Expert witness ambulatory surgery center billing Morning Edition National Public Radio, Kaiser Health News Quote Expert Michael Arrigo RE High Cost Medical Care
Image credit: Kaiser Health News. Janet Winston stands in her rose garden in Eureka, Calif. Testing revealed she is allergic to numerous substances, including linalool. Winston still can handle roses, which contain linalool, but she can't wear perfumes and cosmetic products that contain the compound.

Expert witness ambulatory surgery center billing Morning Edition National Public Radio, Kaiser Health News Quote Expert Michael Arrigo RE High Cost Medical Care

Expert witness ambulatory surgery center billing

Expert witness ambulatory surgery center billing quoted in allergy test overbilling investigation.  Michael Arrigo interviewed by journalists at National Public Radio (NPR) for broadcast on Morning Edition on October 29, 2018: Michael Arrigo, Managing Partner of No World Borders and an Expert Witness was interviewed by Kaiser Health News and National Public Radio. click below to hear the interview and read the story.

Expert witness ambulatory surgery center billing and allergy testing must be able to evaluate national charges and regionally adjusted charges.  Place of service was an issue in this investigation because the test involved no surgical procedure and the place of service code was ‘office’ yet the bill apparently included a facility fee using the Ambulatory Procedure Code (APC) system normally reserved for surgical procedures at an ambulatory surgery center.

Listen to National Public Radio Story – Michael Arrigo comments on high cost healthcare charges
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Michael F. Arrigo

Michael is Managing Partner & CEO of No World Borders, a leading healthcare management and IT consulting firm. He serves as an expert witness in Federal and State Court and was recently ruled as an expert by a 9th Circuit Federal Judge. He serves as a patent expert witness on intellectual property disputes, both as a Technical Expert and a Damages expert. He leads a team that provides Cybersecurity best practices for healthcare clients, ICD-10 Consulting, Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records. He advises legal teams as an expert witness in HIPAA Privacy and Security, medical coding and billing and usual and customary cost of care, the Affordable Care Act and benefits enrollment, white collar crime, False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback, Stark Law, Insurance Fraud, payor-provider disputes, and consults to venture capital and private equity firms on mHealth, Cloud Computing in Healthcare, and Software as a Service. He advises self-insured employers on cost of care and regulations. Arrigo was recently retained by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) regarding a significant false claims act investigation. He has provided opinions on over $1 billion in health care claims and due diligence on over $8 billion in healthcare mergers and acquisitions. Education: UC Irvine - Economics and Computer Science, University of Southern California - Business, studies at Stanford Medical School - Biomedical Informatics, studies at Harvard Medical School - Bioethics. Trained in over 10 medical specialties in medical billing and coding. Trained by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and PTAB Judges on patent statutes, rules and case law (as a non-attorney to better advise clients on Technical and Damages aspects of patent construction and claims). Mr. Arrigo has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, and National Public Radio.

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