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"New National Practitioner Data Bank Guidebook Adopts Stricter Reporting Requirements" by Jesse Adam Markos, Healthcare Michigan, June 2015

"CMS’ Revocations Authority Extended to Capture Repeated Non-Compliance" by Andrew B. Wachler and Kevin R. Miserez, Healthcare Michigan, May 2015

"CMS Publishes Physician Voluntary Face-to-Face Encounter Progress Note Templates" by Andrew B. Wachler, Erin D. Roumayah, Jessica C. Forster, Healthcare Michigan, May 2015

"CMS Releases Change Request to Update Sub-Regulatory Guidance regarding Physician Home Health Certification and Recertification Requirements" by Andrew B. Wachler and Jessica C. Forster, RAC Monitor, April 2015

"CMS’ Issues Contradictory Guidance for Home Health Agencies on New Certification Requirements" by Andrew B. Wachler and Jessica C. Forster, RAC Monitor, March 2015

"Proposed Legislative Reforms to the Medicare Appeals Process" by Andrew B. Wachler and Jessica C. Forster, RAC Monitor, March 2015

"Sequestration and Medicare Advantage Organizations: Hospitals May Challenge Reimbursement Cuts" by Andrew B. Wachler and Jessica C. Forster, Healthcare Michigan, March 2015

"Current Regulatory Challenges Facing Physician-Owned Distributorships" by Reesa N. Handelsman and Kevin R. Miserez, Healthcare Michigan, January 2015

"Providers Should Take Advantage of Early Opportunities to Contest Disciplinary Proceedings" by Jesse Adam Markos, Healthcare Michigan, January 2015

"Medicare Advantage Organizations and Medicare Sequestration: Hospitals May Challenge Reimbursement Cuts" by Andrew B. Wachler and Jessica Forster, RAC Monitor, January 2015

"Stark Settlement Demonstrates New Focus on Physician Compensation Plans" by Dustin T. Wachler, Healthcare Michigan, December 2014

"Medicare Appeals Backlog Gives Rise to Alternative Methods for Health Care Providers to Resolve Denied Claims" by Andrew B. Wachler, Jessica C. Forster, and Kevin R. Miserez, American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) *The RAP Sheet*, November 2014

"National Practitioner Data Bank Provides Important Guidance on Medical Malpractice Payment Reports" by Jesse Adam Markos, Healthcare Michigan, November 2014

"Don’t Wait To Properly Supervise and Delegate!" by Reesa N. Handelsman and Michael D. Bossenbroek, Healthcare Michigan, October 2014

"The Health Lawyer", Ambassador Magazine, Q&A with Denise, July 2014.

"CMS Loosens Medical Staff Rules for Multi-Hospital Systems" Jesse Adam Markos, Esq., Healthcare Michigan, May 2014.

"Rights of Physicians and Patients as Insurers Move to Narrow Networks" Andrew B. Wachler, Esq. and Dustin T. Wachler, Esq., Healthcare Michigan, July 2014.

"Court: HIPAA Doesn’t Bar Ex Parte Interviews of Treating Physicians," Terese Farhat, Esq., Michigan Medical Law Report, Vol. 9, No. 4, Winter 2013

"OIG Guidance on Expectations for Screening for Excluded Individuals," Amy K. Fehn, Esq., Michigan Medical Law Report, Summer 2013.

"The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) Merger and Its Impact on Health Care Providers" , by Jesse A. Markos, Wachler & Associates Summer 2013 Newsletter

"Final Omnibus Rule Requires Updates to HIPAA Privacy Policies, Notices of Privacy Practices and Business Associate Agreements" , by Amy K. Fehn, Wachler & Associates Summer 2013 Newsletter

"AHLA Fraud and Abuse Member Briefing 2013 OIG Work Plan Summary," Amy K. Fehn as a contributing author, December 2012.

"Options are Limited for Avoiding a Reportable Licensure Action" Jesse Adam Markos, Esq. and Christopher J. Laney, Esq., Michigan Medical Law Report, Winter 2012.

"One Man's Treasure - Another Man's Penalty?" Amy Fehn, Esq. and Rebecca Robichaud, Esq., Michigan Medical Law Report, Spring 2012.

"The Role of Technology in the Formation of Accountable Care Organizations,"   Amy K. Fehn, Esq., Michigan Medical Law Report, Summer 2011.

"The Importance of Health Information Technology for Accountable Care Organizations," Amy K. Fehn, Esq., The ABA Health eSource, June 2011.

" The New Consumer Appeals Process ," Andrew B. Wachler, Esq. and Jesse Adam Markos, Esq. The Health Lawyer, ABA Health Law Section, June 2011.

"The 'Physician Payment Sunshine' Act: What Do the New Reporting Requirements Mean for Physicians?"  Laura C. Range, Esq., Wachler & Associates, P.C., The Michigan Medical Law Report, Spring 2011.

"Understanding Health Care Reform's New Delivery Models," Amy K. Fehn, Esq., Health Care Weekly Review, Michigan Edition, April 4, 2011.

"Space-Sharing and Leasing for IDTFs: A Clarification of the Rules and Standards," Christopher J. Laney, Esq., Wachler & Associates, P.C., The Michigan Medical Law Report, Spring 2011.

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