By Jaye Calhoun, Carey Messina, Kevin Curry, Jason Brown, Angie Adolph, J. Mark Miller, Phyllis Sims, Robert Schmidt, Royce Lanning, and Willie Kolarik

On March 27, 2020, President Trump signed H.R. 748, the Coronavirus Economic Aid, Relief, and Security Act (the “CARES Act” or the “Act”).  The

By Jennifer Jones Thomas

CMS has expanded Medicare telehealth benefits on a temporary and emergency basis pursuant to the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act.  Starting March 6, 2020, Medicare will pay for office, hospital, and other visits furnished via telehealth provided by doctors, nurse practitioners, clinical psychologists, and licensed clinical social workers.  The

By: Chuck Talley and Gabe Silva

On March 25, 2020, the Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) issued a memorandum providing guidance on the transport of potentially infected personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic. The memorandum aims to guide the offshore service industry on using the appropriate standards and procedures prior to, during and after the transport

By Jessica Engler and Jennifer Jones Thomas

The COVID-19 pandemic is reshaping many areas of law and regulation as businesses grapple with maintaining compliance, while also responding to the fluid needs of their clients and employees. In an effort to ease the regulatory burden on businesses, certain government agencies have made announcements that their offices

By Maureen Harbourt, Dwayne Johnson, R. Lee Vail, P.E., Ph.D., Pam Mascari, and Lauren Rucinski

The Louisiana Department of Environmental Quality (“LDEQ”) issued an Emergency and Administrative Order on March 19, 2020, to address hardships posed to regulated facilities  by efforts to combat the COVID-19 virus.  See the order here