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May 2020

Podcast: Businesses Across a Range of Industries Could Face Bankruptcies

May 2020

Podcast: Restaurants and Bars Shift Their Business Models, Prepare for Reopening

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May 2020

Podcast: Many Industries Could See Waves of Bankruptcies in Coming Months

May 2020

Podcast: Keeping Employees Safe at Work: An Employer's Guide

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April 2020

Podcast: Commercial Real Estate Feels the Impact of Pandemic

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April 2020

Podcast: How Dental Practices are Dealing with COVID-19 Fallout

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April 2020

Podcast: Business interruption insurance and COVID-19

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April 2020

Podcast: Risk Management for Healthcare Providers in the Coronavirus Era

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April 2020

Podcast: COVID-19 Brings Telehealth Services in the Spotlight

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April 2020

Podcast: Real World Ethics in the Era of the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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April 2020

Podcast: COVID-19 and an Economic Downturn Hit Not-for-Profit Hospitals

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April 2020

Podcast: CARES ACT: SBA Offers $250 Billion Boost to Small Businesses

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April 2020

Podcast: Waiting room: When Doctor's Offices Face the Coronavirus

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April 2020

Podcast: Congress responds: A closer look at the Families First and CARES Acts

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HHS Commits to Release Reporting Requirements for Provider Relief Funds on August 17
Waller, July 2020

Since the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Provider Relief Funds (PRF) first started arriving in provider bank accounts on April 10, 2020, HHS has stated that it will issue additional guidance “soon” on mandatory reporting requirements on how use of funds must be reported. The PRF funds are among the funds Congress appropriated to reimburse eligible healthcare providers for healthcare-related expenses or lost revenues attributable to COVID-19...

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Virginia Becomes First State to Enact COVID-19 Occupational Safety Requirements
Waller, July 2020

Virginia is now the first state in the nation to enact mandatory occupational safety standards regarding COVID-19. The Virginia Department of Labor and Industry’s health and safety board voted 9-2 on July 15 to adopt an “Emergency Temporary Standard” which requires employers to implement measures to protect employees from COVID-19. Virginia employers would face maximum civil penalties ranging from $13,494 per violation to $134,937 per violation of the Emergency Temporary Standard which could take effect as soon as July 27, 2020...

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Medicare May Permanently Allow Some Home Health Visits to Occur via Telehealth but it Could Cost You
Waller, July 2020

The impacts of COVID-19 appear set to permanently expand telehealth and fundamentally transform how and where providers practice. Shortly after the start of the pandemic, CMS made major temporary federal policy changes in response to the pandemic, including expanding access to telehealth services for people with Medicare, such as home health visits, and reimbursement for additional services when furnished via telehealth. Across the industry, private insurers also revised their telehealth rules to facilitate access and increase utilization...

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Could Telehealth Expansion be an Area of Healthcare Reform with Bipartisan Support?
Waller, July 2020

The use of telehealth skyrocketed during the COVID-19 public health emergency, as many regulatory barriers restricting its use were temporarily removed at the federal and state level and by private payors. Providers and patients adapted to the changes and are now relying on these flexibilities to deliver and receive high quality virtual care. This rapid expansion of the use of telehealth has ignited the need for permanent telehealth reform. Without permanent reform, the various government waivers are set to expire when the COVID-19 public health emergency ends...

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Nashville Bars Shuttered, Restaurants Reduced to 50 Percent Capacity and Bar Seating Closed
Waller, July 2020

Metro Nashville has issued clarifying guidance for re-entering revised Phase Two, which begins July 3, 2020. Citing the spike in cases reported after the Memorial Day holiday, Mayor Cooper intends to prevent a new outbreak from large crowds celebrating the Fourth of July in Nashville’s Lower Broad. Dr. Alex Jahangir, head of the Metro Coronavirus Task Force, reported that public health workers have detected at least 30 new infections of Nashville residents across 10 different bars over the past week. Media reports that several Nashville restaurants and bars have closed in the last few days because of COVID-positive staff...

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