Avoid Losing COVID-19 Provider Emergency Relief Fund Payments

Emergency Relief Funding
Date: Thursday, June 11, 2020 1:00PM ET Expert: Kristyn DeFilipp, Esq. Length: 60 minutes

The emergency provider relief money you received from HHS may provide you with financial relief from the COVID-19 shutdown, but you should know it comes with some very real strings attached.

The problem is, in the rush to distribute the funds the government did not clarify the requirements. So, even if you did take the time to read through everything you received, you may not have realized what you were agreeing to. So, now that you’ve accepted the money, how can you protect yourself and your practice from the repercussions of noncompliance with rules you may not even have been aware of?

The good news is, there is help available…

On Thursday, June 11th at 1pm ET, healthcare attorney, Kristyn DeFilipp, Esq., is presenting a 60-minute, online training session that will walk you through EXACTLY what you are required to do to keep the emergency relief money you’ve received. Kristyn will provide you with an up-to-date, plain-English breakdown of your obligations, and help you decipher each relief fund requirement so you can hang on to the money.

Here are just a few of the practical, easy-to-understand emergency relief fund compliance tactics you’ll receive by attending this upcoming, 60-minute online training:

  • Revise your compliance program to ensure adherence to new HHS new requirements
  • Determine when and if you must submit fund usage
  • How to clearly determine which patients qualify as “presumptive COVID-19 cases”
  • Bulletproof your documentation and reporting to prepare for anticipated audits
  • Correctly characterize COVID-19 revenue losses to avoid misuse of funds allegations
  • Clearly separate PPP and emergency relief fund usages to head off recoupments
  • Resolve reporting mistakes without losing your funding
  • Comply with quarterly reporting rules for $150,000+ deposits
  • Prepare your response now for records requests – you know they are coming
  • Uncover how long you are required to keep emergency relief records
  • Identify when you can use relief funds to pay employees (or yourself)
  • And so much more…

The HHS payments you receive can either be a blessing or a curse, depending on the actions you take right now. Get it wrong, and you risk having to return the money, or worse.

It is imperative that you receive the information being provided in this upcoming provider emergency relief fund compliance online training. Without it you risk noncompliance with funding guidelines, government investigations and/or allegations of fraud. Even innocent mistakes can lead to costly, stressful legal problems. So, don’t wait another minute. Reserve your access to this upcoming online training today.

P.S. Access to this training will be limited to ensure that there is sufficient time for attendee questions to be answered. The only way to guarantee your access to this live online training is to reserve your access today.

Meet Your Expert

Kristyn DeFilipp

Kristyn DeFilipp’s litigation practice focuses on healthcare adjacent disputes, complex commercial litigation, and labor and employment issues.

Kristyn’s experience is wide-ranging, and includes matters before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and arbitrators. Kristyn focuses on strategic and cost-effective solutions for business disputes, and enjoys working closely with clients to determine the best course of action to achieve their goals. She counsels clients in every phase of litigation, from pre-dispute discussions to mediation, through trials, arbitrations and appeals. Kristyn has significant trial experience in state and federal courts, as well as administrative agencies.

Kristyn litigates complex matters including disputes related to: healthcare regulation and reimbursement; commercial contracts and licensing; trade secrets and non-competition agreements; compliance with FDA quality system regulations and current good manufacturing practices; closely held corporations; products liability and mergers and acquisitions. She regularly advises clients in the life sciences, high tech and healthcare industries, including multi-national corporations, early stage companies, health care providers and trade associations, as well as clients in the education sector.

Kristyn also advises and represents corporations in all aspects of labor and employment law. Kristyn is experienced in defending clients against discrimination, harassment, and wage and hour lawsuits. She has experience in labor arbitrations involving unions, including disputes involving just cause termination and organizing campaigns. In addition, Kristyn provides advice to clients on all employment-related topics.

Kristyn plays an active role in internal firm matters. She co-chairs the firm’s Women’s Forum, and sits on the firm’s Hiring Committee and Working Group on Associate Development and Retention. She is also active in the firm’s pro bono program. Her pro bono practice is varied, and includes litigating issues related to civil rights, such as fair housing, restraining orders for protection against abuse for victims of domestic violence; special education matters; immigration matters; and claims for veterans benefits. Kristyn previously served as a Special Assistant District Attorney for Norfolk County, where she represented the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in all stages of criminal prosecutions, including bench and jury trials.

Kristyn is passionate about the advancement of women in the workplace. In addition to her role as Women’s Forum co-chair, she participates in the firm’s Women’s Mentoring Circles. Outside of the office, she serves as a Commissioner on the Melrose Commission on Women.

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