Kentucky’s New Telehealth Law Expands Insurance Coverage and Reimbursement

Kentucky

Kentucky health care providers and patients will soon enjoy a revamped, and significantly improved, telehealth commercial insurance coverage law.  Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin signed SB 112 into law on April 26, 2018, imposing both telehealth coverage and payment parity requirements for Kentucky Medicaid, Medicaid managed care organizations, and commercial health plans in the Bluegrass State.  The law is effective July 1, 2019.

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Doing Security Policies Right

To maximize the effectiveness of your business’ security policy, consider these five essential areas during the creation and deployment stages.

Most sophisticated businesses have at least some form of a security policy for their organizations.  Unfortunately, all too often, those policies are inadequate, fail to comply with applicable regulatory requirements, are profoundly complex and difficult for the average employee to understand, and almost always aren’t updated in a timely manner.

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Emerging Automotive Technologies Program -- May 22, 2018

Connected Cars

Please join us Foley’s Technology Industry Team for Emerging Automotive Technologies: Tomorrow’s Trends Today.

TUESDAY, May 22, 2018

Lunch 12:30 p.m. — 1:30 p.m.

Program 1:30 p.m. — 5:00 p.m.

Reception 5:00 p.m.

We will be joined by industry leaders, venture capitalists, and legal professionals who will discuss opportunities across the automotive ecosystem.

REGISTER TODAY by clicking here!

Kantaros, McKenna Represent Beco in Acquisition by Convene

mobile devices

Boston Partners Dave Kantaros and Chris McKenna represented Beco, a mobile workplace analytics platform, in its acquisition by Convene, a workplace hospitality platform.

Beco collects and leverages real-time location data to help run office buildings more efficiently. Its acquisition will help accelerate the growth of Convene’s technology business and provide its commercial real estate landlord partners with location-based insights and data.

The integration of the two companies is expected to be completed by August 1.

For more from Convene, click here.

Drinking and Driving: How Driverless Cars Will Overturn South Dakota v. Dole to Push the Drinking Age Back to 18

The drinking age in the United States has historically teetered between 18 and 21.  Under pressure surrounding the Vietnam War, Congress rolled back the minimum drinking age from 21 to 18 to reflect the draft age.  Proponents of this rollback would argue that if draftees were old enough to fight for their countries, they should be old enough to drink, following the same rationale that pushed the 26th Amendment through, dropping the voting age from 21 to 18.

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