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Seigfreid Bingham News & Blog

DOL Temporary Regulations Implementing FFCRA

By Mark Opara, John Vering, and Shannon JohnsonApril 2, 2020

On April 1, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued temporary regulations and guidance (124 pages) to help carry out the Families First Coronavirus […]

By |April 2nd, 2020|COVID-19, News|

CMS Issues Blanket Stark Law Waivers to Help Providers Fight COVID-19

April 2, 2020By Lori Beam

On March 30, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued 18 nationwide blanket waivers to sanctions under the physician-self referral law known as the Stark Law, providing greater […]

By |April 2nd, 2020|COVID-19, News|

Healthcare Provider Provisions in the Recent CARES Act

April 1, 2020By Mark Thompson and Emily Crane

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) into law, allocating $2 trillion in funding for various programs, families, […]

By |April 1st, 2020|COVID-19, News|

Paycheck Protection Program & Other Business Relief Under CARES Act

By: Bailie Schnackenberg,  Char Heins and John FuchsUPDATED April 1, 2020

The recently enacted CARES Act provides much needed relief for small business and mid-sized businesses in the Kansas City area and across the nation through various […]

By |March 30th, 2020|COVID-19, News|

DOL Guidance on Exemptions From FFCRA

March 30, 2020By Mark Opara, John Vering, and John Neyens

On March 29, 2020, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published new guidance establishing broad exceptions for certain employers from the new Families First Coronavirus Response […]

By |March 30th, 2020|COVID-19, News|

CARES Act Expands Unemployment Benefits

March 30, 2020By John Vering, John Neyens, and Mark Opara

As part of the CARES Act, Congress broadly expanded unemployment compensation benefits and allocated substantial federal funds to support state-based Short-Time Compensation (STC) or “work sharing” […]

By |March 30th, 2020|COVID-19, News|