David L. Adelson, on behalf of the law firm of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., was a sponsor and exhibitor at the Society of Plastic Surgeons Annual Meeting on Saturday, April 21, at Hyatt Regency New Brunswick. The meeting featured various speakers and exhibitors, and informed Society members about some of the products and services that are offered to them with their membership. Adelson also provided a brief legal update to the members.
Attorney David L. Adelson serves as General Counsel to the Society, which is open to plastic surgeons practicing in New Jersey, and residents in plastic surgery training programs in New Jersey. To learn more about becoming a member and the benefits associated with it, please visit www.njsps.com.
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 has lectured 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. He 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.