Eliminating Kickbacks In Recovery Act

By Alan H. Sonnenklar, Esq. & Eli N. Dollman, Esq. The newly enacted federal Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act (“EKRA”) impacts the way healthcare providers may compensate certain employees and referral sources. EKRA prohibits healthcare providers from giving or receiving remuneration for referring a patient to a recovery home, clinical treatment facility or laboratory. For […]

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Deadline Approaching for Reporting 2018 HIPAA Breaches

By Mathew J. Levy, Esq., Seth A. Nadel, Esq. & Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq. Most healthcare providers are aware that they are required to take steps to secure the health information of their patients under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (“HIPAA”). While most providers ensure that their staff use their best […]

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Understanding Compliance

By Mathew J. Levy, Esq. & Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq. It is tough being a provider today. Providers are expected to provide top quality clinical care to their patients and comply with the myriad of rules and regulations governing health care providers at the federal and state level, in additional to rules and regulations instituted […]

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Infusion of Private Equity into Healthcare Marketplace Presents Both Opportunities and Challenges for Physicians and Investors

By Alan H. Sonnenklar, Esq. & Seth A. Nadel, Esq. Faced with the growing challenge of finding attractive investment opportunities, private-equity firms have increasingly turned to the healthcare industry to bolster returns for themselves and their investors.  In 2017, according to one estimate, the disclosed value of healthcare-related private equity deals reached roughly $42.6 billion.  […]

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Financing for Medical Practices and Small Businesses

By Michael D. Brofman, Esq. Business financing is commonplace in today’s economy in order to provide steady cash flow.  Most standard business financing is asset based; meaning that it is based upon advancing money up to a percentage of the accounts receivable that are deemed by the lender to be “eligible” (usually meaning not over […]

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Understanding Family Leave Benefits in New York

Mathew J. Levy, Esq. Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq. Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C. A decision many employers grapple with concerns the benefits, such as paid leave or job security, offered  to expectant mothers and others who need to take time off to care for newborns and sick family members. Offering paid maternity, paternity […]

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