Understanding Private Equity Transactions in Healthcare

By Mathew J. Levy, Esq. & Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq.Email Mathew Email Stacey Introduction When healthcare providers consider their options with respect to selling their practices, many providers are entertaining the idea of selling their practices to a private equity firm. While this may seem very enticing to many providers as the purchase price is […]

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Understanding the Legal Ramifications Involving Medispas

By Mathew J. Levy, Esq. and Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq.Email Mathew Email Stacey Introduction Medical Spas (“Medispa”) are becoming very popular as business men and women seek to capitalize on being able to provide botox, fillers, lasers and other medical services to their clientele. While many healthcare providers are being presented with enticing opportunities to […]

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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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Featured in the Journal of the Nassau County Bar Association June 2018: Understanding the Legal Implications Involving Management Services Organizations

By Mathew J. Levy, Esq., Seth A. Nadel, Esq. & Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq. Weiss Zarett Brofman Sonnenklar & Levy, P.C. Introduction Management Services Organizations (“MSOs”) can provide real and appreciable benefits to busy practitioners, allowing them to provide better patient care, unencumbered by the demands of micromanaging the business. MSOs can also be a […]

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Understanding Telemedicine

By: Mathew J. Levy, Esq. & Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq. Email the Author It is undisputed that telemedicine is the future of medicine. Telemedicine eliminates distance barriers giving providers the opportunity to render services offsite, as well as to use electronic interactive technologies to assess, diagnose and/or treat medical conditions when patients are not physically present. […]

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Understanding Financial Arrangements Between Anesthesiologist and Ambulatory Surgical Centers as per the Recent OIG Opinion

By: Mathew J. Levy, Esq. & Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq.Email the Author Introduction The Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued a long awaited advisory opinion on May 25, 2012 offering guidance as to the proposed arrangements between Ambulatory Surgery Centers and anesthesia services providers (OIG Advisory Opinion No. 12-06). […]

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Understanding Ambulatory Surgery Centers

By: Mathew J. Levy, Esq. & Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq.Email the Author Introduction: It is no secret that ambulatory surgery centers (“ASCs”) are becoming the go to place for physicians to perform procedures as opposed to hospitals as physicians attempt to increase revenue and align with hospitals. As per the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid […]

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Understanding Business Associates

By: Mathew J. Levy, Esq. & Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq.Email the Author Overview: Throughout a health care provider’s career, he/she will often enter into several relationships with third party vendors – billing companies, EMR companies, marketing companies, internet providers, staffing companies and medical device/equipment suppliers to name a few.  The relationship between these third party […]

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