HHS Stimulus Update
April 16, 2020
by Sean Weiss, Partner & VP of Compliance
The long awaited update to the HHS language came out last night. Our interpretation of the Terms and Conditions Sheet has been spot on thus far and I believe we have done a very good job of helping clients manage their expectations of this program correctly. If you care to read the new language, here is a link. https://www.hhs.gov/provider-relief/index.html.
Basically they removed the restrictions and conditions of “Currently treating COVID-19 patients”. They made it clear this money is for any practice that has suffered downturn because of this crisis. They did not change the way this money can be used and the reporting requirements, so again I believe we are managing our counsel to clients of this program correctly.
Sean M. Weiss is a Partner and serves as VP/Chief Compliance Officer for DoctorsManagement, LLC based in Knoxville, TN. DoctorsManagement, LLC services more than 20,000 clients nation-wide and has been in existence since 1956. Weiss serves as an Investigator and expert witness in Federal and State cases as well as an expert or lead in Administrative Law Judge Hearings. During his 25-year career, Weiss has engaged in more than 200 cases working with law firms and health systems across the country. Weiss serves as a third-party compliance and regulatory officer for more than a dozen health care organizations across the country of varying sizes. For more information on Sean M. Weiss or DoctorsManagement, LLC visit us online at www.doctors-management.com or contact us directly at 800.635.4040. You can also follow Sean on his biweekly Blog on LinkedIn (Sean M. Weiss “The Compliance Guy”) or at www.thecomplianceguyblog.com
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