Marshall E. Jackson, Jr.

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Marshall E. Jackson, Jr. focuses his practice on transactional and regulatory counseling for clients in the health care industry, as well as advises clients on the legal, regulatory and compliance aspects of digital health. Marshall provides counseling and advice to hospitals and health systems, private equity firms and their portfolio companies, post/sub-acute providers, physician practices, and other public and private health care companies in a variety of complex transactions and health regulatory compliance matters. Read Marshall Jackson's full bio.

How Telehealth Adoption May Drive Increase in Value-Based Care


By and on Jul 20, 2022
Posted In Benefit Controversies, Digital Health, Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans

The COVID-19 pandemic has ushered in significant changes to the healthcare industry, specifically the transition from a fee-for-service model to a value-based care model, and digital health has proved to be a driver of value-based care models. In this Westlaw Today article, McDermott Partners Marshall E. Jackson, Jr. and Jeremy Earl suggest that increased use...

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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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50-State Survey | Rules Governing Telehealth Modalities and Patient-Provider Relationships


By , , , and on Sep 29, 2021
Posted In Digital Health, Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans

Telehealth’s state-by-state regulatory patchwork means that healthcare providers must navigate a variety of regulations that govern which types of care can be provided by virtual means, and even what modalities can be used in different care settings. McDermott’s recent 50-state survey explores the standard and requirements that physicians and nurse practitioners must follow when prescribing...

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CMS Addresses Virtual Care Expansion in CY 2022 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Proposal


By , , and on Sep 15, 2021
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently published its annual proposed changes to the Medicare Physician Fee Schedule, which include several key telehealth and other virtual care-related proposals. The proposals address long-standing restrictions that have historically limited the use of telehealth and virtual care, including geographic and originating site restrictions, and limitations on audio-only...

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Round Two: Significant Telehealth Expansion Re-Proposed in Bipartisan Senate Bill


By , and on Jul 25, 2017
Posted In Employee Benefits, Health and Welfare Plans

On May 3, 2017, the Creating Opportunities Now for Necessary and Effective Care Technologies for Health Act of 2017 (S. 2016) (CONNECT Act of 2017) was reintroduced by the same six senators who had initially introduced the legislation in early 2016 and referred to the Senate Committee on Finance. As we previously reported on February...

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More Federal Legislation Aimed at Expanding Medicare Coverage of Telehealth Services


By , , and on Jun 1, 2017
Posted In Health and Welfare Plans

Shelby Buettner, Marshall Jackson, Jr., Lisa Schmitz Mazur and Dale Van Demark wrote this bylined article on a proposed US Senate bill to expand Medicare’s coverage of telehealth services. The bill would require the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Innovation to test the effectiveness of telehealth models, and cover through the Medicare program those models...

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New ECHO Act Focuses on Integrating Telehealth Solutions into Healthcare Delivery


By , and on Jan 4, 2017
Posted In Health and Welfare Plans

On December 14, 2016, President Obama signed the Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes Act (S. 2873) (the ECHO Act). The ECHO Act seeks to expand the use of health care technology and programming to connect underserved communities and populations with critical health care services. The ECHO Act builds upon the University of New Mexico’s world-renowned...

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Senate Finance Committee Considering Telehealth Options to Improve Care and Lower Costs


By , and on Jan 15, 2016
Posted In Health and Welfare Plans

On December 18, 2015, the United States Senate Committee on Finance (the Committee) released a Bipartisan Chronic Care Working Group Policy Options Document, which outlines approaches under consideration to improve the care and treatment of Medicare beneficiaries with multiple chronic diseases. Read the full article.

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