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BMD Attorney Michael Steel selected for Leadership Akron Signature Class 36

AKRON, OH - For over thirty-five years, Leadership Akron has inspired participants to advance their involvement and impact as community leaders. In keeping with that mission, Leadership Akron has selected, BMD Attorney, Michael A. Steel, for its 2019/2020 Signature Program. The class of 40 local community leaders reflects a diverse representation of participants from Greater Akron’s business, government, and nonprofit sectors.

Over the course of the year, Leadership Akron Signature Class 36 will develop a well-rounded perspective of the community to set the stage for further involvement as civic-minded leaders. The class will spend a full day each month focused on a sector of the community, in an immersive, experiential atmosphere exposing them to organizations, top decision-makers, and challenges within that sector. Upon graduation, the class will be poised with new knowledge and connections to further empower their service to the community.

Since 1984, Leadership Akron has equipped participants for more effective community involvement and leadership. In addition to its Signature Program, Leadership Akron also offers Junior Leadership Akron, Diversity on Board, NEXT, and other Community Leadership Institutes. 

 

The Massive Medicare Appeals Backlog is Significantly Harming Providers, What You Can Do To Stop It

Few occurrences in healthcare billing and coding will bring instant anxiety as receiving an overpayment demand from one of CMS’ contractors. We all know that we are lucky if we make it through the first two levels of appeal (Redetermination-Level 1 and Reconsideration-Level 2) with 100% success on all claims, even if every claim was billed correctly.

BMD and Community Legal Aid 2nd Annual Free Neighborhood Law Clinic - March 23, 2019

The law firm, Brennan, Manna and Diamond LLC (“BMD”), is again teaming up with Community Legal Aid to host a free legal clinic.

Medical Records Update

In order to help standardize forms to authorize the release of medical records, the Ohio Legislature directed the Ohio Medicaid Department to develop a standardized form to be used by healthcare providers which would authorize the release of medical information in compliance with provisions of HIPAA, state law and the substance abuse and other disorder regulations. Ohio Medicaid has issued a standardized form which use will be effective February 1, 2019.

BMD Congratulates Tony Manna and Signet Capital Advisors - 2018 ACG Deal of the Year

BMD Congratulates Tony Manna and Signet Capital Advisors - 2018 ACG Deal of the Year

BMD Making a Real Impact through the Bridges Program

When the State of Ohio announced the Bridges Program in early 2018, it was an opportunity for real change - it was a commitment to change the narrative for young adults in the foster care system. The program is designed to help young adults aging out of the foster care system prepare for adulthood. BMD has been at the forefront of this initiative providing legal support for the program.