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  • Russell Friedman & Associates Sponsoring Annual HFMA Region 2 Fall Institute Event

    Posted By Russell Friedman & Associates || 22-Sep-2018

    Russell Friedman & Associates, is thrilled to announce we are once again an EXHIBIT II sponsor at the Annual HFMA Region 2 Fall Institute event. Also known as the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the HFMA will hold this event October 17 th -19 th at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, NY. The motto of this incredibly informative event is “Imagine Tomorrow: Welcome to the ...
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  • Russell Friedman & Associates Sponsors Charity Golf Event

    Posted By Russell Friedman & Associates || 5-Sep-2018

    Here at Russell Friedman & Associates, we relish in the opportunity we have to give back to our community and make life better for everyone. To that end, we were extremely proud to be one of the sponsors of the 2018 Cohen Children’s Circle Golf Classic! The event, held on August 13 th in conjunction with the Northwell Health Foundation, sought to raise money to benefit the Cohen ...
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  • 3 Year Statute of Limitations for Motor Vehicle Self-Insureds

    Posted By Erin S. Stamper || 8-May-2018

    The New York State Court of Appeals ruled that when the party responsible for the payment of no-fault benefits is a self-insured entity, e.g. rental car companies, self-insured for-hire vehicles (taxis, black cars, limousines), and municipalities (New York City Transit Authority, Metropolitan Transportation Authority, a public bus line, etc.), then the three-year statute of limitations, set forth ...
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  • What is Med Pay and How Does It Work in New York State?

    Posted By Russell Friedman & Associates || 30-Mar-2018

    What is Med Pay and How Does It Work in New York State? Authored By: Erin S. Stamper Overview Medical Payment Coverage, also known as Med Pay, is optional automobile insurance coverage in New York State (“NYS”), which pays $5,000.00 to $10,000.00 per person, for medical, dental, and funeral expenses for both the insured driver and passengers of a motor vehicle involved in an accident, ...
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  • Russell Friedman & Associates is a proud supporter of the Springfest Auction & Raffle

    Posted By Russell Friedman & Associates || 19-Mar-2018

    Buffalo, NY Russell Friedman & Associates is a proud sponsor of the Springfest Auction & Raffle to be held this Thursday March 22, 2018 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center Ballroom, 5:30pm-8:30pm benefitting ECMC celebrating their 100 years. About Russell Friedman & Associates: Comprised of dedicated, experienced, and skilled no-fault law attorneys who are committed to delivering ...
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  • The "8-Unit Rule"

    Posted By Erin S. Stamper || 6-Mar-2018

    While the 8.0 Relative Value Units (“RVU”) limit set forth in in Ground Rule 11 of the Physical Medicine Section of the Workers Compensation Board (“WCB”) Fee Schedule appears to allow multiple providers, with disparate skill sets, who are treating different conditions on the same date, to obtain reimbursement for the No-Fault benefits provided, the Firm anticipates that ...
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  • The Thirty Third Amendment to Regulation 83 and it's Impact on the Billing Processes of Out-of-State Medical Providers

    Posted By Erin S. Stamper || 7-Feb-2018

    The New York State Department of Financial Services (“DFS’) has finalized the Thirty-Third Amendment to Regulation 83 (the “33 rd Amendment”), which was published in the State Register on October 25, 2017 and will affect treatment rendered on or after January 23, 2018. Pursuant to the accompanying press release, the 33 rd Amendment is designed to “limit the amount ...
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  • Russell Friedman & Associates Sponsoring Annual HFMA Region 2 Fall Institute Event

    Posted By Russell Friedman & Associates || 12-Oct-2017

    Our firm, Russell Friedman & Associates, is thrilled to announce we are sponsoring the breakfast and breaks at the Annual HFMA Region 2 Fall Institute event, titled “The Passion of Healthcare: Reignite Your Purpose.” Also known as the Healthcare Financial Management Association, the HFMA will hold this event on October 18 th -20 th at the Turning Stone Casino in Verona, NY. The ...
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  • Russell Friedman & Associates submitted the following comments regarding the Proposed Thirty-Third Amendment to 11 NYCRR §68 ("Regulation 83")

    Posted By Erin S. Stamper, Esq. & Bruce M. Klein, Esq. || 9-Oct-2017

    The Firm believes that the implementation of the revised Proposed Thirty Third Amendment to 11 NYCRR §68 (“Regulation 68”) (hereinafter “the Proposed Amendment”), which contains a forty-eight (48) hour timeframe for “emergency care services”, as afforded under Regulation 83, would not simply effect ambulatory surgery centers (“ASCs”) providing ...
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  • Proposed Rule Making for Charges for Professional Health Services

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 16-Nov-2016

    Rumors always abound on what action the State of New York would take to preserve the benefits available under PIP (No Fault), where other states have higher reimbursement rates that this state. The Department of Financial services has now answered this. Please note that this proposal is, in part, a reaction to complaints made years ago regarding the reimbursement being sought by New Jersey ...
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  • Upcoming Event: HFMA No-Fault Seminar

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 20-Oct-2016

    The Western New York Chapter of the Healthcare Financial Management Association will be holding a No-Fault Seminar on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the Hilton Garden Inn Buffalo Airport, located at 4201 Genesee Street in Cheektowaga, New York. Attorney Russell C. Friedman of The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP will discuss New York State’s no-fault laws and the various challenges posed to ...
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  • Upcoming Event: HFMA Region 2 Fall Institute Convention

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 18-Oct-2016

    The Healthcare Financial Management Association will be hosting its Annual HFMA Region 2 Fall Institute Convention from Wednesday, October 19, 2016 to Friday, October 21, 2016 at the Turning Stone Resort & Casino, located at 5218 Patrick Road in Verona, New York. The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP are co-sponsors of this event. This event will discuss a number of current issues and challenges ...
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  • Have You Been Advised by GEICO Insurance Company That a Bill Was Not Received? If So, Your Hospital Is Not Alone.

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 9-Oct-2015

    The law firm of Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP is representing hospitals, in which payment, correspondence or denial has not been received from GEICO Insurance Company. GEICO utilizes a remote location in Frederickberg, Virginia as an address for the submission of hospital bills related to no fault coverage afforded in New York State. It is believed that the mail center in Frederickberg, ...
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  • Are You Wasting Time and Effort on Stale, Unanswered and /or Unpaid No Fault Billing?

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 6-Oct-2015

    Let’s face it, no fault billing is a pain to deal with. And not just the billing, but the unnecessary follow up, the calls, the requests, all leading not to a payment, but a denial. To make matters worse, it is a paper system and the rules for appeal are different than any other class of insurance you deal with. Being a specialized coverage, finding competency in the staff being asked to ...
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  • Welcome Post

    Posted By The Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP || 24-Sep-2015

    New York No-Fault Insurance Attorneys We at Russell Friedman Law Group, LLP would like to welcome you to our blog. We firmly believe that helping our clients be well-informed about their rights and options increases the chances that their cases will be successfully resolved. Our New York no-fault insurance attorneys bring decades of experience to each case they handle. Our approach to no-fault ...
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