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Complimentary Webinar: Business Interruption Insurance, PPP Loans and Other COVID-19 Issues Impacting Providers

Frier Levitt Co-Founders Jonathan E. Levitt, Esq, and Daniel B. Frier, Esq. joined by New York City Office Managing Partner John E. Morrone, Esq. and Partner Michelle L. Greenberg, Esq. for this recorded webinar entitled  “Business Interruption Insurance, PPP Loans and Other COVID-19 Issues Impacting Providers” This recorded webinar will cover several important topics including: On March 22, 2020, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued Executive Order 202.10 canceling all elective surgeries...

PROVIDER ALERT: HHS Provider Relief Funds- Second Round Applications Must be Submitted by June 3rd

Additional FAQ Released Regarding Recent Practice Acquisitions As you are likely aware, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (“DHHS”) has allocated a total of $50 billion in Provider Relief Funds for general distribution to Medicare Part A and Part B-billing healthcare providers.  These Provider Relief Funds were authorized under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) and are intended to assist healthcare providers in covering...

NJ Executive Order Permitting the Resumption of Elective Surgeries and Invasive Procedures Effective May, 26, 2020- Significant Requirements Must be Followed

On May 15, 2020, Governor Murphy issued Executive Order No. 145 (“EO-145”), which lifts, subject to certain restrictions, the suspension of elective surgeries and invasive procedures effective May 26, 2020, ending a 60-day suspension imposed by the Governor’s Office through the earlier-issued Executive Order No. 109. “Elective surgery or invasive procedure” is defined to mean “any surgery or invasive procedure that can be delayed without undue risk to the current...

UPDATE: Many PBMs Have Continued to Add or Extend Relaxations During COVID-19

In an effort made in response to the COVID-19 emergency thus far, as previously discussed in our posts, “What Are the PBMs Doing Amid COVID-19 Crisis: Waivers from Strict Requirements May Exist for Independent Pharmacies,” and “UPDATE: Humana and Prime Therapeutics’ Response to Waivers from Strict Requirements for Independent Pharmacies Amid COVID-19 Crisis,” many Pharmacy Benefit Managers (“PBMs”) have taken further steps to extend their relaxed requirements or provide additional flexibilities...

First of Many CARES Act Prosecutions Initiated 

As a first in the nation, criminal complaints were filed recently in Federal Court in Rhode Island for fraud related to the seeking of more than a half million dollars in loans pursuant to the Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (“CARES”) Act and the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”). The charges against David A. Staevely and David Butziger included conspiracy to make false statements to influence the Small Business Administration...