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May 26, 2020

CMS Expands FQHCs’ Flexibility to Furnish Telehealth Services During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

2021-11-02T16:25:07-04:00By , |Categories: Blog, Health Care|Tags: , , , , |

On May 8, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published a regulation exercising additional flexibility relating to payment and services under the Medicare and Medicaid programs in response to the [...]

April 17, 2020

CMS Releases Implementing Guidance on FQHCs Furnishing Distant Site Medicare Telehealth Services During the COVID-19 Emergency

2021-11-03T17:34:28-04:00By |Categories: Blog, Health Care|Tags: , , , , |

On April 17, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued guidance implementing Section 3704 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) Act, which was signed into law [...]

April 14, 2020

CMS’s New COVID-19 Medicare FAQs Provide Detail on FQHCs’ Flexibility to Provide Virtual Services During the COVID-19 Emergency

2021-11-03T17:35:00-04:00By , |Categories: Blog, Health Care|Tags: , , , , , |

On April 9, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Medicare Fee-for-Service (FFS) Billing (“ COVID-19 FAQs”). This guidance document, addresses, among other issues, [...]

April 10, 2020

FCC Moving Fast to Initiate COVID-19 Telehealth Program: $200 Million in Additional Telehealth Infrastructure Funding for Certain Entities Including Health Centers

2021-11-03T17:38:26-04:00By , , |Categories: Blog, Health Care|Tags: , , , , , |

Though it is not at the forefront of national coverage, there is an important program for telehealth infrastructure support within the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act.[1]  With public and private [...]

April 08, 2020

CLIENT ALERT: Patient Confidentiality During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

2021-11-03T17:38:53-04:00By |Categories: Blog, Client Alerts, Health Care|Tags: , , , , , |

Each week brings additional information and guidance from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) related to the applicability and enforcement of the federal laws and regulations related to patient confidentiality during [...]

April 02, 2020

CMS Expands FQHCs’ Flexibility to Serve Patients Using Technology-Based and In-Home Services Under Medicare During the Coronavirus Emergency

2021-11-03T17:40:40-04:00By , |Categories: Blog, Health Care|Tags: , , , , |

On March 31, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) released an interim final rule with comment period (the “Interim Rule”) regarding policy and regulatory revisions of the Medicare and Medicaid [...]

March 27, 2020

Senate-Approved CARES Act Would Provide Temporary Medicare Telehealth “Fix” for Federally Qualified Health Centers

2021-11-04T15:27:38-04:00By , |Categories: Blog, Health Care|Tags: , , , , , |

On March 25, 2020, the Senate passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), a large stimulus bill intended to help the health care sector respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) [...]

March 17, 2020

Coronavirus Impacts for Health Centers: New HRSA Funding and Telehealth Flexibility

2021-11-04T18:33:55-04:00By , , |Categories: Blog, Firm News, Health Care|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

A new law, the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 (the Act) was enacted on March 6, 2020, and on March 13, 2020, President Trump declared a national emergency relating to [...]