PYA Covid-19 Information Hub

Because we are living through an unprecedented healthcare phenomenon, PYA is committed to sharing timely and relevant information that we hope will benefit our clients and colleagues. The COVID-19 HUB is the central location for PYA’s thought leadership, guidance, and resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

PYA Thought Leadership

June 2020 – Current   |   March – May 2020



COVID-19: Physician Committee Compensation in Pandemic Scenarios
-Published May 27

On-Demand Webinar: “Got a Payroll? Don’t Leave Money on the Table”
Duration: 45 minutes. Originally presented on May 20

Best Practice: Transition To COVID-19 Operations – The New Normal
-Published May 19 by PYA Affiliate Realty Trust Group

Temporary Expansion of Qualified Educational Assistance Plans under the CARES Act
-Published April 29

On-Demand Webinar: “Making It Work—Physician Compensation During the COVID-19 Pandemic”
Duration: 60 minutes. Originally presented on April 28.

COVID-19 Changes in Loss Provisions Designed to Ease Burden, Improve Liquidity and an Important Technical Correction
-Published April 17

On-Demand Webinar: “Hospitals, Capital, and Cashflow, under COVID-19”
Duration: 60 minutes. Originally presented on April 9.

Post-COVID-19: The Future of Medical Practices
-Published April 17

Paid Leave Provisions for COVID-19 Sufferers, Caregivers – and the Credits to Help Employers Pay for It
-Published April 15

5 Practical Revenue Cycle Initiatives During COVID-19
-Published March 27


On-Demand Webinar: “COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund Payments—Filling in the Gaps”
Duration: 60 minutes. Originally presented on May 11.

Latest Updates—$100 Billion Provider Relief Fund Allocation
-Updated May 5

On-Demand Webinar: “Provider Relief Fund Payments – What We Know, What We Don’t Know, What To Do Now
Duration: 30 minutes. Originally presented on April 17.

Accounting for CARES Act and Relief Fund Payments
-Published April 14


Accounting for PPP Loan Forgiveness – You Have Options
-Published May 19

PPP Evolution: SBA Issues Safe Harbor Guidance Concerning the Good-Faith Loan “Necessity” Certification
-Published May 13

Certifying PPP Loan Eligibility In “Good Faith”–And An Approaching Deadline
-Published May 6

Paycheck Protection Program: Expanded Relief for Governmental Hospitals
-Published May 6

Bad News for PPP Loan Participants
-Published May 1

Fast Facts: Paycheck Protection Loan Program For “Small” Businesses
-Updated April 20


Telehealth Post-Pandemic: The Genie Will Go Back in the Bottle, Unless…
-Published May 8

COVID-19 Pandemic: Expanded Medicare Coverage for Telehealth and Other Non-Face-To-Face Services
-Updated May 1

COVID-19 Quick Hit: Telehealth Compensation
-Published April 2

On-Demand Webinar: “Additional Expansion of Medicare Telehealth Coverage During COVID-19 Pandemic”
Duration: 60 minutes. Originally presented on April 3.

A Provider Resource Guide to Connecting Older Adults While Maintaining Social Distancing
-Published April 2


3 Keys to Successfully Reopening Ambulatory Surgery Centers
-Published May 28

COVID-19 and Beyond: Physician Leader Arrangements
-Published May 27

Telemedicine True-Up: Provider Pricing Post-Pandemic
-Published May 22

Pandemic Prudence—Taking Cautious Steps to Resume Post-Acute Care Operations
-Published May 18

“…But Planning is Everything” — Restarting Health System Strategy
-Published May 14

PYA Framework for Re-Starting Our Healthcare Economy
-Published April 21

New COVID Podcast: Making Plans When Ambiguity Reigns
-Published April 21


COVID-19: Compliance Implications for Physician Practices
-Published May 26

6 Immediate Mitigation Steps for Compliance Officers Facing Department Furloughs
-Published May 2

COVID-19 Podcast on Transactions: Evolving Landscape of Vertical and Horizontal Integration
-Published May 13

HIPAA and Substance Use Disorder in the Age of COVID-19 — New Provisions in the CARES Act
-Published April 1

Expanded Flexibility for 340B Stakeholders in the COVID-19 Pandemic
-Published March 26


A New CMS Waiver Helps Hospitals “Swing” Over Patient Discharge Woes
-Published May 18


Cash Flow Help for Employers Through Deferral of Payroll Taxes
-Published April 29

Credits Available to Help Retain Employees
-Published April 22

Payroll Tax Deferral Opportunities for Employers Participating in Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)
-Published April 22

Loan Modifications Under the CARES Act: Revised Interagency Guidance Offers Clarity
-Published April 10


DOWNLOADABLE FORM: COVID-19 Compensation Documentation for Transitioned Physicians
-Published April 27

Podcast: Today and Tomorrow — Maximizing Benefits of Stark Law Waivers
-Published April 20

COVID-19: OIG Extends the Blanket Waivers Issued by CMS to the Compliance Requirements Under the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute
-Published April 8, by PYA Affiliate Realty Trust Group

State of the Union: Hazard Pay Considerations for Healthcare Providers During the COVID-19 Pandemic
-Published April 3

Stark Law Blanket Waiver Documentation Checklist
-Published April 2