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Ericka L. Adler

Ericka L. Adler

Ericka L. Adler is a partner at the firm of Roetzel & Andress. Her primary practice focus is in the areas of regulatory and transactional healthcare law. Adler advises physicians and other providers regarding day-to-day practice management, physician contract matters, compliance and other business issues. E-mail her here.

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Practices that are not ready for ICD-10 will have to deal with significant issues, so it’s time for them to seek guidance from payers and others.

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Medicare has amped up its efforts to collect debts related to alleged billing/coding errors, which is hurting providers in the pocket.

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Breaking down how the latest proposed rule from CMS could impact physician self-referral regulations and what it means for physicians.

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Can physicians stay independent in an increasingly challenging environment? Here are a few strategies to avoid physician employment.

Whether physicians personally agree or support LGBT rights should be a non-issue when it comes to providing the best possible care for all patients.

The OIG fraud alert warns physicians to be wary of compensation arrangements that could violate the Anti-Kickback Statute.

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Not everything becomes a viable threat, but you can never be too cautious in protecting yourself, your family, your practice, and your reputation.

Younger docs tend to favor a productivity model, while older physicians may prefer a set compensation model. How do you reconcile the two views?

Promoting commercial products, like television's Dr. Oz, can present a conflict of interest for physicians.

The activities of a few bad physicians in the healthcare industry will continue to make the business of healthcare an overly regulated one.

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