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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 →

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 →

HRSA Abruptly Announces Discontinuation of COVID-19 Testing Reimbursement For Uninsured People

Posted on Health Care Law News April 7, 2022 by Erin Ferber

The HRSA COVID-19 Uninsured Program (UIP) has recently announced it will stop accepting claims for reimbursement due to the program’s lack of sufficient funds. This unexpected announcement has caused significant concern and confusion for businesses operating in this space, as it has historically been one of the primary and most reliable payors. As background, the Read more →

The Ins and Outs of the No Surprise Act

Posted on Health Care Law News April 7, 2022 by Erin Ferber

The No Surprise Act (“NSA”) went into effect January 1, 2022, and impacts billing, and in particular balance billing, for emergency services as well as certain non-emergency services.  Generally speaking, a patient cannot be balance billed for emergency services.  Instead, the patient is only responsible for in-network cost share.  The NSA specifies how the insurers Read more →

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

Posted on Professional Licensure Investigations October 15, 2018 by Parker Eastin

The Firm successfully defended a physician against allegations that the physician practiced below the standard of care, inadequately supervised his staff, improperly delegated duties, provided medically unnecessary services, and failed to keep adequate records in connection with allergy testing and treatment services, among other things. The Firm investigated the allegations at issue and prepared a Read more →