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Medicare Overpayment Reversed in Rare Application of Provider Being Found to be Without Fault by Administrative Law Judge

Posted on Firm News, Medicare Reimbursement July 8, 2017 by Robert Nicholson

After almost seven years of navigating the administrative appeals process, the Firm secured the complete dismissal of a $1,000,000 dollar Medicare overpayment for a South Florida physician.  Following the physician’s receipt of untimely overpayment demands, the Firm secured the reinstatement the provider’s appellate rights.  The gist of the overpayment demand was that the provider failed Read more →

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License Investigation Alleging Gross Negligence By Anesthesiologist Closed with Finding of No Probable Cause

Posted on Firm News, Professional Licensure Investigations July 3, 2017 by Robert Nicholson

The Firm successfully defended an anesthesiologist against allegations that he “grossly mismanaged” a patient’s anesthesia care during a procedure that ultimately resulted in the patient having heart failure and the procedure being aborted.  The patient expired several days later. The Firm fully investigated the allegations at issue, engaged an expert witness, and prepared a rebuttal Read more →

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

Posted on Firm News June 15, 2017 by Robert Nicholson

In the latest licensure case success, the Firm successfully defended a Physician Assistant against allegations that she improperly ordered an unlicensed and unqualified person to perform a CT scan on a patient. The Firm investigated the allegations at issue and prepared a rebuttal statement that highlighted evidence that confirmed that the Physician Assistant had acted Read more →

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License Investigation Alleging Diversion of Controlled Substances by Physician Closed with Finding of No Probable Cause

Posted on Firm News, Professional Licensure Investigations November 8, 2016 by Robert Nicholson

The Firm successfully defended a physician against allegations that he traded drugs for sex. The allegations, which were made by a competitor, were successfully refuted by the Firm. After consideration of the rebuttal statement prepared by the Firm on behalf the physician, the Probable Cause Panel for the licensing board determined that probable cause did Read more →

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All Charges Dismissed in Medicaid Fraud Case Against Physician

Posted on Firm News September 24, 2016 by Robert Nicholson

After a trial jury voted 5 to 1 to acquit the Firm’s physician client in a Medicaid fraud case defended by Managing Attorney Robert Nicholson, the Florida Attorney General’s Office dismissed the remainder of the charges pending in the case.   The Firm’s client had been charged with Medicaid fraud for allegedly providing medically unnecessary services, Read more →

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