Practice Areas
Bar and Court Admissions
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D.
  • Wayne State University, B.S., Criminal Justice
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Colleen Buontempo, Associate

973.364.5210 · 973.618.5907 Fax · cbuontempo@bracheichler.com

Colleen Buontempo represents clients primarily in PIP arbitration with approximately 65-70% of cases settling and approximately a 93% success rate for cases that proceed through arbitration. She has successfully represented and recovered millions of dollars for her clients including individuals, ambulatory care facilities, hospitals, physician groups, and health care entrepreneurs.

Prior to joining Brach Eichler, Colleen practiced in a wide variety of legal areas, including criminal defense, automotive litigation, premises liability, worker’s compensation, negligent security, New York labor law, and products liability.

Colleen is a supporter of The Faustman Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital, and their research in finding a cure for Type 1 diabetes.

Notable Matters
  • In Drive New Jersey Insurance Co. v. Pleasantdale Ambulatory Care (PAS-L-1079-17), Colleen successfully defended an order to show cause to overturn a prior arbitration award for surgical supplies awarded to an ASC.
  • In Pleasantdale Ambulatory Care v. Farmers Insurance Company (MID-L1976-17), Colleen successfully pursued an order to show cause which vacated a three-DRP appeal panel’s award. It resulted in the upholding of the original arbitration award for ASC facility fees for a Medicare-approved CPT code.
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Healthcare Law Blog  November 29, 2018
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Healthcare Law Blog  October 16, 2017
Sanders Proposes Medicare for All Act of 2017

Healthcare Law Blog  September 20, 2017
Legislative Update- September 2017

Healthcare Law Blog  September 1, 2017
CMS Proposes to Cancel Mandatory Bundled Payment Models

Healthcare Law Blog  August 3, 2017
OIG Announces New Inquiries into Fraudulent Billing

Healthcare Law Blog  August 1, 2017
CMS Proposes Updates to Medicare OPPS for CY 2018

Healthcare Law Blog  July 7, 2017
CMS Proposes New MACRA Rules

Healthcare Law Blog  July 5, 2017
Effective Date for New Home Health COPs Delayed

Healthcare Law Blog  June 22, 2017
Legislative Update – June 2017

Healthcare Law Blog  May 24, 2017
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Healthcare Law Blog  May 22, 2017
Amendments to NJCLIA

Healthcare Law Blog  May 11, 2017
CMS Updates Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol Form

Healthcare Law Blog  May 1, 2017
Randsomware Attacks Hit Health Care Organizations

Healthcare Law Blog  March 1, 2017
House GOP Unveils ACA Repeal/Replace Bill

Healthcare Law Blog  February 8, 2017
CMS Releases Final Rule Amending Home Health CoPs

Healthcare Law Blog  February 7, 2017
CMS Addresses Backlog in Medicare Appeals

Healthcare Law Blog  February 6, 2017
President Orders “One-In, Two-Out” Regulatory Scheme

Healthcare Law Blog  February 2, 2017
Legislative Update- February 2017

Healthcare Law Blog  January 23, 2017
Legislative Update- January 2017

Healthcare Law Blog  January 19, 2017
New Safe Care Camera Program

Healthcare Law Blog  January 18, 2017
OIG Issues Review of CMS’s Quality Payment Program

Healthcare Law Blog  January 17, 2017
Medicare Payments and the Two-Midnight Rule

Healthcare Law Blog  January 10, 2017
CMS Announces New Care Delivery Models

Healthcare Law Blog  January 9, 2017
OIG Revises Safe Harbors under Anti-Kickback Statute