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Rivkin Health Attorneys Write the Book on Federal AKS and Safe Harbors
July 9, 2020 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Health Services
Eric Fader, Jeff Kaiser, Chris Kutner, Ada Kozicz and Ben Malerba are authors of the newly released book, “The Federal Anti-Kickback Statute and Safe Harbors: A Practical Guide.” Published by the American Bar Association, the book covers all safe harbors currently in place, as well as the interplay between the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS) and other …
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Kaiser Quoted in Healthcare Risk Management
April 7, 2020 | Health Services
Geoffrey Kaiser was quoted in the April 2020 issue of Healthcare Risk Management.  Click here to read the article. …
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Malerba, Kaiser to Speak on ACFE Healthcare Fraud Panel
February 26, 2020 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On Thursday, May 7, 2020, Benjamin Malerba and Jeff Kaiser will participate in a panel discussion sponsored by the Long Island Chapter of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. The program, to be held at the Westbury Manor, will feature a panel of experts discussing the detection and prosecution of healthcare fraud. For details and …
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Kaiser to Present at PLI Life Sciences Program
September 13, 2019 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On October 10, 2019, Jeff Kaiser will be a panelist at the Practising Law Institute (PLI) program, Life Sciences 2019: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries. The program will examine the current state of life sciences law and what the future might hold. This program will cover the explosive growth of digital …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 12, 2019 | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability | Privacy, Data & Cyber Law | Trusts & Estates | Insurance Coverage | Tax | Banking | Corporate | Medical Malpractice Defense | Intellectual Property | Insurance Fraud | Health Services | General Liability | Employment & Labor | Directors & Officers Liability | Construction | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 28 attorneys were named to the 2019 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and eight attorneys were named 2019 New York Metro Rising Stars. Following is a list of attorneys, the practice areas for which they were recognized, and the years they were included …
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Mulè to Host Ninth BOSS Program
August 9, 2019 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On Thursday, September 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Michael Mulè will host the ninth program in the Business Owners Seminar Series (BOSS) at Rivkin Radler’s offices. Rivkin Radler Compliance, Investigations and White Collar partners, Geoffrey Kaiser and Casey Murphy will discuss: The honest mistakes that become services fraud When embellishing can create an …
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Kaiser to Speak at Compliance Boot Camp
April 29, 2019 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Jeff Kaiser will be speaking at the Bonadio 5th Annual Compliance Boot Camp in both Albany on April 30th, and NYC on May 2nd. The boot camp addresses what federal prosecutors look for in effective compliance programs with respect to payment and collection processes in the health care industry. Click here for more information. …
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Chambers and Partners Recognizes Rivkin Radler
April 25, 2019 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services
Uniondale, New York – April 25, 2019 – The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group is ranked in Band 3 in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in Band 4 in the …
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Kaiser and Murphy to Present at Huntington Rotary Club
February 27, 2019 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On March 5, Geoffrey Kaiser and Casey Murphy will be speaking to the Huntington Rotary Club regarding, “The Legal Pitfalls of Running a Cash Business.” Program description: Small businesses need to be aware that certain conduct that might seem a smart business move to avoid taxes and increase profit, can be big problem and a …
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Rivkin Radler Launches Healthcare Electronic News Bulletin
November 1, 2018 | Health Services
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler has launched “Rivkin Rounds,” a new electronic news bulletin for businesses, professionals, investors and stakeholders in the healthcare industry. The bulletin will present brief articles with links to primary sources, covering such items as developments in regulations and laws affecting the healthcare industry and related health insurance market, and important …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 13, 2018 | Employment & Labor | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use | Professional Liability
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 22 attorneys were named to the 2018 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 11 attorneys were named New York Metro Rising Stars. *Brian Bank – Business Litigation Todd M. Belous – Professional Liability: Defense *Michelle Bholan – Business Litigation Merril Biscone – Appellate Jonathan B. Bruno …
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Kaiser to Present on PLI Panel on Enforcement Trends
August 30, 2018 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On November 16, 2018, Jeff Kaiser will join the faculty of the Practising Law Institute’s Life Sciences 2018: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries. Jeff will participate on a panel entitled, “Enforcement Trends Impacting the Drug and Device Industries.” Topics covered will include the False Claims Act, the Anti-Kickback Statute, off-label promotion …
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Kaiser Covers Coding/Compliance for Healthcare Risk Management Mag
July 3, 2018 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Jeff Kaiser was interviewed for the Healthcare Risk Management Magazine article, “Coding Issues Carry Major Liability, Compliance Risks.” He discusses some of the major areas of coding risks for hospitals. He also explains the important role fraud reporting plays in a coding compliance program. To read the article, click here. …
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Kaiser Comments on Escobar Case for Law360
June 20, 2018 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Jeff Kaiser provided his perspective for the article, “Attys Reflect On Escobar’s Impact 2 Years Later.” According to Jeff, “While there is general agreement that Escobar intended a holistic approach in deciding materiality, interesting issues have arisen regarding what types of evidence are relevant in making this determination. For instance, is the government’s decision to decline …
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Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2018
May 4, 2018 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services
The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group has moved from Band 4 to Band 3 in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in Band 4 in the Healthcare category. Firm partner William …
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CLE: Defending an FCA Allegation
April 12, 2018 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On Wednesday, April 25, Rivkin Radler, in conjunction with the Gitenstein Institute for Health Law and Policy, will present “Defending an FCA Allegation: Forewarned Is Forearmed.” The panel will deconstruct real, unsealed False Claims Act cases to reveal how healthcare companies can protect themselves against allegations of fraudulent medical billing practices. Rivkin Radler attorneys Brian …
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Bank, Kaiser & Queenan Present FCA Defense Seminar
April 5, 2018 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Geoffrey Kaiser and John Queenan will be joined by Paul Kaufman, VP of Northwell Health’s Office of Legal Affairs, and Patrick Pilch, the head of BDO’s healthcare advisory practice, to present “Defending an FCA Allegation: Forewarned is Forearmed.” The panel discussion will be moderated by Rivkin Radler partner Brian Bank. The presentation, co-sponsored by the Gitenstein …
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Rivkin Radler Presents Panel Program, “Defending a False Claims Act Allegation”
October 24, 2017 | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On Thursday, November 16, Rivkin Radler will present a panel program entitled, Defending an FCA Allegation: Forewarned Is Forearmed. Moderated by Brian Bank, the panel will deconstruct real, unsealed False Claims Act cases. Panelists include Rivkin Radler partners Robert Iseman and Geoffrey Kaiser, Paul Kaufman of Northwell Health and BDO’s Patrick Pilch. CLE credits are available. …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers
September 19, 2017
Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that 20 attorneys were named to the 2017 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and 10 attorneys were named New York Metro Rising Stars. *Brian Bank – Business Litigation Todd M. Belous – Professional Liability: Defense *Michelle Bholan – Business Litigation Jonathan B. Bruno – Professional Liability:  Defense …
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Kaiser to Join PLI Panel
August 17, 2017 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
On October 5, Geoffrey Kaiser will participate in a Practising Law Institute (PLI) Enforcement Trends panel at the Institute’s Life Sciences conference. The program, entitled, “Life Sciences 2017: Navigating Legal Challenges in the Drug and Device Industries,” will be held in New York City. For information and registration, click here. …
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Rivkin Radler Recognized in Chambers USA 2017
May 26, 2017 | Insurance Coverage | Health Services
The prestigious Chambers USA Directory has once again included Rivkin Radler LLP in its New York rankings.  The firm’s Insurance Coverage Practice Group is ranked in the Insurance: Dispute Resolution: Insurer category and its Health Services Practice Group ranked in the Healthcare category. “It is an honor to be recognized by Chambers USA,” said Managing …
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Kaiser and Lampert Obtain Complete Dismissal of All Charges
January 31, 2017 | General Liability
Jeff Kaiser and Matt Lampert recently obtained a complete dismissal of all charges pending against a national restaurant chain located in Rockville Centre. On October 26, 2016, the Rockville Centre police department charged the restaurant with a violation of New York’s general business law for failure to possess a security guard contract and a violation …
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Malerba, Kaiser & Mitchell to Participate in NYSBA Medical Marijuana CLE
October 14, 2016 | Health Services
Benjamin Malerba, Geoffrey Kaiser and Gregory Mitchell will act as moderators and panelists for the New York State Bar Association’s upcoming Medical Marijuana CLE. It has been almost one year since New York first made medical marijuana available to patients with chronic illnesses. At this program, the panel of experts will take a look back …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers
October 11, 2016 | Professional Liability | Insurance Coverage | Health Services | Construction | Commercial Litigation | Bankruptcy | Appeals | Compliance Investigations & White Collar | Real Estate, Zoning & Land Use
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that twenty attorneys were named to the 2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and five attorneys were named as New York Metro Rising Stars. Being named a Super Lawyer is a tremendous honor reserved for only the top 5% of all lawyers in a …
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Kaiser on panel for American Conference Institute’s 4th Annual Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements
June 27, 2016 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Geoffrey Kaiser will be a co-presenter at the American Conference Institute’s (ACI) 4th Annual Legal, Regulatory and Compliance Forum on Dietary Supplements, which takes place on June 27-28, 2016 at The Andaz Wall Street, New York City. This forum includes preeminent counsel, regulatory and compliance executives, and officials from leading trade associations representing the dietary …
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Health Services Practice Group Selected for Inclusion in The Legal 500
June 23, 2016 | Health Services
The prestigious Legal 500 has included Rivkin Radler LLP in its U.S. rankings.  The firm’s Health Services Practice Group is listed in the Healthcare: Service Providers category. “Our Health Services group has made incredible strides this year,” said Managing Partner Evan H. Krinick. “The team deserves kudos for their client service, which was also recognized …
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Kaiser Quoted in FierceHealthcare Article
June 23, 2016 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Geoffrey Kaiser was quoted in a recent FierceHealthcare article entitled, “After Implied Cert Ruling, Courts will Focus on Materiality.” To read the full article, Click Here. …
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Kaiser Quoted in Boston Globe and Bloomberg BNA
June 21, 2016 | Health Services | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Geoffrey Kaiser was quoted in a recent Boston Globe article entitled, “Supreme Court Rules Mass. Family Can Continue Suit Over Daughter’s Death,” and a recent Bloomberg BNA article entitled, “Unanimous Supreme Court Sets Outer Limit on FCA Liability.” Jeff provided both publications with expert commentary on the Supreme Court’s ruling in the case of Universal …
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Kaiser Quoted in Natural Products Insider
November 30, 2015 | Health Services
Geoffrey Kaiser was quoted in an article for Natural Products Insider. The full article entitled, “Emails Highlighted as Incriminating Evidence in USPlabs Indictment,” can be found here. …
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Kaiser Quoted in Nutraingredients Article
November 19, 2015 | Health Services
Jeff Kaiser was recently quoted in a nutraingredients-usa.com article entitled, “Once it gets Warmed up, Government can Wield Big Hammer, Former Prosecutor Says.” To read the full article, Click Here …
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Rivkin Radler attorneys present at Greater New York Healthcare Facilities Association
November 11, 2015 | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Compliance Investigations & White Collar
Michael Balboni, Benjamin Malerba, Chris Kutner, Geoffrey Kaiser, John Diviney, and Reema Sultan present at a Greater New York Healthcare Facilities Association (GNYHCFA) seminar entitled “Nursing Home Compliance Updates: HIPAA and Corporate Responsibilities. …
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Rivkin Radler Attorneys Named As 2015 New York Metro SuperLawyers
October 1, 2015 | Health Services | Appeals
UNIONDALE, NY – Rivkin Radler LLP is pleased to announce that sixteen attorneys have been named to the 2015 New York Metro Super Lawyers List and four attorneys were named as New York Metro Rising Stars.  Rivkin attorneys were named SuperLawyers in the categories of Appellate Law, Bankruptcy, Business Litigation, Construction Litigation, Health Care Law, Insurance Coverage and …
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Rivkin Radler issues Health Alert on OIG Fraud Alert from OIG
June 12, 2015 | Health Services
This week, the Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) issued a Fraud Alert (attached) reminding providers that physicians who enter into compensation arrangements such as medical directorships must ensure that those arrangements reflect fair market value for bona fide services, or face potential criminal, civil and administrative sanctions.  Prompting the Alert were recent settlements reached by …
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Kaiser Featured in Long Island Business News
June 11, 2015 | Health Services
Geoffrey Kaiser, a Partner in the Firm’s Health Services Practice Group, has been featured in the Long Island Business News’ Who’s Who in Health Care Law section. Please click the link below to view the Column. Adobe Reader is required to view the bulletin. If Adobe Reader is not installed on your PC, click here …
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Rivkin Radler Elects Four New Partners
January 1, 2015 | Health Services | Employment & Labor | Complex Torts & Product Liability | Appeals
Evan H. Krinick, Managing Partner of Rivkin Radler LLP, is pleased to announce that Jacqueline Mecchella Bushwack, Justin Calabrese, Scott Green and Geoffrey Kaiser have been elected Partners. “These attorneys are exceptionally talented and we are proud to call them our partners.  In addition to their impressive legal accomplishments, they are active members of the …
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Flynn & Kaiser present seminar entitled, “Legal Update and Quality Management”
November 19, 2014 | Health Services
Geoffrey Kaiser and Kerry Flynn present a seminar entitled, “Legal Update and Quality Management.”  The seminar will provide the opportunity to gain knowledge regarding HIPAA, corporate compliance and the importance of quality improvement initiatives and collaboration.  Sponsored by the Greater New York Health Care Facilities Association and IPRO, the seminar will take place at the …
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Rivkin Radler Welcomes Geoffrey R. Kaiser as Counsel in the Health Service Practice Group
August 1, 2013 | Health Services
The Partners of Rivkin Radler are pleased to announce that Geoffrey R. Kaiser has joined the firm as Counsel in the Health Services Practice Group.  Geoffrey R. Kaiser, of Muttontown, NY, is Counsel in the firm’s Health Services Practice Group, resident in the Uniondale office.  Mr. Kaiser concentrates his practice on health care fraud and regulatory …
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