LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., April 17, 2013 – Claudia Hinrichsen, partner at Lake Success, N.Y.-based The Greenberg, Dresevic, Hinrichsen, Iwrey, Kalmowitz, La Salle, Lebow & Pendleton Law Group, a division of The Health Law Partners, P.C., presented at The IPA Association of America’s (TIPAAA) 18th Annual National Meeting. Founding Partner Abby Pendleton made the announcement.
Attended by health care professionals involved in independent practice associations (IPAs) and accountable care organizations (ACOs), the presentation, titled “ACO Formation: Navigating the Legal Requirements,” focused on the compliance and regulatory issues that providers face when they move into the realm of ACO formation. The 40-minute speech from Hinrichsen outlined the various business and operational challenges associated with the formation of an ACO and provided proactive counsel and advice on how to approach the legal and regulatory requirements.
Hinrichsen practices in all areas of health care law and has specialized in managed care for over two decades, including IPAs, ACOs and physician-hospital organizations (PHOs). She has significant experience in network formation and corporate governance, negotiation of managed care contracts and disputes with payors, payor audits and recovery of payor underpayments.
Hinrichsen has received numerous accolades during her career, including being named a Top Health Care Attorney in 2009 by the Chambers Association and being named a Super Lawyer for 2011 and 2012. Hinrichsen graduated from Hofstra Law School with distinction, and she earned her bachelor’s degree from SUNY Geneseo where she graduated magna cum laude.
TIPAAA is the leading trade association that serves Independent and Integrated Physician Associations (IPAs). The national organization has nearly 677 chapters in 39 states. Visit www.tipaaa.com for additional information. Visit www.tipaaa.com for additional information.
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.thehlp.com.