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DOH Investigation Regarding Alleged Improper Balance Billing Closed With a Finding of No Probable Cause

Posted on Firm News, Health Care Law News May 13, 2022 by Erin Ferber

With the implementation of the No Surprise Act on January 1, 2022, patients, insurers, and regulatory authorities have begun taking a closer look at the billing practices of healthcare providers, especially for out-of-network providers. Due to decreasing reimbursement rates, increased oversight, and challenging hurtles to get credentialed, more providers are choosing to operate as out-of-network Read more →

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License Investigation Against Allegedly Impaired APRN Closed with a Finding of No Probable Cause

Posted on Firm News, Professional Licensure Investigations April 11, 2022 by Parker Eastin

The Firm successfully defended an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN/CRNA) against allegations that the APRN was impaired on the job, was diverting anesthesia drugs for the APRN’s own use, and was altering drug counts to cover up the diversion. The Firm investigated the allegations at issue and prepared a rebuttal statement that highlighted evidence that Read more →

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The Firm Secures AHCA Exemption for Convicted Felon

Posted on Firm News April 11, 2022 by Erin Ferber

After being told by other attorneys not to bother applying for an exemption to work at a healthcare facility regulated by the Agency for Health Care Administration, an Office Administrator came to Nicholson & Eastin for help.  Almost twenty years following a federal felony conviction, the Office Administrator was almost forced to resign her position Read more →

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Pharmacy Challenges Wrongful Enrollment Denial and Wins

Posted on Firm News April 11, 2022 by Erin Ferber

Successfully enrolling or recredentialing as a provider in an insurance network can be challenging regardless of whether you are seeking enrollment in a federal or state funded program, or with a commercial carrier.  In recent years, many insurance carriers have contracted with third-party’s to oversee the credentialing process although the insurers remain the determiner of Read more →

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License Investigation Against Physician Closed with a Finding of No Probable Cause

Posted on Firm News October 9, 2018 by Parker Eastin

The Firm successfully defended the Firm’s physician client against allegations that the physician had practiced below the standard of care and had failed to keep adequate records in connection with a medical marijuana patient.  The case against the physician was closed with no action being taken against the physician. The Firm investigated the allegations at Read more →

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