The Shifting Legal Landscape of Telehealth
Health care delivery models are rapidly changing in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to State of Emergency declarations, providers that have historically focused on in-person care have been forced to explore the world of telehealth. Some have made this change quickly while others are still evaluating the implications telehealth will have on their practice. As providers, patients, and insurers continue to become comfortable with care delivered in this format, there is a debate about whether changes made to facilitate more expansive delivery of remote care will become permanent. Whether you are new to telehealth or an experienced telehealth provider, the reality is that the regulatory environment has dramatically shifted, raising many questions about what the future holds.
Join Lathrop GPM Health Law attorneys Jesse Berg and Randal Schultz for a webinar discussion of key legal issues related to the provision of telehealth during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond.
The program will address the following topics in the context of telehealth:
Licensure and scope of practice
Fraud and abuse
Privacy and security
Telehealth business models
Predictions for the future and other developments
Jesse A Berg, Partner, Lathrop GPM
Randal L Schultz, Partner, Lathrop GPM
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Lathrop GPM’s nearly 400 attorneys practice in 14 offices nationwide, from coast to coast, allowing us to respond to clients’ needs at the local, state or national levels. Lathrop GPM was formed in 2020 through the combination of two 100+-year firms, both with strong Midwestern cores – Lathrop Gage (founded in Kansas City in 1873) and Gray Plant Mooty (founded in Minneapolis in 1866). Lathrop GPM provides a full spectrum of corporate legal services: business transactions, employment and employee benefits, environmental, intellectual property and litigation. In addition, we offer large and sophisticated franchise, trusts and estates, and health law teams.
Jesse A Berg
Jesse Berg counsels health care providers on Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, enrollment and program integrity issues, compliance with the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute and other federal and state fraud and abuse laws, HIPAA and state privacy and confidentiality matters, as well as antitrust issues. Jesse provides legal guidance to a variety of providers, including hospitals, physician groups, and ancillary service providers, such as clinical labs, imaging facilities, DME suppliers, and ambulatory surgery centers.
Randal L Schultz
Randal represents health care entities in all of their corporate structure, finance and governance needs and is involved with the design of ACO and clinically integrated networks. He works extensively with hospitals (private and governmental) and physician groups, as well as other for-profit and not-for-profit entities on their corporate and governance structure, contract matters, employee benefit issues, compensation planning issues and insurance program design and development.
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