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Debbie Osgood Elected as Program Committee Chair for Associated Colleges of Illinois

Debbie Osgood has been elected to serve as the Program Committee Chair for the Associated Colleges of Illinois (ACI). ACI is a network of 22 private independent colleges and universities located in urban, suburban and rural communities throughout Illinois.  ACI supports member institutions by helping to advance independent liberal arts […]

  Jun 24, 2020  |  By    |   On Education

HMBR’s New Title IX Compliance Webpage

  Check out our new HMBR webpage:  Title IX Compliance.  This new webpage provides easy access to key Title IX legal documents, including the final Title IX regulations issued by the U.S. Department of Education last month.  The final regulations will require that by August 14, 2020, schools make significant […]

  Jun 8, 2020  |  By    |   On Compliance - Title IX

HMBR Webinar on the Final Title IX Regulations

  HMBR WEBINAR ON THE FINAL TITLE IX REGULATIONS Wednesday, May 13, 2020, 1-2 p.m. CST     HMBR is pleased to invite you to attend our webinar on the final Title IX regulations. The regulations, released by the U.S. Department of Education on May 6, 2020, dramatically reset the […]

  May 8, 2020  |  By    |   On Client Alerts

COVID-19 Webinar: Deliver the Right Care, Support Physicians, and Further Strategic Objectives During the Crisis

UPCOMING WEBINAR How to Deliver the Right Care, Support Physicians, and Further Strategic Objectives During the Covid-19 Crisis Co-presented with COPE HEALTH SOLUTIONS (COPE) Thursday, April 9, 2020 9 AM PT / 11 AM CT / 12 PM ET Andrew Snyder, MD Margaret Peterson, PhD John Marren Thomas Babbo Principal & […]

  Apr 7, 2020  |  By    |   On Events

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Announces Blanket Waivers from Stark Law for COVID-19 Purposes

April 2, 2020  By John Marren and Tom Babbo. On March 30, 2020, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced blanket waivers from the Stark Law for arrangements among health care providers that serve “COVID 19 Purposes.”    These “COVID 19 Purposes” include: Diagnosis or medically necessary treatment of COVID-19 for any patient or […]

  Apr 6, 2020  |  By    |   On Client Alerts

FTC Encourages Health Care Collaboration in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

April 1, 2020  By John Marren and Tom Babbo. Here is the latest information from the FTC.  In an unprecedented move, the nation’s antitrust enforcement agencies, the Federal Trade Commission and U.S. Department of Justice released guidance last week that encourages hospitals, health systems, and medical groups to collaborate with each other as […]

  Apr 6, 2020  |  By    |   On Client Alerts

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Expand Its Accelerated and Advance Payment Program

March 31, 2020 By John Marren and Tom Babbo. Providing urgently-needed financial relief for doctors, hospitals, and other health care facilities and professionals, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced on March 31st an expansion of its accelerated and advance payment program.  Under this program, which includes changes […]

  Apr 6, 2020  |  By    |   On Client Alerts

Summary of Provisions of the Cares Act and Associated Appropriations Language Related to Higher Education

The advent of the COVID-19 pandemic has forced institutions of higher education to rapidly shift their instructional methods to adapt to this evolving situation. The over two trillion dollar CARES Act stimulus package is in part designed to grant regulatory flexibility and monetary relief to schools as they adopt distance […]

  Mar 27, 2020  |  By    |   On Client Alerts

Debbie Osgood Examines Proposed Title IX Regulatory Updates at Stetson National Conference on Law and Higher Education

HMBR is one of the sponsors of the Stetson University 2020 National Conference on Law and Higher Education. The Conference takes place January 29 through February 3rd.  Debbie Osgood, partner at HMBR, along with Jennifer Hammat, dean of students at University of Southern Indiana, will be conducting a session on […]

  Jan 31, 2020  |  By    |   On Education

Patrick Deady follows up with Cheddar News Network on the Trump Impeachment Trial and the legal teams representing both sides

Patrick E. Deady, shareholder and head of Litigation Practice at HMBR, follows up with Cheddar News Network on the Trump impeachment trial discussing the members of the Trump’s defense team and the House managers for the prosecution.  Patrick also talks about the possible strategies each side will present.  View the […]

  Jan 21, 2020  |  By    |   On Client Alerts