Perspectives on Home Health, Hospice & Palliative Care
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Health Care Partner Rachel Hold-Weiss will present effective compliance activities in the hospice and palliative care industry twice during Hospice Fundamentals’ Fall Virtual Compliance Workshop.
Rachel Hold-Weiss will present during the 2020 American Health Law Association’s (AHLA) Annual Meeting. Rachel’s presentation “Hindsight is 2020: A Look at Home Health and Hospice in the New Decade,” focuses on compliance and regulatory issues for home health and hospice providers.
CMS Is Making It Easier for Rural Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers to Provide Services and Receive Payments
CMS issued an MLN Matters Special Edition Article on April 17, 2020, regarding waivers for rural health clinics (RHCs) and federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) permitting flexibility during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency (PHE).
All Hands On Deck: CMS Issues New Blanket Waivers Relaxing Federal Licensing Requirements and Qualifications for Certain Health Care Practitioners
To address provider shortages, CMS issued a declaration on April 9, 2020, setting forth new “Blanket Waivers,” which, among other things, allow practitioners to practice across state borders (if permitted by the state) and at the top of their license.
To address the COVID-19 national emergency, hospitals throughout the country are seeking to bolster their ranks of health care providers.
CMS Announces Prioritization of Survey Activities & Expected Self-Assessments for All Providers and Suppliers
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a memorandum to State Survey Agency Directors that provides further guidance regarding survey priorities for health care facilities, providers, and clinical laboratories due to COVID-19 and other respiratory illnesses.
Health Care Practice Group Co-Leader Douglas Grimm and Counsel Susanna Hathaway Murphy were recently quoted in an International Business Times article. The article addresses the Coronavirus aftermath and the related impact on the economy and the health care industry.
California Department of Public Health Issues All Facilities Letter Waiving Compliance with Hospital Regulatory Requirements Until June 30, 2020
In response to an executive order by California Governor Gavin Newsom, the California Department of Public Health has issued an All Facilities Letter waiving hospital regulatory requirements and suspending regulatory enforcement until June 30, 2020, with certain exceptions.
Due to State of Emergency, California Limits Enforcement of Regulatory Requirements for Hospitals and Other Facilities
In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, California has taken the extraordinary action of limiting the regulatory enforcement of most licensed health facility requirements.
Assisted living providers are uniquely impacted by the spread of COVID-19 because they offer a hybrid homelike and health care setting for one of the country’s most vulnerable populations.
As the spread of COVID-19 accelerates across the United States, hospitals, health systems, and other providers face unique challenges. Arent Fox’s Health Care Group analyzes what you need to know about regulatory changes and guidance from the federal government.
Patient safety is a key priority for hospitals and other providers. Yet, patient safety may be especially challenging for marginalized groups, according to the authors of an article recently published in the International Journal for Equity in Health.
Effective March 13, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) revised its Guidance for Infection Control and Prevention of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in Nursing Homes (Revised Guidance).
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced a voluntary model within the Medicare Part D program that would allow certain Part D plans to cap Medicare beneficiaries’ out-of-pocket costs for insulin.
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released a memo to Medicare Advantage Organizations and Part D Sponsors to inform them of their obligations and permissible flexibilities related to disasters and emergencies resulting from COVID-19.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a second Healthcare Common Procedure Coding System (HCPCS) code to be used by laboratories for the testing and tracking of new cases of the 2019-Novel Coronavirus disease (COVID-19).
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services announced in two letters to State Survey Agencies new guidance for infection control and prevention concerning coronavirus 2019.