On Wednesday, February 17th, in her capacity as General Counsel for the New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons (NJAOPS), Nan Gallagher was honored to present the timely webinar “Employment Issues Triggered by COVID-19”. Attendees learned how to recall state and federal mandates concerning office closures, furloughs, and time off associated with COVID19. Ms. Gallagher also addressed key concerns during the COVID-19 crisis, including ensuring compliance with the ADA, avoiding discrimination, and taking appropriate steps if widespread disruption requires furloughs, lay-offs, and absenteeism. The webinar was well-received by the membership.
The New Jersey Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons exists to unite osteopathic physicians; promote public health; give voice to the interests of the osteopathic profession; maintain high standards of ethics, practice and osteopathic education; and promote scientific research for the advancement of treatment methodologies, in concert with the goals of the American Osteopathic Association. NJAOPS works to promote first class quality education, continuously moving forward with experienced leadership and support through visionary advocacy.
Nan Gallagher has devoted her career exclusively to the advocacy of healthcare professionals and entities. An accomplished healthcare and employment litigator and administrative attorney, she focuses her practice on licensing, regulatory and credentialing matters in New Jersey and New York, all facets of administrative professional discipline, litigation, Medical Staff and Society representation, General Counsel services, summary suspensions and fair hearings, hearing officer services, privileged QA peer review investigations, credentialing guidance, EMR and cybersecurity counseling, physician and practice contracts, leases, practice sales, estate planning for medical practices, physician burnout & impairment, disruptive behavior, online reputatation management, employment and labor counseling, Qui Tams, ERISA and state out-of-network appeals, audits, billing and coding counseling, telemedicine, and mock agency inspections. She is proud to be a Certified HIPAA Administrator and OSHA Compliance Analyst offering manual and training programs to her healthcare clientele.