prescribing CDS

  • Apr 23, 2019David Adelson Speaks to New Jersey Medical Societies

    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.

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  • Jun 28, 2018Lana Ros Presents “Legal Implications of Prescribing CDS” at Union County Medical Society Annual Meeting

    Lana Ros, a Member of law firm Norris McLaughlin, P.A., presented “Legal Implications of Prescribing CDS: What Every Physician Should Know” at the Union County Medical Society’s Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 27, at The Westwood in Garwood.

    Ros discussed the regulations limiting the prescribing of controlled dangerous substances (CDS) for acute pain and those governing the prescribing of CDS for chronic pain.  She also discussed the problem areas in prescribing CDS and how to avoid them.

    The firm is General Counsel to the Society, which has over 400 members from the Union County area representing all medical specialties. To learn more about the society, please visit

    Ros focuses her practice in the area of health care law, including civil and administrative litigation, professional licensure defense, hospital medical staff matters, hospital disciplinary actions, regulatory compliance, managed care and government audits, and refund demands and investigations. She also handles transactional and regulatory matters affecting health care providers. She has successfully defended physicians before medical boards, OPMC, and SBME, and in OPD investigations, as well as Medicare fraud, fraud and abuse, RAC audits, Medicare audits, OIG fraud, health care fraud, medical audits, and health plan billing audits. Ros frequently lectures at hospitals throughout New Jersey and New York about legal issues affecting health care professionals. She earned her J.D. from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.S. in biotechnology and nutrition from Rutgers University.

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