The danger of being uninsured is more acute than ever for many Americans, as the unemployment rate continues to rise in the fallout from the coronavirus (COVID-19) public health and economic crisis.
As states face the extraordinary challenges of the COVID-19 crisis, information technology (IT) is an essential tool to support access to health coverage and the safe and effective evaluation, testing, and treatment of patients nationwide.
In March, Congress temporarily raised the share of Medicaid costs that the federal government will pay, in response to COVID-19.
States are actively pursuing various coverage options for uninsured individuals who need COVID-19 testing and treatment.
The doctrine of force majeure, and related common law defenses, have emerged to the forefront of many discussions as companies around the country grapple with COVID-19.
The COVID-19 pandemic is causing dramatic changes in utilization that threaten the financial stability of hospitals and other providers, and may jeopardize access to care during and after the national emergency and well beyond as the country recovers.
Manatt Health has released a new infographic detailing funding to key health agencies and programs in the second COVID-19 bill.
The federal Emergency Medical Treatment & Labor Act (EMTALA) requires hospitals to provide a medical screening exam for any patient who comes to the emergency department, including suspected COVID-19 patients.
Manatt Health has released a new infographic detailing the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) agencies allotted funds in the first COVID-19 bill, Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2020.
As coronavirus paralyzes broad swaths of the economy, the United States is poised to experience an unprecedented increase in the number of people losing jobs, incomes and health insurance coverage.