Attorney Profiles

    Mathew J. Levy

    Mathew J. Levy is a Principal of the firm. Mr. Levy is nationally recognized as having extensive experience representing healthcare clients in transactional and regulatory matters. Mr. Levy has particular expertise in structuring and negotiating joint venture agreements, stock purchase agreements, asset sale agreements, shareholders agreements, partnership agreements, termination agreements, settlement agreements, employment contracts, managed care agreements and commercial leases. Among the areas in which he specializes are coordinating mergers and acquisitions, compliance programs, ambulatory surgery centers, establishment of diagnostic and treatment centers, HIPAA privacy regulations, fee-splitting issues, Stark law issues, fraud and abuse rules and regulations, investigations regarding Medicare/Medicaid, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Oxford, United, AmeriChoice and other third party payor audits. 
    A dynamic speaker and prolific author, he has lectured at Yale University, Beth Israel Medical Center, NYU Downstate Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, St. Vincent's Hospital & Med Center, Long Island Jewish Medical Center among others on a wide range of health law issues including multi-specialty groups, fraud and abuse, medical records, confidentiality of protected health information, employment contract negotiations, He has authored numerous articles on various health law topics including Physician Employment Agreements, Managed Care Audits, Physician Leases, The Anti-Kickback Statute, Asset Protection, and Concierge Medical Practices among others and has been featured on a cable TV show "The Hot Seat".
    Mr. Levy advises healthcare clients on the day-to-day business operations that have the attention of the FBI, Office of Inspector General, District Attorney's, the U.S. Attorney's Office, the Office of Professional Medical Conduct and the Office of Professional Discipline.

Articles by this attorney

Understanding Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Understanding Financial Arrangements Between Chiropractors And Other Licensed Healthcare Professionals

Understanding Employee Manuals

Understanding Physician Advertising

New OIG Opinion on Anesthesiologists and the Company Model

Understanding Financial Arrangements Between Anesthesiologist and Ambulatory Surgical Centers as per the Recent OIG Opinion

Understanding Succession Planning, May 2012

Understanding Prepayment Audit Reviews, April 2012

Understanding Physician Employment Contracts When Joining a Hospital, March 2012

Understanding IPAs, January 2012

Understanding Physician Partnership/Shareholders'/Operating Agreements, January 2012

Understanding Third Party Vendor Relationships, January 2012

Understanding The Process of Merging Your Practice with A Large Mega Group or Hospital, October 2011

Accountable Care Organizations – “Facts and Fiction”, February 2011

Accountable Care Organizations - The FTC, CMS and OIG Perspective, February 2011

What is Clinical Integration and Why Is It So Important?, February 2011

Understanding the Process of Starting a Medical Practice, January 2011

Financial Arrangements Between Anesthesiologists, Ambulatory Surgical Centers and Gastroenterologists, January 2011

What To Do When The Office Of Professional Discipline Gives You A Friendly Call, January 2011

Understanding the Process of Selling a Medical Practice, April 2010

Understanding the Negotiation of Managed Health Care Contracts, April 2010

Understanding the Retail Based Clinic Debate, November 2007

Understanding the Issues Related to Concierge Medicine, September 2007

Retrospective Audits: How to Avoid Them, Winter 2007

Office Based Surgery Audits - a.k.a. The Facility Fee Fight, September 2006

Understanding Physician Employment Contracts, October 2005

Understanding Partnerships Limited Liability Companies & Corporations, July/August 2005

Understanding Estate Planning and Wills, Spring 2005

Physicians Win Lawsuit, September 2004

Understanding Asset Protection and Family Limited Partnerships, September 2004

Understanding Physician Lease Agreements & The Anti-Kickback Statue, May-June 2004


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