Health Care

Seven Pietragallo Lawyers Recognized in the Best Lawyers in America 2020 Guide


Best Lawyers® has named seven Pietragallo Gordon Alfano Bosick & Raspanti, LLP lawyers in its newly released The Best Lawyers in America 2020 guide. The rankings are based entirely on peer-review content, designed to capture the consensus opinion of leading lawyers on the professional abilities of their colleagues within the same practice area and region. The… Read more »

Pamela Coyle Brecht to present at “A Day on Health Law”


Pamela Coyle Brecht has been invited to speak on a panel at the Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s “A Day on Health Law” event which is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, October 30, 2019, in Philadelphia. Ms. Brecht will be a part of the program titled “False Claims Act Update.” The number of False Claims Act… Read more »

Michael Morse to present at PICPA Healthcare Conference

June 11, 2019

Michael A. Morse will present at the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants on June 11, 2019 in Malvern, PA. His presentation, “Do your Ethics Policies address Fraud, Waste and Abuse?” will address CPA’s Ethical Obligations, Elements of an Effective Healthcare FWA Program, Federal/State Health Care Fraud Statutes, and more. For more information and to… Read more »

AHLA In-House Counsel and Annual Meeting

June 25, 2018

Kevin E. Raphael will be presenting, “Sexual Harassment by Physicians: Implications on Medical Staff Privileges, Licensures, and Physician Practices,” at the American Health Lawyers Association’s In-House Counsel Program and Annual Meeting in Chicago, Il on June 25, 2018.

Fraud and Compliance Forum


Marc Stephen Raspanti will be speaking at the Fraud and Compliance Forum. His topic for presentation is on Medical Necessity and The False Claims Act. His co-presenters include John-David H. Thomas, J. Reginald Hill, and Jessica Sievert. The name of the presentation is titled, “Medical Necessity and the False Claims Act – Lions and Tigers and… Read more »

Sexual Harassment Claims at Educational Institutions, Including Medical Residence Programs, Covered by both Title VII and Title IX

March 31, 2017

On March 7, 2017 the Third Circuit issued its opinion in Doe v. Mercy Catholic Med. Ctr., 16-1247, — F.3d —-, 2017 WL 894455 (3d Cir. Mar. 7, 2017) addressing two matters of first impression in the Third Circuit: (a) whether a hospital’s residency program was an education program under Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972; and… Read more »

Mobile Health App Makers Investigated For Fraud Into Settlement With The Office Of The Attorney General For The State Of New York

March 28, 2017

New York State Attorney General, A.G. Schneiderman, has put mobile health application developers on notice – “We won’t tolerate non-evidence-based apps that threaten the wellbeing of New Yorkers”. On March 23, 2017, AG Schneiderman announced settlements with three mobile health application developers after a year-long investigation into the marketing of mobile health applications distributed through… Read more »

HCCA’s 21st Annual Compliance Institute

March 28, 2017

Pamela Coyle Brecht will speak on, “Managed Care Fraud: Enforcement and Compliance,” at the HCCA’s 21st Annual Compliance Institute in National Harbor, MD.

Telemedicine Alert

March 24, 2017

The State Medical Board of Ohio (SMBO) has released Rules 4731-11-01 and 4731-11-09 which take effect March 23, 2017.  As previously reported in Ohio Medical Board Telemedicine Prescribing Rule Update, the SMBO has chosen to take an approach consistent with several other states’ more recent statutory/regulatory amendments to their telemedicine rules.  That is, rather than delineating… Read more »

PBI’s 23rd Annual Health Law Institute

March 8, 2017

Marc Stephen Raspanti and Pamela Coyle Brecht will discuss, “Dealing with States in Complex Health Care Fraud Investigations,” at PBI’s 23rd Annual Health Law Institute. The event takes place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, PA.

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