John Wright presented on the topic, "Licensing and Regulation for the Practice of Pharmacy in Michigan," at the Michigan Pharmacists Association's Continuing Education Symposium on August 27, 2014 in Traverse City, Michigan.
John Wright co-authored, "Mobile Devices and Medical Apps in the Healthcare Workplace," in Compliance Today, published by the Health Care Compliance Association, August 2014.
John Wright co-presented on the topic, "Counterfeit Medicine, Careful Compliance," for HCCA web conference, July 29, 2014.
David Rogers was a presenter at the 2014 Upper Michigan Legal Institute in June 2014 at the Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, Michigan. His topic was, "What Your Small Business Clients Need to Know About Health Care Reform."
John Wright co-presented on the topic, "Upsurge in Privacy, HIPAA and HITECH Risk," for HCCA web conference, June 30, 2014.
Christopher Laney presented on the topic, "Accountable Care - Profiling, Credentialing, and Transcending Barriers," at ABQAURP’s 37th Quality Care Conference on May 3, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.
Christopher Laney and Ann Varbanov authored, "Prepare for - and survive - a CMS meaningful use audit," in Compliance Today, published by the Health Care Compliance Association, May 2014.
David Rogers has been named to the new Alumni Legal Writing Advisory Group at Wayne State University Law School. The primary role of this group is to advise the law school faculty on the structure and content of the legal writing program, and on how to ensure that the program meets the needs of law students and employers.
The firm was recognized by the Board of Directors of Saginaw Future with the Economic Excellence Award at its 22nd Annual Awards Luncheon. RMA received this award for its outstanding contribution to the economy of Saginaw County and the Great Lakes Bay Region. John Wright attended the Awards Luncheon to accept the honor.
Christopher Laney obtained a favorable ruling from the Medical Appeals Council ("MAC") in which the MAC held that Medicare's statistical methodology was invalid and flawed. As a result of the MAC ruling, the overpayment demand from the health care provider was significantly reduced.
John Wright, who formerly served as a Michigan Assistant Attorney General, recently published, "A Critical Analysis of Marijuana Laws in Michigan from a Public Health Perspective."
David Rogers has been selected again in 2014 for listing in The Best Lawyers in America, in health care law. The Best Lawyers listing is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey of other lawyers practicing in that specialty.
Christopher Laney presented on the topic, “Compliance Officers: How to Avoid CMS’s Meaningful Use Audits,” for HCCA web conference, December 4, 2013.
Christopher Laney successfully defended two significant Medicare audits resulting in a full discharge of the entire overpayment demand based on proving that off-label use of a drug in the treatment of patients was reasonable and necessary.
Christopher Laney and Ann Varbanov authored, “Compliance Officers: Is Your Organization Ready for The Sunshine Act?” in Compliance Today, published by the Health Care Compliance Association, September 2013.
David Rogers has been selected as a Michigan Super Lawyer again for 2013, in health care law.
Christopher Laney has been recognized as a 2013 Rising Star Top Young Lawyer in the Michigan Super Lawyers list. Only 2.5% of the attorneys in Michigan are named in Rising Stars.
Christopher Laney represented a physician-provider and successfully discharged a Medicare audit overpayment based on a showing of medical necessity as shown by peer-reviewed medical literature supporting an off-label use of a drug for the proper treatment of a patient.
David Rogers will be a presenter for the 2013 Solo
and Small Firm Institute schedule for September 19-20,
2013 at the Lansing Center, Lansing, and will speak on
the topic of, “What Your Small Business Clients Need to
Know About Health Care Reform.”
Christopher Laney co-authored, "Using Local Coverage Determinations to your Advantage," in Compliance Today, published by the Health Care Compliance Association, April 2013.
Christopher Laney presented on the topic, “Tiered Networks and Value-Based Care: The Benefits of Being a Provider With Every Payer - Would You Choose “You” for an ACO?” at ABQAURP’s 36th Quality Care Conference on April 6, 2013 in Tampa, Florida.