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Triage: Rapid Legal Lessons for Busy Health Care Professionals is a podcast created by the K&L Gates health care practice group to inform our clients and friends of the firm about the latest developments in health law. If you would like to provide feedback or would like to suggest a topic for a future episode of Triage, please contact usUse the icons below to subscribe to Triage via your favorite podcast app to have our episodes delivered directly to you as they become available.

Apr 2, 2020

In this week’s episode, Mary Beth Johnston, Carolyn Merritt and Leah Richardson discuss the ways in which the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) response to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak is easing certain financial and compliance burdens on health care providers seeking agility in responding to the...


Mar 26, 2020

In this week’s episode, Kenneth Kennedy discusses several of FDA’s strategies for helping stakeholders in the drug and medical device industry support health care providers in their fight against the COVID-19 outbreak. In particular, Mr. Kennedy discusses several unprecedented measures FDA has taken with respect...


Mar 9, 2020

In this week’s episode, Hannah Maroney, Cheryl Choice and Steven Pine provide some background on COVID-19 and discuss challenges health care providers may face with respect to the disclosure of protected health information related to COVID-19 patients under HIPAA, as well as recent guidance issued by the Department...


Mar 5, 2020

In this week’s episode, Gary Qualls discusses the recent Louisiana federal district court decision in Crescent City Surgical Centre vs. United Healthcare of Louisiana, in which the court found that an out-of-network provider’s claim against a third party payer was not subject to preemption under the...


Feb 27, 2020

In this week’s episode, Adam Cooper discusses the Supreme Court’s decision in Azar v. Allina Health Services, as well as a related memorandum issued in late 2019 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) that addresses the ways in which the Allina decision augmented notice and comment...