Is Your Agency Ready To Apply For Much-Needed Coronavirus Stimulus Funds?
Congress has created multiple stimulus packages to offset the devastating economic effects of COVID-19. It’s a lot to absorb: Which program is best for your agency? How do you apply? Where do you need to start? This webinar will help you make sense of some of the available stimulus options.
Participants Will Learn:
- How to Leverage CMS Relief
– Medicare Accelerated Payment Program
– $100 Billion Public Health Fund
- Other Relief Options
– Loan Programs
– SBA 7(a) Paycheck Protection Program
- Provisions for Medium-Sized Companies
– Employment Issues and Opportunities
– SBA Obligations re: Employment Programs
– Tax Credits and Deferrals for Furloughed Employees
ABOUT THE SPEAKERS
Vice President, McDermott Will & Emery
Mara is an accomplished health care executive with a deep understanding of federal health care law and policy, including delivery system reform, physician payment and Medicare payment models.
Most recently Mara served as the senior vice president of federal affairs at America’s Physician Groups (formerly the California Association of Physician Groups, CAPG), a professional association representing medical groups and independent practice associations practicing in capitated, coordinated care models. As head of the Washington, DC, office, Mara worked on behalf of the association’s member organizations to advance policies that promoted coordinated care, including working with members of Congress and their staffs, the administration, health policy stakeholders and coalitions to advance alternative payment models. Mara’s work covered a wide variety of issue areas, including implementation of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act (MACRA) and Medicare Advantage policy, as well as issues related to the Medicare physician fee schedule and Medicare accountable care organizations.
Rachel B. Cowen
Partner, McDermott Will & Emery
Rachel focuses her practice in various employment discrimination and wrongful termination cases in federal and state courts.
Rachel’s experience includes prosecuting and defending employee mobility and trade secret litigation on an emergency injunctive basis. She also counsels employers facing union organizing activity and picketing, and has successfully tried numerous cases before the National Labor Relations Board. She also handles collective bargaining and labor arbitrations. Additionally, Rachel represents financial services companies and professional engineering firms in unfair competition cases.
Professional Advisor, McDermott Will & Emery
Erica has extensive experience in government and politics, having spent nearly a decade on Capitol Hill. Her background is concentrated in health care, having closely followed every major piece of health legislation for the last two decades.
Erica advises clients on a range of matters, including health care, tax legislation, transportation and small business issues. She works with clients such as hospital systems, health care coalitions, information technology providers and third party administrators, providing them with regular policy updates, in addition to research and analysis on other timely legislative and regulatory matters.
Previously, Erica was a public policy advisor at a prominent law firm. Before that, she served as legislative assistant and later deputy chief of staff to then-Representative Jim Saxton. In those roles, she served as a policy advisor on health care, education and appropriations matters, worked closely with congressional leadership and administration officials, drafted federal legislation, tracked major legislative proposals and managed the activities of a bipartisan congressional caucus.