Gregory J. Pepe Joins the Executive Board of ASMACJune 13, 2019
NEW HAVEN, Connecticut (June 13, 2019) – Gregory J. Pepe, founding principal with the firm of Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. has been nominated as Treasurer of the American Society of Medical Association Counsel (“ASMAC”).
Attorney Pepe states, “I am very happy to serve in a leadership role of an organization comprised of my professional peers all working for state and national organized medicine entities, such as the AMA, the Connecticut State Medical Society, and others.”
At ASMAC’s recent annual meeting Attorney Pepe presented, “Mountainside Treatment Center v. United Health Group, Inc. et al.” In this case, United Health Care and its subsidiary, Optum recouped significant portions of previous payments made to Mountainside for patient treatment by illegally withholding payment due to Mountainside services made to subsequent patients. The court has ruled, preliminarily, that Mountainside has legally valid assignments of both the right to receive payment and commensurate right to bring a claim under ERISA (Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974) for nonpayment and illegal recoupment.
Attorney Pepe heads the Healthcare Law, Corporate & Business Transactions, and Alternative Dispute Resolution & Mediation practice groups. His experience in the healthcare market, its accompanying regulatory constructs and related business matters provides his clients the understanding necessary to navigate the changing healthcare landscape.
Neubert, Pepe & Monteith, P.C. is a general practice law firm with offices in New Haven, Hartford and Fairfield, Connecticut and White Plains, New York (npmlaw.com). Our team of attorneys possesses the type of exceptional legal and professional skills sought by clients to meet their objectives. The team’s depth, talent, and dedication to client success allows Neubert, Pepe & Monteith to better serve clients locally and nationally.