BREAKING NEWS

CARES ACT PROVIDER RELIEF FUNDS ARE OFFICIALLY SUBJECT TO AUDIT:
With recent updates to the Summary (final decisions and revisions), many non-federal entities, including health systems and hospitals, will, for the first time, be subject to Single Audit or other audit requirements established in the Uniform Guidance. Read More

PYA Educational Events

New COVID Webinar: Post-Pandemic Provider Realignment — Navigating An Uncertain Market

Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 11am EDT

In this 45-minute joint webinar, PYA Principal Brian Fuller and Juniper Advisory Managing Director Jordan Shields will provide a real-time assessment of the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as share predictions for what the extending crisis means in coming years for M&A activity in the provider space.

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New COVID Webinar: When HHS Knocks at the Door — Preparing for Provider Relief Fund Attestation Defense

Friday, August 7, 2020 at 10am EDT

Attestation and reporting regarding the use of CARES Act Provider Relief Funds is required. PYA Principals Lori Foley and Michael Ramey will join Jeremy Sternberg and Michael Manthei of Holland & Knight to provide a complimentary one-hour webinar that offers key considerations and perspectives to assist healthcare providers in navigating the inquiries looming on the horizon.

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New Webinar: “Cybersecurity During COVID-19: A Look Behind the Scenes”

Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 11am EDT

PYA Principal Barry Mathis will present “Cybersecurity During COVID-19: A Look Behind the Scenes,” Wednesday, August 12, 2020, at 11 a.m. EDT. This one-hour, complimentary webinar will be hosted by PYA in conjunction with the Montana Hospital Association as Part 2 of the Frontier States Town Hall Meeting and will cover information related to HIPAA, cybersecurity, and a special behind-the-scenes view into the tradecraft of bad actors.

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PYA Thought Leadership

 

BUSINESS OPERATIONS

On-Demand Webinar: “COVID-19 and Employed Physician Compensation — Immediate and Long-Term Impacts”
-Duration: 60 Minutes. Originally presented on July 24


How COVID-19 May Affect Your Employed Physician Compensation — New PYA White Paper
-Published July 23


Your Physician Arrangements May Require Modification – COVID-19 Considerations
-Published June 15


Navigating the Physician “Land Rush”
-Published June 1


“Provider Realignment Post-Pandemic”
-Published June 1


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.


On-Demand COVID-19 Webinar: “Physician Practices Survival Tactics”
Duration: 60 minutes. Originally presented on April 6.


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


PROVIDER RELIEF FUND

It’s Official – Provider Relief Funds Are Subject to Audit Under the Uniform Guidance
-Published July 28


Initial Details Regarding Provider Relief Fund Reporting Requirements Released
-Published July 23


COVID-19 Relief Funding, Loan Sources, And Obligations Breakdown
-Updated June 24


GAQC Issues Summary of Federal Programs Resulting from COVID-19
-Published June 19


On-Demand Webinar: Free Money with Strings Attached – Cares Act Considerations for Frontier States Healthcare Providers
Duration: 60 minutes. Originally presented on May 19.


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


PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM

PPP Borrowers Take Note — Updates to Public Disclosure of Your Information
-Published July 13


PPP Forgiveness: SBA Issues Loan Forgiveness Application
-Updated June 22


GAQC Issues Summary of Federal Programs Resulting from COVID-19
-Published June 19


Cliff Rescue: SBA Signals Clarity for PPP Flexibility Act of 2020
-Published June 12


PPP Flexibility Act of 2020 Signed Into Law
-Published June 5


On-Demand Webinar: “So You Have a PPP Loan. Now What?”
-Duration:60 minutes. Originally presented on June 3.


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

Telemedicine Physician Coverage: Is What You’re Paying Reasonable?
-Published June 18


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


Telehealth: Swimming With Sharks
-Published April 24


COVID-19 Quick Hit: Telehealth Compensation
-Published April 20


Don’t Miss Out—$200M in Provider Assistance with FCC’s Telehealth Program
-Published April 17


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


On-Demand Webinar: “Getting Online with Telehealth: Practical Guidance for Physician Practices”
Duration: 60 minutes. Originally presented on March 26.


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


RE-STARTING THE HEALTHCARE ECONOMY

“‘What’s Up Doc?’ Dealing with a Delayed Patient Volume Bounce”
-Published July 16


On-Demand Webinar: “Engaging Your Board in the COVID-19 Era”
Duration: 45 mins. Originally presented on June 24.


New PYA Podcast: Population Health, Telehealth, and the Future of Primary Care
-Published June 12


Physician Practice Models of the Future — Strategizing the “New Normal”
-Published June 9


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


Provider Practice Restarts — Not a One-Size-Fits-All Proposition
-Published May 1


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


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


COMPLIANCE

The Compliance Officer’s Role in the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Checklist of Compliance Considerations for Healthcare Providers
-Updated June 1


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


Compliance During and After COVID-19
-Published April 28


On-Demand Webinar: “COVID-19 Compliance Today and Tomorrow”
Duration: 60 minutes. Originally presented on April 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


REGULATORY WAIVERS AND FLEXIBILITIES

Help on the Horizon to Fill Physician Workforce Shortages? 4 Steps Hospitals Can Take to Plan Now
-Published June 1


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


TAX AND AUDIT

IRS People First Initiative Brings Taxpayer Relief During Pandemic
-Published June 3


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


STARK LAW WAIVERS

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


COVID-19 TESTING

Show Us the Money: $25 Billion for Testing in the Paycheck Protection Program and Health Care Enhancement Act
-Published April 24


 

COVID-19 Resources & Links

CARES ACT

PROVIDER RELIEF FUND

MEDICARE ADVANCE PAYMENTS

PAYCHECK PROTECTION PROGRAM (PPP)

TELEHEALTH

COVID-19 CODING AND BILLING

RE-STARTING THE HEALTHCARE ECONOMY

WAIVERS & FLEXIBILITIES

MEDICARE QUALITY REPORTING PROGRAMS

EMTALA

HIPAA

PROVIDER ENROLLMENT

INFECTION CONTROL

 

 

Cybersecurity Resources & Links