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January 04, 2023

CLIENT ALERT: New Budget Law Includes Medicare Advances for FQHCs

2023-01-04T12:07:14-05:00By |Categories: Client Alerts, Health Care|Tags: , , , , |

On December 29, 2022, President Biden signed into law, Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2023 (CAA 2023), H.R. 2617, a comprehensive law funding government operations. For Federally qualified health centers (FQHCs), the law contains [...]

March 15, 2022

CLIENT ALERT: Congress Extends Certain FQHCs’ Flexibility to Furnish Medicare Telehealth Services Post-COVID

2022-07-20T16:10:14-04:00By , |Categories: Client Alerts, Health Care|Tags: , , , |

On March 15, 2022, President Biden signed the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2022 (CAA 2022), Pub. L. No. 117-103, a comprehensive funding bill that extends certain flexibilities that were permitted during the coronavirus [...]

May 26, 2020

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

2022-09-29T11:37:35-04:00By , |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 14, 2020

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

2022-09-29T11:37:37-04:00By , |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

2022-09-29T11:37:38-04:00By , , |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 02, 2020

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

2022-09-29T11:37:39-04:00By , |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

2022-09-29T11:37:40-04:00By , |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) [...]

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