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What is Telemedicine?

Attorneys John E. Morrone, Esq., and Jonathan E. Levitt, Esq. discuss what telemedicine is and requirements for telemedicine, including: [00:00:00]: What is Telemedicine?[00:00:46]: Does there have to be a pre-existing Doctor-Patient Relationship?[00:01:31]: What should a physician do to learn whether they can get paid for a telemedicine encounter?[00:02:25]: Rules for Telemedicine: State vs Federal Law[00:04:07]: Originating Sites[00:05:37]: Telemedicine Requirements: Secure Platforms[00:06:37]: Are there platforms generally available? Contact Frier Levitt today...

Frier Levitt Secures $10 Million Personal Injury Settlement for Client as a “Labor of Love,” According to Judge

Frier & Levitt, LLC, has announced the settlement of Dertouzos v NJ Transit for $10 million. The Plaintiff, Claire Dertouzos, was represented by Frier Levitt Partner, Michelle L. Greenberg, Esq., and Co-founding Partner, Jonathan E. Levitt, Esq.   Superior Court Judge Bridget Stecher, J.S.C., in deciding the final application in the case commented on the firm's experience and approach to the case. In describing Jonathan and Michelle's approach to the...

Dental Entities Garner “High-Risk” Status from DHHS’ OIG

The Federal and Indiana State government recently announced that ImmediaDent of Indiana, LLC, and its administrative services provider, Samson Dental Partners, LLC, agreed to pay more than $5.1 million to settle allegations that they submitted false claims to Indiana's Medicaid program. The parties agreed to the financial settlement without admitting any wrongdoing and notably, without entering into an Integrity Agreement (IA) and/or Corporate Integrity Agreement (CIA).  The Department of Health...

PHARMACY ALERT: PSAO EPIC Pharmacies Sends Notice of GER Deductions

Pharmacy Services Administrative Organization (PSAO) EPIC is sending out a "Notice of GER Deductions" to pharmacies in its network advising that the pharmacy's reimbursements have been running in excess of the contracted Generic Effective Rate (GER) amount. The Notice warns the pharmacy that the monetary sum in excess of the contracted GER amount will be withheld and that EPIC will provide details regarding the deducted amounts upon requests. It is...

Dental Practice and DSO to Pay $5.1 Million to Settle False Claims Allegations

The Federal and Indiana State government recently announced that two dental firms agreed to pay more than $5.1 million to settle allegations that they submitted false claims to Indiana's Medicaid program. ImmediaDent of Indiana, LLC, and its administrative services provider, Samson Dental Partners, LLC, were accused of billing straightforward tooth pullings as surgical operations and billing for deep cleanings that were either not required and/or performed. According to the settlement,...