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PREP Act Immunity for Pharmacists Ordering COVID-19 Tests: New HHS OGC Advisory Opinion Addresses Conflicting State Laws

[05/21/20]

Posted on May 21, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

On May 19, 2020 the Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) Office of the General Counsel (“OGC”) issued an advisory opinion (the “Opinion”) that concludes that the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (“PREP”) Act, “…preempts any state or local requirement that prohibits or effectively prohibits a pharmacist from ordering and administering a COVID-19... READ MORE

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Today in Washington – April 8, 2020: COVID-19 Updates

[04/08/20]

Posted on April 8, 2020 in COVID-19 Daily Updates, Health Law News

Published by: Hall Render

Wednesday, April 8 Recap Note – ​We believe this is the most up-to-date information available at this time, but it is subject to change ​as circumstances warrant. Also, all finalized resources can be found ​on the COVID-19 ​Resource ​Center page ​of Hall Render’s website.​ Congressional Outlook Today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader... READ MORE

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