HIA-LISave the date for the HIA-LI Health & Wellness Conference featuring Bill McDonald on Wednesday, October 5 at IBEW, 370 Motor Parkway in Hauppauge.  McDonald, chair of the Healthcare department at CMM, will speak on a panel from 8:00 – 10:00 a.m. with a focus on leveraging creative healthcare solutions in the ACA environment.  Breakout seminars on topics such as “Latest Trends in Workplace Stressors” and “Sitting is the New Smoking” will follow. Register here:  http://www.hia-li.org/event_detail_wf2.cfm?eventid=842

McDonald counsels healthcare providers, practices, and hospitals in myriad issues in the ever-changing healthcare space.  His work includes the defense of doctors in hospital privileges hearings and in audits initiated by Medicare Recovery Audit Contractors (“RACs”), the New York Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (“OMIG”), and private insurance companies, including out-of-network reimbursement disputes.