Edward Vishnevetsky passes away
DALLAS – The HME industry is mourning the passing of healthcare attorney Edward Vishnevetsky this week. Vishnevetsky, counsel in the Dallas office of K&L Gates, passed away on Monday, June 20, while on vacation in Costa Rica. He specialized in healthcare and commercial litigation, representing a variety of organizations, including DME providers. Among his accomplishments: helping to remove dozens of providers from Medicare pre-payment audit and defending more than 50 providers through all stages of Medicare appeals. Vishnevetsky was a familiar face at industry events like Medtrade, and he wasrecently recognized as a Chambers USA 2016 "Legal Leader in the Field of Health Law" and as a 2016 Texas Super Lawyers "Rising Star” for the third consecutive year. His funeral service will be held in Dallas next week.