Create a Pre- and Post-Acquisition Plan Pre-Acquisition Planning. If you are interested in having your practice purchased by a large organization, which will often be one that is supported by private equity, it is important to begin planning well... Read More
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Recently, the State of New Jersey, Office of the Attorney General, Division of Consumer Affairs (“DCA”) has issued a “SCAM ALERT” with the following, warning all licensed professionals that: “Individuals impersonating New Jersey Division... Read More
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Specialty dental practices can be attractive targets for private equity investors. Conversely, the sale of a dental practice to a private equity (or private equity-backed) organization can be an effective way to maximize the value of a specialty... Read More
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Providers should be aware of CMS’s recent aggressively restrictive stance on Medicare Advantage (“MA”) risk adjustment coding. In  U.S. ex rel. Teresa Ross v. Independent Health Association, et al. – a False Claims Act (“FCA”) case... Read More
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The closely-watched Kaiser Permanente consolidated False Claims Act (“FCA”) action, involving allegations of substantial Medicare Advantage risk adjustment fraud, has highlighted the dangers of a particular coding practice/policy known as... Read More
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Frier Levitt attorney Abdul J. Roberts and HealthCare Compliance Network’s Director of Coding and Billing Compliance Jim Tudor discuss recent trends in medical audits and what physicians can expect in their article in Urology Times, titled, “... Read More
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A Texas husband and wife dentist team recently reached an agreement with the United States Department of Justice (“DOJ”) to pay $3.1 Million to resolve allegations that they violated the False Claims Act (“FCA”) by defrauding the Texas... Read More
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As part of our firm’s commitment to staying abreast of COVID19-related issues affecting our clients, we are continuing to monitor financial relief program requirements and other important topics.  While applying for various forms of aid and... Read More
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