Ericka L. Adler

Ericka L. Adler

Ericka L. Adler is a partner at the firm of Kamensky Rubinstein Hochman & Delott, LLP. 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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New rules will now require Medicare enrollees who are classified as “high risk,” to subject themselves to fingerprint-based background checks.

The ICD-10 implementation delay was cause for celebration for many medical practices, but it angered and frustrated many in the healthcare industry.

Here are some very basic strategies that may help medical practices to do a better job of collecting payments from patients.

While the debate over medical marijuana continues, one important issue often overlooked is the potential legal implications for physician prescribers.

Whether a physician is liable for an overpayment is not determined solely by whether such action is attributable to that physician.

Medical practices face increasing difficulty collecting from payers, but off-loading the burden to patients is a big mistake.

HHS asserts that a proposed rule is trying to strike a balance between the individual privacy protections of HIPAA and public safety considerations.

Many physicians fail to review or update their informed consent forms to ensure they comply with state laws, standards of practice, and specific regulations.

In preparing for 2014, make sure you consider the changes in the benefits your practice may offer.

Physicians without proper opioid prescribing policies may unknowingly help patients engage in illegal activities, and they could face liability issues.


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