LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., September 27, 2012 – Claudia Hinrichsen and Abby Pendleton of Lake Success, N.Y. – based The Health Law Partners will speak at the Healthcare Financial Management of Western New York’s education session. The program, entitled “Compliance Update: RAC, HIPAA/HITECH, Hospital and Physician Compliance,” will take place on Friday, September 28, 2012, at Michael’s Banquet Facility in Hamburg N.Y. and will begin at 8:30 a.m. Founding Partner Robert Iwrey made the announcement.
The Health Law Partners’ presentation will discuss New York audit updates, the landscape of audit activity, how to prepare for an audit and appealing the results of an audit. For more information on the session, please visit www.hfmawny.org.
Pendleton, a founding partner of the firm, has established her practice in all areas of healthcare law but has a particular expertise in compliance, Recovery Audit Contractors, Medicare and other payor audits. She has also specialized in legal issues impacting billing and management companies, anesthesia and pain management providers, hospice providers and mental health agencies. Pendleton is a member of both the Michigan and New York Bar Associations Health Law Sections. A frequent speaker, Pendleton has presented at dozens of events nationwide on compliance audits and is regularly published in industry journals. She is a magna cum laude graduate of Wayne State Law School.
Hinrichsen practices in all areas of healthcare law and has specialized in managed care. She has robust experience in independent practice association (IPAs, ACOs), in the area network formation and corporate governance, negotiation and dispute resolution, payor audits and underpayment recovery. Hinrichsen has received numerous accolades during her career, including being named a Top Healthcare Attorney in 2009 by the Chambers Association. Hinrichsen graduated from Hofstra Law School with distinction, and she earned her bachelor’s degree from SUNY Geneseo where she graduated magna cum laude.
To download pictures of Claudia Hinrichsen and Abby Pendleton please click their pictures below.
Health Law Partners
Southfield, Mich.-based The Health Law Partners is a law firm dedicated to the practice of healthcare law. The firm takes pride in delivering progressive results for their clients and exceeding their high standards for service. Established in 2009 by Adrienne Dresevic, Jessica Gustafson, Robert Iwrey, Carey Kalmowitz, and Abby Pendleton, the firm has built a national network, with additional offices in New York and Atlanta. Clients include all types of healthcare providers, suppliers and health care related companies, including but not limited to group practices, hospitals, hospice organizations and health systems.
The firm has extensive knowledge and experience in Stark and Anti-Kickback law compliance, healthcare billing and reimbursement issues, healthcare transactional work, and Medicare and Medicaid appeals, as well as licensing issues, physician and staff privileging, and participation with third-party payers. HLP attorneys are adept at providing post-audit defense and appeals, a specialty that also provides them with valuable insight. For more information, please visit www.thehealthlawpartners.com.