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2020 Hot Topics Compliance Update

Winthrop & Weinstine's Dental Law team will give an overview of the most significant state and federal legal and compliance developments over the past year.

Saint Paul RiverCentre
175 W Kellogg Boulevard
St. Paul, MN 55102

Friday, July 31, 2020

1:30 PM
Client Alert

Deadline Extended: CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Dental Distribution

By: Christianna L. Finnern

August 4, 2020 Update: HHS has extended the application deadline once again, and providers now have until August 28, 2020, to apply for distributions. The deadline to apply for the $15 billion CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Dental Distribution has been extended to August 28, 2020 (pushing back the previous date of August 3, 2020).  ...

Client Alert

Resuming Elective Procedures Requires Careful Planning

By: Christianna L. Finnern

In a highly-anticipated move, on Tuesday Governor Walz issued Executive Order 20-51, which paves the way for resuming non-essential, elective procedures under certain specific requirements for prioritization of cases, preservation of PPE and infection control measures.  On March 23, 2020, Governor Walz had ordered that all non-essential and elective surgeries and procedures – medical and ...

Client Alert

Walz Executive Order 20-20: Stay At Home

The afternoon of March 25, 2020, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced Executive Order 20-20, directing Minnesotans to stay at home. According to the order, “Beginning on Friday, March 27, 2020 at 11:59 pm through Friday, April 10, 2020 at 5:00 pm, all persons currently living within the State of Minnesota are ordered to stay at ...

Client Alert

Walz Orders Non-Hospital Entities to Inventory and Preserve PPE

Governor Tim Walz ordered any Minnesota business, nonprofit or non-hospital health care facility to take an inventory of any supplies of PPE, ventilators, respirators or anesthesia machines no later than Wednesday, March 25, 2020, and report it using the following form: The order mandates that such facilities and businesses must not use any of ...

Client Alert

Walz Executive Orders: Price Gouging, DHS Waivers

At 2:00 today, March 20, 2020, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz announced three new Executive Orders. The first addressed price gouging, while the other two focused on ensuring that Minnesotans in need of services administered through and overseen by the Department of Human Services (DHS) are able to continue to access those services. Executive Order 20-10: ...

Governor Executive Order: Postpone Non-Emergency Surgeries and Procedures

By: David M. Aafedt

In the latest in a series of Executive Orders aimed at mitigating the impact of the COVID-19 virus on Minnesota’s health care system, Governor Walz today issued an order directing that all non-essential and elective surgeries and procedures – medical and dental – that utilize ventilators or personal protective equipment (PPE) be postponed. The prohibition ...

Client Alert

Minnesota Department of Commerce Issues Request for Comments for New Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) Licensure and Regulation

By: David M. Aafedt

On September 30, 2019, the Minnesota Department of Commerce (Department) published in the State Register its Request for Comments relating to an upcoming rulemaking relating to Pharmacy Benefit Manager (PBM) Licensure and Regulation. According to the Request for Comments, the Department is evaluating “rules needed to establish explicit requirements for licensure and renewal of PBMs ...


Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Balancing 42 CFR Part 2 With Daily Health Care Operations

By: Gerald H. Fornwald

Co-author. The Health Lawyer. American Bar Association, Health Law Section.


Cyber Security Practical and Legal Considerations

Are You Prepared in Your Dental Practice? Have You Been Held For Ransom?

Interlachen Country Club
6200 Interlachen Boulevard
Edina, MN 55436

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

5:30PM Registration, 6:30PM Program

HCCA’s 22nd Annual Compliance Institute

Health Law attorney Gerry Fornwald has been invited to speak on "Out of the Shadows: Behavioral Health Compliance and Legal Issues for Every Provider."

Las Vegas, NV

April 15-18, 2018


Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Balancing 42 CFR Part 2 With Daily Health Care Operations

Health Law attorney Gerald Fornwald will speak on "Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Balancing 42 CFR Part 2 With Daily Health Care Operations" at the 15th Annual Washington Health Law Summit.

The Ritz-Carlton, Washington, D.C.
1150 22nd Street, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20037

15th Annual Washington Health Law Summit

December 4-5, 2017
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