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  • Apr 28, 2020Norris McLaughlin Attorneys to Present to Medical Management on COVID-19 Employment Law Updates

    Patrick T. Collins and David N. Vozza, Members of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., will present the virtual town hall, “COVID-19 Guidance: A Discussion about FFCRA and Other Employment Laws Impacting Medical Practices,” at noon on Friday, May 8, for nine state chapters of the Medical Group Management Association (MGMA).

    “The COVID-19 pandemic has brought on significant changes to the employment law landscape and because it is extremely fluid and constantly changing, it’s critical to monitor and understand the ongoing developments,” said Collins.

    Vozza added, “For medical practices on the front lines, staying up-to-date on the coronavirus is vitally important. That’s why we have been dedicated to providing critical information, updates, and best practice directives.” For more topics related to the coronavirus, visit the firm’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Preparedness Resource Center or its Coronavirus Thought Leadership Connection.

    About the COVID-19 Employment Law Update

    Collins and Vozza will address the recent employment law passed in response to COVID-19, strategies to manage obligations regarding employment contracts in the midst of COVID-19, and how to deal with reduced hours. They will also answer participants’ questions regarding the recently expanded Family and Medical Leave, Paid Sick Leave, furloughs, layoffs, employment contracts, and other employment issues medical practices are currently facing. For more information about the MGMA, visit mgma.com.

    About the Presenting Attorneys

    Pat Collins

    Collins, Chair of the firm’s Labor & Employment Law Practice Group, practices labor, employment, and personnel law on behalf of employers and management. He is experienced in all areas of litigation in both federal and state courts, defending discrimination and sexual harassment claims, wrongful discharge and whistleblower suits, and claims brought under the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the multitude of other civil rights and anti-discrimination laws. In addition, Collins represents parties in breach of contract claims, and in actions involving unfair competition, restrictive covenants, and confidentiality agreements.

    Collins has appeared before state human rights agencies throughout the country, as well as the EEOC, the National Labor Relations Board, and various wage and hour agencies. He has represented employers in numerous labor grievance/arbitration proceedings, and in a variety of other matters relating to the unionization of employees and collective bargaining. Collins has also worked extensively with employers on public works contracts to ensure compliance with prevailing wage laws.

    Much of Collins’ practice concentrates on counseling employers in making workplace decisions that will reduce or avoid entirely the risk of litigation. He regularly counsels his clients on matters concerning independent contractors and contingent workers, employment policies, employee discipline and terminations, reductions in workforce, and plant closings. Collins has conducted sexual harassment investigations and employment law audits, as well as drafted numerous employee handbooks and substance abuse and workplace privacy policies. He has also conducted management and employee training and legal compliance sessions in a variety of areas, including the performance appraisal process and anti-harassment.

    Collins received his J.D., cum laude, from Seton Hall University School of Law in 1983 and his B.S. from Glassboro State College in 1979.

    David Vozza

    Vozza, a member of the Health Care & Life Sciences Law Practice Group, devotes his practice to the areas of health care and litigation. He defends health care professionals in connection with disciplinary and regulatory actions before federal and state agencies, private and government payor audits, civil and criminal fraud investigations, hospital and privileges disputes, and general healthcare litigation in both federal and state courts.

    Vozza also regularly defends health care professionals before the Office of Professional Medical Conduct and the Office of Professional Discipline. He frequently lectures at hospitals throughout New York State regarding medical fraud, regulatory agencies, professional licensure, and medical documentation. Vozza earned his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 2001 and his B.A. from the State University of New York, Stony Brook, in 1998.

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  • Dec 10, 2019David Vozza Presents to New Jersey Medical Management on Fraud and Abuse

    David N. Vozza, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., recently presented “Fraud and Abuse: Current Regulatory Trends and Avoiding Investigation” at the New Jersey Medical Group Management Association’s 2019 Payer Day.

    About the Presentation

    “I’m honored to have the opportunity to speak at another NJMGMA event, as these are important topics for those managing medical practices,” said Vozza.

    The presentation includes applicable federal guidelines and regulations related to agreements and referral relationships entered by medical practices, how patient interactions can lead to investigations, and ways to avoid those investigations.

    Other discussion topics come from Aetna, AmeriHealth, Cigna, and United Healthcare. Mike Enos, CPC, CPMA, CPC-I, CEMC, of Enos Medical Coding, is also a presenter, speaking on coding changes for the upcoming year. For more information and to register, visit njmgma.com.

    About David Vozza

    Vozza devotes his practice to the areas of health care and litigation. He defends health care professionals in connection with disciplinary and regulatory actions before federal and state agencies, private and government payor audits, civil and criminal fraud investigations, hospital and privileges disputes, and general healthcare litigation in both federal and state courts.

    Vozza also regularly defends health care professionals before the Office of Professional Medical Conduct and the Office of Professional Discipline. He frequently lectures at hospitals throughout New York State regarding medical fraud, regulatory agencies, professional licensure, and medical documentation.

    Vozza earned his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 2001 and his B.A. from the State University of New York, Stony Brook, in 1998.

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  • Sep 30, 2019Legal Issues Facing Physicians & Practice Managers

    Legal Issues Facing Physicians & Practice Managers

    Accreditation Statement

    HRET is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Society of New Jersey (MSNJ) and through the Joint Providership of Health Research Education and Trust of New Jersey (HRET) and MDAdvantage. HRET is accredited by the Medical Society of New Jersey to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

    AMA Credit Designation Statement

    HRET designates this live activity for 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

     3 easy ways to register!

    1. Click here to register online

    2. Email the registration form to Norris McLaughlin Marketing at marketing@norris-law.com

    3. Fax the registration form to (610) 391-1805

    About David Vozza

    Vozza devotes his practice to the areas of health care and litigation. He defends health care professionals in connection with disciplinary and regulatory actions before federal and state agencies, private and government payor audits, civil and criminal fraud investigations, hospital and privileges disputes, and general healthcare litigation in both federal and state courts. Vozza also regularly defends health care professionals before the Office of Professional Medical Conduct and the Office of Professional Discipline. He frequently lectures at hospitals throughout New York State regarding medical fraud, regulatory agencies, professional licensure, and medical documentation.

    Vozza earned his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law in 2001 and his B.A. from the State University of New York, Stony Brook, in 1998.

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  • Jun 04, 2018David Vozza of Norris McLaughlin Becomes Counsel to The Medical Society of the County of Queens

    The law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to announce that David N. Vozza, a Member of the firm in its Health Care & Life Sciences Practice Group, has been named legal counsel to The Medical Society of the County of Queens, Inc.

    Prior to joining Norris McLaughlin, Vozza had been counsel to the Society for many years, and is proud to be asked to return.

    During a two-year term, the firm will be responsible for the day-to-day legal representation of the society themselves, as well as handling all member questions and inquiries. The firm’s wide array of legal specialties will enable it to handle not only healthcare law issues, but other legal issues as needed. Vozza will also attend society functions, write articles, provide lectures, and generally support the society and its members in their endeavors.

    Vozza’s extensive experience in health care law and litigation. He has represented numerous medical societies for many years, and continue to represent a wide array of health care professionals and medical practices. His practice includes administrative legal matters and health care law litigation.

    He concentrates on the following health care specialty areas:

    • Professional Licensing, Discipline, and Defense before State Licensing Agencies, including OPMC and OPD
    • Commercial Insurance Investigations and Audits
    • Fraud and Abuse Issues, including DOJ Investigations
    • Audit Refund Requests (Private, Medicaid, and Medicare)
    • HHS Office of Civil Rights Investigations and Actions
    • HIPAA and HITECH Compliance
    • CMS Investigations and Audits
    • DEA Investigations and Actions
    • Employment Counseling and Litigation
    • IPRO Inquiries
    • Medical Staff Actions and Hospital Privilege Issues, including Suspension and Termination Hearings
    • RAC Audits, OIG Matters, MACRA, and MIPS

    Vozza earned his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law and his B.A. from the State University of New York, Stony Brook.

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  • Dec 06, 2017Norris McLaughlin Becomes Counsel to New York Medical Societies

    The law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., is pleased to announce that attorneys David N. Vozza, a Members of the firm and its Health Care & Life Sciences Practice Group, has become counsel to the following medical societies in New York. The firm is proud and honored to have been named Legal Counsel to:

    • The American Academy of Pediatrics Chapter #1 NY
    • The Medical Societies of the Counties of Oneida, Herkimer, Madison, Chenango, Oswego, Cayuga, and St. Lawrence
    • The Onondaga County Medical Society

    Each agreement has a two-year term, during which the firm will be responsible for the day-to-day legal representation of the societies themselves, as well as handling all member questions and inquiries. The firm’s wide array of legal specialties will enable it to handle not only healthcare law issues, but other legal issues as needed. Vozza will also attend society functions, write articles, provide lectures, and generally support the societies and their members in their endeavors.

    Vozza has extensive experience in healthcare law and litigation. He has represented numerous Medical Societies for many years and continue to represent a wide array of healthcare professionals and medical practices. His practice includes administrative legal matters and health law litigation in New York and New Jersey.

    Vozza concentrates in the following health care specialty areas:

    • Professional Licensing, Discipline, and Defense before State Licensing Agencies, including OPMC and OPD
    • Commercial Insurance Investigations and Audits
    • Fraud and abuse issues, including DOJ investigations
    • Audit refund requests (Private, Medicaid, and Medicare)
    • HHS Office of Civil Rights Investigations and Actions
    • HIPAA and HITECH compliance
    • CMS Investigations and Audits
    • DEA Investigations and Actions
    • Employment counseling and litigation
    • IPRO inquiries
    • Medical Staff Actions and Hospital Privilege Issues, including suspension and termination hearings
    • RAC audits, OIG matters, MACRA, and MIPS

    Norris McLaughlin, P.A. is a full-service, mid-sized, regional law firm with 140+ attorneys serving the legal needs of businesses and families in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, uniquely positioned to represent Fortune 500 corporations, middle-market companies, and individuals since 1953.

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  • Jun 09, 2017Norris McLaughlin Welcomes New Health Care Attorney David Vozza

    Norris McLaughlin, P.A., based in Bridgewater, New Jersey, is pleased to welcome new Member, David N. Vozza, to its Health Care & Life Sciences Law Practice Group. He joins Norris McLaughlin, P.A. from Kern Augustine, P.C., a law firm focused on representing health professionals.

    “We are pleased to add the talents of David to our firm.  Their breadth of experience will be of great value to our health care practice group and the clients we serve,” said John N. Vanarthos, Chairman of the firm.

    “I am honored to be a new Member of the firm. Norris McLaughlin enables me to offer my health care clients a broader spectrum of legal expertise in the many specialties encompassed by the wide array of practice groups. During my many years at Kern Augustine, I developed a broad-based healthcare practice servicing the needs of the health care communities in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. I look forward to bringing that health care and litigation expertise to the existing Norris McLaughlin’s health care group and will serve to broaden Norris McLaughlin’s range of health care services in New York and New Jersey,” said David Vozza.

    Vozza devotes his practice to the areas of healthcare and litigation. His practice focuses on defending health care professionals in connection with disciplinary and regulatory actions before federal and state agencies, private and government payor audits, civil and criminal fraud investigations, hospital and privileges disputes, and general healthcare litigation in both federal and state courts. Vozza regularly defends health care professionals before the Office of Professional Medical Conduct and the Office of Professional Discipline.  He frequently lectures at hospitals throughout New York State regarding medical fraud, regulatory agencies, professional licensure, and medical documentation.  Vozza is admitted to practice in New York and in the United States District Courts for both the Southern and Eastern Districts of New York, and is a member of the Health Law Section of the New York State Bar Association. He earned his J.D. from Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., and his B.A. at the State University of New York, Stony Brook.

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