Counsels clients on healthcare regulatory, corporate and litigation matters. Represents diverse healthcare industry clients including healthcare/hospital systems, 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 mergers/acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, structuring clinically integrated networks (CINs), organized delivery systems (ODSs), accountable care organizations (ACOs), multiple employer welfare arrangements (MEWAs), health insurance companies. 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. 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.
2014 Robert H. Reeves Silver Founders Award, Healthcare Financial Management Association, NJ Chapter. Best Lawyers: Health Care Law
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