Health Care

Less than a month after passing the $2.0 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020 (the “CARES Act”), Congress has passed and the President has signed a second round of aid (the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act, the “PPPHCEA”) that stakeholders in the health care industry can use to

In yet another example of coronavirus-related regulatory dispensation, on March 30, 2020, CMS announced that it will waive penalties for violations of the Stark Law in regard to compensation relationships between physicians and entities, such as hospitals, to which they refer if “solely related to” the Covid-19 pandemic. In particular, the waiver applies, among other

An update to this alert can be found here.

As hospitals, health systems and other health care providers across the country struggle to address the ongoing COVID-19 epidemic, Congress provided some much needed financial relief for the health care industry as part of the $2.0 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act of 2020