Understanding Private Equity Transactions in Healthcare

By Mathew J. Levy, Esq. & Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq. 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 often higher than […]

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Understanding the Legal Ramifications Involving Medispas

By Mathew J. Levy, Esq. and Stacey Lipitz Marder, Esq. 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 become involved with […]

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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 Physician Employment Contracts

By: Mathew J. Levy, Esq. Regrettably, many physicians are receiving a letter from an insurance carrier informing the physician that the physician must repay a substantial amount of money as a result of what has been billed to the insurance carrier and paid without objection. Perhaps the most frustrating part of all is that the […]

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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 the Issues Related to Concierge Medicine

By: Mathew J. Levy, Esq.Email the Author Since its introduction in the mid-1990 in Seattle Washington, a growing number of medical practitioners have converted their medical practices into Concierge practices, or joined concierge practice networks. These practitioners, have found fulfillment, flexibility, and financial gain; they can once again enjoy practicing medicine, and reduce or eliminate […]

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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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