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Garfunkel Wild, P.C. - NEWS 2015

GW's News section contains announcements recognizing the accomplishments of our individual attorneys and of the firm as a whole, including awards and honors, promotions, firm expansion and other important events

December 15, 2015 - Debra Silverman will serve as speaker at the HFMA's (Connecticut Chapter) presentation entitled "Healthcare Integration in Connecticut:  Where Will It Lead?"  Topics will include:
  • Successful Models for Clinical Integration
  • Transitioning from Volume to Value - The Challenges and the Opportunity
  • Legal & Regulatory Environment
  • Organizational Models - Ownership vs. Affiliation.

Click here for registration information.

December 10, 2015 -- Robert Schiller will deliver a presentation entitled "Evolution & Future of Narrow Networks," at the HFMA's (Metropolitan New York Chapter) Preparing for Reimbursement & Plan Changes through Technology Seminar.  Click here for details.
November 18, 2015 -- Lourdes Martinez will team up with HCCS to present a complimentary webinar on the OIG's Work Plan for 2016. Participants in this webinar will be provided with an overview of the OIG's latest initiatives for safeguarding the integrity of federal health care programs with an emphasis on those audits that involve Medicare Part A and Part B payments. Healthcare Compliance Officers and other members of senior management should be aware of what these targeted audit areas are and incorporate them into internal auditing plans to help prevent and/or reduce the potential for fraud, waste, and abuse. Click here to register for the webinar.
October 28, 2015 - Andrew L. Zwerling wrote an article for the Connecticut Law Tribune entitled "Implications of Raising the Overtime Salary Threshold."
October 22, 2015 - Barry Cepelewicz and Robert Schiller will present a webinar, hosted by the NY Therapy Guide, entitled "Legal Ramifications in Billing Policies and Legal Issues in Employment Agreements."  Click here for registration information.
October 15, 2015 - Garfunkel Wild was pleased to present the 2015 New York Metro ASC Symposium on October 15 at the New York Marriott Marquis.  Click here for highlightsClick here for recap.  With attendees from NY, NJ and CT reaching capacity, the feedback from attendees has been excellent, with many commenting on the range and quality of the speakers, which included representatives from throughout the industry (ASC management companies, state and federal regulators).  GW would like to thank all of the speakers for their contributions to a very informative program.  We would also like to thank our sponsors and attendees who helped make this program such a success.

We are already starting to plan for next year's program. If you were at the Symposium and have some comments, suggestions or questions, please contact Moira Murphy at mmurphy@garfunkelwild.com or (516) 393-2274.

October 8, 2015 - Paul D. Squire will deliver a presentation entitled "Cyber-Security & Compliance Solutions in E-Health Growth of E-Health" at the New York State Bar Association's E-Health & Information Systems Committee CLE Program.  Click here for details.
September 22, 2015 - GW Wins Significant Employment Discrimination Ruling.  Click here for details.
September 3, 2015 - Paul D. Squire authored an article for Medical Economics entitled "Minimizing your risk when practicing telemedicine."
September 2, 2016 - Six Garfunkel Wild, P.C. Attorneys Selected as Best Lawyers® for 2016. Click here to read press release.
August 10, 2015 - Suzanne Avena and Marc Sittenreich wrote an article entitled "Who Is a Discharger Under the New York Oil Spill Law?" for the New York Law Journal.  Click here to read the article.
July 31, 2015 - Debra Silverman will serve as moderator of AHLA's webinar entitled "The New MSSP Final Rule:  What's Next for the Future of ACOs."  Click here for details.
May 11, 2015 - Barry B. Cepelewicz and Paul D. Squire authored an article for Connecticut Law Tribune entitled "State Poised to Expand Telemedicine Options."  Click here to read.
April 30, 2015 - Tina Van Vort and Peter Hoffman will present at the complimentary 2015 Not-for-profit Educational Workshop entitled "Critical Insights for Your Organization," hosted by Baker Tilly and Garfunkel Wild, P.C. Click here for registration information.
April 16, 2015 - Garfunkel Wild is offering a Complimentary Teleconference regarding National Healthcare Decisions Day.  The teleconference will be presented by Eve Green Koopersmith and Doris L. Martin.  Click here for registration information.
April 9, 2015 - Alan Perzley was a speaker at Healthcare 20/20:  Clear Vision & Clear Strategies for Finance, Development and Investment to Align with Today's Healthcare Delivery Model and its User Demands.  This presentation was held at a conference sponsored by The National Healthcare Real Estate Series, Healthcare & Real Estate 2015:  New York, which was held at The Yale Club, New York, NY.
March 16, 2015 - Eve Green Koopersmith and Samantha N. Tomey wrote an article for Medical Economics, entitled "Removing a patient from your practice:  A physician's legal and ethical responsibilities."
March 10, 2015 - Lourdes Martinez will present a webinar entitled "OIG Work Plan 2015: Self-Audit Tips & Infraction Analysis for Health Provider Compliance" The webinar is being hosted by the Center for Competitive Management. Click here for registration information.
March 10, 2015 - Judy Eisen will be the moderator of a CLE class at the Gitenstein Institute at the Hofstra University Club entitled "Puff the Magic Medicine:  The Medical Marijuana Movement."  This program qualifies for 2.0 transitional/nontransitional CLE credits in Ethics and Professionalism.  The North-Shore LIJ Health System designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.75 AMA PRA Category 1 credits.  To learn more, click here.
February 5, 2015 - Lourdes Martinez will deliver a presentation entitled “Regulatory Update” at the HFMA’s (Metropolitan New York Chapter) seminar entitled “Compliance Update:  Dealing with All Those Acronyms (OIG, OMIG, ACA NFPRA, VBP, ect.)”.  Click here for details.
February 3, 2015 - John Martin wrote an article for Law360.com entitled "2nd Circ. Pushes Against Partial 3rd-Party Payor Payments." Click here to read.
January 26, 2015 - Lourdes Martinez will deliver a presentation entitled “New York State Legal Update” (topics will include the recent Allina decision related to Medicare DSH Issues), at the HFMA’s (Metropolitan New York Chapter) Annual Reimbursement Update Seminar.  Click here for details.


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