AHLA's Speaking of Health Law

Rural Health Care and COVID-19, Part 2

August 10, 2020 AHLA Podcasts
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Rural Health Care and COVID-19, Part 2
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AHLA's Speaking of Health Law
Rural Health Care and COVID-19, Part 2
Aug 10, 2020
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In this follow-up to an earlier podcast discussing COVID-19’s impact on rural health care, attorney Ellie Bane speaks with Vonne Jacobs, Principal and Founder, Pharos Healthcare Consulting, Delphine O’Rourke, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP, Andrea Ferrari, Partner, HealthCare Appraisers, Michael Watters, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, Essentia Health, and Steve Clapp, President and CEO, Strategic Healthcare Advisers, about the operational, financial, and regulatory issues that rural providers face as the coronavirus recedes in some communities and surges in others. The panelists discuss how the ongoing COVID-19 crisis affects immediate and long-term strategic planning for rural providers, including opportunities and challenges as models for delivering care shift. They also consider financial implications for facilities and communities, staffing issues, and areas of needed reform from a rural health care provider perspective. From the Public Health System Affinity Group of AHLA's Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group.

Show Notes

In this follow-up to an earlier podcast discussing COVID-19’s impact on rural health care, attorney Ellie Bane speaks with Vonne Jacobs, Principal and Founder, Pharos Healthcare Consulting, Delphine O’Rourke, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP, Andrea Ferrari, Partner, HealthCare Appraisers, Michael Watters, Chief Legal Officer and General Counsel, Essentia Health, and Steve Clapp, President and CEO, Strategic Healthcare Advisers, about the operational, financial, and regulatory issues that rural providers face as the coronavirus recedes in some communities and surges in others. The panelists discuss how the ongoing COVID-19 crisis affects immediate and long-term strategic planning for rural providers, including opportunities and challenges as models for delivering care shift. They also consider financial implications for facilities and communities, staffing issues, and areas of needed reform from a rural health care provider perspective. From the Public Health System Affinity Group of AHLA's Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group.