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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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With many doctors interested in getting involved with some kind of telehealth model, it’s important to know the legal and reimbursement limitations.


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.


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


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.


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.


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