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Indiana Medicaid Covers Telemedicine Services in COVID-19 Response

Posted by: Brandon W. Shirley and Meghan M. Linvill McNab on March 20, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The Indiana Medicaid program released a statement on March 19, 2020 announcing new coverage policies to make it easier to provide telemedicine services to patients during the public health emergency declaration as announced by Governor Holcomb. Effective immediately, Indiana Medicaid will cover...


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DEA Removes In-Person Examination Requirement for Prescribing Controlled Substances Amid COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

Posted by: Stephanie T. Eckerle and Alexandria M. Foster on March 19, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

Health care practitioners with valid DEA registrations may prescribe controlled substances via telemedicine while COVID-19 is considered a public health emergency. Generally, a provider may not issue a controlled substance prescription without an in-person medical examination; however, this...


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PTO Donations and COVID-19

Posted by: Kendall A. Schnurpel on March 19, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

With the recent dramatic events concerning COVID-19, Krieg DeVault LLP has seen an increase in the number of client questions regarding the use of Paid Time Off (“PTO”) donation programs to help offset employee demand for time off related to COVID-19 treatment and containment. The following...


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OCR Temporarily Lessens HIPAA Requirements for Telecommunications in Wake of COVID-19

Posted by: Alexandria M. Foster and Brandon W. Shirley on March 18, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

On March 17, 2020, the Health and Human Services Office of Civil Rights (“OCR”) published an announcement that it would temporarily suspend HIPAA enforcement to support telehealth service expansion efforts. The OCR’s announcement coincided with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’...


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CMS and OIG Temporarily Clear Regulatory Obstacles to Expand Telehealth Coverage to Address COVID-19

Posted by: Brandon W. Shirley and Alexandria M. Foster on March 18, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) and the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) announced new telehealth coverage policies as a short-term solution to mitigating the impact and spread of COVID-19. The authority to expand telehealth services lies...


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1135 Waiver Response TO COVID-19

Posted by: Meghan M. Linvill McNab and Amanda K. Schipp on March 16, 2020

Court Decision Clears Way for Broader Use of Postnuptial Agreements

With Secretary Azar’s Public Health Emergency declaration and President Trump’s National Emergency declaration, CMS is authorized to grant Social Security Act §1135 waivers of Medicare, Medicaid or SCHIP requirements (“1135 Waivers”) with respect to COVID-19.  Such Waivers may be granted as (A)...


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State Medicaid Programs Respond to Coronavirus

Posted by: Meghan M. Linvill McNab and Amanda K. Schipp on March 13, 2020

With the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and tri-fold spread of fear relating to the same, State agencies have begun to take action with respect to care relating to coronavirus.  Specifically, State Medicaid programs across the nation are beginning to review both cost-sharing policies,...


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