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October 26, 2021

CLIENT ALERT: EEOC Updates Guidance on Religious Objections to COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates

2021-11-04T18:53:57-04:00By , |Categories: Client Alerts, Health Care|Tags: , , , , |

On October 25, 2021, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) updated its technical assistance document, What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the Rehabilitation Act, and Other EEO Laws, to [...]

September 20, 2021

CLIENT ALERT: What Federal Vaccine Mandates Mean (and Don’t Mean) for Health Centers

2021-10-07T14:49:41-04:00By |Categories: Client Alerts, Federal Grants, Health Care|Tags: , , , |

On September 9, 2021, the Biden Administration released a six-prong COVID-19 Action Plan designed to employ a “science-based approach to vaccinate the unvaccinated, protect the vaccinated, keep schools safely open, increase testing and [...]

September 15, 2021

CLIENT ALERT: COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Head Start Programs

2021-10-04T15:42:11-04:00By , |Categories: Client Alerts, Education, Federal Grants, Head Start|Tags: , , , , |

The Biden administration plans to initiate rulemaking requiring all Head Start and Early Head Start teachers and staff to receive COVID-19 vaccination in an effort to allow schools to open safely. The Office [...]

April 06, 2021

CLIENT ALERT: DOE Announces New Policy Guidance for HEERF Grant Recipients to Further Assist Students, Federal Student Aid Applications, and Institutions of Higher Education

2021-10-15T11:49:24-04:00By |Categories: Client Alerts, Education, Federal Grants|Tags: , , , , |

The U.S. Department of Education released new policy guidance that will allow colleges and universities to use stimulus funds for a variety of student needs, including cancelling student debt in certain cases. According [...]

March 08, 2021

Preparing for SBA Questions in the Loan Forgiveness Review Process

2021-07-08T11:59:20-04:00By , |Categories: Client Alerts, Federal Grants, Firm News|Tags: , , , , |

As many commercial businesses and nonprofit organizations are submitting their Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) loan forgiveness applications, considering the possibility of “second draw” loans, and looking back over 2020, it is a good [...]

March 03, 2021

CLIENT ALERT: Overview of Federal Enforcement Activity & Compliance Tips for Health Care Organizations Receiving Funding from Pandemic Relief Programs

2021-10-13T14:25:47-04:00By |Categories: Client Alerts, Firm News, Health Care|Tags: , , , , |

In April 2020, Congress enacted the first significant legislation that provided federal funding to individuals, organizations, and businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.  This statute, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act [...]

February 23, 2021

CLIENT ALERT: The SBA’s Loan Necessity Questionnaire Raises Concerns for Borrowers

2021-10-28T16:48:09-04:00By , |Categories: Client Alerts, Federal Grants|Tags: , , , , |

In late October and early November 2020, the SBA began distributing to lenders SBA Form 3509[1] and 3510[2] (the “Loan Necessity Questionnaire”) to collect supplemental information for its review of loan forgiveness applications, [...]

September 09, 2020

Recent HIPAA Settlements Included a Health Center and Identified “Longstanding, Systemic Noncompliance”

2021-11-02T16:07:10-04:00By |Categories: Client Alerts, Firm News, Health Care|Tags: , , , , |

The covered entities involved in the two most recent HIPAA settlements could not be more different: A small federally qualified health center (with approximately 43 employees and serving approximately 3,100 patients per year) [...]

August 31, 2020

CLIENT ALERT: OHS Updates the Long-Standing Designation Renewal System

2021-09-24T16:14:23-04:00By , |Categories: Client Alerts, Education, Federal Grants, Firm News, Head Start|Tags: , , , |

On August 28, 2020, the Office of Head Start (OHS) published a Final Rule, which updated the Designation Renewal System (DRS). Originally established in 2011, the DRS, which is comprised of seven conditions, [...]