Ober|Kaler Health Lawyer Larry Russell Selected Outstanding Physician Practice Lawyer
March 30, 2007
BALTIMORE March 30, 2007 Prominent health lawyer Laurence B. Russell is among the nation's "Outstanding Physician Practice Lawyers – 2007" according to Nightingale's Healthcare News. Selected from a national pool of candidates, Mr. Russell shares the recognition with nine other attorneys.
A health care lawyer for almost 30 years, Mr. Russell works with physicians in the planning and implementation of collaborative transactions such as affiliations and joint ventures.
On a national scale, Mr. Russell represents physicians in the sensitive areas of licensing, scope of practice, billing compliance, and disciplinary matters. He has successfully represented physicians and other health care providers in state and federal investigations, professional competency hearings and licensure applications and approvals for individual and group practices.
"Larry has firmly established a national reputation for assisting clients in the highly technical areas of physician billing and coding, as well as National Practitioner Data Bank issues," commented Sanford Teplitzky, Ober|Kaler Health Law Chair. "His vast experience with regard to technical Medicare payment rules applicable to physician 'incident to' and reassignment rules is widely known. He is most deserving of this recognition."
An active member of the American Health Lawyers Association, Mr. Russell is a former Assistant Attorney General in Maryland where he served as chief counsel to both the Maryland Medicaid Program and Health Services Cost Review Commission.
Mr. Russell is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law, J.D., cum laude, 1978 Columbia University, B.A., 1971
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