Health Care

Overview

Health care providers are on the front lines fighting the COVID-19 pandemic. Our health care working group is closely following legal and regulatory developments on COVID-19 and assisting clients in understanding and addressing these issues.

Insights

Insights

Updates August 2020

COVID-19 Weekly Newsletter: Vaccine Update, New Tests and Tracing Efforts

6 min read  
Updates August 2020

Health Care Amid and After COVID-19: Public Policy Outlook

9 min read  
Updates August 2020

Evolving Physician Arrangements in a Post-COVID-19 Environment

7 min read  
Media Mentions July 2020

Online Platform Scrutiny Continues as Congress Reviews Section 230

1 min read  
Updates July 2020

Federal Telehealth Regulations in the COVID-19 Era

1 min read  
Updates July 2020

Senate Republicans Introduce COVID-19 Relief Proposals: How Does It Compare to Democrats’ Priorities?

12 min read  
Updates June 2020

New Jersey Executive Order and Subsequent Guidance Permitting Elective Surgeries and Invasive Procedures to Resume

4 min read  
Updates June 2020

FDA Amends Imported Non-NIOSH Approved Respirator EUA

2 min read  
Updates June 2020

FDA Revises EUA Criteria for Respirators Manufactured in China

3 min read  
Updates June 2020

FDA Revises Enforcement Policy for Face Masks and Respirators

2 min read  
Published Articles June 2020

Four-Month Pilot Aims to Address Illegal Online Opioid Sales

1 min read  
Updates June 2020

FEMA Relief for Hospitals and Health Systems: What’s Covered and How to Apply

17 min read  
Updates June 2020

Regulatory Actions Impacting Health Insurers and Managed Care Companies in Response to COVID-19

72 min read  
Updates June 2020

CMS Innovation Center Announces Policies to Address COVID-19

3 min read  
Updates June 2020

New Jersey Authorizes Pharmacists to Perform COVID-19 Testing

5 min read  
Updates June 2020

Orders and Guidelines for Resuming Non-Emergent Health Care Procedures in Illinois, New Jersey and Pennsylvania

6 min read  
Media Mentions May 2020

Global COVID-19 Threats Persist as Online Fraud and Theft Continue

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

FDA Issues EUA to Increase Availability of Non-Surgical Gowns and Other Apparel

8 min read  
Updates May 2020

What Health Insurers Should Consider Before Implementing a Premium Discount

5 min read  
Updates May 2020

HHS Extends Attestation Deadline, Releases Additional General Distribution FAQs and Issues Payment Allocation Methodology Guidance for High Impact Rural Hospital and Provider Payments

7 min read  
Published Articles May 2020

How Washington’s Response to COVID-19 Impacts Pharmacy Practice

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

FDA Revises EUA Criteria for Respirators Manufactured in China

3 min read  
Published Articles May 2020

The COVID-19 Epidemic As A Catalyst For Health Care Fraud

1 min read  
Updates May 2020

HHS Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Uninsured Reimbursements

6 min read  
Updates May 2020

HHS Begins Distribution of Provider Relief Funds to Hospitals With High COVID-19 Admissions and to Rural Providers

5 min read  
Updates May 2020

How HIPAA Impacts Provider Disclosure of COVID-19 Testing to Employers

3 min read  
Updates May 2020

HHS Announces Additional Details Regarding $50 Billion Provider Relief Fund General Distribution

7 min read  
Updates May 2020

Tracking Telehealth Policies Implemented During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

8 min read  
Updates May 2020

CMS Issues Explanatory Guidance Regarding Stark Blanket Waivers

6 min read  
Published Articles April 2020

Amid COVID-19, Internet Intermediaries Can – and Should – Combat Fraud and Harms

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

A Compilation of Updated CMS and CDC Guidance for Dialysis Facilities in Light of COVID-19

27 min read  
Updates April 2020

CMS Releases Guidance for Resuming Non-Emergent Procedures

5 min read  
Updates April 2020

Testing Employees for COVID-19: Responses to FAQs From Employers

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

CARES Act Relief Fund Payments to Health Care Providers: Key Requirements and Compliance Risks

8 min read  
Updates April 2020

FDA Grants EUA for General Purpose Face Masks and Continues to Address PPE Shortage

2 min read  
Updates April 2020

HHS Announces Over $40 Billion in Additional Distributions From the Provider Relief Fund

7 min read  
Updates April 2020

New Low-Cost Ventilator Approved by FDA for Emergency Use

2 min read  
Updates April 2020

To Address Mental Health Amid COVID-19, FDA Looks Digital

6 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Megan Herber Comments on CMS Expansion of Telehealth Accessibility

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

COVID-19 Testing: What Pharmacies Need to Know and How to Minimize Exposure

5 min read  
Updates April 2020

HHS Issues Advisory Opinion on PREP Act Declaration Immunity

5 min read  
Updates April 2020

The Elimination of Kickbacks in Recovery Act and COVID-19: Clinical Laboratory Compliance With EKRA in Current Pandemic

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

Another Step in Expanding Personal Protective Equipment: FDA Extends EUA to Face Shields

4 min read  
Media Mentions April 2020

Megan Herber Quoted by InsideHealthPolicy on Telehealth During COVID-19

1 min read  
Updates April 2020

CARES Act: Revisions to the Treatment of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Records

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

FDA Expands Use of Certain Non-Cleared Electronic Thermometers During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

FDA Issues Guidance Regarding Modifications to Certain Cleared Infusion Pumps During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

Liability Protections for Health Care Workers in an Emergency

9 min read  
Updates April 2020

New Jersey Removes Barriers to Assistance by Health Care Professionals

4 min read  
Updates April 2020

FDA Opens Door to Respirators From Chinese Manufacturers, Revises Respirator Enforcement Policy

5 min read  
Updates April 2020

The CARES Act: Relief for Health Care Providers

12 min read  
Updates April 2020

FCC Launches Telehealth Initiatives for COVID-19 (and Beyond): Guidance for Health Care Providers

13 min read  
Updates April 2020

OCR Enforcement Discretion Allows Business Associates to Disclose PHI for Public Health Purposes

3 min read  
Updates April 2020

CMS’ Blanket Waivers to the Stark Law Offer Relief to Providers During COVID-19 Emergency

10 min read  
Updates April 2020

FDA Eases Regulations on Face Masks and Respirators During COVID-19 Pandemic

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

CMS Offers Guidance on Expedited CLIA Certification

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

New Jersey Expands Access to Telehealth Services During COVID-19

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

FDA Issues Emergency Use Authorization for Ventilators, Tubing Connectors and Accessories

2 min read  
Updates March 2020

OCR Issues COVID-19 Information-Sharing Guidance for First Responders

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

Congress Nears Passage of $2 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

12 min read  
Updates March 2020

CMS Allows for Temporary Medicare Provider Enrollment During COVID-19 Emergency

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

HHS PREP Act Declaration Offers Broad-Based Tort Immunity to Those Involved in COVID-19 Fight

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Payor Policy and Payment Changes Targeting COVID-19

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

CMS Screening Guidelines in Hospitals and Hospice Agencies

2 min read  
Updates March 2020

FCC Clarifies Application of TCPA’s ‘Emergency Purposes Exception’ Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

5 min read  
Updates March 2020

Governor Pritzker Expands Access to Telehealth Services in Illinois

3 min read  
Updates March 2020

Infection Control Guidance in a Time of Scarcity

12 min read  
Updates March 2020

Responses to the Current Ventilator Shortage: FDA’s Recommendations and Guidance for Industry and Health Care Providers

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

COVID-19, Section 1135 Waivers and the Stark Law

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

Coronavirus: NHS Needs U.K. Manufacturers’ Assistance to Make Ventilators

5 min read  
Updates March 2020

New Legislation Increases N95 Face Mask Supply for U.S. Health Care Workers

2 min read  
Updates March 2020

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Issue Guidance Regarding EMTALA Requirements During COVID-19

5 min read  
Updates March 2020

FDA and TTB Take Steps to Ease Hand Sanitizer Shortage

5 min read  
Updates March 2020

CMS and CDC Issue Guidance to Dialysis Facilities During Coronavirus Pandemic

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Waive Critical Access Hospital Bed and Inpatient Hours Limits

2 min read  
Updates March 2020

A Day in Telehealth History: Access to Telehealth Services Expanded, Requirements to Facilitate Virtual Visits Relaxed in Response to Coronavirus

6 min read  
Updates March 2020

CMS Issues COVID-19 Guidance to Home Health Agencies

4 min read  
Updates March 2020

CMS Issues COVID-19 Guidance for Nursing Facilities

7 min read  
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