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Managing Partner: Mark Reagan

Practice Area Chairs: 

Charles Oppenheim and Amy Joseph (Business/Transactions co-chairs); Katrina Pagonis (Regulatory/Administrative chair); Scott Kiepen and Devin Senelick (Litigation co-chairs); Mark Reagan (Post-Acute and Long-Term Care chair)

Firm Overview:  

With clients in all 50 states, Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C. is the largest law firm in the country dedicated solely to the representation and government relations needs of health care providers and suppliers. Clients include hospitals and health systems, physician organizations, long-term care facilities, laboratories, pharmacies, home health agencies, health care trade associations, pharmaceutical and biotech organizations, and various ancillary service providers. The largest client group consists of acute care hospitals, including private non-profit, public and investor-owned facilities. The firm also represents numerous hospital systems, including virtually all of the largest multi-hospital systems in the country. HLB currently has offices in Boston, Denver, Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco and Washington, DC.

Main Areas of Practice:  

Accountable Care/Hospital-Physician Integration

Administrative Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution

Antitrust and Unfair Business Practices

Behavioral Health & Community-Based Care

Business Transactions

Compliance

Digital Health and Health Care Technology

False Claims Act

Fraud & Abuse, Stark, Anti-Kickback Counseling & Defense

Government Relations & Public Policy

Health Information Privacy & Security

Intellectual Property

Life Sciences

Litigation, Mediation, Arbitration

Managed Care Regulatory, Contracting, Litigation Representation

Medical Foundations

Medical Staff Operations & Disputes

Medicare, Medicaid, Other Governmental Reimbursement, Payment and

Compliance

Physician Organizations

Post-Acute & Long-Term Care

Provider & Supplier Operations

Public Agency Law

Real Estate

Tax Exempt Organizations & Financings

White Collar Criminal Defense

Regulatory/Administrative: 

Katrina Pagonis leads the firm’s regulatory/administrative practice, which is nationally recognized for its depth and breadth of experience. The department focuses on third-party payment matters, primarily with respect to Medicare and Medicaid; licensing, certification, and accreditation issues; advising clients regarding the impacts of the Affordable Care Act; civil and criminal fraud and abuse matters; the regulatory aspects of mergers, acquisitions and financings; HIPAA; peer review issues; quality of care issues and patient consent and medical staff matters. The regulatory practice is nationally known for its representation of providers in actions involving Medicare and Medicaid, and has won cases collectively totaling several billion dollars on behalf of providers. The practice has represented health care systems in some of the largest investigations in the country’s history, and has represented clients in challenges all the way up to and including the US Supreme Court.

Contact: 

Katrina Pagonis

Tel: 415.875.8515  

Transactional/Business: 

Charles Oppenheim and Amy Joseph lead HLB’s transactional/business practice, which focuses on transactions and advice involving health care entities, including affiliations, mergers and acquisitions; financing transactions; joint ventures; hospital-physician contracts and relationships, including physician payment reform-MACRA; managed care contracts and issues; construction projects; real estate transactions; and non-profit taxation issues. The firm has represented either the buyer or seller in more than 50% of the hospital mergers and acquisitions that have occurred in California in the past eight years. The firm is nationally recognized for its expertise regarding a variety of business, operational and regulatory compliance issues, including fraud and abuse, Stark and anti-kickback.

Contact:  

Amy Joseph

Tel: 617.532.2702

Contact: 

Charles Oppenheim

Tel: 310.551.8110  

Litigation: 

Scott Kiepen and Devin Senelick lead HLB’s litigation practice. HLB’s litigators have extensive experience in contract disputes, torts, civil rights, employment disputes, breach of contract, wrongful termination, sexual harassment, discrimination, and wage and hour disputes, medical staff disputes, real estate actions, trade secret actions, unfair competition suits, disputes with health plans, ERISA, fraud claims, whistleblower (qui tam) actions, administrative actions and hearings, and defense of criminal investigations and prosecutions. The firm has handled a number of class actions on behalf of health care providers. The practice represents non-profit agencies providing community based mental health treatment, as well as residential and foster care.

Contact: 

Scott Kiepen

Tel: 415.875.8510

Contact: Devin Senelick

Tel: 310.551.8145

Post-Acute & Long-Term Care: 

Led by HLB’s Managing Shareholder Mark Reagan, HLB attorneys specializing in post-acute and long-term care are the pre-eminent experts on virtually every legal issue facing this industry – whether it is the intricacies of Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, the maze of regulatory changes resulting from the Affordable Care Act, or government investigations undertaken by CMS contractors, the OIG or the Department of Justice. Attorneys are experts in all forms of post-acute and long-term care reimbursement, licensing and certification issues, governmental investigations and prosecutions, regulatory and legislative advocacy and litigation. Clients include the largest trade associations representing the long-term care profession nationally and in California.

Contact: 

Mark Reagan

Tel: 415.875.8501

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