Brian Romanowsky

5 Legal Mistakes

5 Legal Mistakes Physicians Make With Their Contracts

After their residency, most doctors choose to work at an existing practice group, be it a hospital, clinic, or private practice. They will be given an employment contract which will outline the different obligations, responsibilities, and rights that they hold during their period of employment with that group. It will also mention what the employer …

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The Government Seeks to Change Medicare Reimbursements

Today, Medicare pays healthcare providers a fee in exchange for services which are rendered. Most healthcare providers including hospitals and doctors either accept the fee which is offered by Medicare or negotiate independently with healthcare insurance providers and private parties for a different fee.

Real Estate Transaction Changes Effective August 1, 2015

Of the many, many documents signed by parties to real estate transactions today are the “good faith estimates” and a “truth in lending disclosure statement”, both of which must be provided by mortgagees. The documents are sometimes complicated, and attorneys are required to explain to their clients their import. Administrative costs and time are spent …

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A Resource for New Jersey Nurses: The RAMP Program

Nurses are not immune to the dangers of alcohol and substance abuse threatening everyone in their daily lives.  In fact, nurses may be especially vulnerable by virtue of the accessibility they have to prescription medications. The Recovery and Monitoring Program was established in 2003 largely through the effort of  the NJ State Nurses Association.  It …

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Recent Healthcare Law Developments

The Center for Medicare and Medicaid services, Department of Health and Human Services issued a final rule updating the prospective payment rates for in-patient rehabilitation facilities on August 6, 2014. Among other things, the final rule is consistent with the Department’s policy to collect data on the amount and mode (individual, concurrent, group and co-treatments) …

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Why You Need a Credit Counseling Agency, and Where to Find Them

Before congress overhauled the Federal Bankruptcy Code in 2005, banks and credit card companies spent millions in lobbying efforts in an attempt to make bankruptcy the “option of last resort” rather than a convenient way for consumers to wipe out credit card debt, which seemed impossible to pay. Legislators on both sides of the isle …

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NJ State Board of Nursing Proposes Temporary Courtesy Nursing Licenses for Spouses of Armed Forces Members Relocated to NJ

What is a licensed nurse in another state to do when their spouse who is in the armed forces is suddenly relocated to NJ? How can a struggling armed forces family make ends meet when the nurse has to wait for a protracted license application to be passed? On June 2, 2014, the NJ State …

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