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Legal Update: Know your waivers

June 8, 2021Kelly T. Custer

Q. What waivers related to the public health emergency do I need to keep track of?  A. On April 15, 2021, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) extended the public health emergency (PHE) for another 90 days, meaning the PHE will last until at least July 19, 2021. This PHE is expected to continue through at least the end of 2021. This is important news to HME providers since numerous waivers and flexibilities will continue to remain in place at a federal level during the duration...

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Kelly Custer

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Legal Update: Remain diligent in tracking relief funds

May 12, 2021Kelly T. Custer

Q. Where are we with the Provider Relief Fund and what should I be doing?  A. The Taxpayer Certainty and Disaster Tax Relief Act of 2020 contains key provisions that appear to be at least partially responsible for the continued delay in a comprehensive Provider Relief Fund reporting program. While the Department of Health and Human Services issued updated reporting requirements, the reporting portal remains open only for registration purposes....

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