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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.

Sep 28, 2020

In this week’s episode, Carla DewBerry and Kelsey Jernigan discuss issues in mental health parity in the context of recent California legislation. In particular, the presenters discuss how a new California bill has sparked a renewed discussion on parity for mental health and substance use disorder treatment and how...

Sep 18, 2020

In this week’s episode, Matt Hubbell and Stephen Bittinger discuss the addition of two new items to the Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) work plan: auditing of COVID-19 related reimbursement during the public health emergency, and auditing of CARES Act provider relief...

Sep 10, 2020

In this episode of Triage, Leah D’Aurora Richardson and Victoria Hamscho discuss next month’s Supreme Court oral arguments in Rutledge v. Pharmaceutical Care Management Association, including its potential impact on nearly forty state laws that regulate the conduct of pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) and at least...

Sep 4, 2020

In this episode, Mary Beth Johnston and Nora Becerra discuss recent COVID-19 federal data and the disparate impact of the disease on ethnic and racial minorities; they examine the data through the lens of social determinants of health and propose potential solutions moving forward.