Monthly Archives: July 2016

July 2016 Health Law Update Now Available

Please visit this page for the July 2016 installment of Broad and Cassel’s “Health Law Update.” Topics include Medication Therapy Management, balance billing legislation, false claims and healthcare providers and bankruptcy. If you would like to receive the “Health Law Update” … Continue reading

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Shachi Mankodi Elected to Florida Health Law Executive Council

We are pleased to announce that Shachi Mankodi, senior counsel in Broad and Cassel’s Fort Lauderdale office, has been elected to The Florida Bar Health Law Section’s Executive Council. She will serve a three-year term. With approximately 1,100 members, the … Continue reading

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Patients Expect Excellent Customer Service

By: Stephen Siegel Recently, I had pain in my lower back, hips, legs, ankles and feet. When a combination of rest, pain medication, and anti-inflammatory drugs did not resolve the problem, my PCP ordered a CT of my spine and … Continue reading

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The Pharmacist’s Increasing Role in Moving Toward Greater Quality Care in a More Cost Effective Manner

By: Paul DeMuro One cannot help but read or hear about how the costs of drugs are going up and are becoming a greater percentage of the costs of treating patients. Many reasons are cited, including the greater costs of … Continue reading

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How to fight medical errors and optimize treatment plans with Medication Therapy Management programs

The Advisory Board Company interviewed Of Counsel Paul R. DeMuro to discuss the challenges facing Medication Therapy Management (“MTM”) and the role it can play in improving health care. Dr. Stephanie Gernant, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice with Nova Southeastern … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Upholds the False Claims Act Implied Certification Theory

By: Stephen Siegel The following article was published in the July 2016 edition of South Florida Hospital News and Healthcare Report. TREBLE DAMAGES PLUS A PENALTY of as much as $11,000 per claim; that is the exposure a physician, hospital … Continue reading

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