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The Health Law Partners (HLP) is proud to be part of the upcoming Physician Legal Issues Conference co-sponsored by the American Bar Association Health Law Section and Chicago Medical Society. The conference will take place at the Intercontinental Hotel in Chicago on June 8-9, 2017. Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., a founding partner of the HLP, is Co-Chairing the conference this year. Abby Pendleton, Esq., a founding partner of the HLP, will be a featured speaker at the conference. Ms. Pendleton’s speech is titled, Your Practice is Being Audited: Complying, Fighting and Winning. Her session addresses key issues when facing an audit including: appeals processes and auditors’ concepts, considerations affecting the decision to appeal, successful strategies for appeals, and using the audit to enhance future compliance. Attend the conference to learn the latest on health reform, payor alignment, clinical integration, and other issues that impact the legal profession. Programming includes topics such as: Stark Law, Health Reform, Anti-Kickback, and more!

To the view the brochure with program details please click here. To register for the conference please click here.

Robert Iwrey, Esq. has been chosen as one of the Top Attorneys of North America.

Robert Iwrey and Alan Gilchrist have been honored as 2016 Top Lawyers in Health Care in Metro Detroit.

Robert Iwrey, Esq. was recently honored by the American Health Lawyers Association by being admitted to the 2014 Class of the AHLA Pro Bono Champions primarily for his work on an anti-bullying brochure.

Robert Iwrey, Alan Gilchrist, Jessica Gustafson, Clinton Mikel, and Timothy Burkhard have been honored as 2015 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

Abby Pendleton, Esq. and Jessica Gustafson, Esq. are featured speakers at the upcoming RAC Summit in July in Chicago. For more information click here.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. was quoted and featured in Crain's Cleveland Business, in the announcement of The HLP's expansion into the Cleveland market.

Abby Pendleton, Esq., Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Carey Kalmowitz, Esq., Robert Iwrey, Esq., and Jessica Gustafson, Esq. were named Attorneys of The Month by Attorney At Law Magazine and were featured on the front page and on page 16 in, "Healthy Growth: The Health Law Partners Has Rapidly Become One Of The Industry's Premier Health Care Law Firms", by Katherine Bishop, Attorney At Law Magazine, Metro Detroit Edition, Vol. 2, No. 6, October, 2013.

Abby Pendleton, Esq. and Jessica Gustafson, Esq. were quoted in, "Reaping the Rewards of Experience: The DOs and DON'Ts for Filing Claim Appeals", Medicare Compliance, Volume 22, Number 27, page 2 & 3, July 29, 2013.

Robert S. Iwrey, Esq. co-authored "State of Michigan Health Care License Investigations and The Collateral Effects of Licensing Sanctions", State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law Section, January, 2013

Abby Pendleton, Esq. and Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. were interviewed and featured in the December 4, 2012 issue of Motion Magazine in an article titled, "In Good Health".

“The HLP proudly acknowledges Robert S. Iwrey, Esq.’s recent inclusion in the 2010 and 2011 Inaugural Class of the AHLA Pro Bono Champions. Mr. Iwrey was 1 of 26 health care attorneys throughout the nation to be honored by the American Health Lawyers Association for his pro bono work. The honor was bestowed upon Mr. Iwrey primarily for his work on a domestic violence brochure that educated healthcare providers on their legal rights and obligations in Michigan.“

The Health Law Partners have opened a second New York office in Lake Success and is proud to introduce the addition of four attorneys— Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., Ron Lebow, Esq., Lori La Salle, Esq. and Gina Dolan, Esq. In New York, the HLP practices as The Dresevic, Iwrey, Kalmowitz, Lebow & Pendleton Law Group - A Division of The Health Law Partners, P.C..

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. was appointed to serve as Chair of the ABA Health Law Section's Health eSource during the 2011-12 Bar Year. The ABA Health eSource is a monthly electronic newsletter with articles on the most recent updates in health law.

Robert S. Iwrey, Esq. was honored by d'Business Magazine as a Top Lawyer in Healthcare Law for 2012.

Abby Pendleton, Esq. has been named one of the 2011 Women in the Law by the Michigan Lawyers Weekly. Pendleton is one of twenty (20) women lawyers selected around the State of Michigan for this award.

Alan Gilchrist, Esq. has been selected to be included in the inaugural class of Fellows of the State Bar of Michigan's Health Care Law Section for his sustained, outstanding contributions to the Section over the years.

Adrienne Dresevic and Carey Kalmowitz author “Regulatory Review,” a monthly column in Link, the online journal published by AHRA / The Association for Medical Imaging Management. The January edition of Link marks the two-year anniversary of “Regulatory Review.”

Robert S. Iwrey, Esq. and Alan G. Gilchrist, Esq. have once again been named Michigan Super Lawyers in healthcare for 2011; an honor limited to no more than 5% of attorneys practicing in the State of Michigan as voted on by their peers.

Abby Pendleton, Esq. and Carey F. Kalmowitz, Esq. were honored by d'Business Magazine as Top Lawyers in Healthcare Law for 2011.

Robert S. Iwrey, Esq. was interviewed for and quoted in High Profile HIPAA Fines Rattle Health Biz, which appeared in the July 25, 2011 issue of Michigan Lawyers Weekly.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq.’s article, entitled “The Medicare Enrollment Process - CMS’s Most Potent Program Integrity Tool” was published in the American Bar Association’s The Health Lawyer in its April 2011 issue.

Jessica L. Gustafson, Esq. was quoted in the Coding Institute’s Part B Insider regarding Medicaid RACs.

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RAC Sheet
This monthly newsletter will provide you with up-to-date developments regarding the Medicare Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program.



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March 14, 2012 - Oakland County Medical Society
"Physician Contracting Workshop"

March 19, 2012 – RBMA Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs
“Stark Q&A with the Attorney”

March 20, 2012 – RBMA Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs
“Marketing Your Services – What You Need to Know to Stay Out of Trouble”

March 22 – ABA Webinar
“Anti-Kickback Law Basics”

April 4, 2012 – AHRA 2012 Spring Conference
“The Medicare Audit Landscape, What Radiologists Need to Know”

April 25, 2012 - HCCS Webinar
"How to Comply with Proposed CMS Overpayment Rules"

June 6, 2012 - National Business Institute Teleconference
"Medicare Audit Appeals: Representing Healthcare Providers"


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