Over the past several months, many clients have reached out to us with questions like, can an employer require their employees to take a COVID vaccine as a condition of employment? According to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, as... Read More
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Frier Levitt Podiatrist-Attorney, Lawrence F. Kobak, DPM, Esq. has authored an article in the current edition (July 2021) of Podiatry Management about Advertising Your Podiatry Practice. Advertising takes many forms. There are newspaper and... Read More
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On July 9, 2021, President Biden issued an executive order (EO) containing 72 directives to more than a dozen federal agencies, many of which have broad implications for healthcare. Specifically targeted are healthcare competition, hospital mergers,... Read More
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Frier Levitt recently helped an Arizona-based independent pharmacy that was being audited by a national PBM. The PBM alleged various audit discrepancies including inadequate proof of delivery and missing signature logs. These alleged discrepancies... Read More
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A recent settlement highlights the potential perils associated with hospitals’ employment of physicians, where excessive compensation to physicians is deemed to be a reward for referrals in violation of Federal Anti-Kickback Statute (“AKS”)... Read More
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Senior Counsel Theresa DiGuglielmo, Esq., whose regulatory healthcare practice includes work with Behavioral Health providers, recently interviewed James M. Tudor, CPC, PCA, Director of Billing Compliance for HealthCare Compliance Network... Read More
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States throughout the US have passed a variety of laws to prevent what is known as the “corporate practice of medicine” (“CPOM”).The purpose of these laws is to ensure that physicians retain full and autonomous clinical decision-making... Read More
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The Whistleblower Exception protects a covered entity from being considered to have committed a breach if the whistleblower is a member of the covered entity’s workforce and is the victim of a crime. In a recent article in Relias Media called,... Read More
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In a growing trend, we have seen Pharmacy Services Administrative Organizations (PSAOs) recently undertake new efforts to withhold reimbursements due and owing to pharmacies after they have been terminated by one or more pharmacy benefits managers... Read More
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