March 27 - Congress passed a federal funding bill to provide aid in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. At about $2.2 trillion, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act will be the largest stimulus package passed in modern American history. OSMA will update information on our Coronavirus Business Support page about the stimulus package as any new information becomes available.
March 26 - The Ohio State Medical Association is committed to keeping Ohio physicians informed on state and federal updates related to COVID-19, especially how they impact Ohio’s medical practices and healthcare professionals. Here’s a breakdown of the major items contained in the bill passed out of both chambers, including items related specifically to the health care industry, as well businesses and other community programs and services.
March 25 - The COVID-19 pandemic has caused major disruptions to healthcare delivery systems and most physician practices. New information is being released each day to assist small businesses and employees. Additionally, changes are being made that are specific to medical practices.
March 23, 2020 - Here is a quick overview of upcoming telehealth and business relief information—as well as new details on liability/malpractice guidance, extension of prior authorization, quality reporting deadline delays, and BWC premium delays.