David J. Winker, Esq. was quoted in the May issue of Healthcare Risk Management on the risks of gainsharing arrangements. The article focused on new guidance from the Office of Inspector General on certain acceptable gainsharing arrangements. Mr. Winker was quoted on the guidelines provided by the OIG and the importance of incorporating a hospital’s risk manager in demonstrating that an arrangement does not negatively affect patient care with credible medical support. Mr. Winker also pointed out the importance of providing written disclosure of the arrangement, among other requirement.
The Florida Newspaper published an article today on ZP&W continuing the steady growth plan it has established since its inception in 2003, by adding two new members to the firm. The article cited the addition of David J. Zumpano as the Attorney Coordinator for the firm’s newest Representative Office in New Hartford, New York and the hiring of Horecia Walker as an associate in the firm’s Coral Gables office. David is the founder of the Estate Planning Law Center in New Hartford, and focuses his practice on estate planning and elder law. Horecia will focus her practice on civil litigation matters. Joseph Zumpano was quoted in the article as saying that “We’re pleased to welcome David and Horecia to the firm. We know they will be instrumental in our current and future plans.”