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Partner Daniel Frier Discusses Recapitalization for Expansion of Healthcare Businesses with The Ambulatory M&A Advisor

Partner Daniel Frier, Esq., recently discussed with Richard Romero of The Ambulatory M&A Advisor what healthcare businesses need to know about recapitalization for expansion. Read "Tips When Contemplating Recapitalization for Expansion" on The Ambulatory M&A Advisor website.  

Partner Daniel Frier Named 2015 Leading Lawyers by Ambulatory M&A Advisor

Partner Daniel B. Frier, Esq., has been recognized by the Ambulatory M&A Advisor with 2015 Leading Lawyer Awards as Top Healthcare Transaction Lawyers of 2015. Started in 2014, the Leading Lawyer Award is a national award that acknowledges healthcare transactions attorneys who have achieved a high degree of recognition and success within the field. Attorneys are nominated by colleagues, clients, and other service professionals within the healthcare transaction field based...

Navigating Legal Issues in Telemedicine

Partner Dan Frier recently joined Joe Lavelle of intrepidNOW's Healthcare podcast to discuss how to navigate the legal issues in telemedicine that are confronted by healthcare providers. Discussed are: (2:21) For those that are listening, that may not be familiar, would you provide us with a brief history lesson on telemedicine? (5:19) What are the professional liability issues with telemedicine? (6:49) Will you tell us about the current state of...

Nursing Home Management Company Settles Claim that it Received Kickbacks from Ambulance Providers

In what is believed to be the first settlement of its kind, a Texas nursing home management company agreed earlier this week to pay nearly $3.2 million to settle allegations that it received kickbacks from various ambulance companies. Regent Management Services of Galveston manages 12 nursing homes, including 11 in Texas. According to Federal prosecutors, Regent was accused of accepting free or heavily discounted services for unreimbursable ambulance transportation, in...

OIG Recommends CMS Take Action to Prevent Overpayments for Outpatient Drugs

Medicare Part B covers the cost of outpatient drugs for beneficiaries. To administer benefits, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) contracts with Medicare contractors, who determine reimbursement amounts and pay claims. In an effort to reduce contractor payment errors and overpayments, CMS implements various initiatives, which are meant to identify and address billing and coding errors made by providers, before Medicare contractors reimburse their claims. As part of its...