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End-of-Life Treatment Decisions

Rapid advances in technology enable the preservation of life beyond its natural means. The Patient Self-Determination Act and the passage of Act 169 in Pennsylvania help to address these technological advances and provide guidance to individuals regarding their right to accept/refuse medical treatment and/or execute an advance health care directive. Providers are often confronted with legal and ethical challenges regarding end-of-life treatment decisions, such as the withdrawal or withholding of life-sustaining treatment. We help providers develop practical responses to these challenges, including the establishment of ethics committees. We also are sensitive to conscientious objections and possible moral constraints in instituting policies on the withdrawal of life-sustaining treatment, particularly nutrition and hydration. We assist providers in developing policies and procedures regarding health care treatment decisions and advance health care directives that are compliant with state and federal law.

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  • Dec 05 - Charter School Leaders Seminar - December 6, 2016Latsha Davis & McKenna is pleased to announce that on December 6, 2016, Kevin M. McKenna will be presenting at the Pennsylvania Coalition of Public Charter Schools Conference -Charter School Leaders Seminar http://pacharters.org/2016/11/charter-school-leaders-seminar/ at the Pennsylvania Rural Electric Cooperative Center, 212...

    Charter School Leaders Seminar http://pacharters.org/2016/11/charter-school-leaders-seminar/ at the Pennsylvania Rural Electric Cooperative Center, 212...Read More

  • Nov 23 - DEPARTMENT OF LABOR'S OVERTIME RULE HALTEDOn November 22, 2016, Judge Mazzant of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas granted an emergency motion for preliminary injunction which temporarily halts the implement of the Department of Labor's ("DOL's") new federal overtime rule...

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  • Nov 23 - Revisions to Nursing Facility Admission Agreement Due to Changes Under LTC Final RuleThe Long-Term Care Final Rule which revises the requirements of participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs will become effective on November 28, 2016. As a result of the changes under the Final Rule, providers will need to review their...

    Term Care Final Rule which revises the requirements of participation in the Medicare and Medicaid programs will become effective on November 28, 2016. As a result of the changes under the Final Rule, providers will need to review their...Read More

  • Nov 16 - U.S. District Court Grants Injunction Staying CMS Ban on Pre-Dispute Binding Arbitration AgreementsOn November 7, 2016, the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Mississippi granted the motion for preliminary injunction filed by the American Health Care Association (AHCA) and other plaintiffs, staying the November 28, 2016 effective date of the...

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  • Oct 31 - Latsha Davis & McKenna, P.C. to Present a Session at the OAPCS 10th Annual Ohio Charter Schools ConferenceLatsha Davis & McKenna, P.C. is pleased to announce that Nicole D. Snyder, Esq. will be presenting a session entitled: "Empowering Schools to Meet the Diverse Needs of Special Education Students" at the OAPCS 10th Annual Ohio Charter Schools Conference....

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Pennsylvania

Exton Office
350 Eagleview Boulevard, Suite 100
Exton, PA 19341
Phone: 610-524-8454
Fax: 610-524-9383
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Mechanicsburg Office
1700 Bent Creek Boulevard,
Suite 140

Mechanicsburg, PA 17050

Phone: 717-620-2424
Fax: 717-620-2444
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New Jersey

Mount Laurel Office
309 Fellowship Road
East Gate Center, Suite 200
Mount Laurel, NJ 08054
Phone: 856-231-5351
Fax: 610-524-9383
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In Maryland call:
Phone: 410-727-2810