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March 2, 2020

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CMS Releases Guidance on Shared Space Arrangements

Julie L. HamletJennifer B. Van Regenmorter  and Caroline N. Renner

Last year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) issued long-anticipated draft guidance concerning shared space and co-location arrangements between hospitals and other providers.

The guidance is meant to clarify how CMS and state agency surveyors will evaluate a hospital’s space sharing or contracted staff arrangements when assessing the hospital’s compliance with the Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs)...

   Health Care & Employee Benefits Attorney Julie Hamlet

Julie L. Hamlet




   Nurse, Dog and Girl with Wheelchair   

LARA Issues Changes to Child Care Licensing Rules

Julie L. HamletJennifer B. Van Regenmorter ​​​ and Caroline N. Renner

Recently, the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs finalized changes to the licensing rules for Family and Group Child Care Homes and the licensing rules for Child Care Centers.

The purpose of these changes is to maintain compliance with the recent amendments to the Child Care Organization Act...




Firm Welcomes Renner to Health Care Practice

Caroline N. Renner joined the firm's Grand Rapids office as a member of the Health Care practice group and the Employee Benefits sub practice group.

Caroline previously participated in the firm’s summer associate program.




Cybersecurity Hotline 

Implemented to help organizations facing a cybersecurity incident, Foster Swift has in place, a dedicated Cybersecurity Hotline: (517) 371-8275.

The Hotline provides callers (individuals, businesses, municipalities, and other organizations) with quick access to experienced cybersecurity attorneys to assist in minimizing your legal risk of cyberattacks, data breaches and the expanding array of cyber threats...






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