Published Works - Archive


"Trend to Limit Payment for Monitored Anesthesia Care," Anesthesiology, January 1999.

"The New Year Brings Changes to the HCFA Medical Direction Requirements," slated for publication in The Ventilator, Newsletter of the Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, Winter 1999.


"Implementing Compliance Programs: A Practical Approach," Communique, Official Publication of the Iowa Association for Healthcare Quality," November 1998.

"Basic Standards for Pre-anesthetic Care," Anesthesiology, October 1998.

"Audit Compliance Programs for Anesthesia Services," The Ventilator, Newsletter of the Michigan Society of Anesthesiologists, Summer 1998.

"Corporate Compliance Programs: A Practical Approach," Michigan Home Health Association News, March/April, 1998.

"Compliance plans target discharge planning" quoted in Hospital Case Management, September 1998.


"Model Compliance Plans: The importance of meaningful yet practical compliance programs," Michigan HealthCare Business Monthly, July, 1997.

"Separate Corporations for Pain Management Service," Communique, Summer 1997.

"Medicare Policies on Monitored Anesthesia Care," Communique, Summer 1997.

"Billing for Locum Tenens Services," Communique, Spring 1997.

"New Medicare Rules for Anesthesiologists’ Services in Teaching Settings," Communique, Spring 1997.

"Audit Compliance Plans for Pain Management Services," Communique, Spring 1997.

"Documentation of Anesthesia Services," Communique, Winter 1997.

"Audits & Appeals Part III - The Medicare Appeal," Communique, Winter 1997.

"Can Anesthesiologists Routinely Waiver Patient Co-Payments and Deductibles," Communique, Winter 1997.

"Definitions and Documentation," Communique, Winter 1997.


"Corporate Compliance Programs: How to Minimize Your Risk of Legal Requirement Violations," Michigan HealthCare Business Monthly, September, 1996.

"Audits & Appeals Part II – The Audit," Communique, Fall 1996.

"Audits & Appeals Part I – The Audit," Communique, Summer 1996.

"Medicare Medical Direction of a Single CRNA," Communique, Summer 1996.


"Michigan Circuit Court Invalidates Policy Limiting Guardian Expense Deduction," The Health Lawyer, The ABA Forum on Health Law, Late Summer, 1995.