Health Care Law
Worker Misclassification Missteps Can Prove Costly to Health Care Providers September 30, 2020, 12:20 PM
On July 1, 2020, a slew of new employment laws went into effect in Virginia. While these statutes impact all Virginia employers, a trio of statutes about worker misclassification have particular significance among health care practices.
Medicare Providers Can Now Apply for Additional HHS Stimulus Funding April 28, 2020, 2:00 PM
On April 22, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) finally released a press release detailing how it would distribute the $100 billion in appropriations allocated under the CARES Act to healthcare providers.
CMS Issues a Series of Updated Guidance Documents April 20, 2020, 12:55 PM
Recently, CMS issued a series of updated guidance documents based on CDC guidelines to address a variety of issues.
HHS Relief Funds April 17, 2020, 12:50 PM
On Friday, April 10, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) began the immediate delivery of $30 billion in relief funding to providers who provided Medicare fee-for-service services in 2019.
Distribution by HHS of Relief Funds to Medicare Providers April 14, 2020, 12:45 PM
Beginning on Friday, April 10, 2020, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) began the immediate delivery of the initial $30 billion in relief funding to certain Medicare providers that are supporting the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Apply for 3 Months of Advanced Medicare Payments April 01, 2020, 10:30 AM
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced an expansion of its accelerated and advance payment program for certain Medicare participating providers and suppliers to ensure they have the financial resources they need during the COVID-19 crisis.
The CARES Act March 27, 2020, 12:00 PM
As you may have heard, the U.S. Senate has passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”), designed to respond to the economic fallout from the COVID-19 outbreak.
COVID-19 Alert March 17, 2020, 11:30 AM
Our firm is committed to monitoring Virginia’s response to the continued spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) and how our healthcare clients will be affected.
Securing PHI on Laptops and Other Portable Devices August 01, 2016, 1:37 PM
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is ramping up enforcement when it comes to the security of protected health information (PHI) on portable devices, including laptops, cellphones, tablets, thumb drives, etc
Encryption: A Critical Safeguard Against HIPAA Liability July 26, 2016, 1:39 PM
As we all know, physicians bear the responsibility of protecting patients from threats that can stem from the storage and use of patients protected health information.