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The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the world in countless ways, with healthcare M&A transactions of course having not been spared. Many promising deals have been placed on hold and the ones powering through will now encounter new hurdles to clear (More)
As the COVID-19 crisis continues to strain healthcare resources and professionals across the nation, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has responded by extending liability protections for healthcare workers responding to the crisis. To read the full (More)
In the wake of the coronavirus outbreak and social-distancing mandates, the federal government enacted legislation to encourage the use of telehealth services. The Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020 (Preparedn (More)
Since March 13, 2020, when President Trump declared a national state of emergency due to the COVID-19 crisis, we have been in a healthcare crisis. The United States’ response to the COVID-19 pandemic has been plagued by increasing shortages of pers (More)
Doctors and hospitals overwhelmed in the pandemic will have to make their excruciating life-or-death decisions meticulously or they risk being second-guessed by a jury when the onslaught is over. Lawyers who defend health care providers are alread (More)
Enacted on March 27, 2020, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is the largest economic stimulus package in American history, providing $2 trillion in essential financial, medical and economic assistance to industries, bu (More)
During a press conference on March 20, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) discussed plans to assist state-level COVID-19 relief efforts. USACE support will include the conversion of existing, underutilized buildings such as hotels, coll (More)
[show_avatar email=53 align=left user_link=website display=show_name]Let’s face it, there has not been much positive news lately surrounding the Coronavirus (“COVID-19”).  However, the Office For Civil Rights (“OCR”), the agency within the (More)
This podcast is the first in a series that will focus on legal issues critical to responding to and recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic for healthcare facilities. In the podcast, Delphine O'Rourke, Partner at Duane Morris LLP, and Michelle Johnson (More)
The adage “uncertainty is the only certainty there is” feels more appropriate than ever. There are no easy answers about the ultimate severity of COVID-19 in the U.S. or the direction of the global economy. That lack of predictability, however (More)