Monitor Mondays

An Unsolved Mystery: Lifting the Suspension of Medicare Funds

August 12, 2019
Monitor Mondays
An Unsolved Mystery: Lifting the Suspension of Medicare Funds
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Monitor Mondays
An Unsolved Mystery: Lifting the Suspension of Medicare Funds
Aug 12, 2019
Chuck Buck | Ronald Hirsch, MD | Knicole Emanuel, Esq. | David Glaser, Esq. | Ellen Fink-Samnick | Angela Phillips, PT | Mary Inman Esq.
As she was preparing to file such an injunction in federal court recently, the prepayment review suspension was lifted. Emanuel, a partner in the Potomac Law Firm and a regular panelist on Monitor Mondays, reports on the possible reasons that might explain such a mystery during this edition of Monitor Mondays.
Show Notes

Obtaining an injunction in federal court to lift a suspension of access to Medicare or Medicaid funds is rare, according to healthcare attorney Knicole Emanuel. 

As she was preparing to file such an injunction in federal court recently, the prepayment review suspension was lifted. Emanuel, a partner in the Potomac Law Firm and a regular panelist on Monitor Mondays, reports on the possible reasons that might explain such a mystery during this edition of Monitor Mondays.

Other segments to appear includes:

  • IRF Report: Angela Phillips, considered to be one of the nation’s foremost authorities on inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs), reports on the final rule for the IRF prospective payment system for the 2020 fiscal year.

  • The Court Report: Famed whistleblower attorney Mary Inman, a partner in the London office of Constantine Cannon, reports on a $57 million fraud scheme that involved laundering money through a hospital.

  • SDoH Report: Ellen Fink-Samnick, a nationally recognized expert on the social determinants of health (SdoH), has the latest news on this trending topic that is attracting significant media attention. Ellen also conducts the Monitor Mondays Listener Survey.

  • Risky Business: Healthcare attorney David Glaser returns to Monitor Mondays with his popular segment, in which he reports on problematic issues facing providers.

  • Monday Rounds: Ronald Hirsch, MD, vice president of R1 RCM, makes his Monday Rounds with another installment of his popular segment.


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