To help our clients and friends navigate a complex and rapidly changing policy and market landscape, Manatt Health is providing this summary of current developments or considerations related to selected issues for health systems as of Monday, March 16, 2020.
Early Saturday morning, the U.S. House of Representatives passed—by an overwhelming 363–40 vote—the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, a COVID stimulus package.
In reaction to the coronavirus pandemic, on March 12, 2020, California Governor Gavin Newsom issued Executive Order N-25-20, which includes several directives to protect public health and the economy throughout the state.
COVID-19 is having a widespread impact on our communities and businesses, including the ability to place telephone calls under the federal Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) and state law equivalents.
Universities and other academic institutions are facing a very real threat to the health and safety of their communities posed by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many lack a digital plan that can be implemented quickly to ensure continuity of quality education.
Just before 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 14, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a substantial economic relief and healthcare bill aimed at combating the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
In the early morning hours of March 14, 2020, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed H.R. 6201, the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act), which provides various forms of relief to those affected by COVID-19.