The use of telehealth technology and services has increased by record levels in 2020, driven by the realities of the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent telehealth policy flexibilities temporarily implemented by federal, state and private payers.
On June 25, 2020, federal banking and securities regulators issued new regulations that will ease burdens on banks that involve themselves with certain types of investment funds.
Last week saw a rise in the number of cases reported in L.A. County, with over 2,000 new cases on five separate days. In addition, the County’s positive test rate rose to 9%, from 8%, as of Friday, June 26, 2020.
On Sunday, June 28, Governor Gavin Newsom ordered seven counties to close bars in their jurisdictions, due to rising COVID-19 metrics.
In a long-awaited ruling, the Supreme Court in Seila Law has ruled, in a 5-4 decision, that the structure of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is unconstitutional in that it limits the ability of the President to fire the director, unless with cause.
Medicaid has been a critical tool for states as they fight the COVID-19 pandemic. In Medicaid’s role as the largest payer in the nation and the largest source of federal funding to states, states are working to identify ways to use it as a lever for mitigating the effects of the pandemic.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has approved its 12th set of COVID-19 telehealth program applications, totaling $29.41 million for 77 providers.
On June 23, 2020, in CF Disclosure Guidance: Topic No. 9A, the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance issued a supplement to the Division’s initial COVID-19-related disclosure guidance from March 25. The Division’s supplemental guidance details suggestions for public ...
The most important observation that can be made about the primary returns from Tuesday, June 23, is that they are incomplete and preliminary, precisely because the absentee ballots will not be counted until July 1 at the earliest.
Manatt shares insight on the recently issued examiner guidance outlining supervisory principles for assessing safety and soundness during the COVID-19 pandemic.