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Adam V. Russo, Esq. is the Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of The Phia Group LLC; an experienced provider of health care cost containment techniques offering comprehensive claims recovery, plan document and consulting services designed to control health care costs and protect plan assets. The Phia Group’s overall mission is to reduce the cost of plans through its recovery strategies, innovative technologies, legal expertise, and focused, flexible customer service.

Attorney Russo is also the founder and managing partner of The Law Offices of Russo & Minchoff, a full-service law firm with offices in Boston and Braintree, MA. Attorney Russo’s practice is devoted to representing employers, plan fiduciaries, third-party administrators and carriers in employment and employee benefits matters throughout the United States.

He is a frequent speaker and author on health care and employee benefits topics at webinars, conferences and seminars across the country. Attorney Russo’s industry leading blog, www.passionforsubro.com is regularly updated with news and information relevant to the entire healthcare industry.

Attorney Russo obtained a Juris Doctorate degree from Suffolk University Law School and a Masters Degree in Finance from the Frank Sawyer School of Management at Suffolk University in Boston, Massachusetts.  He also acquired an undergraduate degree from Suffolk University, where he double majored in Political Science and Public Relations. He was recognized by Suffolk University with the 2005 Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award.

Attorney Russo is the Contributing Editor to Thompson Publishing Group’s Employer’s Guide to Self-insuring Health Benefits.  He is on the Self-Insurance Institute of America, Inc. (SIIA) Board of Directors and is on the Board of Directors at JFS of Metro-West, a non-profit agency that provides social services, elder care, adoption services, and domestic violence assistance. Attorney Russo is admitted to the Massachusetts Bar, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit and the Supreme Court of the United States.

Adam and his wife Kelly have two wonderful young girls named Soli and Maeve.  In addition to spending his spare time with his family and friends, Adam enjoys paddle boarding, swimming, jet skiing and watching his beloved Cleveland Indians baseball team

 

Recent Posts

It’s Never Too Soon

By: Jen McCormick, Esq. Although the regulations may change, it’s important to begin thinking about plan changes for the upcoming plan year.  The specifics for compliance requirements may still be unclear, employers sho
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Dear Stop-Loss: A Ballad

By: Jon Jablon, Esq.   Author’s Note: Written in ballad meter, this can be sung to the tune of “Gilligan’s Island.”   You carriers are sometimes great, all flexible and fair; But sometimes you issue denials That mak
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You Are Not Going to Sue Us, Are You?

By: Jason Davis …is what a nice lady asked me when we were discussing the charges her office submitted for drug addiction treatments. You see, this office billed $3,800.00 per day for inpatient detox, and separately, under a
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Adam’s Key Takeaway from the 2017 MassAHU Benefest Conference

By: Adam Russo, Esq. I spoke at the MassAHU Benefest 2017 event today in Westborough, MA, where I was lucky enough to see 9 of the CEOs for the various insurance carriers in our state.  I was pleasantly surprised to hear what
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A Call for Defensive Legislation

By: Brady Bizarro, Esq. On April 5th, the House of Representatives passed the Self-Insurance Protection Act (SIPA; H.R. 1304) by a vote of 400 to 16. This was the third iteration of this bill, originally introduced at the sug
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Words with No Meaning…

By: Chris Aguiar, Esq. Google “average words spoken per day” and you might see some interesting entries – such as, men use 7,000 words a day on average, as compared to women’s 20,000.  When deciding what to write about today
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Transparency – It’s Not Just for Ghosts

By: Kelly Dempsey, Esq. If you’re paying any attention to the news these days, you know that the healthcare industry as a whole has been facing some pretty large issues.  In addition to “repeal and replace,” we’re also faced
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Pay the Cost to be the Boss!

By: Ron Peck, Esq. Between Friday and Saturday I was feeling under the weather.  By Easter Sunday, my chest was terribly congested, my nose running, breath wheezing, and more.  My assumption was that on this holiday, I wouldn
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Cyborgs – Moving From Science Fiction to Science Fact

By: Garrick Hunt The word “cybernetics” tends to invoke images of Robocop or The Million Dollar Man.  These examples are just the creation of the imagination, but how far away are we really from such technological and biologi
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