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5 Common Allegations Used in Home Healthcare Lawsuits

The demand for home health care businesses is growing – especially as baby boomers become part of the elderly population. A lot of people, regardless of age, prefer having services provided in their home if they’re required to receive ongoing care versus going to a nursing home. Taking care of people in their homes also  Continue Reading »

Niche Markets in Healthcare

Overview: For retail brokers with a specialty healthcare or insured consumers looking for coverage, deciding on the necessary needs and coverages can be a daunting task.  Combine that with a lack of clarity in definitions, and you have a perfect storm.  Some insurers group miscellaneous healthcare facilities with allied health and some group allied health  Continue Reading »

Coordination between Healthcare Facilities and Contracted Agencies or Vendors

A good risk management program for healthcare facilities includes agreements that carefully address the coordinated care and services provided to patients by outside vendors or agencies.  Healthcare facilities that contract with outside staffing agencies, therapy companies, home health agencies, hospice, dialysis services, or other vendors may want to create a checklist for agreements to address  Continue Reading »

For Healthcare Staffing Agencies, contract due diligence is a first line of defense

In today’s litigious environment, healthcare staffing agencies, now more than ever before, need to do their due diligence with clients before they contract for services.  Hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, nursing facilities, home healthcare companies, correctional settings ….  Many, if not all, of the standard healthcare staffing firm’s clients are under pressure to decrease costs while  Continue Reading »