NCAA Delays Vote on Name, Image, and Likeness Legislation

January 12, 2021 By Curry Sexton and Greg Whiston On Monday, the NCAA announced
that it will delay voting on name, image, and likeness (“NIL”) legislative
proposals that were scheduled for a vote at this week’s NCAA Convention and
that would ultimately enable student-athletes to benefit […]

Vering to Present COVID-19 Vaccine Policy Considerations Webinar

Be sure you understand the implications of a mandatory COVID-19 policy.

Bukaty Companies is hosting a complimentary webinar on considerations for employers regarding COVID-19 policy. Seigfreid Bingham Labor & Employment Attorney John Vering will be presenting. Register here.COVID-19 vaccine policy considerations9:00 […]

Changes to Paycheck Protection Program

January 5, 2021

By: John Fuchs and Char Heins

On Sunday, December 27th,
2020 President Trump signed into law the Consolidated Appropriations Act of
2021 (the “Act”). Among other things, the Act offers an additional round of
funding for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and […]

EEOC Issues Guidance on COVID-19 Vaccines and When Employers Can Mandate Such Vaccines for Their Employees

December 22, 2020By: John Vering and Mark Opara

On December 16, 2020, the U.S. Equal Opportunity
Commission (EEOC) issued new guidance in the form of an updated technical
assistance document (“TAD”) entitled “What You Should Know About COVID-19 and the ADA, the
Rehabilitation Act, […]

Stocking Stuffers: Small But Welcome Updates Arrive for Compensation Arrangements Under New Stark and Anti-Kickback Regulations

December 21, 2020By Lori Beam

An early holiday present arrived for providers charged with establishing physician compensation arrangements. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Health and Human Services […]

Tips for Navigating Physician Practice and ASC Transactions During COVID-19

December 16, 2020Lori Beam, shareholder, was published in the fourth quarter issue of Kansas City Medicine. Just as the positivity rate in COVID-19 cases continues to go up, the positivity rate for physicians considering selling their private practices has also […]

Technology Donations Can Continue Under New Stark and Anti-Kickback Regulations

December 8, 2020

By Lori Beam

The new final rules
implementing the Physician Self-Referral Statute (the Stark Law) and the
Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) remove the sunsetting provision that would have put
a stop to on health system
donations of electronic health records (EHR) items and services […]

Feast on This – Stark, Anti-Kickback and CMP Final Rules Issued

November 24, 2020

By Lori Beam

Just in time for your socially distanced Thanksgiving, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the Department of Health and Human Services dropped more than 1,600 pages […]