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Healthcare - New Jersey
"James is a consummate outside general counsel who I can count on for any sort of advice and guidance." "He is very realistic and unafraid of trying new things or saying if something won't work."
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Chair, Healthcare Department. Advises on healthcare regulatory, corporate and litigation matters. Healthcare industry clients include healthcare systems, hospitals, academic medical centers, nursing homes, home health agencies, medical device manufacturers, pharmaceutical companies, integrated delivery networks, physicians/practice groups, healthcare private equity funds. Experience includes M&A, joint ventures, divestitures, structuring clinically integrated networks (CINs), organized delivery systems (ODSs), accountable care organizations (ACOs), multiple employer welfare arrangements (MEWAs), health insurance companies. Represents healthcare entities in Medicare, Medicaid, charity care, graduate medical education (GME), disproportionate share hospital (DSH) reimbursement matters, internal audits/investigations, responses to government inquiries, investigations, subpoenas and search warrants. Provides regulatory/compliance guidance related to fraud and abuse laws including federal Anti-Kickback, Stark Law, NJ Codey Law, certificate of need and Community Healthcare Asset Protection Act (CHAPA). Advises on issues associated with Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA), Affordable Care Act (ACA). Assists clients seeking advisory opinions from federal and state regulatory agencies.
Founders Gold Award (2021), Silver Founders Award (2014); Healthcare Financial Management Association, NJ Chapter
American Health Lawyers Association: Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group, Certified Alternative Dispute Resolver; NJ State Bar Association: Health Law Section; Healthcare Financial Management Association, NJ Chapter (Publications Committee)