Category Health Care

BrownWinick Attorneys Named to 2023 Best Lawyers® List

BrownWinick is pleased to announce that 33 lawyers have been included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence.  BrownWinick would like to congratulate the following attorneys named to the 2023 The Best Lawyers... Read More

Gov. Reynolds Deputy Chief of Staff Joins BrownWinick

  BrownWinick Law is pleased to announce the addition of attorney Paige Thorson as a member to the firm. Thorson compliments the firm’s established government relations, insurance, health care, and energy and natural resources practices. Prior to joining BrownWinick, Thorson served as deputy chief of staff to Gov. Kim Reynolds where she oversaw... Read More

Nickerson Selected to the UnityPoint Health-Des Moines Young Advisory Council

  BrownWinick would like to congratulate attorney Jordan Nickerson for being selected to the UnityPoint Health-Des Moines Young Advisory Council (YAC). Jordan recently began his three-year term on the council, where he brings not only a passion for helping others but a strong background in health law. The Young Advisory Council at UnityPoint... Read More

Dental Services to Resume in Iowa on May 8th

  On May 6th, Governor Reynolds issued a new proclamation allowing Iowa dentists to resume providing services as of 5:00 a.m. on May 8th, if certain requirements are met. Those requirements are: Dental services are provided in compliance with the Iowa Dental Board Guidelines for the Safe Transition Back to Practice approved and adopted by the Iowa... Read More

HHS Begins Distribution of Second Round of CARES Act Funding for Health Care Providers

  The United States Department of Health and Human Services ("HHS") has begun distributing an additional $20 billion of funding for health care providers appropriated in the CARES Act.  HHS distributed the first $30 billion of funding between April 10 and April 17, 2020. That distribution was based on providers’ 2019 Medicare fee-for-service... Read More

CARES Act Provider Relief

  The CARES Act provides $100 Billion in relief to hospitals and other healthcare providers.  Beginning Friday, April 10th, the first $30 Billion of these funds were provided directly to Medicare participating healthcare providers.  These funds were automatically deposited based on a calculation of 2019 Medicare fee for service claims.    These... Read More

Do Health Care Providers Have Legal Immunity When Treating COVID-19 Patients?

  On April 1, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker issued an executive order granting legal immunity for health care providers treating patients with COVID-19.  This order granted immunity from civil liability for health care facilities, professionals, and volunteers for any injury or death that occurs while they are providing health care services in... Read More