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  • Apr 25, 2019F. Peter Lehr to Speak at Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia’s Resident Education Day

    F. Peter Lehr, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A.,  will present “Pitfalls of Professional Courtesy” on Friday, April 26, at Resident Education Day, sponsored by the Obstetrical Society of Philadelphia. The event will be at the Lankenau Hospital in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania.

    The presentation is open only to members of the Obstetrical Society. To learn more about the society please click here. Lehr will discuss the risks involved when physicians treating other colleagues, family members, and co-workers.

    Lehr focuses his practice on health care transactional and regulatory matters, real estate, and land use law, including zoning and subdivision applications and commercial lending.

    He has represented and counseled a variety of health care providers, including hospitals, long term care and nursing facilities, home health agencies, assisted living facilities, and more. He has assisted clients in numerous transactions and regulatory issues involving such mandates as the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (“HITECH”) Act, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”), the Stark law and accompanying Phase I-III regulations, the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute and attendant safe harbors, and the Emergency Medical Treatment and Act of Labor Act (“EMTALA”). He has experience in leading operational assessments of health care providers and drafting corporate compliance programs. He has counseled clients on fraud and abuse avoidance and represented them in third party payer reimbursement cases.

    Lehr has obtained favorable decisions for clients in numerous land use and zoning cases, and has served as counsel of record in municipal hearings, trial court cases, and appellate level proceedings. He has assisted municipal code enforcement officers in compliance proceedings and has drafted, interpreted, and implemented ordinances and resolutions, regulating matters from permit issuances to zoning classifications. As part of his practice, he also regularly performs contract and real estate document reviews, including commercial leases.

    Lehr prepares and reviews loan documents for financial institutions in connection with various forms of commercial credit facilities. Such experience includes negotiations with borrowers’ counsel over loan and reimbursement agreement provisions, as well as the terms and conditions contained in security, collateral pledge, and suretyship documents.

    As an active member of the community, Lehr serves on the boards of several nonprofit organizations, including LifePath, Inc., the Weller Health Education Center, and the Forum for Ethics in the Workplace. He is a member of the Leonard Pool Society of Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network.

    Lehr earned his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University School of Law in 1998, and his B.A. from Vanderbilt University in 1995.

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  • Dec 08, 2010Peter Lehr to Speak at Philadelphia County Medical Society Event

    December 8, 2010

    Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
    721 Route 202-206, Suite 200
    P.O. Box 5933
    Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
    Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
    Chief Marketing Officer
    (908) 722-0700 x4224

    Peter Lehr to Speak at Philadelphia County Medical Society Event

    Allentown, PA (December 8, 2010)– F. Peter Lehr, a Member of Tallman Hudders & Sorrentino, the Pennsylvania office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present a program entitled “Breaches of Health Information – The Undefined Price of Patient Privacy” to the Philadelphia County Medical Society on Wednesday, December 15, 2010 in Philadelphia. J. Timothy Cole, President and Chief Operating Officer of Tycor Benefit Administrators, Inc. will also participate in the program presenting “Long Term Care Insurance – Why It Can be Valuable to Purchase Through Your Practice.”

    “My portion of the lunch presentation will cover the legal implications in the event that a patient’s confidential medical information is compromised. I will examine what the liabilities are of the individual medical practitioner and what precautions should be taken to prevent such an event,” explained Lehr.

    Philadelphia County Medical Society (PCMS) along with similar societies of other counties forms and maintains the Pennsylvania Medical Society, and through it unite with similar state medical societies to form and maintain the American Medical Association. The mission of PCMS is to elevate and maintain the standards of medical education; to uphold the ethics and dignity of the medical profession; to integrate the activities of this society with those of the Pennsylvania Medical Society and the American Medical Association; to establish friendly intercourse among physicians and with the general public; to promote and enlighten public opinion with regard to the many important problems of public health and hygiene, so that the profession shall become more useful to the public in the prevention and management of disease and in prolonging and adding comfort to life, and to protect the rights and interests of physicians.

    Lehr focuses his practice on health care transactional and regulatory matters, real estate and land use law including zoning and subdivision applications, and commercial lending.

    Lehr has obtained favorable decisions for clients in numerous land use and zoning cases. He has served as counsel of record in municipal hearings, trial court cases and appellate level proceedings. Lehr has assisted municipal code enforcement officers in compliance proceedings and has drafted, interpreted and implemented ordinances and resolutions regulating matters from permit issuances to zoning classifications. As part of his practice, Lehr also regularly performs contract and real estate document reviews, including commercial leases.

    As an active member of the community, Lehr serves on the boards of several nonprofit organizations, including LifePath, Inc., the Weller Health Education Center and the Forum for Ethics in the Workplace. He is a member of the Leonard Pool Society of Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network.

    Lehr earned his J.D. from Case Western Reserve University and his B.A. from Vanderbilt University.

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