Guillermo J. Beades

Guillermo J. Beades, Esq., is an attorney in Frier Levitt’s Healthcare Litigation Department and Co-Chairs the Firm’s Insurance Defense Group. Guillermo represents healthcare professionals in a broad range of administrative, civil and criminal healthcare matters. Guillermo has extensive litigation experience before state licensing authorities and Medical Boards (e.g., NJ BME, OPMC), federal healthcare agencies (e.g., OIG, CMS, DEA) and state healthcare agencies (e.g., NJ Medicaid Fraud Division, NY OMIG). He represents practices and healthcare professionals in matters concerning credentialing and denial of privileges, administrative discipline, Medicare audits, hospital fair hearings, post-payment demands and pre-payment audits.  

Guillermo also represents healthcare professionals in criminal and civil white collar defense matters, including matters alleging Medicare/Medicaid Fraud and inappropriate billing, as well as violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, Codey Law and Stark.

Guillermo serves as General Counsel to the New Jersey Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics. He has been selected to the New Jersey Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in 2015 – 2017. Guillermo frequently presents at various medical group and society meetings as well as at conferences and on webinars on a number of healthcare issues.

Education

  • Villanova University School of Law
  • Pennsylvania State University, Bachelor of Science, Crime, Law and Justice

Admissions

  • State of New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court, New Jersey
  • State of New York
  • Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Publications

“Legal Update: What to Expect – and Mistakes to Avoid – in 2018” NJAAP, Spring 2018

“Audit Toolkit:  What Every Practice Needs to Respond to an Audit,” NJ AAP, Fall 2017

“How to Identify and Respond to Payor Audits,” NJ AAP, Summer 2017

“Legal Update: Terminating the Physician-Patient Relationship Due To a Parent’s Choice Not to Vaccinate: Key Considerations,” New Jersey American Academy of Pediatrics, Winter 2016

“Defending the ‘Impossible Day’ Healthcare Fraud Prosecution,” New Jersey Lawyer, April 2016

“Broadening of False Claims Act Liability by Inclusion of Kickback Violations,” MDAdvisor, 2013

“New Pharmacy Standards Concerning Distribution of Controlled Substances Disrupts Patient Care,” MDAdvisor, 2013

“Are the Courts Turning Defense Attorneys into ‘Potted Plants?'”

Lectures

“Billing Audit Legal Perspective: Deeper Dive” 2018, Conventus

“Audits” NJ MGMA Affiliate Meeting, 2017

“Audits & Document Requests: What Every Physician Needs to Know!” 2017, NJ AAP

“Ask the Experts: Human Resources, On Boarding, Orientation and Competency” 2017, NJ MGMA PMC

“Using Your Head: Avoiding Common Pitfalls When Responding to Audits and Document Requests” 2017, NJ AAPC, Monmouth-Ocean Chapter

“What Every Practice Manager Should Know About Investigations, Audits & Document Requests” 2017, NJ MGMA

“What to Look for in Your Employment Contract” 2017, NJ AAP”How to Respond to an Audit,”2016 AAPC Regional Conference

“The Most Common HR Pitfalls & How to Respond,” 2016 NJ MGMA PMC

“Risk of EMR”, “Social Medial Pitfalls”, “Workplace Policies & Procedures” and “HIPAA Update,” 2016 NJ AHIMA / Monmouth-Ocean AAPC Joint Conference”

HR Roundtable on Practice Manuals,” 2015 NJ MGMA PMC

Lecturer for various hospitals and physician groups regarding:

  • Fraud & Abuse
  • Regulatory agencies
  • Responding to audits
  • Negotiating physician employment contracts
  • Social Media
  • Workplace policies

Achievements

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