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Michigan Reinstitutes Pre-COVID Scope of Practice, Licensure, and Liability Standards

USA - July 16 2020 On July 13, 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-150 to rescind a previous order (Executive Order 2020-61) that had…

DHHS Issues Terms and Conditions for Relief Funds

USA - April 14 2020 On March 27, 2020, Congress enacted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or “CARES Act” which includes $100 billion in relief funds…

OCR Guidance During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

USA - April 6 2020 On March 17, 2020, OCR issued guidance indicating that it would exercise enforcement discretion and waive penalties for entities that provide…

Medicare Telemedicine Reimbursement Updates in Response to COVID-19

USA - March 30 2020 On March 17, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) implemented a telehealth waiver (the “Waiver”) under the Coronavirus…

Michigan Governor’s Executive Order 2020-30 Expands Health Care Professionals’ Scope of Practice and Lifts Certain Licensure Restrictions

USA - March 30 2020 On March 29, 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-30 (“E.O. 2020-30”) temporarily lifting certain licensure and scope…

Fighting Fraud in the Wake of COVID-19

USA - March 26 2020 The federal government continues to develop responses to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic and now turns toward combatting COVID-19 related fraud…

CARES: Implications for the Healthcare Industry

USA - March 26 2020 On March 25, the Senate passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES”). The House is expected to vote on the legislation on…

Michigan Executive Order Restricts Non-essential Medical and Dental Procedures to Combat COVID-19

USA - March 21 2020 Since March 10, 2020, when the first two positive cases of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) were confirmed in Michigan and Governor Whitmer…

Michigan Governor Issues Executive Order 2020-13 to Enhance Operational Capacity and Efficiency of Health Care Facilities

USA - March 18 2020 On March 17, 2020, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer issued Executive Order 2020-13 (COVID-19) (“E.O. 2020-13”) designed to enhance the operational…

Prescribers May Forego In-Person Medical Exam When Prescribing Controlled Substances via the Internet During COVID-19 Public Health Emergency

USA - March 17 2020 Under the federal Ryan Haight Act (the “Act”), prescribers must ordinarily perform an in-person medical evaluation of a patient before using the…