For Hospitals, Health Systems, Laboratories and Other Providers: Reimbursement issues, new codes, special employee issues, telemedicine, and how to navigate this new environment.
The 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak (also known as COVID-19) causes respiratory illness and can spread from person to person. There have been thousands of deaths reported globally, making the coronavirus deadlier than SARS. Coronavirus infections have been reported in dozens of countries. Individuals are being extracted from and departing China and the region, and pandemic fears have also affected shipping and travel around the world. Concerns about the coronavirus have closed factories and forced quarantines throughout China – delaying and even stopping manufacturing and deliveries.
The number of COVID-19 cases in the U.S continues to rise, affecting employers and employees in every industry, from hospitality to manufacturing to health care. What should employers consider in making decisions? This Alston & Bird webinar will review advice we are giving clients related to:
- Reimbursement issues facing providers
- New codes for medical billing
- Medical screening requirements for hospitals during a public health epidemic, and implications for a hospital’s stabilization and transfer acceptance obligations under EMTALA
- Telehealth and remote medicine, including the regulatory push to waive existing restrictions and expand quickly and broadly
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These programs are provided as a complimentary service to clients and friends of Alston & Bird. CLE credit is pending for Georgia, Texas, California, New York, Pennsylvania, and Missouri. Additional states may be available upon request.
Questions – Abby Forness at firstname.lastname@example.org or 404.881.7824.