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Richard T. Yarmel

Partner
  • Rochester
  • 585.231.1268
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Richard Yarmel provides counsel to health care providers on medical/legal and regulatory issues including strategic planning, managed care entity formation and provider panel contracting, Certificate of Need applications, federal (OIG and DOJ), state (MFCU and OMIG) and joint commission audits and investigations, Medicare and Medicaid voluntary self-disclosures, corporate compliance, corporate integrity agreements, fraud and abuse, electronic health information exchanges, HIPAA, residency training program accreditation, patient-related issues, medical staff issues, professional licensure and misconduct, psychiatric commitment issues, discharge planning and guardianships.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Health Law Section, Reimbursement, Enforcement and Compliance and the Committee on Ethical Issues in the Provision of Health Care
  • Member, Legal Services Committee, LeadingAge NY
  • Member, Board of Directors, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Rochester Regional Chapter
  • Member, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Continuing Developmental Services, Inc.

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Named as Best Lawyers® 2019 Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Rochester, NY
  • Recipient, “Health Care Achievement” Award, Rochester Business Journal, 2013
  • Recipient, “Leaders in Law” Award, The Daily Record, 2012
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field Health Care Law
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list, 2011, 2012, 2014-2019

PRESENTATIONS

  • “Breaches in HIPAA,” New York State Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers Fall Conference, Albany, NY, October 7, 2016
  • “Regulatory Issues Facing Student Health Centers,” Harter Secrest & Emery Higher Education Institute, August 2, 2016
  • “Cracking the Code on Healthcare - Embracing Cultural Diversity and Creating a Healthy Equitable Future,” NorthStar Network seminar, June 10, 2016
  • Guest Lecturer at graduate level, “Internal Investigations,” and “Health Care Fraud and Abuse” courses, State University of New York at Buffalo, November 10, 2015
  • Medicaid Redesign,” Eyes on the Future Radio Show WHAM 1180, November 2012

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • Connecticut
  • New York

EDUCATION

  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D.
  • University at Buffalo, B.A., cum laude
HSE Law
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Richard T. Yarmel
Partner
ryarmel@hselaw.com
tel: 585.231.1268
fax: 585.232.2152

Richard Yarmel provides counsel to health care providers on medical/legal and regulatory issues including strategic planning, managed care entity formation and provider panel contracting, Certificate of Need applications, federal (OIG and DOJ), state (MFCU and OMIG) and joint commission audits and investigations, Medicare and Medicaid voluntary self-disclosures, corporate compliance, corporate integrity agreements, fraud and abuse, electronic health information exchanges, HIPAA, residency training program accreditation, patient-related issues, medical staff issues, professional licensure and misconduct, psychiatric commitment issues, discharge planning and guardianships.

Professional & Civic Affiliations

  • Member, New York State Bar Association, Health Law Section, Reimbursement, Enforcement and Compliance and the Committee on Ethical Issues in the Provision of Health Care
  • Member, Legal Services Committee, LeadingAge NY
  • Member, Board of Directors, Healthcare Financial Management Association, Rochester Regional Chapter
  • Member, Board of Directors, Executive Committee, Continuing Developmental Services, Inc.

Honors & Awards

  • Named as Best Lawyers® 2019 Health Care Law “Lawyer of the Year” in Rochester, NY
  • Recipient, “Health Care Achievement” Award, Rochester Business Journal, 2013
  • Recipient, “Leaders in Law” Award, The Daily Record, 2012
  • Selected by his peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© in the field Health Care Law
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers list, 2011, 2012, 2014-2019

Presentations

  • “Breaches in HIPAA,” New York State Association of Ambulatory Surgery Centers Fall Conference, Albany, NY, October 7, 2016
  • “Regulatory Issues Facing Student Health Centers,” Harter Secrest & Emery Higher Education Institute, August 2, 2016
  • “Cracking the Code on Healthcare - Embracing Cultural Diversity and Creating a Healthy Equitable Future,” NorthStar Network seminar, June 10, 2016
  • Guest Lecturer at graduate level, “Internal Investigations,” and “Health Care Fraud and Abuse” courses, State University of New York at Buffalo, November 10, 2015
  • Medicaid Redesign,” Eyes on the Future Radio Show WHAM 1180, November 2012

Admissions

  • Connecticut
  • New York

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D.
  • University at Buffalo, B.A., cum laude

Disclaimer

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