Sharon Caulfield

Tax Exempt Entities Encouraged to Co-Locate Under Revised Colorado Law

By: | April 16, 2014

Colorado tax exempt organizations often realize that it makes sense to share space. One organization may own a building while another could benefit from a non-profit oriented rental rate. A shared clientele might benefit from having both organizations under one roof. But Colorado law has not always made this co-location a good economic decision. A bill adopted by the ...Read more.


Six Caplan and Earnest LLC attorneys named to Super Lawyers list

By: | March 17, 2014

Six attorneys from Caplan and Earnest LLC were selected for inclusion in Thomson Reuters’ Super Lawyers 2014, a designation that recognizes the top lawyers in Colorado. Each of the six attorneys has appeared previously on the prestigious list for their work in their respective practice areas.
Recognized as Super Lawyers:

Richard Bump, education law, has served the firm for 40 ...Read more.


Colorado Haiti Project Celebrates 25 Years

By: | March 13, 2014

Some of us remember where we were 25 years ago, in 1989.  George H.W. Bush was President.  Baseball signed with the upstart ESPN network, Mark McGwire got his 100th home run, and Dwight Gooden won his 100th game.  Lech Walesa was negotiating for workers in Poland, and Nelson Mandela was invited to visit with then-South African President Pieter Botha ...Read more.


Sharon Caulfield Named to AAHAM Board

By: | March 11, 2014

Sharon Caulfield, an attorney with Caplan and Earnest LLC, was recently named to the board of the Colorado Chapter of the American Association of Healthcare Administrative Management, the state’s premier professional organization for healthcare operations managers.

Caulfield was named to the board as legal counsel. She has practiced health care law for more than 30 years. She also has a ...Read more.


New guidelines for use of opioid analgesics in treatment of chronic pain

By: | January 24, 2014

The Federation of State Medical Boards recently updated their Model Policy for the Use of Opioid Analgesics in the Treatment of Chronic Pain, which is anticipated to be a guideline for the Colorado Medical Board in assessing a physician’s management of pain to determine if opioid analgesics were used appropriately and in compliance with state and federal laws and regulations.

Since ...Read more.


96-hour rule: Inpatient certification requirements for 2014

By: | January 16, 2014

To comply with the 2014 Inpatient Prospective Payment System Rule, hospitals and critical access hospitals must have physician certification to receive payment under Medicare Part A for inpatient services, and the order to admit must be authenticated by a physician.

Authentication includes the reasons for the inpatient services, an estimate of the time the patient will require in the hospital, ...Read more.


Billing for Locum Tenens Services Helps the Hospital’s Bottom Line and Should Not Cause Undue Risk for Absent Employed Physicians

By: | January 13, 2014

It is not unusual for Caplan and Earnest attorneys to hear that employed physicians of rural hospitals discourage the hospital’s billing for the services of a physician who temporarily fulfills the duties of the employed physician during his or her absence. This temporary provider is referred to as a locum tenens. The concerns of the employed physicians are that ...Read more.


Sharon Caulfield Presents on Affordable Care Act at Boulder County Business Report’s Pulse Event

By: | November 14, 2013

Sharon Caulfield of Caplan and Earnest LLC, who has practiced health care law for nearly 30 years, presented at the Boulder County Business Report’s annual health care symposium for local business leaders. The “Pulse: What’s Next for Health-Care Reform?” event was held at the Plaza Convention Center.

Caulfield was joined in the presentation by Susan Levy, executive director of the ...Read more.


Six Caplan and Earnest LLC Attorneys Named to 2014 Best Lawyers List

By: | August 30, 2013

Six attorneys from Caplan and Earnest LLC were recently selected by their peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America© 2014. Each of the six has been named to this prestigious annual list previously for their work in a variety of practice areas.

Selection for Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey of nearly 50,000 attorneys.  The ...Read more.


2013 CCMC Legislative Update

By: | June 14, 2013

Sharon Caulfield presented the 2013 CCMC Legislative Update on Tuesday, June 11, 2013.  Please click below to view this presentation.

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