By Amanda Enyeart, Dawn Helak, Marshall E. Jackson, Jr., Lisa Schmitz Mazur, Dale C. Van Demark, Mara McDermott, Sheila Madhani and Lauren Knizner 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...
By Sandra M. DiVarco, Gregory Fosheim, Jason Caron, Lauren Knizner and Kristen O'Brien 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...