Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 11, 2008
Michael Apolskis, health care attorney and publisher of the Medicare Update weblog (http://www.medicareupdate.typepad.com), announces the opening of Michael G. Apolskis, P.C., a new boutique law firm that focuses on the legal and regulatory needs of health care providers, suppliers and companies.
Mr. Apolskis' practice encompasses work with health care organizations, such as hospitals, physicians, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, therapy providers, hospices, clinical laboratories, diagnostic testing facilities, durable medical equipment suppliers, and related entities.
In the course of his practice, Mr. Apolskis counsels health care organizations on a wide variety of legal and regulatory matters, including licensure, Medicare conditions of participation, billing, coding, privacy, anti-kickback, self-referral, and false claim matters. He also advises clients on compliance plans and serves as counsel in governmental audits, investigations and administrative proceedings.
Mr. Apolskis also has substantial experience advising clients on Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement matters, including issues related to coverage, medical necessity, prospective payment systems, physician RBRVS, and cost-based reimbursement. He also represents health care providers and suppliers in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement appeals, and provides general corporate counsel to start-ups and established organizations.
"The formation of Michael G. Apolskis, P.C. is the culmination of my efforts to build a service model responsive to the unique challenges facing health care organizations and dedicated to ensuring that they have the knowledge and tools to achieve their strategic and operational objectives," remarks Apolskis.
For more information, view the firm's website at http://www.apolskislaw.com.