Wednesday, August 15th, 2018

On July 10, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a proposed rule that included provisions for the durable medical equipment industry. The Medicare program rule was published July 19, 2018 in the Federal Register. In this podcast, Cara Bachenheimer covers the potentially dramatic turnaround of the competitive bidding program and more […]

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

BREAKING NEWS: CMS’ Seema Verma states the “current structure” for the long-standing competitive bidding program is “not sustainable” and “doesn’t produce the best prices for patients and doesn’t drive optimal performance by contractors…” CMS wants to “modernize” the competitive bidding program for DMEPOS by “instituting market-oriented reforms” – a process that could take “from 18 […]

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

John Ben Blanchard of Brown and Fortunato will be one of three school board trustees honored at the NAACP Annual Scholarship Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 26 at 7:00 pm at the Amarillo Civic Center Grand Plaza. This year’s Scholarship Awards Banquet’ theme is “Education is the most powerful Weapon” and will award scholarships based […]

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Cara C. Bachenheimer To Launch new DC Lobbying Office of Brown & Fortunato, P.C. AMARILLO, Texas – Cara C. Bachenheimer, long-time advocate of the home medical equipment (HME) and complex rehab technology (CRT) industries, announced today that she will be opening a new Washington, D.C. office of Brown & Fortunato, P.C., starting June 1, 2018. […]

Friday, March 2nd, 2018

Brown & Fortunato, P.C. is pleased to announce that Matt W. Sherwood has passed the Texas Board of Legal Specialization – Civil Trial exam. The Texas Board of Legal Specialization certifies attorneys in 21 select areas of law and is the only organization authorized to provide this service to the citizens of Texas. The Board […]

Saturday, July 1st, 2017

Denise M. Leard was elected as the Vice Chair for Accreditation Commission for Health Care (ACHC) and will move into the position of Chair when the current Chair steps down. ACHC is an internationally recognized accrediting body with customers throughout the United States and beyond, it remains steadfastly committed to providers, customer service, and quality […]

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Jeff McCarn has been selected to the 2017 Texas Rising Stars list. Each year, no more than 2.5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Jeff McCarn’s practice is focused on oil and gas and oil and gas related litigation and he […]

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Alfonso and Britny Zambrano won the Up & Coming Distinguished Volunteer Award for Amarillo at the 35th Annual Golden Nail Awards Gala on April 6, 2017. This award is given for exemplary volunteer service by an individual under the age of 35. They were nominated by the Amarillo Museum of Art.

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Amarillo law firm Brown & Fortunato is growing. The firm opened its doors in 1995 with three attorneys, and has since experienced extraordinary growth. Today, Brown & Fortunato has thirty-four attorneys, including 14 shareholders. Adapting to 21st century demands, the firm has lawyers located in Amarillo, Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Kansas, and Kerrville, Texas. A full […]

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Brown & Fortunato would like to welcome Pam F. Colbert to the firm. Ms. Colbert was born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama. She graduated from Birmingham-Southern College with a B.A. in Psychology and Sociology. She received her J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law, Her practice is focused in health law.

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Brown & Fortunato would like to congratulate Chelsie A. Kidd on passing the July 2016 Texas State Bar exam. Chelsie joined the firm after attending law school at Texas Tech University School of Law on a Regent’s Scholarship for academic achievement where she graduated magna cum laude. She earned her undergraduate degree from Florida International […]

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Brown & Fortunato would like to congratulate Erica L. Beacom on passing the July 2016 Texas State Bar exam. Erica joined the firm in September after receiving her law degree from William & Mary Marshall-Wythe School of Law in Williamsburg, Virginia. She completed her Bachelor of Arts in both History and Anthropology from St. Cloud […]

Friday, October 7th, 2016

Todd A. Moody has returned to Brown & Fortunato after practicing at a large firm in Phoenix. Mr. Moody graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in Psychology from Arizona State University. He attended the Texas Tech University School of Law on a Regent’s Scholarship for academic achievement and later graduated magna cum laude. His […]

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016

I. Alfonso Zambrano was selected as member of the Board of Trustees for the Amarillo Museum of Art (AMoA). He will serve as a Board of Trustee member for the next two years. AMoA provides quality visual arts programming to the residents of the Texas Panhandle, eastern New Mexico, and western Oklahoma through collections, temporary […]