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Protect Yourself from Anti-Kickback Statute Liability When Donating PPE

Posted by: Brandon W. Shirley and Marc T. Quigley on May 19, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The HHS Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) recently updated its COVID-19 FAQ page to clarify its view of donated Personal Protective Equipment (“PPE”) during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Specifically, the OIG clarified that donations to actual or potential referral sources made during...


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Indiana Imposes Requirements on Physician Noncompete Provisions

Posted by: Robert A. Anderson and Hillary N. Buchler on May 18, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The Indiana Legislature passed House Bill 1004 which Indiana’s Governor signed into law on March 18, 2020. Section 8 of the Bill creates new law affecting physician noncompete agreements and physician separations and goes into effect on July 1, 2020.

New chapter, IC 25-22.5-5.5 sets out five...


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New FAQ Addresses Eligibility of ยง115 Hospitals for PPP Loans

Posted by: Kendall A. Schnurpel on May 6, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

On Sunday, May 3, 2020, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) added content to its Frequently Asked Questions (“FAQ”) for the payroll protection program (“PPP”) loans established under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”). One added response dealt with the...


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CMS Publishes New Medicare Changes to Address the COVID-19 Pandemic

Posted by: Brandon W. Shirley and Meghan M. Linvill McNab on May 4, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

On April 30, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) announced a second round of changes to requirements designed to expand COVID-19 testing, to increase and support hospital capacity and workforce, and to expand Medicare coverage for telehealth services. Some of these...


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CMS Announces Recommendations for Reopening Facilities to Provide Non-Emergent Health Care

Posted by: Brandon W. Shirley and Robert A. Anderson on April 20, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

On April 19, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued recommendations to States for resuming non-emergent, non-COVID-19 health care in areas with “low, or relatively low incidence of COVID-19” that relate to recent reopening guidance. The CMS recommendations are not...


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Governor Holcomb Issues Additional Licensure Waivers to Increase Health Providers Available to Address COVID-19

Posted by: Brandon W. Shirley and Meghan M. Linvill McNab on April 10, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

On April 17, 2020, Governor Holcomb issued Executive Order 20-19 to expand the health care provider workforce available to battle Indiana’s COVID-19 spread. Specifically, the Executive Order expands the list of providers eligible to prescribe orders for home health services and authorizes...


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OCR Relaxes Enforcement For Pandemic-Related Disclosures of PHI During Public Health Emergency

Posted by: Stacy Walton Long and Alexandria M. Foster on April 6, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The Office of Civil Rights (OCR) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced that effective April 2, 2020, it will not impose penalties against health care providers or their business associates for certain violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability...


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