The doctrine of force majeure, and related common law defenses, have emerged to the forefront of many discussions as companies around the country grapple with COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing dramatic changes in utilization that threaten the financial stability of hospitals and other providers, and may jeopardize access to care during and after the national emergency and well beyond as the country recovers.
Manatt Health has released a new infographic detailing funding to key health agencies and programs in the second COVID-19 bill.
The federal Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA) requires hospitals to provide a medical screening exam for any patient who comes to the emergency department, including suspected COVID-19 patients.
Manatt Health has released a new infographic detailing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies allotted funds in the first COVID-19 bill, Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020.
As coronavirus paralyzes broad swaths of the economy, the United States is poised to experience an unprecedented increase in the number of people losing jobs, incomes and health insurance coverage.
As concerns regarding widespread COVID-19 (coronavirus) infection in the United States increase, state Medicaid and Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) agencies are evaluating how to leverage their public health insurance programs to respond.
The Trump administration recently invited states to apply for the new Healthy Adult Opportunity Medicaid demonstration initiative, which lets states opt in to a block grant funding model for a portion of their Medicaid enrollees in exchange for fewer federal rules. By capping federal funding, the ...
Physician practice acquisitions and/or equity investment by nontraditional players, such as health plans, private equity investors, venture capitalists and large employers, is a growing trend.
In recent years, state Medicaid programs and the U.S. healthcare system as a whole have shifted from traditional fee-for-service payment methodologies toward value-based purchasing (VBP) models.