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Sheila Mints

Sheila Mints

Ms. Mints specializes in healthcare transactional matters, including shareholder and employment agreements, purchases and sales of medical practices, including ACO transactions, and practice mergers. Ms. Mints acts as general counsel to many large practices and ambulatory care facilities, assisting with transactional, tax, human resources mattes and negotiation with payors and vendors. An experienced tax lawyer, Ms. Mints represents her clients before the Internal Revenue Service, the federal Tax Court and state taxation departments in a variety of tax matters.

New “One Room” Law Eases Restrictions on Surgical Practices In NJ

By on January 22, 2018 in Legislation with 0 Comments

On January 12, 2018, the New Jersey Legislature signed the “One Room” bill (A-4995/S-278) into law. The “One Room” law is set to bring much needed relief to surgical facilities in the State of New Jersey. Under the new law, surgical practices may apply for licensure as ambulatory care facilities with the New Jersey Department […]

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Telemedicine Essentially Missing from MACRA MIPS Final Rule

By on October 19, 2016 in Medicare with 0 Comments

The final rule on MACRA’s Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS), the new Medicare payment model, scheduled to take effect on January 1, 2017, made a significant change to the 2015 proposed rule in that it largely eliminated quality scoring for telemedicine and remote monitoring services to Medicare beneficiaries from MIPS.  MIPS will be the quality […]

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Physician Assistants’ Enhanced Role in New Jersey requires Proper Supervision

By on October 11, 2016 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Earlier this year, the State of New Jersey enacted amendments to the statutes governing the scope of practice of physician assistants (“PA”). Although there are likely State Board of Medical Examiner regulations forthcoming to provide further clarity on PA practice, the new statutes provide more autonomy to PA’s, which can be a both a boon […]

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