Monday, November 19th, 2018
Shareholders John Ben Blanchard and Mary M. Bearden of Brown & Fortunato have been selected as 2018 Super Lawyers. John Ben Blanchard has been selected for the third year in a row as a Texas Super Lawyer in Business Litigation Law. Mary Bearden’s practice is focused in healthcare law and she has been selected as […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
Brown & Fortunato would like to congratulate Mackenzie N. Wortley on passing the July 2018 Texas State Bar exam. Mackenzie joined the firm in September after receiving her J.D. from SMU Dedman School of Law in Dallas, Texas. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from the University of Kentucky. Her practice […]

Wednesday, November 14th, 2018
Brown & Fortunato would like to congratulate Brody G. Hinds on passing the July 2018 Texas State Bar exam. Brody joined the firm in September after receiving his J.D. from the University of Oklahoma College of Law. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Affairs and Administration from the University of Oklahoma. His […]

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 […]