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  • Coronavirus Alert

    CARES Act - What Does It Means to Healthcare Providers?

    March 27, 2020
    The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) allocates $100 billion in emergency funding to healthcare providers for treating patients infected with COVID-19 and mitigating financial losses stemming from the pandemic. The legislation sets few parameters for how the Federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is to distribute the funds, but it does stipulate that the money can be used for medical supplies and equipment, such masks and other protective gear, as well as construction, to help deal with an expected patient surge. Additional funds are allocated to address shortages of critical medical supplies and drugs, as well as to expand payments to hospitals and telehealth efforts.
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    Telemedicine Update: COVID-19 Prompts Rapid Regulatory Changes

    March 24, 2020
    As Arkansas begins its second full week of battling COVID-19, telemedicine has emerged as a major weapon in fighting the pandemic. Last week, both the federal and state government issued notices of significant regulatory flexibility for telehealth services in hopes that health care providers can treat a higher number of patients and reduce the spread of COVID-19 by keeping more sick or high-risk patients at home.
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    Coronavirus & The Workplace

    March 12, 2020
    As Arkansas learns of its first presumptive case of coronavirus (COVID-19), it seems inevitable that the virus will have at least some impact on day-to-day activities. The precise extent and duration of that impact remain to be seen. In light of these unusual circumstances, the best mantra we could advise your business is to expect the best but prepare for the worst.
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  • Med Mal 101: Back to Basics

    Part 12: Appeals

    December 30, 2019
    Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.
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    Part 10: The Jury Trial

    December 10, 2019
    Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.
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