New Jersey Offices - (201) 891-3726/ (732) 314-7405

New Jersey Offices
  • 356 Franklin Avenue
  • Second Floor
  • Wyckoff, NJ 07481
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  • (By Appointment Only)
  • Shore Crossings – 3600 Route 66
  • Suite 150
  • Neptune, NJ 07753
  • (201) 891-3726/ (732) 314-7405 tel

New York Office - (646) 759-2962

New York Office
  • (By Appointment Only)
  • 43 West 43rd Street
  • Suite 143
  • New York, NY 10036
  • (646) 759-2962 tel

Category Archives: Health Care

  1. P.L. 2017, Chapter 283 revisited: New Jersey Assembly proposes extension to deadline for surgical practices to meet licensure requirements.

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. The New Jersey Assembly has introduced legislation that would extend the deadline by which one-room surgical practices must be licensed.  If approved, A1989, will toll the effective date of the original “One-Room Bill“, to July 1, 2020. Approved in 2018, the original bill was meant to take effect the following year,…

  2. Happy New Year! 5 resolutions every small business should make this year

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, JD With a new year ahead of us, Campanella Law Office LLC would like to share a collection of 5 action items every business should have on their calendar this year (and every year).  By spending a few hours now, you can potentially save yourself time and money later in the…

  3. NJ Senate Bill No. 4204: Amendments to ABC Test Could Prove Problematic to Independent Contractor Status

    By: Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. In January 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court held that the “ABC” test derived from the New Jersey Unemployment Compensation Act, N.J.S.A. 43:21-19(i)(6), should be adopted to differentiate among employees and independent contractors for the purposes of the New Jersey Wage Payment Law and the New Jersey Wage and Hour…

  4. Proposed Rule Open For Public Comment through December 31, 2019: One Step Forward In the Department of Health and Human Services’ Regulatory Sprint to Coordinated Care

    By:  Cristina N. Hyde, J.D. Last month, the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) published a “Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.”  The proposed rule, entitled “Revisions to the Safe Harbors Under the Anti-Kickback Statute and Civil Monetary Penalty Rules Regarding Beneficiary Inducements,” (84 FR 55694) is part of the Department of Health and Human Services’ “Regulatory…

  5. New Jersey POLST Updates

    By: Gina L. Campanella, Esq, FACHE In 1991, the National POLST Paradigm is formed in Oregon as a result of medical ethicists discovery that patients end-of-life wishes were not consistently honored.  POLST stands for Practitioner Orders for Life Sustaining Treatment.  The initiative quickly spread to other states and some of the first states to form…

  6. Campanella Law Office LLC Grand Re-Opening!

    I am very pleased to announce the re-opening of my firm, Campanella Law Office LLC, which officially opens its doors today, August 30, 2019! In addition to continuing to provide our clientele with comprehensive health care services, our expansion will now include comprehensive business law services, complete residential and commercial real estate services, and, as…

  7. NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR SIGNS MEDICAL AID IN DYING FOR THE TERMINALLY ILL ACT INTO LAW

    By: Gina L. Campanella, Esq., FACHE On Friday, April 12, 2019, New Jersey Governor Murphy signed the “Medical Aid in Dying for the Terminally Ill Act” into law.  This bill, which goes into effect as of August 1, 2019, makes it legal for physicians to write prescriptions for terminally ill patients for medications that can…

  8. ELIMINATING KICKBACKS IN RECOVERY ACT OF 2018 (“EKRA”)

    IMPORTANT REGULATORY UPDATES! Last month, the federal government passed the Eliminating Kickbacks in Recovery Act of 2018, which, in pertinent part, significantly revises and restricts the ways in which laboratories, clinical treatment facilities and recovery homes can compensate employees and contractors. Most significantly, employees of any such facilities, even if they previously fell into the…

  9. 2019 CMS PHYSICIAN FEE SCHEDULE SOLIDIFIES STARK CHANGES

    IMPORTANT REGULATORY UPDATES! Earlier this month, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published their long awaited 2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Final Rule. One important regulatory element of the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Final Rule confirmed and finalized changes to the Stark Law, originally made in February, with the passage of the…

  10. SPECIAL ALERT – NEW JERSEY PHARMACEUTICAL BILL’S IMPENDING UPDATES

    By Gina L. Campanella, Esq., FACHE Due in no small part to the tireless efforts of our New Jersey state medical society lobbyists, several modifications to the Limitations on and Obligations Associated with Prescriber Acceptance of Compensation from Pharmaceutical Manufacturers (the “Pharma Regs”) have been published in the August 6, 2018 New Jersey Register. The…