Orlando, Fla. - September 30, 2013 - Attorneys with The Health Law Firm delivered a lecture to members of the Medical Office Resources of Florida (MOROF) and attending health care providers. The lecture took place on Thursday, September 26, 2013, at the Howard Johnson Plaza in Altamonte Springs, Florida. The topic focused on Medicare and Medicaid audits.

Attorneys Christopher E. Brown and Lance O. Leider spoke on the different organizations, such as Recovery Audit Contractors (RACs) and Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPICs), that routinely conduct Medicare audits. They also addressed specific actions or claims that can trigger a fraud investigation and how to properly respond to a Medicare or Medicaid audit. To reference the lecture, click here. To watch the presentation, click here.

Mr. Brown and Mr. Leider have extensive experience representing health care professionals and providers in preparing, responding and challenging Medicare and Medicaid audits. Last year Mr. Leider, in part, assisted a North Carolina Medicaid provider in reducing a $1.4 million overpayment demand made by the North Carolina Medicaid Program by more than 98%. Mr. Brown has represented numerous Medicare providers in ZPIC and RAC audits, as well as Medicaid providers in matters involving the Florida Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU).

With offices in Central Florida and Colorado, The Health Law Firm exclusively represents health care providers. Services provided by the firm include representation in Department of Health (DOH) investigations, reviewing and negotiating employment contracts, professional license and credential defense, representation at both formal and informal administrative hearings, peer review defense, Medicare and Medicaid audits, formation of corporations and limited liability companies (LLCs), medical board hearings and other matters of Health Law.

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The Health Law Firm was established in 1999, bringing together a team of experienced attorneys with decades of work in the legal and healthcare fields. With offices in Central Florida and Colorado, the firm represents healthcare providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, physicians, dentists, mental health professionals and other licensed health professionals and entities. For more information about The Health Law Firm, visit

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