Wachler & Associates, P.C., is a law firm providing healthcare legal services to healthcare providers, suppliers and entities nationwide. Since 1980, the attorneys of Wachler & Associates, P.C., have successfully defended thousands of Medicare, Medicaid and other third party payor audits. Our lawyers are recognized as authorities in this area of healthcare law.
In 2005, the Medicare appeals process changed for the first time in over 25 years. At that time, attorneys from Wachler & Associates, P.C., were called upon to author an article on the topic of the revised Medicare appeals process for the American Bar Association Health Law Section publication, The Health Lawyer, which is distributed to 11,000 business and healthcare attorneys nationwide. To access a copy of this article: . Notably, after the changes to the Medicare appeals process were implemented, our firm continued to experience very successful results in the Medicare appeals process.
In 2008, as the Recovery Audit Contractor (“RAC”) demonstration program came to an end and healthcare providers and suppliers began to brace themselves for the permanent RAC program, attorneys from Wachler & Associates, P.C., were again asked to author an article for The Health Lawyer on the topic of RACs. To access a copy of this article, please contact Wachler & Associates, P.C. Attorneys from the firm were also asked to draft a Member Briefing for distribution to the Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group of the American Health Lawyers Association (“AHLA”). The firm would be happy to provide you with a copy of the AHLA Member Briefing. Notably, the ABA Health Law Section and AHLA are the two leading national organizations for healthcare lawyers, and both of these organizations chose Wachler & Associates, P.C., to educate their members regarding RACs and successful appeal strategies. Our attorneys have also been asked to speak to these organizations on the topic of RACs and Medicare appeals.
During the RAC demonstration program, our firm represented healthcare entities in three demonstration states. During this time, while arguing the merits of the denied claims and employing legal defenses, our firm continued to experience very successful results in the appeals process.
In addition to providing representation to healthcare providers, suppliers and entities in the RAC and Medicare appeals process, our firm also provides counsel and representation to our clients in all other areas of healthcare law, including: Stark and fraud and abuse analysis; complex healthcare business transactions; licensing matters; general compliance and other regulatory matters. For more information about our firm’s practice out side of RACs and Medicare appeals, please visit www.wachler.com.
Call us at (248) 544-0888 or send us an e-mail to schedule a meeting to discuss your concerns with RACs or to discuss your other healthcare law-related needs.