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COVID-19 Updates for the Healthcare Industry

  • Apr 8 2020

The Health Law Sidebar provides updates and insights on the ever-changing and sometimes turbulent legal topics and events affecting healthcare providers and businesses across the country. With the current COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the nation, questions surrounding coverage, testing and setbacks of other treatments as they relate to the pandemic become top of mind. Stay current with the latest COVID-19 updates from the O’Connell & Aronowitz Health Department as they navigate this ever-changing legal landscape.

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Past Articles

April 16, 2020

Attention NYS Medicaid Providers: Guidance for the Use of 90 Day Date of Service Billing Rule Delay Reason 15 (Natural Disaster/State of Emergency)

Generally speaking, providers in New York State Medicaid program have to submit their claims for reimbursement within 90 days after …

April 15, 2020

CARES Act Update: HHS Releases $30 Billion to Health Care Providers for COVID-19; Another $70 Billion Will Follow

The bipartisan federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act became law on March 27, 2020. This $2.2 trillion …

April 13, 2020

NYS Medicaid Extends Expiring ETIN Recertification Window

As a result of the COVID-19 virus outbreak, the New York State Medicaid program is extending the recertification window for …

April 13, 2020

FDA Enforcement – Serology Testing for COVID-19

As laboratories across the country work to adapt to the new environment that COVID-19 has presented, they are navigating a …

April 8, 2020

Attention Durable Medical Equipment, Prosthetics, Orthotics and Supplies (DMEPOS) Providers: Medicaid Policy Changes

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the New York State  Department of Health (NYSDOH) has issued new guidance …

April 1, 2020

NEW YORK STATE MEDICAID WILL BE ADOPTING A PROVISIONAL TEMPORARY ENROLLMENT PROCESS FOR PROVIDERS DUE TO THE COVID-19 CRISIS

eMedNY has advised that the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) has approved New York State’s request to …

March 31, 2020

NEW YORK STATE MEDICAID REVALIDATION PROCESS IS TEMPORARILY ON HOLD DUE TO COVID-19; CERTAIN TERMINATED PROVIDERS ARE REACTIVATED

Generally speaking, providers enrolled in the New York State Medicaid program have to revalidate (essentially reapply) for enrollment every five …

March 31, 2020

COVID-19 Testing and Illegal Kickbacks – Another Warning Lesson

On March 30, 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice for the District of New Jersey announced the arrest of Erik …

March 30, 2020

CMS Guidance for Laboratories During COVID-19: Remote Review of Laboratory Data, Results, and Slides/Images

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has issued Guidance for Laboratories during the current public health emergency. This guidance…


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