Attorney, Alston & Bird, LLPBiography
Peter Kazon has over 25 years of experience assisting companies and individuals in negotiating the complex legal and regulatory issues that health care providers routinely face. He counsels providers on matters involving Medicare coverage, reimbursement, billing, fraud and abuse and Stark self-referral issues. Among his specialties are advising clinical laboratories and diagnostic companies on regulatory and compliance matters, and assisting companies with emerging medical technologies with coverage, coding and reimbursement issues. In addition, Peter assists companies on compliance with the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and its recent amendments, with particular attention to FDA actions affecting in vitro diagnostic products. Mr. Kazon is a frequent speaker and writer on health care issues and sits on the editorial advisory board of BNAs Plan and Provider Report. His recent speeches have addressed a variety of topics, including Medicare medical necessity requirements, regulatory requirements applicable to genetic tests, new federal requirements applicable to the provision of electronic medical record technology and Medicare reimbursement issues. After receiving a B.A., magna cum laude, from Tufts University in 1975, Mr. Kazon earned his J.D. from Temple University in 1978. After law school, Mr. Kazon worked for five years at the Federal Trade Commissions Bureau of Competition, where he specialized in health care antitrust matters.