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Frier Levitt Successfully Defends Two New Jersey Physicians in Board Matters

Frier Levitt was recently victorious in representing two physicians in separate matters before the Board of Medical Examiners. The physicians were facing disciplinary actions brought about by complaints filed by former patients of the practice. In the first case, a physician was accused of failing to complete a physical, conducting a drug test inappropriately and altering medical records. After working closely with the client and preparing a detailed response explaining...

Frier Levitt Successfully Defends Two Physicians Before the NJ Board of Medical Examiners

Frier Levitt was recently successful in representing two New Jersey-based physicians facing separate disciplinary actions before the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners. In one case, a physician was accused of patient abandonment for allegedly failing to provide adequate post-surgical care, including the failure to prescribe pain medication requested by the patient. After submitting a formal document that explained the patient care provided, Frier Levitt clarified misinterpretations of the patient's...

How to Respond to Document Requests, Audits & Overpayment Demands Webinar Recording

https://youtu.be/QY7nwgQ1IlY Healthcare is one of the most highly regulated industries in the country. When physicians and practices receive document requests, audit notices, and overpayment demands, knowing what to expect and how to react can help save money, protect your professional license and avoid litigation. This webinar will take you through the process of the what to do when you or your practice receives a request or demand from a government...

Frier Levitt Successfully Defends Two Physicians Before the NJ Board of Medical Examiners

Recently, Frier Levitt successfully represented two New Jersey-based physicians facing disciplinary actions before the New Jersey Board of Medical Examiners. In one case, the physician, a pain management specialist, was being investigated by the Board concerning the practices of opioid prescribing. The physician was facing greater scrutiny due to the prescribing of cancer breakthrough pain medication. Frier Levitt reviewed the physician’s standard operating procedures for opioid prescribing and presented evidence...

Why Physicians Need to Challenge Audit Findings and Overpayment Demands: Lessons Learned from 2018

In 2018, many physicians' fears and suspicions were confirmed as discovery from lawsuits against insurers and reports from the Office of Inspection General (OIG) shed light on the glaring flaws, and the sometimes unscrupulous nature of, payor audits. The year began with a bang when in February 2018 it was revealed that Aetna’s former Medical Director, Dr. Jay Ken Iinuma, admitted under oath that he "never looked at patients' records...