCAST: Chris Collins discusses the Benefit of Serving in the Community

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e-Alert: Federal Court in New York Strikes Down Parts of the Department of Labor's Regulations Interpreting the Families First Coronavirus Response Act

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Elizabeth Greene quoted in Healthcare Risk Management article " Avoid Common Mistakes in Handling Medical Malpractice"

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PODCAST: Nick Anastasopoulos and Jim Croteau of Starkweather & Shepley Insurance Brokerage Inc. discuss How do Businesses Protect Themselves, their Employees and Clients as Businesses Start to Reopen?

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e-Alert: COVID-19: OSHA's Updated Guidance - Face Masks in the Workplace/ United States Supreme Court Issues Historic Decision Protecting LGBT Workers from Employment Discrimination

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e-Alert: A Trap for the Unwary: A Furlough May Compromise Your Non-Compete Agreement

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e-Alert: New PPP Flexibility Act Extends Forgiveness Period and Maturity Date Among other Benefits

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We Stand in Solidarity: A message to our clients and our community.

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Matt Fisher has been selected as an honoree for the 2020 Medigy HITMC Awards in the Individual - Health IT Advocate of the Year category

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PODCAST: Brian Casaceli is joined by Stephen Graham of CEA to discuss reopening your business or building operations while minimizing the risk of becoming a COVID-19 Hot Spot | Recorded 6.2.20

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e-Alert: Update on COVID-19 Workplace Health and Safety Enforcement by OSHA and the Massachusetts Attorney General

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Webinar: Reopening Massachusetts What Employers Need to Know About Phase 1: Start

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PODCAST: Bob Kilroy discusses issues employers may face upon re-entry into the workplace during the COVID-19 Pandemic | Recorded 5.15.20

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E-Alert: Considerations for Employers Resuming On-Site Operations During COVID-19

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e-Alert: Treasury Department issues New Guidance on "Necessity" Certification for PPP Loan Recipients

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PODCAST: Jonathan Sigel discusses re-entry into the workplace after the COVID-19 pandemic

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PODCAST: Rich Van Nostrand discusses Diversity & Inclusion

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PODCAST: Mike Refolo discusses Navigating your Business During COVID-19

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e-Alert: Employee Benefits Tax Relief under the CARES Act

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PODCAST: Nick Anastasopoulos discusses employer-union relations during COVID-19

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WEBINAR: Latest DOL Guidance regarding Families First Act

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PODCAST: Matt Fisher discusses COVID-19 Impact on Healthcare Industry

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PODCAST: Amanda Baer talks about the Emergency Sick Leave Act (3.25.20)

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e-Alert: Long-term Care and Estate Planning/ Coronavirus Impact on the Workplace/ Construction Industry

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Elizabeth Greene quoted in Worcester Telegram & Gazette article "Health Foundation Grants Deliver Results Across Central Mass."

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Refresher on HIPAA Compliance

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Mirick O'Connell recognized as "Best Law Firm" for business by Worcester Business Journal

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Bob Kilroy quoted in Health Risk Management article, "Federal Wage and Hour Labor Laws May Confuse Healthcare Employers"

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Matt Fisher Quoted in Fierce Healthcare article, "Privacy experts skeptical of Facebook's moves to protect sensitive health information"

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Matt FIsher Quoted in Fierce Healthcare article, "HHS moves to reduce HIPAA fines, lowering the cap more than $1M for some violations"

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Matt Fisher Quoted in HealthData Answers, "Industry Reacts to New Proposed Rules"

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Million Dollar Fine: Hospitals pay to settle privacy cases for letting TV film crew in

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3 Boston Hospitals Reach $1M Settlement Over Patient Privacy

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HealthTech Magazine Recognizes The Pulse: Mirick O'Connell's Health Law Blog

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Matt Fisher quoted in Physicians Practice, "4 ways to reduce the risk of a suit"

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Matt Fisher quoted in Physicians Practice "5 Guaranteed Ways to Get Sued"

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Mirick O'Connell Ranked Largest Law Firm in Central MA

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Matt Fisher quoted in Part B News, "Cryptojacking a new threat to your patients' PHI; treat incidents seriously"

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Matt Fisher quoted in Part B News, "Lost a provider's prescription pad? Respond by the book and prove it"

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Matt Fisher quoted in Becker's Hospital Finance Review, "What the Amazon, JPMorgan, Berkshire partnership means for healthcare: 35 executives respond"

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Matt Fisher quoted in Medcity News, "Allscripts ransomware attack leads to class action lawsuit by medical practice: Is this the new normal? (Updated)"

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Matt Fisher quoted in Healthcare Dive, "Could narrow networks be the next big cost cutter?"

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Mirick O'Connell Voted Best Law Firm For Business

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Matt Fisher quoted in Fierce Healthcare, "HHS updates substance abuse confidentiality regulations, hints at future HIPAA alignment"

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Matt Fisher quoted in Part B News, "PBN's 2017 predictions: Right on QPP, CCM, fraud — and almost everything else"

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Matthew Fisher was listed as one of the "12 Healthcare IT Law Attorneys You Should Know" according to HealthData Management

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Mirick O'Connell Voted Best Law Firm

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Mirick O'Connell Featured in Worcester Telegram

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Worcester Chamber Salutes Mirick O'Connell on 100 Years of Excellence

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Mirick O'Connell Celebrates 100th Anniversary!

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Matt Fisher to Moderate HL7 Standards TweetChat

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Elizabeth Greene to Receive Heart of Gold Award

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Elizabeth Greene quoted in Part B News article "When Patient Refuses to Wear a Mask, Stand on Rights or Work to Accommodate"

e-Alert: Should Employers Consider Surcharges for Unvaccinated Workers?

9/14/2021[ read full story ]

e-Alert: What Employers Need to Know about President Biden's "Path Out of the Pandemic" COVID-19 Action Plan

9/14/2021[ read full story ]

COVID-19 Mandates in the Workplace

04/21/2021[ read full story ]

DOL Publishes Model Notices for COBRA Subsidies

4/9/2021[ read full story ]

Extension of 2020 Massachusetts Tax Return Filing and Payment

03/22/2021[ read full story ]

Extension of 2020 Federal Tax Return Filing and Payment

03/19/2021[ read full story ]

American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Contains New COBRA Subsidies

03/16/2021

American Rescue Plan and Paid Leave: What Employers Need to Know

03/12/2021[ read full story ]

e-Alert: New Gathering and Capacity Restrictions Effective December 26; SJC Upholds Governor's Authority to Issue COVID-19 Orders

12/23/2020[ read full story ]

The Coronavirus and Its Impact on the Workplace

03/11/2020[ read full story ]

WEBINAR: OSHA Emergency Temporary Standard

08/05/2021[ read full story ]

Spring Webinar Series: Workplace Investigations in Today's World

5/21/21[ read full story ]

Spring Webinar Series: Paid Family Medical Leave: Are We Having Fun Yet?

04/29/2021[ read full story ]

Spring Webinar Series: What Employers Need to Know About the American Rescue Act of 2021 and the anticipated MA COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave

04/16/2021[ read full story ]

Spring Webinar Series: Should Employers Mandate Vaccinations and Mandate Remote Workers to Return to Working On Site?

03/31/2021[ read full story ]

Richard Van Nostrand to speak at Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly webinar "Proposed National Ban on Noncompetes: What Employers Need to Know"

2/9/2021[ read full story ]

POSTPONED: Employment Law Conference 2020

04/16/2020[ read full story ]

Employment Conference 2020

04/16/2020[ read full story ]

Mirick O'Connell sponsors Safe Homes Gala & People Of Courage Awards

4/9/2021[ read full story ]

Mirick O'Connell participates in National Wear Red Day

2/6/2021[ read full story ]

Mirick O'Connell sponsors Worcester Chamber of Commerce 145th Annual Meeting

12/4/2020[ read full story ]

Mirick O'Connell sponsors the 12th Annual UMass Winter Ball

12/4/2020[ read full story ]

Mirick O'Connell sponsors Massachusetts Bar Association 2020 Annual Dinner

5/6/2020[ read full story ]

Mirick O'Connell Participates in National Go Red Day

02/07/2020[ read full story ]

Mirick O'Connell sponsors the Worcester Regional Research Bureau 34th Annual Meeting

10/10/2019[ read full story ]

Mirick O'Connell Participates in AHA's Central MA Heart Walk

05/12/2018[ read full story ]

Mirick O'Connell Sponsors Central MA Heart & Stroke Ball

03/03/2018[ read full story ]

Elizabeth Greene quoted in Health Risk Management article, "Criminal Charges Can Creep Up on Clinicians, Administrators"

6/1/19[ read full story ]
 

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