SOUTHFIELD, Mich., July 17, 2013 – Carey Kalmowitz, founding shareholder of Southfield, Mich.-based The Health Law Partners (HLP), recently partnered with the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) to present a webinar on new legal and compliance policies affecting a clinical gastroenterologist’s business. Founding shareholder Jessica Gustafson made the announcement.
ACG invited Kalmowitz to present as part of their commitment to provide ongoing educational and legislative initiatives to its 12,000 members around the country. The presentation titled, “Legal Risks of ‘The Company Model’ Myths and Facts,” provided key details on company model structuring, Anti-Kickback and fraud statutes, compliance with the Office of the Inspector General and advice on how to mitigate risks.
Kalmowitz leads The HLP’s health care alignment and business transactions specialty group. With a robust practice and more than 20 years of experience in this area of health care law, Kalmowitz crafts revenue-enhancing transactions among physicians and other health care providers. He represents a full spectrum of providers, including physicians, physician groups, surgery centers, long-term care facilities and medical equipment suppliers.
Admitted to practice in Michigan and New York, Kalmowitz is a member of the State Bar of Michigan, the Michigan Society of Hospital Attorneys, the New York Health Law Section, the American Health Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association. An alum of New York University Law School, Kalmowitz routinely speaks on health care matters throughout the country and is a published author in a variety of industry journals.
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About The HLP
Southfield, Mich.- based The Health Law Partners (HLP) is a law firm dedicated to the practice of health care law. The firm takes pride in delivering progressive results for their clients and exceeding their high standards for service. Established in 2009 by Adrienne Dresevic, Jessica Gustafson, Robert Iwrey, Carey Kalmowitz, and Abby Pendleton, the firm has built a national network, with additional offices in New York and Atlanta. Clients include solo practitioners, group practices, hospitals, hospice organizations and health systems.
The firm has extensive knowledge and experience in Stark and Anti-Kickback law compliance, health care billing and reimbursement issues, health care transactional work, and Medicare and Medicaid appeals, as well as licensing issues, physician and staff privileging, and participation with third-party payers. HLP attorneys are adept at providing post-audit defense and appeals, a specialty that also provides them with valuable insight and experience into the compliance side of the legal equation—identifying and addressing avoidable vulnerabilities and exposures. For more information, please visit www.thehealthlawpartners.com.
About the American College of Gastroenterology
Founded in 1932, the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) is an organization with an international membership of more than 12,000 individuals from 80 countries. The College is committed to serving the clinically oriented digestive disease specialist through its emphasis on scholarly practice, teaching and research. The mission of the College is to serve the evolving needs of physicians in the delivery of high quality, scientifically sound, humanistic, ethical, and cost-effective health care to gastroenterology patients. www.gi.org