Recent Publications - Margarita Christoforou


CMS Expands Accelerated and Advance Payment Program to Assist Providers
April 1, 2020 | Health Services
As healthcare providers continue to fight the coronavirus outbreak, many practices are suffering major disruptions due to the cancellation of elective surgeries and office visits, among other things. In an effort to lessen the financial hardships facing these providers, on March 28 the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) announced an expansion of its …
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CMS Expands Medicare Telehealth Coverage
March 18, 2020 | Health Services
In an effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) on March 17 announced the expansion of Medicare coverage for telehealth nationwide, effective immediately. CMS will temporarily pay clinicians to provide telehealth services for Medicare beneficiaries residing anywhere in the U.S. so that those who are managing …
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OMIG Audits: Failure to Provide Comments Can Prove Costly
September 19, 2018 | Compliance, Investigations & White Collar | Health Services
Healthcare providers must not only be knowledgeable in their respective specialties, they must also understand and comply with the multitude of regulations that not only directly affect their practice of medicine, but also their payment for the services rendered. After all, “those who deal with the government are expected to know the law, and cannot …
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