Lauren Knizner

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Lauren leverages her health-related legal background to advise clients on regulatory matters impacting the health care industry. Her work focuses on helping clients successfully engage in the federal regulatory process to advance health policy advocacy efforts, including engaging in federal agency rulemaking processes and working with agency officials to develop and improve agency guidance. Lauren works with a wide variety of clients in the health care industry, including hospitals and health systems, trade and professional associations, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, and health information and technology companies. Lauren’s work focuses on several areas, including Medicare reimbursement issues, Medicare value based care models, and Medicare telehealth policy. Read Lauren Knizner's full bio.

Staying Connected: An Update on Medicare Reimbursement for Telehealth Services After the PHE


By , , , , , , and on Jan 11, 2022
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans, Privacy and Data Security

In hopes that the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE) will soon end, Congress and the administration are evaluating the telehealth expansions and flexibilities put in place to respond to the PHE. As a result, the future for telehealth stakeholders remains uncertain. This article outlines various changes in Medicare telehealth reimbursement policy in effect during the...

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UPDATE: CMS Issues COVID-19 Vaccination Interim Final Rule for Healthcare Facilities


By , , , and on Dec 2, 2021
Posted In Employee Benefits, Employment, Health and Welfare Plans, Labor

On November 16, 2021, 12 states—Montana, Alabama, Arizona, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Utah and West Virginia—filed a complaint in the US District Court for the Western District of Louisiana requesting that the Interim Final Rule with comment period (IFR) that put in place the vaccination mandate applicable to certain covered healthcare...

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