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David Adelson Speaks to New Jersey Medical Societies

Posted on April 23rd, 2019

David L. Adelson, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been presenting to multiple medical societies throughout New Jersey this month. He frequently lectures at numerous hospitals and before healthcare-related legal and medical organizations on health law issues including over-prescribing of medications, inappropriate conduct of practitioners, general licensure, healthcare-related cyber security issues, fraud and abuse, medical records, confidentiality of protected health information, employment contract challenges, and administrative law proceedings.

Adelson delivered two presentations for the Union County Medical Society’s Annual Meeting, “Out-of-Network Consumer Protection, Transparency, Cost Containment, and Accountability Act” and “Legal Implications of Prescribing CDS.” The meeting was held Friday, April 5, at The Westwood in Garwood. In his first presentation, he discussed the Out of Network Law; and in the second, the regulations limiting the prescribing of controlled dangerous substances (CDS) for acute pain and those governing the prescribing of CDS for chronic pain, problem areas in prescribing CDS, and necessary safety measures.

On Saturday, April 13, Adelson presented “Protecting Your Medical Practice from Within” for The New Jersey Plastic Surgery Society’s Annual Meeting at the Hyatt in New Brunswick. Adelson once again presented “Legal Implications of Prescribing CDS” for the Dermatological Society Of New Jersey’s Annual Meeting on Sunday, April 14, at Forsgate Country Club in Monroe Township.

Adelson has over 30 years of litigation and healthcare law experience and represents a wide array of healthcare professionals and medical practices.  His practice includes a broad range of health law litigation and administrative legal matters in New York and New Jersey with concentrations in the fields of professional discipline, hearings and appeals related to professional misconduct, private and public insurance audits, fraud and abuse, audit refund requests (private, Medicaid and Medicare), HIPAA, employment matters, and IPRO inquiries.

Adelson has successfully defended physicians in investigations before medical boards including OPMC, SBME, and OPD, as well as in private health insurance billing audits, civil Medicare/Medicaid audit/fraud claims, physician privileges, insurance fraud and abuse, RAC audits, OIG matters and MACRA.  He has litigated numerous healthcare matters and defended sizable audits against some of the largest national healthcare insurance providers.

Adelson is a member of the Health and Hospital Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association and the Health Law Section of the New York State Bar Association.  Adelson earned his B.A. in Rhetoric and Communication from SUNY Albany in 1984, his J.D. from St. John’s University School of Law in 1987, and his Master’s Degree in Homeland Security from Long Island University in 2011.