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To assist health care providers that will soon be required to enforce a COVID-19 vaccine mandate, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services issued guidance on December 28, 2021 regarding
Continue Reading CMS Sets New Deadline to Comply With Vaccine Mandate for Providers in 25 States and DC

In a preliminary injunction issued on Tuesday, November 30, 2021, a federal judge in Louisiana temporarily blocked the implementation and enforcement of an interim final rule by the Centers for
Continue Reading Nationwide Injunction of CMS Vaccine Mandate for Health Care Workers Issued by Louisiana Federal Court

This post is a courtesy of Fox Rothschild attorney William H. Maruca, Esq., and was first published as an Alert on Fox’s website.

A bipartisan bill introduced this summer
Continue Reading Proposed Amendments to False Claims Act Would Tilt the Playing Field

On May 8, 2020, CMS published an Interim Rule, one portion of which is focused on new reporting requirements for skilled nursing facilities. The new reporting requirements, effective May
Continue Reading New COVID-19 Reporting Regulations and Requirements for Skilled Nursing Facilities, effective May 8, 2020

Shortly after the State of New York relaxed its direct physician supervision requirements in response to the rampant spread of Novel Coronavirus 2019 (“COVID-19”), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid
Continue Reading Relaxed Direct Physician Supervision Requirements during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Shortly after the State of New York relaxed its direct physician supervision requirements in response to the rampant spread of Novel Coronavirus 2019 (“COVID-19”), the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid


Continue Reading Relaxed Direct Physician Supervision Requirements during the COVID-19 Pandemic

*UPDATE (4/27/20): Last week, HHS provided that $50 billion of the PHSSEF Relief Funds is allocated for general distribution to Medicare facilities and providers impacted by COVID-19, based on eligible
Continue Reading CARES Act Appropriates $100 Billion in Relief Funds for Hospitals and Other Health Care Providers

***UPDATE: Providers who have been allocated a payment from the initial $30 billion tranche of PHSSEF Relief Funds must sign an attestation confirming receipt of the funds and agreeing to
Continue Reading CARES Act Appropriates $100 Billion in Relief Funds for Hospitals and Other Health Care Providers

Fellow Fox Rothschild LLP attorneys Margaret J. Davino, Salvatore J. Russo and Nawa A. Lodin generously contributed this post.

On March 17, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Continue Reading Medicare and OCR Relax Telehealth Rules Under Medicare and HIPAA