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

Tag Archives: HealthCareLaw

  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. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. 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regulatory element of the 2019 Physician Fee Schedule and Final Rule confirmed and finalized changes to the Stark Law, originally made in February, with the passage of the…

  5. 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…

  6. POWER OF THE PURSE PODCAST: EPISODE 35: HOW TO NAVIGATE THE WORLDS OF LAW AND MEDICINE

    Use the following link to listen to Episode 35 of the Power of the Purse Podcast featuring our own Gina L. Campanella! “Good afternoon, everyone. My name is Lynn S. Evans, and I am the host of Power of the Purse Podcast. There was a time in my life not too long ago, when I…

  7. Facilities Liable for Uninsured Physicians Under NJ Supreme Court Ruling

    By: Gina L. Campanella, Esq., FACHE On September 29, 2015, the New Jersey Supreme Court released its decision in the matter of Jarrell v. Kaul, No. A-42-13 (072363). The Supreme Court was tasked with deciding three main issues on this appeal. Refusing to expand the scope of liability for the individual physician, the Court held…

  8. New York State Paper Prescriptions Ban Begins March 27, 2016

    By: Gina L. Campanella, Esq., FACHE In 2013, New York State passed an electronic prescription and prescription monitoring program law named I-STOP. The first phase of I-STOP was to develop an online prescription registry which tracks all controlled substances prescribed to any patient. Effective August 27, 2013, any physician, or provider with prescriptive authority (with…

  9. Breaking Down a Physician Employment Agreement

    By:  Gina L. Campanella, Esq., FACHE Physician employment agreements can be complicated and intimidating.  Often times, potential physician employees are under the impression that most of the text is “ordinary” and “non-negotiable”.  The more dangerous assumption is that problematic sections are unenforceable.  Even if a court may ultimately determine that a contract term is not…