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Keith Smith’s move to MVA highlighted by Law360
(June 2020)

Keith Smith’s move to MVA has been highlighted by the Law360 article titled, “Moore & Van Allen Nabs Ex-Atrium Health GC” which was published on June 26.


CMS ANNOUNCES REEVALUATION OF ACCELERATED PAYMENT PROGRAM PAYMENTS; SUSPENDS ADVANCE PAYMENTS TO PART B SUPPLIERS

On April 26, 2020, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that it is reevaluating the amounts that will be paid under its Accelerated Payment Program and suspending its Advance Payment Program to Part B suppliers effective immediately. CMS had expanded these programs in late March of this year to provide short term loans to address cash flow issues for providers and suppliers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 


Chambers & Partners Recognizes Moore & Van Allen Attorneys and Practices in 2020 USA Guide
(April 2020)

Moore & Van Allen is pleased to announce that Chambers & Partners has ranked eight firm practice groups and 25 firm attorneys in the 2020 edition of its legal directory Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business released on April 23.


SUMMARY OF NORTH CAROLINA GOVERNOR'S APRIL 8, 2020 EXECUTIVE ORDER 130 - MEETING NORTH CAROLINA'S HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES NEEDS – INCLUDING WAIVER OF CERTAIN CERTIFICATE OF NEED REQUIREMENTS (April 10, 2020)

On April 8, 2020, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order 130 (the “Executive Order”) to provide necessary waivers to expand health care resources for treatment of COVID‑19 patients and to provide additional waivers for certain child care, emergency management, food establishment, elder care, developmental disability, mental health and substance use disorder treatment services, and social services.  The complete Executive Order is linked here:  https://files.nc.gov/governor/documents/files/EO130-Meeting-North-Carolinas-Health-and-Human-Services-Needs.pdf.


Summary of the STARK LAW Blanket Waivers AUTHORIZED UNDER COVID-19 NATIONAL EMERGENCY DECLARATION - EFFECTIVE MARCH 1, 2020

On March 30, 2020, the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (the “Secretary”) authorized blanket waivers of Section 1877(g) of the Social Security Act (the “Stark Law”). The Stark Law prohibits physicians from making referrals for designated health services[1] to an entity if the physician or an immediate family member has an ownership interest in, or financial arrangement with, the entity, unless an exception applies.


Guidance and Legislation regarding patient information protections during the COVID-19 nationwide public health emergency

As summarized below, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Office for Civil Rights (OCR) have issued a series of bulletins and other guidance regarding the ability to use and disclose protected health information during the nationwide public health emergency concerning COVID-19.  Generally, the guidance is intended to provide greater flexibility during the emergency and to communicate existing abilities to use and disclose patient information, while confirming that the HIPAA Privacy Rule’s protections are not suspended as a whole.  In addition, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Security (CARES) Act contains provisions related to Part 2 protections and additional HIPAA guidance.


SUMMARY OF THE CENTERS FOR MEDICARE & MEDICAID SERVICES (CMS) TEMPORARY REGULATORY WAIVERS AND NEW RULES AFFORDING ADDITIONAL FLEXIBILITIES TO THE U.S. HEALTHCARE SYSTEM DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

On March 30, 2020, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued additional broad and unprecedented regulatory waivers and new rules to enable the U.S. healthcare system to have maximum flexibility to respond to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.


Don Meyer to serve as speaker for 2020 AMGLR Retreat
(February 2020)

Charleston Health Care Member Don Meyer has been invited to speak at the 2020 The Academic Medical Group Leadership Roundtable (AMGLR) Retreat in Scottsdale, AZ on March 20. Meyer will speak on the topics:  Joint Operating Agreements, Clinical Services/Coverage Agreements & JVs: current landscape on regulatory environment and compensation methodologies; Stark Law for the Better.


Best Lawyers® recognizes 83 Moore & Van Allen attorneys
10 attorneys named “Lawyer of the Year” across various practices in Charlotte, (August 2019)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that 83 attorneys were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2020. Additionally, 10 attorneys from the firm’s Charlotte office were selected for Best Lawyers® “Lawyer of the Year” recognitions.


Moore & Van Allen recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers with top-tier ‘Best Law Firms’ rankings
Firm honored regionally and nationally in 2019 rankings, (November 2018)

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have recognized Moore & Van Allen PLLC in their 2019 “Best Law Firms” rankings, both nationally and within the Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, and Charleston, South Carolina metropolitan regions.


Best Lawyers® Recognizes 69 Moore & Van Allen Attorneys
(August 2018)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that 69 attorneys representing each of the Firm’s three offices were selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® 2019.


Rust and Simpson Present on Navigating Physician Loss-Gaps in Physician Compensation
Key Trends & Ways to Mitigate Risk, South Carolina Hospital Association Annual CFO Forum, (August 15, 2018)

Charleston Attorneys Bill Rust and Jessica Simpson presented at the South Carolina Hospital Association Annual CFO Forum.


Best Lawyers® Recognizes 71 Moore & Van Allen Attorneys
(January 2018)

Moore & Van Allen is pleased to announce that 71 attorneys representing each of the Firm’s offices were listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2018.


41 Moore & Van Allen attorneys recognized by Super Lawyers
(January 2018)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys have been named to Super Lawyers’ 2018 list of top attorneys in North Carolina, and 13 attorneys were named to Super Lawyer’s 2018 Rising Stars list. These attorneys represent the firm’s Charlotte and Research Triangle offices.


Moore & Van Allen recognized by U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers with top-tier ‘Best Law Firms’ rankings
Firm honored regionally and nationally in 2018 rankings, (November 2017)

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers have recognized Moore & Van Allen PLLC in their 2018 “Best Law Firms” rankings, both nationally and within the Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, and Charleston, South Carolina metropolitan regions. 


Moore & Van Allen Attorneys and Practices Recognized in 2017 Chambers & Partners Guide
(May 2017)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that Chambers & Partners has ranked seven firm practice groups and 24 firm attorneys in the 2017 edition of its legal directory Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business.


Thirty-nine Moore & Van Allen Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers
(January 2016)

MVA Recognized with Top-Tier "Best Law Firms" Rankings
Firm received regional and national honors
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, (November 2015)

Best Lawyers Recognizes 76 Moore & Van Allen Attorneys
(August 17, 2015)

Seventy-six attorneys representing each of Moore & Van Allen's three offices were listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2016.


Bowen Discusses Potential Medical Device Tax Repeal
Law360, (January 2015)

Charlotte Health Care Member Carol Bowen was quoted in Law360's life sciences 2015 preview piece.


Moore & Van Allen Announces New Members for 2015
Nine attorneys named members effective January 1, (January 2015)

Moore & Van Allen PLLC is pleased to announce that nine attorneys have been elected as the Firm’s newest members. Their new designation went into effect on January 1.


Forty-three Moore & Van Allen Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers
(January 2015)

Forty-three total MVA attorneys were named to either Super Lawyers’ 2015 list of top attorneys in North Carolina, or the 2015 Rising Stars list.


MVA Recognized with Top-Tier "Best Law Firms" Rankings
Firm received regional and national honors
U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers, (November 2014)

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers recognized MVA with regional and national listings in their 2015 “Best Law Firms” rankings.


Bowen Addresses Bundled Payments
Wolters Kluwer Health Reform WK-EDGE, (October 2014)

Health Care Member Carol Bowen was quoted in Wolters Kluwer’s Health Reform WK-EDGE, in the top story “Do bundled payments improve care and lower costs?”


Best Lawyers Recognizes 77 Moore & Van Allen Attorneys
Members Ghidina and Oates each named a “Lawyer of the Year”, (August 2014)

Seventy-seven attorneys representing each of Moore & Van Allen's three offices were listed in The Best Lawyers in America® 2015.


Forty-four Moore & Van Allen Attorneys Recognized by Super Lawyers
(January 2014)

Forty-four total MVA attorneys were named to either Super Lawyers’ 2014 list of top attorneys in North Carolina, or the 2014 Rising Stars list.


Bowen Addresses Health Payment Reform
Charlotte Business Journal, (November 2013)

Carol Bowen was published in the Charlotte Business Journal on November 29.


MVA Recognized with Top-Tier “Best Law Firms” Rankings
(November 2013)

U.S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers® have recognized MVA in their 2014 “Best Law Firms” rankings.


Best Lawyers Recognizes 77 MVA Attorneys
Members Fisher, Johnson, Hagood each named a “Lawyer of the Year”, (August 2013)

Seventy-seven MVA attorneys and 19 Firm practice areas were represented in The Best Lawyers in America® 2014.


Kirk Quoted in Healthcare Risk Management
(August 2013)

Health Care Counsel Kimberly Kirk was quoted in the August 2013 Healthcare Risk Management.


Corporate Attorney Graduates Leadership Charleston
Bill Rust a member of the 2013 Leadership Charleston class, (July 2013)

Corporate Associate Bill Rust graduated from the Charleston Chamber's Leadership Charleston program.


Bowen Receives Women in Business Award
Charlotte Business Journal, (June 2013)

Member Carol Bowen received one of the Charlotte Business Journal's 2013 Women in Business Awards on June 20.


MVA Represents CIT Group in Successful Financing Deal
(February 2013)

Bowen, Oosterhouse and Slaughter represented CIT Group in the arrangement and syndication of a senior secured credit facility.


Seven "Lawyers of the Year" at Moore & Van Allen
(September 2012)

Best Lawyers has selected seven Moore & Van Allen attorneys as 2013 "Lawyers of the Year."


Best Lawyers Recognizes 71 MVA Attorneys
(September 2012)

Best Lawyers has recognized a record seventy-one Moore & Van Allen attorneys for 2013 based on peer reviews.


Jordan Selected Chair of SC Bar Health Care Law Council
(June 2012)

Charleston Member Charles Jordan, Jr. was selected Chair of the South Carolina Bar's Health Care Law Section Council.


Bowen & Kirk Quoted in Charlotte Business Journal
(July 2011)

Health Care Member Carol Bowen and Health Care Counsel Kimberly Kirk were quoted in the Charlotte Business Journal's July 29 edition.


MVA attorneys honored by NC Super Lawyers
(January 2011)

Forty-five of Moore & Van Allen's North Carolina attorneys were selected for inclusion in North Carolina Super Lawyers 2011.


Carol Bowen Published on the Impact of Medicare and Medicaid
(February 2009)

Carol Bowen has contributed a chapter to a recently published book on the legal impact of Medicare and Medicaid.


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