Published author of peer-reviewed material, Mr. Arrigo provides expert opinions on civil and white-collar crime matters in health care claims reimbursement, Medicare Fraud, medical record & billing documentation, provider & payor disputes, the ARRA HITECH Act of 2009 / Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records / Promoting Interoperability and the Merit-Based Incentive Program (MIPS), forensic E.H.R. audits, HIPAA privacy and security practices, behavioral health privacy rules, ICD & CPT coding for a variety of medical specialties, RVUs and physician compensation, compliance programs, business damages, personal injury, Medicare, Medicaid Insurance fraud and payment practices, medical director fair market value (FMV), OIG self-disclosure, Affordable Care Act, ERISA, ICD-10, antitrust, and qui tam false claims act causes of action. Certified in HIPAA and State Privacy Standards such as California CMIA; trained in Certified Professional Medical Auditor (CPMA) program. He has provided opinions regarding the novelty, usefulness, and non-obviousness of groupings of diagnosis codes and medical procedure codes in superbills and electronic health records, medical terminology, and utility patents for medical procedures in trademark, trade secret, and intellectual property disputes.
Mr. Arrigo brings experience in local, state, and federal usual, customary and reasonable medical charges, electronic health record (EHR), clinical decision support and hospital safety practices from the Joint Commission, electronic claims technologies supporting medical and dental claims, and patient's duty to mitigate costs. His work involves self-insured employers, hospital systems, health plans (insurance), and healthcare IT firms. He is the managing partner of No World Borders, Inc, a firm with a team of consultants with credentials and education as MD, RN, RD, MPH, HIPAA, RHIT, CCHIT, CPC, and CPA experts. His team serves investors, health IT, and payor/provider firms and has over 30 years of experience in clinical, claims, fraud, coding, and medical billing expert witness. Equal retention by plaintiff, defendant, and relator counsel. Complete CV and attorney references available upon request.
Education & Licenses
UCI Irvine Statistics, Computer Science, Economics; USC Business Administration; Stanford Medical School Biomedical Informatics; Harvard Medical School Bioethics; Massachusetts Institute of Technology Blockchain, cybersecurity, and cryptocurrency investment strategies.