The first major COVID-19 outbreak in the United States was in a nursing home in Kirkland, Washington, in late February.
Primary healthcare plays an essential role in effectively addressing women’s unique health needs from puberty to reproduction through menopause and late life.
Manatt discusses the flexibilities & funding extended by HHS’s renewal of the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency, as well as independent emergency measures.
On March 27, 2020, the President signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law, providing $200 million to the Federal Communications Commission to distribute in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Telebehavioral healthcare has the unique ability to improve access to behavioral health services by increasing connectivity between patients and providers of behavioral healthcare resources, decreasing wait times and eliminating logistical barriers.
To support COVID‑19 response efforts, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo has issued more than 50 Executive Orders that temporarily waive state regulatory requirements (waivers) or impose new mandates (directives), especially with respect to the healthcare industry.
Many governors are significantly leveraging federal funding opportunities, taking advantage of new emergency flexibilities granted by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) to support access to medication-assisted ...
In the immediate term, we face the realities of working and litigating remotely. Courts are estimated to be working at about 25% of their capacity and many cases have been continued.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved its 13th and 14th sets of COVID-19 telehealth program applications, expending the total $200 million in funds provided by the CARES Act.
During the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has authorized new flexibility for medical residents and teaching physicians to rely on telehealth when caring for Medicare beneficiaries.