Brach Eichler COVID-19 Resource Center

Now, more than ever, as the nation and the world grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, individuals and business owners need trusted advisors who can help them navigate the current environment. To provide you with practical assistance from both a business and regulatory perspective, we have created this COVID-19 Resource Center with all of our coronavirus-related guidance, information, and recommendations in one place. Please reach out to the Brach Eichler contacts listed here who can assist you with any questions or issues you may have. We hope that you and your family stay safe during this challenging time.


COVID-19 Webinar Series

10/1/2020 - On-Demand Webinar - Recent Rule Change Requires Healthcare Providers to Offer Paid Employee Leave...What You Need to Know | Download Slides

7/29/2020 - On-Demand Webinar - PPP Considerations for Healthcare

7/15/2020 - On-Demand Webinar - Post COVID-19 Transactions and Valuation Issues for Healthcare Organizations

7/1/2020 - On-Demand Webinar - Post COVID-19 Return to Office Protocols for Healthcare Organizations

5/21/2020 - On-Demand Webinar - COVID-19 Crisis: The Road Back: Guidelines for the Resumption of Elective Surgery in New Jersey | Download Slides

4/20/2020 - On-Demand Webinar - COVID-19 Crisis: CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Grants and the Medicare Accelerated and Advance Payments Program - Rules of the Road | Download Slides

4/6/20 - On-Demand Webinar - COVID-19 Crisis: Taking Advantage of Recent NJ and CMS Telehealth Regulatory Changes | Download Slides

3/31/20 - On-Demand Webinar - COVID-19 Crisis: Is Your Business Protected? | Download Slides

3/30/20 - On-Demand Webinar - COVID-19 Crisis: Highlights of the Paycheck Protection Program in the Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act - Part 3 | Download Slides

3/23/20 - On-Demand Webinar - COVID-19 Crisis: How Your Medical Practice Should Be Responding - Part 2 | Download Slides

3/19/20 - On-Demand Webinar - COVID-19 Crisis: How Your Medical Practice Should Be Responding | Download Slides


Important Client Alerts

10/12/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: CMS Changes Repayment Terms for Accelerated and Advance Payment Program Loans

10/8/2020 - Litigation Alert: Lien Claims in Construction Projects Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic—Are They Valid When a Bankruptcy is Filed?

10/8/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: HHS Announces a Phase 3 Distribution of Provider Relief Fund Payments

10/8/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: HHS Releases Reporting Requirement Details for Provider Relief Fund Recipients

9/15/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: Significant Change to Employee Leave Regulation for Healthcare Providers

9/3/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: Employers: Handling Your Employees’ Back-to-School Plans

8/31/2020 - Healthcare Law Update: Telehealth Expansion, Latest HIPAA News, State Update on COVID-19 Testing Payments, and More

8/25/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: HHS Announces Reporting Requirements for Provider Relief Fund Recipients and Final Date To Use Funds

8/17/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: Medicare Providers Get Second Chance to Apply for Provider Relief Fund Grant

8/6/2020 - Litigation Alert: COVID-19 and Force Majeure Provisions - The Lingering Effects of a Pandemic on Contractual Obligations

7/31/2020 - July 2020 Healthcare Law Update: Telehealth Act of 2020, Latest NJ Healthcare Bills, HIPAA, and More

7/20/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: Provider Relief Fund Payments are Taxable Income, Says HHS and IRS

7/20/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: HHS Launches New Provider Relief Distribution to Dentists

7/2/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: PPP Update: Some Light Reading Over America’s Birthday Weekend

6/30/2020 - June 2020 Healthcare Law Update: HIPAA, COVID-19 Reporting in Nursing Homes, and More

6/23/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: HHS Launches New Distribution and Payment Portal for Medicaid and CHIP Providers

6/19/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: NJ Department of Health Updates COVID-19 Protocols for ASCs Resuming Elective Surgeries

6/8/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: PPP Relief Through the PPP Flexibility Act of 2020

6/3/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: HHS Issues Guidance on Eligible Expenses and Lost Revenues to be Reimbursed with Provider Relief Funds

6/3/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: Not Ready to Attest to Provider Relief Funds? HHS Allows Providers to Reject Payment and Reapply for Total Funds by Today, June 3rd, with New 90-Day Window to Attest

5/29/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: HHS Issues Press Release on Timeline to Apply for Second Relief Payment

5/29/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: HHS Issues Guidance on Calculation of Provider Relief Fund Payments and Handling Suspected Overpayments/Underpayments

5/29/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: HHS Provides Guidance on Balance Billing Restriction to Retain Provider Relief Payment

5/29/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: PPP Update: Loan Review Procedures

5/27/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: PPP Update: The Regulation Relating to Loan Forgiveness 

5/22/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: Guidance Released Regarding the Resumption of Elective Surgeries and Invasive Procedures Pursuant to Executive Order 145

5/21/2020 - Healthcare Law Update - May 2020

5/19/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: PPP Update: Loan Forgiveness Application Form Released by the SBA

5/19/2020 - Litigation Alert: Issues to Consider If Your Construction Project Has Been Suspended or Delayed as a Result of COVID-19

5/15/2020 - Governor Murphy Announces Elective Surgeries and Invasive Procedures May Resume May 26, 2020

5/15/2020 - Cannabis Alert: New HEROES Act Would Permit Banking and Insurance for Cannabiz

5/14/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: The PPP Latest: More Extensions, More Guidance, More Confusion

5/12/2020 - Family Law Services Alert: Victim in Virtual Relationship Entitled to Restraining Order

5/12/2020 - Manufacturing/Supply Chain Alert: The New Safety Protocols for Companies in the Supply Chain Industry: How Will You Handle the New and Unexpected Costs?

5/7/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: OCR Issues Guidance About Media Access to Health Care Facilities During COVID-19 Crisis

5/7/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: Extension to May 14 to Decide Whether to Keep the PPP Money or Return It

5/5/2020 - Family Law Services Alert: Settling Your Divorce During Quarantine

4/30/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: SBA Issues Two More PPP Regulations

4/30/2020 - Litigation Alert: New Safety Protocols for Construction Projects: How Will This Affect Your Costs?

4/28/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: CMS Suspends Advance Payments Program & HHS Opens Application Portal for Second Provider Relief Payment

4/28/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: Latest PPP Guidance and Regulations

4/28/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: DOBI: PIP Carriers to Permit the Use of Telehealth

4/27/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: PPP Forgiveness Preparation and Workforce Return Plan

4/24/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: Clarification of Usage of Paycheck Protection Funds & HHS Announces Additional Distributions of Provider Relief Funds

4/20/2020 - Family Law Services Alert: New Jersey Supreme Court Issues Updated Guidance Regarding Remote Proceedings in Trial Courts During COVID-19 Pandemic

4/16/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: Retroactive Expansion of the New Jersey Family Leave Act

4/16/2020 - Litigation Alert: Governor Murphy Orders “Emergency Grace Period” for Insurance Premiums

4/16/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: HHS Provides Clarification on Eligibility for Provider Relief Fund

4/15/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: The SBA Appears to Change Course on Partner Compensation in the PPP Program

4/15/2020 - Environmental and Land Use Blog: USEPA Releases COVID-19 Guidance for Continued Work at Contaminated Sites

4/15/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: New Law Grants Immunity to Health Care Professionals and Facilities Treating COVID-19

4/13/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: $30 Billion of the Public Health and Social Services Emergency Fund Paid to Healthcare Providers

4/10/2020 - Litigation/Environmental and Land Use Alert: Governor Murphy Signs Executive Order No. 122, Closing Down “Non-Essential” Construction Projects in New Jersey

4/10/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: OCR Issues Additional COVID-19 Announcements

4/9/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: A Fly on the Wall During the Most Recent SBA/Treasury Meeting Heard: “No, Really, This Time, We Mean It, You Can Trust This Interpretation of the Paycheck Protection Program”

4/7/2020 - Criminal Defense and Government Investigations Blog: New COVID-19 Scams Emerging Amidst Uncertainty and Anxiety

4/5/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: CARES Act and Retirement Plan Changes

4/4/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: FFCRA DOL Regulations and IRS FAQ Guidance Summary

4/3/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: OCR Makes Additional Announcement of Enforcement Discretion under HIPAA Due to COVID-19

4/3/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: Governor Murphy Issues Executive Order Permitting The State To Commandeer Private Property And Personal Services To Address COVID-19 Emergency

4/3/2020 - Family Law Services Alert: COVID-19 and Alimony: How Will COVID-19 Impact Your Support Payments?

4/3/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: Congress Giveth, and the Agency Taketh Away – the Paycheck Protection Program Regulations

4/2/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: Governor Murphy Issues Executive Order Regarding Licensure, Scope of Practice and Liability Waivers For Healthcare Providers

4/2/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: New Jersey Expands Paid Leave Laws in Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

4/1/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: SBA Issues Guidance and Application Form for the Paycheck Protection Program

3/31/2020 - Criminal Defense and Government Investigations Blog: Does the Anti-Price-Gouging Law Apply to Your Business?

3/31/2020 - Environmental and Land Use Blog: COVID-19 Crisis: New Jersey Relaxes Open Public Records Act Rules

3/31/2020 - Real Estate Alert: How to Protect Your Multifamily Apartment Business by Seeking Relief Under COVID-19-Related Laws

3/31/2020 - Environmental and Land Use Alert: Department of Community Affairs Relaxes Rules Related to Construction Inspections During COVID-19 State of Emergency

3/31/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: COVID-19: DOL Substantially Broadens the FFCRA “Health Care Provider” Exemption For Paid Sick and Family Leave

3/30/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: OCR Reminds Providers of Non-Discrimination During COVID-19 Emergency and Temporary HIPAA Flexibility

3/30/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: COVID-19 Crisis: DOL Issues Guidance on Compliance with Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

3/27/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: The Paycheck Protection Program in the Keeping American Workers Paid and Employed Act

3/27/2020 - Environmental and Land Use Alert: COVID-19 Crisis: New Jersey Department of Community Affairs Provides Guidance for Virtual Meetings

3/27/2020 - Environmental and Land Use Blog: COVID-19 Crisis: NYSDEC Does Not Authorize General Relief from Compliance Obligations

3/26/2020 - Environmental and Land Use Blog: After the COVID-19 Dust Settles: New Jersey Should Consider Passing Legislation for Environmental and Construction Permit and Application Extensions

3/26/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: New Jersey Health Insurer Acts to Avoid COBRA Notice Requirement

3/26/2020 - Family Law Services Alert: Domestic Violence and Interference with Parenting Time

3/25/2020 - Labor and Employment Alert: COVID-19 Crisis: New DOL Posting Requirement for the Families First Coronavirus Relief Act

3/24/2020 - Real Estate Alert: COVID-19: Forbearance for Multifamily Property Owners

3/24/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: NJSBOD Issues COVID-19 Advisory for NJ Dental Professionals

3/23/2020 - Healthcare Law Alert: DHHS OCR Issues Q&A Guidance for HIPAA and Telehealth Communications During COVID-19 Crisis

3/20/20 - Family Law Services Alert: Parenting Time Modifications as a Result of COVID-19

3/20/20 - Real Estate Tax Appeals Alert: 2020 Filing Deadline Extended

3/19/20 - Healthcare Law Alert: DHHS OCR Issues Notification of Enforcement Discretion to Enhance Telehealth Communications During COVID-19 Crisis

3/19/20 - Labor and Employment Alert: Next Batter Up: Now the Feds Take Their Swing at Helping Employers and Employees

3/18/20 - Healthcare Law Alert: COVID-19 and HIPAA: What You Need to Know

3/18/20 - Labor and Employment Alert: COVID-19: Take 2 for the New Jersey Legislature’s Proposals for Thousands of Affected Workers

3/17/20 - Labor and Employment Alert: COVID-19: Getting Employers Through These Uncertain Times

3/16/20 - Litigation Alert: COVID-19 and an Interruption to Your Business Operations Due to Mandated Shutdowns: Is Your Business Protected?

3/14/20 - A Message to Our Clients and Friends About COVID-19

3/11/20 - Litigation Blog: Is COVID-19 or a Declaration of a State of Emergency, a Force Majeure Event? It Depends on Your Contract


Key Brach Eichler Contacts

Labor and Employment
Matthew M. Collins | 973-403-3151 | mcollins@bracheichler.com
Anthony M. Rainone | 973-364-8372 | arainone@bracheichler.com
Bob Kasolas | 973-403-3139 | bkasolas@bracheichler.com
Charles X. Gormally | 973-403-3111 | cgormally@bracheichler.com

Business Transactions & Financial Services
Brian Richard Lenker | 973-403-3115 | blenker@bracheichler.com
Stuart M. Gladstone | 973-403-3109 | sgladstone@bracheichler.com
Allen J. Popowitz | 973-403-3134 | apopowitz@bracheichler.com
David J. Ritter | 973-403-3117 | dritter@bracheichler.com

Litigation
Keith J. Roberts | 973-364-5201 | kroberts@bracheichler.com
Rose A. Suriano | 973-403-3129 | rsuriano@bracheichler.com
Edward P. Capozzi | 973-364-5204 | ecapozzi@bracheichler.com
Matthew M. Collins | 973-403-3151 | mcollins@bracheichler.com
Riza I. Dagli | 973-403-3103 | rdagli@bracheichler.com
Charles X. Gormally | 973-403-3111 | cgormally@bracheichler.com
Bob Kasolas | 973-403-3139 | bkasolas@bracheichler.com
Stuart J. Polkowitz | 973-403-3133 | spolkowitz@bracheichler.com
Anthony M. Rainone | 973-364-8372 | arainone@bracheichler.com
Carl J. Soranno | 973-403-3127 | csoranno@bracheichler.com
Frances B. Stella | 973-403-3149 | fstella@bracheichler.com

Healthcare Law
John D. Fanburg | 973-403-3107 | jfanburg@bracheichler.com
Riza I. Dagli | 973-403-3103 | rdagli@bracheichler.com
Lani M. Dornfeld | 973-403-3136 | ldornfeld@bracheichler.com
Joseph M. Gorrell | 973-403-3112 | jgorrell@bracheichler.com
Carol Grelecki | 973-403-3140 | cgrelecki@bracheichler.com
Keith J. Roberts | 973-364-5201 | kroberts@bracheichler.com

Real Estate
Allen J. Popowitz | 973-403-3134 | apopowitz@bracheichler.com
Alan R. Hammer | 973-403-3113 | ahammer@bracheichler.com
M. Sidney Donica | 973-403-3125 | sdonica@bracheichler.com
Daniel J. Pollak | 973-403-3119 | dpollak@bracheichler.com
Susan R. Rubright | 973-403-3157 | srubright@bracheichler.com
Frances B. Stella | 973-403-3149 | fstella@bracheichler.com

Tax
David J. Ritter | 973-403-3117 | dritter@bracheichler.com
Susan K. Dromsky-Reed | 973-403-3146 | sdromsky-reed@bracheichler.com
Stuart M. Gladstone | 973-403-3109 | sgladstone@bracheichler.com
Brian Richard Lenker | 973-403-3115 | blenker@bracheichler.com

Personal Injury
Edward P. Capozzi | 973-364-5204 | ecapozzi@bracheichler.com

Family Law Services
Carl J. Soranno | 973-403-3127 | csoranno@bracheichler.com
Susan K. Dromsky-Reed | 973-403-3146 | sdromsky-reed@bracheichler.com
Bob Kasolas | 973-403-3139 | bkasolas@bracheichler.com

Environmental and Land Use
Frances B. Stella | 973-403-3149 | fstella@bracheichler.com
Susan R. Rubright | 973-403-3157 | srubright@bracheichler.com

Real Estate Tax Appeals
Daniel J. Pollak | 973-403-3119 | dpollak@bracheichler.com
M. Sidney Donica | 973-403-3125 | sdonica@bracheichler.com
Alan R. Hammer | 973-403-3113 | ahammer@bracheichler.com

Trusts and Estates
Stuart M. Gladstone | 973-403-3109 | sgladstone@bracheichler.com
Susan K. Dromsky-Reed | 973-403-3146 | sdromsky-reed@bracheichler.com
David J. Ritter | 973-403-3117 | dritter@bracheichler.com

Criminal Defense and Government Investigations
Riza I. Dagli | 973-403-3103 | rdagli@bracheichler.com
Charles X. Gormally | 973-403-3111 | cgormally@bracheichler.com

Patent, Intellectual Property & IT
Jonathan D. Bick | 973-403-3155 | jbick@bracheichler.com

Cannabis Law
Charles X. Gormally | 973-403-3111 | cgormally@bracheichler.com
John D. Fanburg | 973-403-3107 | jfanburg@bracheichler.com
Riza I. Dagli | 973-403-3103 | rdagli@bracheichler.com
Carol Grelecki | 973-403-3140 | cgrelecki@bracheichler.com
Allen J. Popowitz | 973-403-3134 | apopowitz@bracheichler.com
Susan R. Rubright | 973-403-3157 | srubright@bracheichler.com
Frances B. Stella | 973-403-3149 | fstella@bracheichler.com
Matthew M. Collins | 973-403-3151 | mcollins@bracheichler.com