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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

In the Spotlight… Or the Crosshairs?

By: Ron Peck, Esq. Yesterday we presented a webinar regarding issues that pop up when employers don’t act with consistency between their plan, handbook, behavior, and law.  We talked about situations where the employer is res
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How expensive are knee replacements in the 20 largest US cities?

By Laura Dyrda Total knee replacement surgery price varies by geographic region. The total price includes hospital services, physician services and anesthesia, according to Healthcare Blue Book. The hospital services assume a
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CMS projects next decade of health expenditures: 5 takeaways

By Ayla Ellison National health spending is expected to grow at an average annual rate of 5.6 percent from 2016 through 2025, with expenditures projected to hit $5.5 trillion in 2025, according to new estimates from CMS’
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First Proposed ACA Rule Changes

By: Jen McCormick, Esq. Today we got our first new proposed ACA rule changes from the Trump Administration.  One of the proposals was to decrease the open enrollment window for individuals to sign up on the insurance exchange
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IRS loosening enforcement of ObamaCare mandate

By Peter Sullivan The IRS says it will not reject tax forms from people who fail to answer whether they had health insurance, a sign of loosening up on enforcement of ObamaCare’s individual mandate. Tax forms ask people wheth
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A Canadian Pays Cash for Care – Part Deux

By: Jason Davis In spite of the fact that I did not use insurance at all, we can still take my personal experience as a case study about the benefits of real-time payment for medical care. As I see it, there are three major w
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Humana Plans to Pull Out of Obamacare’s Insurance Exchanges

By REED ABELSON Humana announced on Tuesday that it would no longer offer health insurance coverage in the state marketplaces created under the federal health care law, becoming the first major insurer to cast a no-confidence
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Land of 10,000 Stories: Cop and Homeless Veteran

wkyc.com CLEVELAND – Big medical bills are a problem for many Americans. But few services deliver a bigger surprise hit than a life-saving ride on an air ambulance. Here in Northeast Ohio, we found dozens of court battl
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The Guilty Shall Remain Nameless – Yet I Shall Shame Them

By: Tim Callender, Esq. I recently had a sinus infection.  No, I’m not a doctor, but I’m intelligent enough, and know my sinuses well enough to know when it’s either a sinus infection or that my head is full of concrete.  In
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