The Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals (“OMHA”) has announced a significant delay in its time frames for processing appeals of claims denials under Medicare Part A and Part B. OMHA is the office within the U. S. Department of Health and Human Services that is responsible for processing Medicare claims appeals at the Administrative […]

Parrish Law Offices, one of the country’s leading health care law firms, announces a new Washington, D. C. office location. Parrish Law Offices is one of the country’s leading legal experts in obtaining and protecting reimbursement for medical technologies and services. The firm represents health care providers across the country on a comprehensive range of […]

On July 9, 2013, the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma confirmed its Order to the Secretary of HHS to compute appropriate reimbursement payments to a provider of a new type of radiation treatment for cancer. See Oklahoma ProCure Management, LLC v. Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of the United States Department of […]

On July 1, 2013, the American Medical Association (“AMA”) released its semi-annual update to its list of CPT Category III codes. The AMA identified 12 new Category III codes; these codes all are scheduled to become effective as of January 1, 2014. The AMA’s release of its update raises reimbursement coverage issues, as described below. […]

Parrish Law Offices has successfully challenged a non-coverage policy on behalf of two Medicare beneficiaries, resulting in a favorable coverage policy on behalf of all Medicare beneficiaries in the relevant jurisdiction. Specifically, Parrish Law Offices filed challenges to Wisconsin Physicians Services’ non-coverage local coverage determination (“LCD”) on posterior tibial nerve stimulation (“PTNS”). PTNS is a […]

Ms. Parrish is moderating a session entitled, “The Top Ten Issues for Research institutions” at the Annual Meeting for the National Association of College and University Attorneys in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on June 19, 2013.

Ms. Parrish is making various presentations at the Educating Scientists in Research Ethics for the 21st Century: Trainer-of-Trainers Conference in Annapolis, Maryland on June 3-5, 2013.  

Ms. Parrish is presenting on “Research Misconduct” at the Society for Research Administrators in Providence, Rhode Island on May 7, 2013.  

Ms. Parrish is participating in the Council of Science Editors’ Annual Meeting in Montreal, Quebec on May 5 and May 6, 2013.  

On April 4, 2013, the United States District Court for the Western District of Oklahoma granted summary judgment for a provider of a new type of radiation treatment for cancer, and ordered the Secretary of HHS to compute an appropriate payment on multiple reimbursement claims that the provider had submitted to the Centers for Medicare […]