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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

Debbie Osgood Presenting at Upcoming Webinar: Title IX Procedures – Reviewing the Final Regulation and What Your Institution Needs to do to Comply

Debbie Osgood will be presenting an online seminar providing an overview of the anticipated changes to Title IX regulations and requirements to be issued by the U. S Department of Education and how they impact your institution. Debbie is a partner in Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose, Ltd.’s Education Practice. […]

  Jan 14, 2020  |  By    |   On Education

Patrick Deady joins Cheddar News Network to Discuss the Impeachment Trial Process

  Patrick E. Deady, shareholder and head of Litigation Practice at HMBR, discusses impeachment on the Cheddar News Network.  Speaking with anchors Baker Machado and J. D. Durkin, Mr. Deady compared the current impeachment process moving forward in the Senate with the Clinton impeachment trial and what could happen if […]

  Dec 27, 2019  |  By    |   On Firm News

If we get to a Senate impeachment trial, who will testify? Patrick Deady’s commentary in Chicago Tribune

Patrick Deady, an HMBR shareholder, and former federal prosecutor, discusses the Senate proceedings if an impeachment trial is conducted against President Donald Trump. Mr. Deady’s commentary was published in The Chicago Tribune, December 9, 2019.  The full article can be read here.

  Dec 10, 2019  |  By    |   On Firm News

Debbie Osgood Quoted in Report Issued by U.S. Commission on Civil Rights on Hate Crimes

The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (USCCR) has issued their report: “In the name of Hate: Examining the Federal Government’s Role in Responding to Hate Crimes”.  The Commission held a full-day public briefing in May, 2018 where HMBR Partner, Debbie Osgood, was a panelist at the briefing and spoke before […]

  Nov 20, 2019  |  By    |   On Education