Author Archives: Matt Fisher

About Matt Fisher

Matt is the chair of Mirick O'Connell's Health Law Group and a partner in the firm's Business Group. Matt focuses his practice on health law and all areas of corporate transactions. Matt's health law practice includes advising clients with regulatory, fraud, abuse, and compliance issues. With regard to regulatory matters, Matt advises clients to ensure that contracts, agreements and other business arrangements meet both federal and state statutory and regulatory requirements. Matt's regulatory advice focuses on complying with requirements of the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, fraud and abuse regulations, licensing requirements and HIPAA. Matt also advises clients on compliance policies to develop appropriate monitoring and oversight of operations.

Mitigate Pandemic Risks: Track Government Guidance

Telehealth is one area that went from extremely low utilization to the predominant means of delivering healthcare services. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services started that trend by providing reimbursement equal to in-person visits for telehealth along with not … Continue reading

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HIPAA In Front of the Camera

HIPAA and the media can be a risky combination for healthcare organizations. Prior HIPAA settlements imposed by the Office for Civil Rights have dinged hospitals for allowing reality television shows to be filmed in the hospital and speaking with a … Continue reading

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Telehealth Future: Unknown Outcome

Telehealth (and the subset telemedicine) have been touted as the technology of the future or the moment for a number of years now. Despite the continued recent promise, telehealth is not a new technology. It has been around in one … Continue reading

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