Andrew B. Wachler, Esq. and Emma E. Trivax
ANDREW B. WACHLER is a partner with Wachler & Associates, P.C. Mr. Wachler has been practicing healthcare law for over 30 years. He counsels healthcare providers, suppliers and organizations nationwide in a variety of healthcare legal matters. In addition, he writes and speaks nationally to professional organizations and other entities on healthcare law topics such as Medicare and 3rd party payor appeals, Stark law and Fraud and Abuse, regulatory compliance, enrollment and revocation, and other topics. He often co-speaks with Medicare and other government officials. Mr. Wachler has met with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) policy makers on numerous occasions to effectuate changes to Medicare policy and obtain fair and equitable reimbursement for health systems.
Emma Trivax is a Law Clerk at Wachler & Associates, P.C. Ms. Trivax has been with the firm since May 2018, assisting primarily in Fraud & Abuse matters; Medicare, Medicaid, and third-party payor audits; and licensing matters. Ms. Trivax is a third-year law student at Wayne State University Law School and graduates in May 2020. Ms. Trivax has interned with the Honorable Judge Bernard A. Friedman of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan. During law school, Ms. Trivax has participated in both Law Review and Moot Court. Ms. Trivax’s Law Review Note, to be published Spring of 2020, discusses the Medicare audit appeals process, the backlog of appeals, and jurisdictional avenues for relief from the backlog’s collateral consequences. Ms. Trivax is also to be published as co-author in the 2020 edition of the Health Law Handbook. Ms. Trivax’s passion for health law grows as she continues publishing articles and blog posts discussing various areas of health law.