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Frier Levitt 2018 Regulatory Liability Annual Report

In 2017, Frier Levitt formed a practice group to defend healthcare providers against a variety of regulatory and billing liabilities that have become all too commonplace in healthcare delivery today. 2018 represented our first full year of gathering data, and we are pleased to reveal our results.   We have seen troubling new trends, such as payors alleging billing fraud (without "intent") to increase the lookback period for potential recoupment. We...

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...

Keep Your Conscience Clean with Better Risk Management

*This article was originally published in the The Coding Institute's TCI Newsletters Health Information Compliance Alert, July 2018, Vol. 18, No. 7. Republished with permission. Tip: Scrutinize your analysis, then put a course of action in place. The issues that tripped up University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center (MD Anderson) are easily avoidable. Organizations must use the information gleaned from their risk assessments to fully implement and manage a...

Ayesha Mehdi, Esq., MHSA Joins Frier Levitt as Of Counsel in Nevada

Frier Levitt, LLC, a national boutique healthcare law firm, announced today that Ayesha Mehdi, Esq., MHSA, has joined the firm as Of Counsel in Nevada. Ms. Mehdi focuses her practice on representation of physicians, dentists, Accountable Care Organizations and other health care professionals, in addition to various healthcare and closely held businesses, in corporate, transactional, and healthcare matters. She advises clients regarding fraud and abuse; Health Information Technology (HIT) and...

Frier & Levitt, LLC Forms Government Affairs and Lobbying Company and Adds Ronald Lanton III, Esq. as Senior Counsel and Registered Lobbyist

Frier & Levitt, LLC, a national boutique healthcare law firm, announced today the formation of new governmental affairs and lobbying company, Frier Levitt Government Affairs, LLC. Frier & Levitt also announced that Ronald Lanton III, Esq., has joined the firm as Senior Counsel, and will also be the Executive Director and registered lobbyist for Frier Levitt Government Affairs, LLC.  Frier Levitt Government Affairs, LLC, is a lobbying firm focused exclusively...