Daniel Hernandez, a partner in Shutts & Bowen LLP’s Tampa office, was recently quoted by physician publication PartBNews in an article discussing appropriate practice management procedures related to COVID-19 patient infection protocols.
The article, entitled “Should you offer separate protocols for vaccinated patients? Experts advise wait-and-see,” discusses the physician practice ramifications of reconsidering patient infection protocols as more Americans become vaccinated against COVID-19. Discussing the legality of requiring different protocols based on vaccination status, Daniel comments on federal anti-discrimination laws as applied to COVID-positive patients, as well as the separation of non-vaccinated patients in waiting rooms.
PartBNews brings comprehensive tools and information to physician practices to help them successfully manage their revenue cycles. According to the outlet, their coverage includes information on Medicare Part B regulatory coverage, interpretive guidance, Fee Schedule updates, claims filing strategies, coding, documentation and payment best practices, and the latest on Congressional health care deliberations. To visit the PartBNews website, click here.
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About Daniel Hernandez
Daniel Hernandez is a partner in the Tampa office of Shutts & Bowen LLP, where he practices general administrative law and is a member of the Corporate Practice Group. Daniel has focused his practice on assisting companies and individuals in their dealings and engagements with Florida administrative agencies, including the Florida Department of Health, the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration and the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation. He uses his strong connections with state agencies to assist clients with all types of licensing and permitting issues, from initial licensing or permitting to professional license defense. Prior to joining the firm, Daniel served as general counsel to the Florida Department of Health.