CORONAVIRUS RESOURCE CENTER

McDermott’s Coronavirus Resource Center, brought to you by a multi-disciplinary team, will keep you informed of the latest developments and provide comprehensive insight and forward-thinking strategies to help move your business forward and navigate the crisis.

 

 

Hot Topics

COVID-19 Due Diligence Checklist
HPE Europe 2020
Telemedicine During and After COVID-19
Return to Work Virtual Toolkit
COVID-19 Global Guide for Business
COVID-19 Non-essential Medical Services

State-by-State Breakdown and Nationwide Analysis of Insurance Industry Key Issues

Understanding The CARES Act

Health Industry Newsflash: Weekly Updates of the Top COVID-19 Health Law Topics
Funding Program Tool for Germany’s “KfW Special Programme” (In German Only)

 

 

Insight Videos

COVID-19 Global Guide for Business

McDermott Health
Thanks You

What Employers Should Know about the CARES Act

How the CARES Act Affects Telehealth and Digital Health

Frequently Asked Employer Questions – We Break Them Down

Understanding the CARES Act Paycheck Protection Program

How is COVID-19 Impacting Hospitals & Health Systems?

Navigating Telehealth During COVID-19

Business Implications Of COVID-19 In Italy

 

 

Upcoming Webinars

7/7/2020
5:30 pm (London)

HPE Europe Webinar 3: What is the future landscape for Innovation, Medtech and Digital Health in the post Covid world for health investors and providers?

7/9/2020
12:00 pm – 1:15pm (EDT)

Around the Corner Webinar 2: Digital Delivery of Healthcare Services After COVID-19

7/9/2020
12:00 pm (EDT)

Trust & Estate Controversy Virtual Forum | A Socially Distanced Ceremony: Virtual Execution of Estate Planning Documents

7/9/2020
1:00pm (EDT)

Cutting Through the Chaos: Don’t Get Caught by US Tax and Immigration Surprises During COVID-19

7/9/2020
3:00 pm (London)

HPE Europe Webinar 4: What’s the impact of recent regulation and government measures on investments in health care and life sciences in Europe?

7/14/2020
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm (EDT)

Around the Corner Webinar 3: Preparing Your Data for a Post-COVID-19 World

7/15/2020
3:00 pm (London)

HPE Europe Webinar 5: What impact has Coronavirus had on doing healthcare deals?

7/16/2020
12:30 pm (EDT)

Achieving Low-Cost Decarbonization Through Power Markets, Infrastructure and Grid Operations

7/29/2020
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm (EDT)

Around the Corner Webinar 4: Digital Health at Scale: A Payor’s Perspective

Webinar Replays

Recent Replays (06/15/2020 – 06/30/2020)

State and Federal Coronavirus Issues
Distressed Oil & Gas: Survival Tactics and Smart Investing During COVID-19
Trust & Estate Controversy Virtual Forum: Trust Administration in Volatile Markets
What’s New in Energy Private Equity? Trends and Developments in a Shifting Investment Landscape
Cutting Through the Chaos: Strategies for Investing in Private Funds in Uncertain Times
Climate Change and ESG: Investing for the Future in the Post COVID-19 World
Return To Work Virtual Toolkit for Employers – The COVID-19 Pandemic and Labor Law Issues in the Workplace
Around the Corner Series: The Future of Telehealth After COVID-19

 

 

Podcasts

Governing Health Podcast
Board Oversight of Workforce Stability Matters During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Governing Health Podcast
Board Leadership During COVID-19: A Conversation with Jamie Orlikoff

Health Policy Breakroom Ep. 22: Paycheck Protection Program and Healthcare Enhancement Act

Health Policy Breakroom Ep. 20: Emergency Fund Phase 1

Health Policy Breakroom Ep. 19: CARES Implementation & Bill 4

Health Policy Breakroom Ep. 17 – COVID-19 Response
Healthcare Preview: Week of March 2nd

 

 

Legal Insights

Check back regularly and/or subscribe to updates.

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Employment / Benefits

MORE CARING: NEW CARES ACT GUIDANCE FOR RETIREMENT AND NONQUALIFIED PLANS
      07/07/20

agencies issue helpful faqs on covid testing COVERAGE 06/26/2020

UK SELF-EMPLOYMENT INCOME SUPPORT SCHEME EXTENDED 06/19/20

KEY TAKEAWAYS | PREPARING FOR BATTLE: HOW TO BUILD YOUR LITIGATION DEFENSES NOW        06/17/20

 

DEJA VU WITH RETIREMENT PLAN EXTENSION 2      06/15/20

 

RETURNING TO THE WORKPLACE IN THE UK: KEY ISSUES FOR EMPLOYERS        06/15/20

 

KEY TAKEAWAYS | PREPARING FOR THE UNKNOWN: HOW TO ANTICIPATE AND ADDRESS FUTURE WORKPLACE PROBLEMS      05/28/2020

 

 

DOL ISSUES FINAL ELECTRONIC DISCLOSURE RULE FOR RETIREMENT PLANS 05/27/20

 

KEY TAKEAWAYS | PREPARING YOUR RESPONSES: HOW TO TACKLE OPENING DAY OBSTACLES         05/26/20

 

KEY TAKEAWAYS | PREPARING YOUR WORKFORCE: HOW TO AVOID LEGAL LANDMINES WHEN BRINGING EMPLOYEES BACK                    05/21/20

 

KEY Takeaways | PREPARING YOUR WORKPLACE: HOW TO NAVIGATE SAFETY MANDATES AND RECOMMENDATIONS     05/19/20

 

 

IRS ISSUES RELAXED CAFETERIA PLAN RULES 
05/15/20

 

KEY TAKEAWAYS | PREPARING TO REOPEN: HOW TO SMOOTHLY TRANSITION BACK TO WORK  05/14/20

 

COVID-19 ATE MY HOMEWORK – RECENT EXTENSIONS AND RELIEF FOR RETIREMENT PLANS
05/14/20

 

THE IRS CARES: FAQS ON RETIREMENT PLAN DISTRIBUTIONS, LOANS UNDER THE CARES ACT
05/12/20

 

proposed jobs credit act would significantly expand cares act employee retention tax credits
05/12/20

 

DOL Relaxes Deadlines for ERISA-Governed Group Health Plans
05/06/2020

 

Tri-Agency FAQs Clarify Group Health Plan Obligations under FFCRA and CARES Act
04/23/2020

 

CARES ACT SOCIAL SECURITY TAX DEFERRAL AND EMPLOYEE RETENTION CREDITS
04/07/2020

 

COVID-19 PREPAREDNESS CHECKLIST FOR ALL EMPLOYERS
04/2/2020

 

RETIREMENT PLAN RELIEF AND TEMPORARY STUDENT LOAN BENEFITS IN THE CARES ACT
03/30/2020

 

IMPACT OF THE CARES ACT ON EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION
03/30/2020

 

COVID-19: HEALTH AND WELFARE BENEFITS AND RELIEF INCLUDED IN THE CARES ACT
03/30/2020

 

CONGRESS PASSES THE CARES ACT
03/27/2020

 

EMPLOYMENT-SPECIFIC PROVISIONS OF THE CARES ACT
03/27/2020

 

EMPLOYERS CAN IMMEDIATELY RECOVER THE COST OF MANDATORY COVID-19-RELATED LEAVE THROUGH REDUCING PAYROLL TAXES
03/23/2020

 

H.R. 6201: FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT
03/18/2020

 

HSA ELIGIBILITY NOT DISRUPTED BY COVID-19 (NOVEL CORONAVIRUS) TESTING AND TREATMENT
03/11/2020

 

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European Law

INTERNATIONAL NEWS: FOCUS ON COVID-19

 31/05/2020

REMOTE HEARINGS: ARE THEY THE NEW NORMAL?
05/13/2020

COVID-19, Brexit, and Ongoing EU and UK Regulatory Initiatives for Product Compliance
05/07/2020

COVID-19 UK Lockdown, A Time to Consolidate, Update & Innovate
04/27/2020

UK Self Employment Support Scheme Details Announced
04/24/2020

COVID-19 AND FORCE MAJEURE: A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE AND LESSONS FOR THE FUTURE
04/22/2020

UK CORONAVIRUS JOB RETENTION SCHEME: SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENTS
04/2/2020

COVID-19 – FAQS FOR LANDLORDS AND TENANTS IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
04/16/2020

COVID-19 – FINANCIAL AID FOR ITALIAN COMPANIES AND SUPPORT FOR “SMEs”
04/14/2020

COVID-19 – IMPACT ON INSOLVENCY PROCEEDINGS AND RELEVANT COMPANY LAW PROVISIONS IN ITALY
04/13/2020

COVID-19 – FINANCIAL AID FOR ITALIAN COMPANIES AND THE “LIQUIDITY DECREE”
04/10/2020

COVID-19 DISRUPTION PUTS PRESSURE ON BUSINESSES, TIGHTENS FOCUS ON DIRECTORS’ DUTIES
04/09/2020

COVID-19 CHECKLIST FOR PUBLICLY LISTED COMPANIES IN FRANCE
04/09/2020

NAVIGATING THE TURBULENT WATERS OF COVID-19: TOP TIPS FOR HEADS OF TAX
04/08/2020

HAPPY EASTER? BANK HOLIDAYS AND FURLOUGH LEAVE IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
04/07/2020

COVID-19 – FINANCIAL AID PROVIDED TO ITALIAN COMPANIES
04/03/2020

WORKING REMOTELY: PROTECTING THE COMPANY’S IT SYSTEM THROUGH AN INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CODE OF CONDUCT
03/31/2020

COVID-19 LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS FOR HEALTH SERVICES, EMERGENCY MEASURES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
03/31/2020

UK CORONAVIRUS JOB RETENTION SCHEME DETAILS ANNOUNCED
03/30/2020

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS FOR US AND EUROPEAN PUBLIC COMPANIES
03/27/2020

COVID-19 UPDATE: UK GOVERNMENT PROVIDES FURTHER TAX AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES
03/27/2020

WHERE THERE’S A WILL THERE’S A WAY – EXECUTING WILLS DURING COVID-19
03/27/2020

CRISIS & COMPLIANCE: EU COMPETITION LAW DURING COVID-19
JAPANESE VERSION
03/26/2020

LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF COVID-19 FOR PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL DEVICE COMPANIES IN FRANCE
03/25/2020

LEGAL IMPLICATIONS OF COVID-19 FOR PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL DEVICE COMPANIES IN THE UNITED KINGDOM
03/25/2020

COVID-19 – LEGAL IMPLICATIONS FOR PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL DEVICE COMPANIES IN GERMANY
03/25/2020

EUROPEAN COMMISSION ADOPTS TEMPORARY FRAMEWORK FOR STATE AID TO BUSINESSES AFFECTED BY COVID-19
03/25/2020

UK GOVERNMENT PROVIDES COVID-19-RELATED TAX AND FINANCIAL SUPPORT FOR BUSINESSES
03/24/2020

COVID-19 – NEW WAVE OF RESTRICTIVE MEASURES TO FACE OUTBREAK IN ITALY – SHUTDOWN OF NON-STRATEGIC PRODUCTION
03/23/2020

COVID-19 – LEGAL (CURRENT OR FUTURE) IMPLICATIONS ON DOING BUSINESS IN ITALY
03/18/2020

COVID-19 AND EU COMPETITION PROCEEDINGS: EXTRAORDINARY TIMES CALL FOR EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES
Japanese Version
03/17/2020

COVID-19 – RECENT LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS IN ITALY AND PRACTICAL IMPLICATIONS
03/12/2020

German Law

Temporary Extension of Review Periods under German Merger Control
German Version
05/28/2020

New Legislations in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic in Germany
German Version
05/27/2020

Update: Further Tightening of Germany’s Foreign Investment Control Regime
05/18/2020

COVID-19: Equity Support by EU Governments Comes at a (High) Price
German Version
05/13/2020

COVID-19 – Bavaria Fund
German Version
05/13/2020

Coalition Committee: Increase of Short-time Work Allowances
German Version
04/23/2020

SARS-CoV-2 Occupational Health and Safety Standard
German Version
04/22/2020

COVID-19 – START-UPS STILL ON HOLD – WHAT TO DO?
German Version
04/20/2020

PROTECTION OF FOREIGN INVESTMENTS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
German Version
04/14/2020

Updated: COVID-19 – LEGAL IMPLICATIONS FOR PHARMACEUTICAL AND MEDICAL DEVICE COMPANIES IN GERMANY
German Version
04/10/2020

COVID 19 – SPECIAL DUTIES AND LIABILITIES FOR MANAGERS IN GERMANY DURING THE CORONAS CRISIS
German Version
04/06/2020

COVID-19 – THE REGULATORY EFFECTS ON THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY IN GERMANY
German Version
04/06/2020

COVID-19 – AN OVERVIEW OF COMPETITION LAW IN GERMANY
German Version
04/03/2020

COVID-19 – GERMAN GOVERNMENT AID MEASURES
German Version
04/01/2020

COVID-19 – COMPENSATION FOR LOSS OF EARNINGS DUE TO CLOSURE OF DAYCARE CENTERS AND SCHOOLS IN GERMANY
German Version
04/01/2020

COVID-19 – CHECKLIST TO ASSIST COMPANIES IN GERMANY IN DEALING WITH THE CRISIS
German Version
04/01/2020

COVID-19 – HOW FINANCE CONTRACTS IN GERMANY HAVE BEEN AFFECTED
German Version
03/31/2020

COVID-19 – THE LATEST GERMAN LAWS AND THEIR IMPACT ON NURSING CARE PROVIDERS
German Version
03/30/2020

COVID-19 – NEW REGULATIONS FOR COMPANIES HOLDING GENERAL MEETINGS IN GERMANY
German Version
03/30/2020

COVID-19 – FAQ’s FOR LANDLORDS AND TENANTS IN GERMANY
German Version
03/27/2020

COVID-19 – THE IMPACT ON GERMAN CORPORATE LAW
German Version
03/27/2020

THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) AND ITS IMPACT ON AMBULANT DOCTOR OFFICES IN GERMANY
German Version
03/26/20

COVID-19 – ECONOMIC STABILIZATION FUND IN GERMANY
German Version
03/26/20

COVID-19 AND EU STATE AID
German Version
03/25/20

COVID-19 – CABINET DECISION TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND INSOLVENCY APPLICATIONS IN GERMANY
German Version
03/25/2020

COVID-19 – DRAFT LEGISLATIVE PROPOSAL RESTRICTING THE TERMINATION OF RENTAL AND LOAN CONTRACTS IN GERMANY
German Version
03/23/2020

COVID-19 – TEMPORARY SUSPENSION OF THE OBLIGATION TO FILE FOR INSOLVENCY IN GERMANY
German Version
03/18/2020

Healthcare
5 Key Considerations for Direct Contracting: With an Adjusted Timeline Providers May Want to Take a Second Look
06/09/2020

CMS Unveils Plans for Long Term Care Facility Infection Control Enforcement Actions
06/05/2020

HHS Announces Oversight of COVID-19 Response and Recovery Strategic Plan
06/02/2020

Heads Up, Hospitals! As COVID-19 Approaches a Steady State, Accrediting Organizations Are Going Back to Work, Too
06/02/2020

Planning Beyond the Pandemic: Considerations for Hospital and Healthcare Facility Evacuations
06/02/2020

Republicans and Democrats Introduce Competing Privacy Bills to Protect Consumers’ Health Information Related to the COVID-19 Pandemic
05/28/2020

Looking Around the Corner: Medicare Reimbursement for Telehealth Services After the Public Health Emergency
05/20/2020

COVID-19 Activities and Actions Update
05/19/2020

House Approves HEROES Act
05/19/2020

Fast Track for COVID-19 Drug and Vaccine Approval in the United States and Europe
05/18/20

Reassessing Executive Compensation and Benefits in Tax-Exempt Organizations as the COVID-19 Crisis Deepens
05/15/2020

CMS Releases Second Round of COVID-19 Flexibilities
05/14/2020

CMS Announces Additional Blanket Waivers for Healthcare Facilities
05/14/2020

McDermott+Consulting: CMS Releases Second Round of COVID-19 Flexibilities
05/14/2020

Hospital at Home – CMS Expands Payments to Hospitals for Care Provided in Patient Homes
05/12/2020

Infographic | Future Forward: Data Arrangements During and After COVID-19
05/11/2020
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CMS Announces Immediate COVID-19 Reporting Requirements Applicable to Long Term Care Facilities
Updated 05/11/2020

COVID-19: Financial Relief Opportunities for Healthcare Providers
Updated: 05/06/2020

But Wait, There’s More! CMS Provides Additional Regulatory Relief Through Expanded Blanket Waivers
05/05/2020

Top Takeaways: Critical Business Considerations for Life Sciences and Medical Device Companies During COVID-19
05/05/2020

COVID-19 Telehealth: Where Things Stand on May 5, 2020
05/05/2020

HHS Distributes $22B to Hotspots and Rural Providers
04/04/2020

CMS Issues FAQs on EMTALA Requirements for Hospitals
05/03/2020

CFIUS Developments: National Security Reviews of Foreign Investments in the United States
05/01/2020

CMS Updates COVID-19 Guidance for MA Organizations and Part D Sponsors, Addresses Telehealth Visit Risk Adjustment
05/01/2020

CMS Issues Explanatory Guidance on Nationwide Blanket Stark Law Waivers
04/30/2020

Bill Extends Medicare Telehealth Coverage for Therapy Providers
04/29/2020

CMS Continues to Refine Survey and Infection Control Guidance for Long-Term Care Facilities During the COVID-19 Pandemic
04/28/2020

HHS Announces Additional Distributions from Emergency Fund
04/25/2020

Congress Supplements the Paycheck Protection Program and Emergency Fund
04/23/2020

CMS Provides Flexibility for Independent Freestanding Emergency Departments to Enroll in Medicare as Hospitals During the COVID-19 Pandemic
04/23/2020

Board Financial Oversight Responsibilities During Pandemic-Driven Distress
04/23/2020

TEXAS GOVERNOR REDUCES RESTRICTIONS ON SURGICAL AND MEDICAL PROCEDURES – Updated
04/22/2020

$800M IN STABILIZATION FUNDS FOR MASSACHUSETTS MEDICAID PROVIDERS – Updated
04/22/2020

FDA ISSUES ENFORCEMENT POLICY FOR DIGITAL HEALTH THERAPEUTIC DEVICES FOR PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS DURING COVID-19
04/21/2020

REVISITING EXECUTIVE AND BOARD SUCCESSION PLANNING IN RESPONSE TO THE PANDEMIC
04/21/2020

CMS ENHANCES COVID-19 REPORTING AND SURVEILLANCE OBLIGATIONS FOR LONG TERM CARE FACILITIES
04/21/2020

Florida’s Extension of its COVID-19 Out-of-State Provider Waiver: A Sign of the Times
04/17/2020

ASSURING APPROPRIATE INFORMATION FLOW TO THE RISK AND COMPLIANCE COMMITTEES
04/16/2020

COVID-19 RELIEF LAW INCLUDES MAJOR CHANGES TO SUBSTANCE USE DISORDER CONFIDENTIALITY LAW
04/15/2020

INFOGRAPHIC: DIGITAL HEALTH AND COVID-19: ROADMAP TO SUCCESSFUL IMPLEMENTATION
04/14/2020

Click View Infographic

$200 Million of Funding for COVID-19 Telehealth Program
04/14/2020

ACTION STEP CONSIDERATIONS FOR LIFE SCIENCES COMPANIES AMIDST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
04/13/2020

COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS: HOSPITALS & HEALTH SYSTEMS Resource Guide
04/13/2020

HHS Distributes $30B to FFS Medicare Providers
04/11/2020

Friday Newsflash: Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund
04/10/2020

FLEXIBILITIES FOR DMEPOS, LABORATORIES AND AMBULANCES DURING COVID-19
04/10/2020

MEDICARE RESOURCES AND INFORMATION FOR HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE AGENCIES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
04/10/2020

EMERGENCY STATE ACTION AFFECTING BOARD PROCESSES AND CORPORATE FILINGS
04/10/2020

AVOIDING CONFUSION OVER STATE LICENSING LAWS AS CMS FURTHER LOOSENS TELEMEDICINE RESTRICTIONS
04/10/2020

CARES ACT REFORMS TO ADDRESS DRUG AND DEVICE SHORTAGES AND UPDATES TO THE OTC DRUG MONOGRAPHS
04/09/2020

FDA UPDATE: ENFORCEMENT POLICIES FOR GOWNS, GLOVES, STERILIZERS, DISINFECTANT DEVICES AND AIR PURIFIERS
04/09/2020

FDA ISSUES ENFORCEMENT POLICIES FOR FACE MASKS AND RESPIRATORS; EMERGENCY USE AUTHORIZATION FOR VENTILATORS
04/09/2020

VIRTUAL BOARD MEETINGS IN TIMES OF CRISIS
04/07/2020

UPDATED: CMS ISSUES NATIONWIDE BLANKET WAIVERS OF STARK LAW AND OIG ISSUES AN AKS POLICY STATEMENT
04/01/2020

UPDATED: CMS EXPANDS ACCELERATED AND ADVANCE PAYMENT PROGRAM TO ALL MEDICARE PROVIDERS, SUPPLIERS
03/30/2020

FLEXIBILITIES FOR RURAL HEALTH CENTERS, FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTERS DURING COVID-19
04/06/2020

CMS ACCELERATED AND ADVANCE PAYMENTS TIMELINE
04/05/2020

CMS EXPANDS FLEXIBILITIES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19
04/05/2020

EXEMPTIONS AND CONSIDERATIONS FOR THE TREATMENT OF OPIOID USE DISORDER DURING THE COVID-19 EMERGENCY
04/05/2020

CMS PROVIDES GUIDANCE TO AMBULATORY SURGICAL CENTERS TEMPORARILY ENROLLING IN MEDICARE AS HOSPITALS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
04/05/2020

THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE IN TIMES OF CRISIS
04/03/2020

CARES ACT MID-SIZED LOAN PROGRAM OVERVIEW
04/03/2020

OCR WAIVES PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN PHI USE, DISCLOSURE BY BUSINESS ASSOCIATES DURING COVID-19 EMERGENCY
04/03/2020

COVID-19 TELEHEALTH: WHERE THINGS STAND ON APRIL 2, 2020
04/02/2020

ACTION STEP CONSIDERATIONS FOR LIFE SCIENCES COMPANIES AMIDST THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
04/02/2020

CMS ISSUES NATIONWIDE BLANKET WAIVERS OF STARK LAW
04/01/2020

DEA PROVIDES ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE REGARDING PRESCRIPTION AND OTHER POLICIES DURING THE COVID-19 PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY
04/01/2020

CMS ISSUES BROAD PACKAGE OF BLANKET WAIVERS UNDER SECTION 1135
03/31/2020

CMS UPDATES COVID-19 INFECTION CONTROL GUIDANCE FOR INPATIENT HOSPITAL SETTINGS
03/31/2020

CMS UPDATES INFECTION CONTROL GUIDANCE WITH FOCUS ON DIALYSIS FACILITIES
03/31/2020

CMS ISSUES COVID-19 INFECTION CONTROL GUIDANCE FOR CERTAIN OUTPATIENT SETTINGS
03/31/2020

CMS ISSUES ADDITIONAL GUIDANCE ON EMTALA REQUIREMENTS FOR HOSPITALS
03/31/2020

CMS ISSUES COVID-19 INFECTION CONTROL GUIDANCE FOR INTERMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES AND PSYCHIATRIC RESIDENTIAL TREATMENT FACILITIES
03/31/2020

HHS OCR ISSUES GUIDANCE REMINDING HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS TO AVOID DISCRIMINATION IN MAKING CARE DECISIONS
03/31/2020

CMS EXPANDS ACCELERATED AND ADVANCE PAYMENT PROGRAM TO ALL MEDICARE PROVIDERS, SUPPLIERS
03/30/2020

CORPORATE AUTHORITY FOR EXTRAORDINARY DELIVERY OF CARE DECISIONS
03/30/2020

FDA ISSUES FAQS ON 3D PRINTING OF MEDICAL DEVICES, ACCESSORIES, COMPONENTS AND PARTS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
03/29/2020

CMS ANNOUNCES REGULATORY FLEXIBILITY FOR CLIA LABORATORIES
03/29/2020

PRECAUTIONS FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS SOURCING PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FROM FOREIGN SUPPLIER
03/29/2020

FDA OPENS SUBMISSIONS FOR COVID-19 IND APPLICATIONS
03/27/2020

CARES ACT OFFERS RELIEF, SUPPORT FOR US HEALTHCARE SECTOR DURING COVID-19 RESPONSE
03/26/2020

SECRETARY AZAR CALLS ON GOVERNORS TO MODIFY REGULATIONS TO EXPAND HEALTHCARE WORKFORCE
03/26/2020

HHS OIG ESTABLISHES PORTAL AND PROCESS TO PROVIDE GUIDANCE ON ANTI-KICKBACK AND BENEFICIARY INDUCEMENT STATUTES DURING COVID-19 CRISIS
03/26/2020

OCR ISSUES GUIDANCE REGARDING COVID-19, HIPAA, AND DISCLOSURES TO FIRST RESPONDERS AND PUBLIC HEALTH AUTHORITIES
03/25/2020

HEALTHCARE BOARD
COVID-19 OVERSIGHT CHECKLIST
03/25/2020

OIG CLARIFIES SCOPE OF TELEHEALTH COPAYMENT WAIVER
03/25/2020

KEY COVID-19 DEVELOPMENTS AND GUIDANCE FOR AMBULATORY SURGERY CENTERS
03/25/2020

FDA SEEKS TO IMPROVE VENTILATOR ACCESS, RELAXES REMS REQUIREMENTS DURING COVID-19
03/24/2020

FDA OFFERS GUIDANCE ON CLINICAL TRIALS DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
03/23/2020

CMS DRAMATICALLY MODIFIES AND EXPEDITES THE MEDICARE ENROLLMENT PROCESS TO COMBAT COVID-19
03/23/2020

OCR ENFORCEMENT WAIVERS OF CERTAIN HIPAA REQUIREMENTS IN FURTHERANCE OF TELEHEALTH DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC
03/23/2020

HOW TO HANDLE ELECTIVE SURGERIES AND PROCEDURES DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC
03/22/2020

FDA UPDATE: FDA ENFORCEMENT POLICY, NON-INVASIVE REMOTE MONITORING DEVICES
03/22/2020

EXECUTIVE AND PHYSICIAN COMPENSATION, BENEFITS AND CONTRACT ISSUES IN THE COVID-19 ERA
03/22/2020

HOW TO ADDRESS BENEFICIARY INDUCEMENT QUESTIONS DURING COVID-19
03/20/2020

COVID-19 TELEHEALTH GUIDANCE: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
03/19/2020

CMS GUIDANCE AND WAIVERS FOR MA AND PART D PLANS’ RESPONSE TO COVID-19
03/18/2020

DEA: IN-PERSON VISIT NOT REQUIRED FOR CONTROLLED SUBSTANCES PRESCRIPTION DURING PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY
03/18/2020

FDA OFFERS LABORATORIES, MANUFACTURERS NEW FLEXIBILITY TO EXPEDITE COVID-19 TESTING
03/17/2020

SECTION 1135 WAIVERS NOW AVAILABLE, BUT SOME WAIVERS MAY REQUIRE APPROVAL
03/17/2020

CMS RELEASES FACT SHEETS ON COVID-19 MEDICARE COVERAGE, BILLING GUIDELINES
03/17/2020

THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
03/16/2020

THE FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
03/16/20

SECURITIES LAW: COVID-19 RISK FACTOR DISCLOSURES IN ASC OFFERINGS
03/13/2020

CMS RELEASES UPDATED GUIDANCE ON EMTALA REQUIREMENTS AND COVID-19 IMPLICATIONS
03/13/2020

CMS COVID-19 INFECTION CONTROL GUIDANCE FOR NURSING, HOSPICE, HOME HEALTH AND DIALYSIS FACILITIES
03/13/2020

FDA UPDATE: COVID-19 TESTING, VACCINE DEVELOPMENT AND OTHER IMPACTS
03/12/2020

CALIFORNIA’S COVID-19 EMERGENCY MAY PERMIT HEALTHCARE SERVICES BY OUT-OF-STATE PRACTITIONERS
03/06/2020

BIPARTISAN BILL RELAXES FEDERAL TELEHEALTH REQUIREMENTS IN THE WAKE OF COVID-19
03/05/2020

CMS TAKES UNPRECEDENTED ACTION TO MODIFY SURVEY ACTIVITIES IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19
03/05/2020

THIS IS NOT A DRILL: HOSPITAL AND HEALTH SYSTEM PREPAREDNESS FOR COVID-19
03/02/2020

PRIVACY, HIPAA, SECURITY AND GDPR – COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS
JAPANESE VERSION (HIPAA)
03/2020

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Tax

IRS EXTENDS DUE DATES FOR MAKING INVESTMENTS FOR NEW MARKETS TAX CREDIT 06/15/2020

COVID-19 – COUNTRY-BY-COUNTRY TAX MEASUREMENTS
05/28/2020

NEW DEBT-EQUITY REGULATIONS ADDRESS CERTAIN GAPS, BUT MORE GUIDANCE IS EXPECTED       
05/20/2020

PROPOSED JOBS CREDIT act WOULD sIGNIFICANTLY EXPAND CARES ACT EMPLOYEE RETENTION TAX CREDITS
05/12/20

Last Minute Relief for Filers of Business Property Statements
05/05/2020

IRS to Deny Deductions Relating to PPP Loans
05/04/2020

Globally (Not So) Mobile Employees: Taxation of Equity Awards in a COVID-19 World
05/04/2020

State Tax Incentives, Clawbacks and COVID-19
04/28/2020

Despite NOL Carrybacks, IRS Continues to Deny Refunds of Section 965 Transition Tax Overpayments
04/28/2020

CARES ACT UPDATE: IRS DETAILS HOW TO BENEFIT FROM THE FIX TO THE RETAIL GLITCH
04/24/2020

New Revenue Ruling 2020-8 Helps Taxpayers Seek COVID-19 Tax Refund Claims
04/23/2020

IRS Provides Relief for Foreign Businesses, Nonresidents Affected by COVID-19 Travel Disruptions
04/22/2020

CARES ACT GUIDANCE AND SECTION 163(J) REAL PROPERTY TRADES OR BUSINESSES
04/20/2020

INDIVIDUAL LOSS CARRYBACK REFUNDS UNDER THE CARES ACT
04/14/2020

More Guidance on CARES Act Refund Claims
04/14/2020

DC and New Jersey Join Mississippi in Disregarding Coronavirus-Caused Remote Work for Tax Purposes
04/14/2020

Iowa Responds to McDermott’s Call to Drop Unnecessary or Dangerous Tax Administration Requirements
04/14/2020

CARES ACT UPDATE: IRS PROVIDES GUIDANCE TO PARTNERSHIPS TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF LIQUIDITY BENEFITS
04/13/2020

IRS POSTPONES VIRTUALLY ALL DEADLINES UNTIL JULY 15, 2020, IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19
04/10/2020

CARES ACT REFUND CLAIM GUIDANCE
04/10/2020

THE CARES ACT’S CHANGES TO SECTION 163(J): PARTNERSHIP, INTERNATIONAL, AND US STATE TAX IMPLICATIONS
04/06/2020

WHAT CAN YOU DO ABOUT YOUR CALIFORNIA PROPERTY TAX PAYMENT – COVID -19’S IMPACT ON CALIFORNIA PROPERTY TAX DEADLINES AND PLANNING CONSIDERATIONS
04/3/2020

THE NEXUS IMPLICATIONS OF TELEWORKING
04/2/2020

CARES ACT COULD RESULT IN TAXATION OF MORE GILTI IN NEW JERSEY
03/30/2020

CARES ACT FIVE-YEAR NOL CARRYBACK RULES WILL HAVE SIGNIFICANT IMPACT ON M&A TRANSACTIONS
03/27/2020

MEXICO’S BUSINESS COMMUNITY PROPOSAL FOR ECONOMIC STIMULUS – RECENT GOVERNMENT ACTIONS
03/27/2020

PRESIDENT SIGNS THE CARES ACT INTO LAW
03/27/2020

IRS TO TEMPORARILY ADJUST OPERATIONS AND KEY COMPLIANCE FUNCTIONS
03/26/2020

COVID-19 STATE TAX RELIEF FOR ILLINOIS | QUARTERLY ESTIMATED STATE TAX INCOME TAX PAYMENTS STILL DUE 4/15/20
03/26/2020

CURVE-FLATTENING TRAVEL IMMOBILITY LEADS TO CROSS-BORDER TAX CHALLENGES FOR COMPANIES AND EMPLOYEES
03/26/2020

IRS TO TEMPORARILY ADJUST OPERATIONS AND KEY COMPLIANCE FUNCTIONS
03/26/2020

US TAX COURT CANCELS REMAINDER OF SPRING TRIAL SESSIONS
03/23/2020

IRS SIGNIFICANTLY EXPANDS COVID-19 TAX DEFERRAL RELIEF
03/23/2020

MCCONNELL PROPOSES NEW COVID-19 RELIEF PACKAGE, INCLUDES DIRECT CASH PAYMENTS AND FILING EXTENSIONS
03/20/2020

COVID-19 STATE AND LOCAL TAX UPDATES
03/20/2020

HMRC CLARIFIES EXCEPTIONAL CIRCUMSTANCES UNDER STATUTORY RESIDENCE TEST
03/20/2020

TRUMP SIGNS FAMILIES FIRST CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE ACT
03/19/2020

US TAX COURT CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
03/19/2020

IRS PROVIDES SOME RELIEF FROM TAX PAYMENT (BUT NOT FILING) DEADLINES DUE TO COVID-19
03/18/2020

THE TAX IMPACT OF RECENT FEDERAL ACTIONS RELATING TO COVID-19
03/18/2020

TAX COURT CLOSES BUILDING AND CANCELS MORE TRIAL SESSIONS
03/16/2020

CORONAVIRUS NATIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION PERMITS EMPLOYERS TO OFFER TAX-FAVORED FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO EMPLOYEES
03/13/2020

CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) RESULTS IN TAX COURT TRIAL SESSIONS CANCELLATIONS
03/11/2020

 

 

FAQs

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Super-Rich Stranded by Lockdowns Face Higher Tax Bills

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Coronavirus and the State Tax Implications

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The Pandemic, the Risk of Insolvency and Director Liability Protection

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COVID-19 Virtual Roundtable
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State Regulators Influence the BI Debate
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Insurers Swamped by Deluge of State Regulator Covid-19 Actions
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Bloomberg Law

CARES Act: Tax Deferral Opportunities for Employers
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Health-Care Industry in Tug-of-War Over Coronavirus Aid
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Think Advisor

The SEC Is Watching Advisors’ COVID-19 Response
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The Impact Of The Coronavirus Crisis On Mergers And Acquisitions
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Bloomberg Law

SUB-Pay Plans: An Alternative to Severance Programs

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The Pandemic’s Impact On Leadership ‘Tone At The Top’

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Pandemics, Preparedness and Corporate Governance: Boards Should Anticipate ‘The Blame Game’

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Bloomberg Law

Disaster Relief Payments: The Simplest and Most Tax-Efficient Method to Assist Employees Impacted by COVID-19

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Bloomberg Law

Disaster Relief Payments: Tax-Efficient Assistance to Employees Impacted by COVID-19

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The D&O Diary

Guest Post: Directors Beware: More Perils from COVID-19

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International Investment

HMRC to Give ‘Special Treatment’ to Non-Residents Forced to Overstay

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ABA Journal

Can Companies be Held Liable when Their Employees Fall Ill with the Coronavirus?

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International Law Office

Coronavirus FAQs for US Employers

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The Board’s Role In Responding To An Improbable ‘Black Swan’ Event

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Coronavirus Funding Package Waives Medicare Telehealth Restrictions

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Additional Resources

External resources helpful in your research of COVID-19.

Small Business Paycheck Protection Program (overview, lender/borrower info, application links)

https://home.treasury.gov/policy-issues/top-priorities/cares-act/assistance-for-small-businesses

National Association of Insurance Commissioners | Coronavirus Resource Page

https://content.naic.org/naic_coronavirus_info.htm

Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) | Statement on COVID-19 and Working with Financial Services Sector

https://www.fca.org.uk/news/statements/covid-19

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