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Applying Policies Consistently Avoids Problems Under the ADA

A federal appellate court ruled in favor of a hospital on two nurses’ claims under the Americans with Disabilities Act (“ADA”). The nurses had been terminated by a prior employer for drug diversion, and they entered a rehabilitation program run by the Kentucky Board of Nursing. Their licenses were restricted as a result of their participation in the program. Later, they applied for employment with the hospital…  Read More.

Lopreato v. Select Specialty Hosp. – N. Ky.

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Question of the Week


Our hospital has never gotten around to adopting a Practitioner Health Policy. Instead, we just have our MEC deal with health issues as they arise. Is this ok?

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