The emergence of artificial intelligence has a unique and constantly-evolving impact on the employment relationship. In this webinar, we’ll discuss legal updates relating to regulation of AI in the employment setting, considerations regarding employee use of AI and the use of generative AI in employment decisions.
On February 15, 2024, Fredrikson’s Immigration Group held a webinar on preparing for the upcoming H-1B lottery season and new developments and trends in business immigration.
Is there a better way to celebrate Valentine's Day than talking about Stark? Our February webinar, structured like an advice column/podcast, will offer practical answers to queries like “Because of a crisis, physicians provided more call coverage than described in our written agreement, can they get paid for it?” “Can we pay physicians for every case they perform at our ASC?”
On Tuesday January 30, 2024, our Government Relations Group hosted its annual Session Outlook event that provided an early opportunity to hear from legislative leadership.
In January’s Health Law Webinar, we will cover a host of medical staff topics with advice geared toward in-house counsel and medical staff advisors. We will discuss must-have medical staff bylaws language, credentialing pitfalls, how to maintain peer review protection and tips for handling medical staff disputes and formal hearings. We will also cover recent case law developments in the medical staff area.
On December 13, we hosted our Annual Regulatory update webinar. We discussed the state of telehealth, the new DEA prescription limitations, shared visits and much more.
On December 7, 2023, our employment attorneys presented a webinar covering compliance with Minnesota’s paid sick and safe leave law going into effect on January 1, 2024.
Our November webinar covered two topics connected by the letter “p,” pricing and pixels.
Navigate the maze of today’s employment landscape with a clearer vision of what’s ahead. Gain elevated insight and practical next steps at Fredrikson’s 39th Annual Employment & Labor Law Seminar.
This discussion features Francis Bassolino, Founder and Managing Partner of Alaris Consulting, along with Fredrikson attorneys Michael Meagher and Robert Oberlies.
This year, we’re devoting our entire October Health Law Webinar to addressing frequently asked HIPAA and health privacy questions. We’ll cover common HIPAA violations and how to address them, pain points in the breach analysis process, security risk assessments, recent guidance and upcoming changes.
- Healthcare Immigration Prescriptions – Immigration Strategies for Physicians and Allied Health Staff in both Clinical and Academic Healthcare Practices
This webinar will provide an overview of immigration recruitment and retention strategies for international physicians from J-1 waivers to H-1B or O-1 status through permanent residence (PERM or Physician National Interest Waiver).
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As a part of Twin Cities Startup Week, Fredrikson’s Start Up & Rapid Growth Enterprises Group (SURGE) hosted a discussion-format presentation that explored revenue-based financing as a dynamic capital structure for emerging and growing enterprises.
Did you know that there can be significant negative consequences to over-labelling documents “work-product?” Do you think that if a lawyer is copied on an email, that means it is protected? Our September Health Law Webinar will feature an interview with white collar lawyer and Fredrikson firm counsel, Lousene Hoppe.
On August 9, 2023, our Health Law team addressed the questions they get most often in our annual FAQ Health Law Webinar.
- Event | The Woman's Club of Minneapolis | | 4-6:30 p.m.
Join Fredrikson for its next Opportunity to Lead Event: Women Making Change – How to Approach Becoming a “Value-Add” Leader and Community Member.
When it comes to employment law and human resources, there is no summer break! Our July 26, 2023 webinar was all about getting you what you need to stay on track given the rapidly changing employment law universe. This presentation addressed the numerous and extensive changes in the recent Minnesota legislative session, as well as updates from other states and the federal government.
On July 12, 2023, our attorneys discussed the many considerations (and myths) surrounding ancillary services. Ancillary services, particularly diagnostic tests, tend to be particularly highly regulated. Whether it is Stark limits on how to divide designated health services revenue, Medicare’s diagnostic test supervision requirement, the so-called (and misnamed) 72 hour rule applied to diagnostic tests performed by an entity owned or operated by a hospital or state law, there are plethora of provisions to consider.
- Event | Fredrikson |
This hybrid seminar will present a brief overview of the history of looting and the destruction of art and archaeology from antiquity to the present, the relationship of cultural property to human rights, as well as the challenges and potential solutions to this ongoing problem. We will also explore a sampling of laws and cases related to looting and art crime.
- Sackett v. EPA, a Once-in-a-Generation Supreme Court Wetlands Decision: Practical Implications for Land Developers in the Upper Midwest
On June 28, 2023, Braun Intertec and Fredrikson presented a discussion of the recent Sackett v. Environmental Protection Agency Supreme Court decision.
Our June Health Law Webinar featured Katie Douglas, Ryan Johnson and John Soshnik for a discussion of key legal and strategic issues in structuring and negotiating various health system transactions.
On June 14, 2023, Fredrikson attorney Janet Olawsky Dorr discussed Minnesota’s recently passed CROWN Act, which expands the definition of “race” under the Minnesota Human Rights Act.
- Event | Olympic Hills Golf Club, Eden Prairie, MN |
On Wednesday, May 17, 2023, Fredrikson’s Tax Disputes & Litigation Group hosted its second annual Let’s Talk About Tax–An Annual Sampler event where attendees sampled information on a variety of tax topics.
During our May Health Law Webinar, attorneys from our Data Protection & Cybersecurity Group will discuss ethical obligations and considerations for in-house counsel relating to data security and technology.
As COVID-related flexibilities expire and companies adapt to remote workers and hybrid workplaces, this webinar educates employers regarding immigration and I-9 compliance. The webinar also discusses best practices for compliance as well as current trends in enforcement.
- Event | The Reserve at Wells Fargo Center |
On Tuesday May 2, 2023, Fredrikson, Minnesota Women Lawyers and Twin Cities Diversity in Practice presented the eighth annual Women of Color in the Law Forum: Lifting as We Climb. Women lawyers of color, indigenous women lawyers and allies came together for a fireside chat with Anna Richo, General Counsel at Cargill, Inc. followed by discussion circles and a networking reception.
Many organizations fail to understand how to interpret NCDs, wrongly assuming that if the NCD covers a treatment for specific diagnoses, that always means other diagnoses are NOT covered. Most organizations fail to realize that LCDs are not legally binding and that it is never necessary to refund because of an LCD. Our April Health Law Webinar discusses the best strategies for refunding money without OVER-refunding money.
The COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE) brought a wide range of waivers that greatly affected how health care is delivered and billed. Increased ability to offer telehealth, licensure waivers, exceptions to supervision requirements and more were key features of the PHE. Our March 8, 2023, Health Law Webinar discussed a variety of issues to help hospitals and clinics prepare for the anticipated May 11, 2023, end of the PHE.
On February 23, 2023, Fredrikson’s Immigration Group discussed new developments and trends in immigration and upcoming H-1B lottery season. Presenters Debra Schneider, June Cheng and Georgette Marling discussed status of proposed immigration legislation and regulations, agency processing and adjudication trends, consular reopening and visa processing, and H-1B cap season preparation.
On Tuesday, February 14, 2023, Fredrikson’s H-2 Immigration Service Team hosted its final H-2B webinar of the season. This webinar provided an overview of options for finding and retaining H-2B employees, even for employers who did not make it into the “cap.” They also explained the importance of compliance, and how to retain proper records.
The Health Law Webinar on February 8, 2023 discussed the issues surrounding establishing fees and offering discounts confounds much of the health care marketplace. This session answered many questions and gave a short review of the No Surprises Act and price transparency requirements.
On January 18, 2023, we discussed answers to common questions about how the Medicare’s “incident to” benefits and shared visits rules work, as well as an understanding of how to bill for services involving residents and medical students. While the focus of the webinar was on Medicare rules, we also covered the principles to consider for Medicaid and private payors.
On Wednesday, January 5, 2023, Fredrikson’s H-2 Immigration service team hosted its 2nd webinar of the H-B webinar series. This webinar provided an overview of the H-2B recruitment and certification phase and how to avoid pitfalls in the race for H-2B visa numbers.
On December 2022, our attorneys discussed the 2023 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and the Inpatient and Outpatient Prospective Payment System rules, as well as recent case law and regulatory developments that will be important in the new year, including some considerations for the changing COVID-19 landscape.
On December 13, the Fredrikson H-2 Immigration Service Team presented updated information on H-2A and H2B processes and program developments.
Register to watch the recap of Fredrikson’s annual Minnesota Legislative Session Outlook event. This program is available to view for free on demand after registration.
On December 1, attorneys from Fredrikson’s Immigration Group presented an online program addressing fundamental employment immigration topics.
The October and November Health Law webinars featured short introductions to basic health law topics.
Strike a fresh balance in your workplace. One where employee desires and organizational priorities peacefully co-exist for greater productivity and harmony. Proceed mindfully with legal and practical guidance from these upcoming Employment & Labor Webinars.
- Event | Embassy Suites by Hilton Des Moines Downtown | | 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
On October 28, 2022, attorneys in Fredrikson’s Employment, Labor & Benefits Group presented the Iowa Employment Law Seminar.
- Event | Online, or Hyatt Regency Minneapolis |
Bring a new balance to your workplace—one where employee desires and organizational priorities peacefully co-exist for greater productivity and harmony. Transcend your rockiest challenges with legal and practical guidance on disciplinary concerns, remote work, wage & hour, accommodations, harassment and more.
The October 2022 Health Law Webinar featured short introductions to basic health law topics.
- Labor Shortage and the Great Resignation: Using Immigration as a Workforce Recruitment and Retention Tool Webinar
On Tuesday, September 22, 2022, Fredrikson & Byron Immigration attorneys Loan Huynh, Jenny Bouta Mojica, and Mimi Alworth hosted a webinar on how employers can use various immigration visa options and pathways to lawful permanent resident status (green cards) to hire and/or retain foreign national employees.
Some healthcare organizations are seeking to consolidate while others strive to remain independent. Whatever your goal, it is important to understand the possible structures that can help you achieve it.
During our August Health Law Webinar on August 10, 2022, our attorneys the most common questions they have been getting and addressed questions from the audience.
The Two-Midnight Rule is arguably one of the easiest Medicare rules to explain: if the doctor expects a patient to require two nights of hospital care, the patient should be admitted as an inpatient. But it will be easy to fill an hour discussing how government contractors, consultants and hospital UR teams have frequently misinterpreted the rule, mistakenly applying other tests like InterQual or MCG to determine Medicare patient status.
On June 27, 2022, Fredrikson’s Employment, Labor & Benefits Group discussed the legal implications of prevention policies, procedures and training initiatives, employee surveillance measures, and best practices for responses to overt and subtle threats of violence by or against employees.
- Health Law Webinar—What Health Organizations Should Know about Intellectual Property and Advertising Law
Our June Health Law Webinar explored the current tips, trends and trouble-spots in advertising law and provided attendees with practical advice on maximizing the effectiveness of communications while minimizing risk.
- Event | Olympic Hills Golf Club |
Fredrikson's Tax Disputes & Litigation Group has launched an Inaugural Let’s Talk About Tax – An Annual Sampler event.
Our May Health Law Webinar presented a basic overview of the regulatory framework governing coding and billing for governmental and private payors. It began with a basic introduction of the issues and concluded with common questions.