Rogers Mantese & Associates, P.C. 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. Theresamarie Mantese and John R. Wright attended the Awards Luncheon to accept the honor.
Theresamarie Mantese and Christopher J. 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.
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 J. Laney presented on the topic, “Compliance Officers: How to Avoid CMS’s Meaningful Use Audits,” for HCCA web conference, December 4, 2013.
Theresamarie Mantese, co-presented on the topic, “EMTALA: Combating a Complaint Before it’s too Late,” for HCCA web conference, November 4, 2013.
Christopher J. 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.
Theresamarie Mantese, Christopher J. 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 J. 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.
Theresamarie Mantese co-authored, “Compliance Officers' New Challenge: HIV Discrimination,” in Compliance Today, published by the Health Care Compliance Association, August 2013.
Christopher J. 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.”
Theresamarie Mantese co-presented on the topic,
“Compliance Officers' New Challenge: HIV
Discrimination,” at the HCCA web conference on July 16,
Theresamarie Mantese co-presented on the topic, “Statistics, Extrapolation, and Overpayment,” at the HCCA web conference on May 9, 2013.
Christopher J. 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.