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Securing Your Practice From Cyber-Threats

David Aafedt,  Gerry Fornwald and the Winthrop team will present a CE Spot at the 2021 Star of the North Meeting, the Upper Midwest’s premier dental conference. Their session, “Securing Your Practice From Cyber-Threats,” is open to all registered Star of the North attendees and require no ticket to learn; it’s for whoever stops and ...

Thursday, August 12, 2021

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
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2021 Hot Topics Compliance Update

David Aafedt and the Winthrop team will present a CE Spot at the 2021 Star of the North Meeting, the Upper Midwest’s premier dental conference. The session, “2021 Hot Topics Compliance Update,” will give an overview of the most significant state and federal legal and compliance developments over the past year. Your practice is subject ...

Thursday, August 12, 2021

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
Client Alert

Assisted Living Facility Rules Adopted by Minnesota Department of Health

By: Christianna L. Finnern, David M. Aafedt, Gerald H. Fornwald, Cody M. Zustiak and Chelsea A. Ahmann

The long-awaited Assisted Living Facility Rules have at last been adopted by the Minnesota Department of Health.  Providers should immediately review the rules to ensure compliance, especially because the assisted living facility license application requires applicants to attest to having read and understood both Minnesota Statutes Chapter 245G and the newly approved Rules. View the ...

Client Alert

Provider Relief Fund Portal Now Open for Reporting

By: Christianna L. Finnern, David M. Aafedt, Gerald H. Fornwald, Cody M. Zustiak and Chelsea A. Ahmann

The long-awaited Provider Relief Fund reporting portal is now open: https://prfreporting.hrsa.gov/s/.  Providers who received one or more provider relief fund payments exceeding $10,000 in the aggregate during Period 1 (from April 10, 2020 to June 30, 2020) have until September 30, 2021, to report on the use of those funds.  The deadline to use funds ...

Client Alert

Legislative Top 5: June 25, 2021

Budget Work Continues in Special Session The Legislature has been meeting in special session for two weeks. Twelve budget bills must be passed and signed into law by the end of the month in order to avoid a full or partial government shutdown. Of these, only five bills have been passed by both the House ...

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Legislative Top 5: June 18, 2021

Special Session Begins, Peacetime Emergency Continues The legislature began a special session on Monday, June 14, at noon. Special session was necessary for Governor Tim Walz to extend the state’s peacetime emergency due to COVID-19. As has happened numerous times since the peacetime emergency first began, House Republicans brought forward a resolution to terminate it. ...

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2021 Minnesota Agency and Enforcement Panel

David Aafedt will moderate a panel at the 2021 Health Law Institute hosted by Minnesota CLE. The panel will discuss priorities and updates from Minnesota’s health law regulatory agencies, followed by panel Q&A covering additional insights and analysis of the current healthcare legal landscape. Panelists Commissioner Grace Arnold, Minnesota Department of Commerce (invited) Commissioner Jan ...

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM CT
Client Alert

Legislative Top 5: June 11, 2021

440 Days The Minnesota State Capitol opened its doors to the public on Thursday for the first time since closing them last March due to the pandemic. Our client, The Minnesota Association of Resources for Recovery and Chemical Health (MARRCH) was the first advocacy group to hold a press conference in the building. MARRCH called ...

Client Alert

Legislative Top 5: May 28, 2021

Budget Work Continues Today marks the day that Governor Tim Walz and legislative leaders gave committees to finalize budget allocations for their respective jurisdictions. Capitol insiders are not surprised that many committees will miss today’s deadline. From the outset, several committee chairs privately indicated that they viewed the deadline as aspirational rather than a set ...

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Legislative Top 5: May 21, 2021

A Budget Deal! As expected, Minnesota’s regular legislative session ended on Monday without passage of the state’s next biennial budget. However, Governor Tim Walz and legislative leaders announced that day that they had reached a broad global agreement on the budget. The global agreement includes how funds will be allocated between different state agencies, how ...

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LeadingAge Minnesota 2021 Institute

LeadingAge Minnesota will host its annual Institute in a virtual format on May 18-21, 2021. The virtual Institute will include three keynote presentations, more than 100 breakout sessions for interdisciplinary teams and opportunities to connect with peers. David Aafedt and Gerald Fornwald are scheduled to present “How to Prevent Vicious and Malicious Ransomware Attacks” on ...

May 18-21, 2021

Client Alert

Legislative Top 5: May 14, 2021

Seventeen With three days before the end of the regular legislative session and no global budget agreement on the horizon, only seventeen bills have passed both the House and Senate and been sent to Governor Tim Walz for his signature. In one such case, Winthrop lobbyists worked on behalf of a client to pass a ...

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