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    Stephen M. Cowherd is a Chambers-ranked (Band One) health care attorney who serves as chair of Pullman & Comley's Health Care practice.  He has more than 25 years of experience representing clients in transactions and administrative ...

Proposed Bills Spell Big Changes for CON Law in Connecticut
Proposed Bills Spell Big Changes for CON Law in Connecticut
Significant 2023 Connecticut Health Care Case Law
Significant 2023 Connecticut Health Care Case Law
DEA Extension of Telemedicine Flexibilities and Impact on CT Practitioners 
CT and NY Are Looking Closely at Transactions Involving Group Practices
Health Care M&A
Connecticut’s Physician Non-Compete Law Now Revised to Include New Restrictions and Extended to Cover APRNs and PAs
Noncompete Agreement
The Status of 10 Key CMS Waivers Affecting Health Care Practitioners Following the Expiration of the COVID Public Health Emergency on May 11, 2023
The Status of 10 Key CMS Waivers Affecting Health Care Practitioners Following the Expiration of the COVID Public Health Emergency on May 11, 2023
Significant 2022 Connecticut Health Law Cases
Gravel, Stethoscope and book
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact and PSYPACT to Debut in Connecticut: New Laws Meant to Streamline Physician Licensure and Broaden Mental Health Access
Health Care Stethoscope gravel and book
Short Staffing May Still be Hindering Health Care in Connecticut but OIG's Exclusion Authority Remains Alive and Well
Health Care Employees
Top 10 Connecticut Health Law Cases for 2021
Health Law Case
Connecticut Health Care Vaccine Mandates – Federal and State Update
New Connecticut State Laws Affecting Hospitals and Health Care Providers
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Connecticut Telehealth Version 2021 and Beyond
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Governor Announces Connecticut Will Continue Age-Based Approach to COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility; Educators and Childcare Providers to Have Dedicated Clinics
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Connecticut Residents Over 65 Can Register for COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Starting February 11, 2021
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Health Law from the Courts: Review of 2020 Connecticut Case Law
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Happy New Year? 2021 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule is a Mixed Bag
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Health Care Billing Enforcement Not Stymied by COVID-19
Medical Bill
Southern District of New York’s Decision to Invalidate Health Care Provider Exclusion and Work Availability Requirement of FFCRA May Have Implications for Connecticut
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HHS Issues What May Be a Short-lived Final Rule Removing Certain Sex-Based Discrimination Protections
Affordable Care Act
Governor Lamont Orders Mandatory COVID-19 Testing of All Nursing Home and Assisted Living Agency Employees
COVID testing
Connecticut’s Acting DPH Commissioner Walks Back One of Predecessor’s Final Orders
COVID testing
Connecticut Allows New Telehealth Capabilities and Further Expands Clinical Workforce In Response to COVID-19 Pandemic
COVID viruz
More Money for Hospitals and Other COVID-19 Caregivers: Federal Provider Relief Fund Replenished and Disbursement Begins
Health Care Employees
New Liability Limitations for Health Care Providers and Added Workforce Flexibility in Connecticut Should Not Obscure Duty to Treat During Pandemic
Health Care Employees
Executive Order Limiting Liability for Connecticut Providers Responding to COVID-19 Grants Protections for Health Care Professionals and Hospitals Grappling With Pandemic
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Update on Connecticut’s Response to COVID-19 Crisis: Governor Forms Health System Response Team; CMS Grants Connecticut a Waiver of Certain Medicaid Requirements
COVID viruz
Determining Who is an Essential Health Care Employee in Connecticut Under Executive Order 7H
COVID workers
Connecticut Further Expands Coverage of Telehealth Services During the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency
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Novel Coronavirus Hastens the Expansion of Remote Care in Connecticut
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Is Connecticut Prepared for the Coronavirus (COVID-19)?
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Health Law From the Courts: Pullman & Comley's Review of 2019 Connecticut Case Law
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Connecticut Governor Issues Executive Orders to Establish Statewide Healthcare Cost Growth and Quality Benchmarks
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Health IT Update – Reconciling HHS’ Recent Proposed Rules Concerning Electronic Health Information with Connecticut’s Information Blocking Statute
Regulatory Update: New Connecticut Statutes Affecting Health Care Providers
The Potential Impact of the Conscience Rule on Connecticut Health Care Providers
2018 Round-Up: Key Connecticut Court Decisions Impacting Health Care Providers
Regulatory Reminder: New CT Health Care Laws Effective October 1
CT Supreme Court Holds Hospital Vicariously Liable for Negligence of Surgical Resident
2017 Round-Up: Key Decisions Affecting Connecticut Health Care Providers
Session Replay Scripts: Time to Go Under the Hood on Your Organization’s Website
CT Supreme Court: Patients Have Right to Sue Physicians for Unauthorized Disclosure of Confidential Medical Records
Telehealth Opportunities Worth Watching in 2018
The Impact of the New Connecticut Budget on the Health Care Industry
Thinking of Becoming a Concierge Practice? Some Legal Issues to Consider
Connecticut Certificate of Need Bill Advances After Spirited Debate and Some (But Possibly Not All) Amendments
Are Big Changes Looming for Connecticut’s CON Law?
2016 Round-Up: Key Decisions Affecting Connecticut Health Care Providers
Connecticut CON Task Force Issues Final Report
Landmark Mental Health Bill Creates Unique Opportunity for Connecticut Providers
Hospitals, Physician Practices and Clinics are Reminded to Post New Non-Discrimination Notice
Cefaratti v. Aranow - Connecticut Hospitals May Be Vicariously Liable for Negligence of Non-Employee Physicians
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Important New Connecticut Laws Affecting Health Care Effective July 1
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Physician Non-Compete Bill (SB 351) Passes Connecticut Senate & House
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Final Rule Clarifies Requirements for Reporting and Returning Medicare Overpayments
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2015 Round-Up: Connecticut Court Decisions Affecting Health Care Providers
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Upcoming Implementation of New State Legislation Affecting Health Care
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2014 Round-Up: Connecticut Court Decisions Affecting Healthcare Providers
Do Releases from Employees Protect Employers from Claims under the False Claims Act?
New Connecticut Law Requires Disclosure of Certain Transactions Involving Group Medical Practices, Amends the CON Law, and More
Providers Must Enter Into Written Delegation Agreements with Physician Assistants and Prepare for Other Changes Affecting Physician Extenders in Connecticut by October 1
New Disclosure Requirement for Connecticut Physicians Under Letter of Protection Law

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