Health law firm places in the top 15 fastest growing companies in Michigan
SOUTHFIELD, Mich., September 16, 2013 – Southfield, Mich.-based The Health Law Partners (The HLP) has been honored as one of Inc. Magazine’s 5,000 Fastest Growing Companies. The HLP Founding Shareholder Carey Kalmowitz made the announcement.
“Appearing on this prestigious list is an absolute honor,” said Kalmowitz. “The exponential growth and transformation of the health care industry has fostered an opportunistic environment for the firm to showcase its collective experience and knowledge in an acute area of law. Our listing is a testament to the firm’s commitment to delivering superior service and progressive results for our clients.”
The HLP’s presence in the health law industry equated to a 399 percent growth over the past three-years, and has earned them top spots on the list. Nationally, they rank in the top 25 percent of fastest growing companies, and placed 11 out of 81 Michigan companies on the list.
Established in 2009 by Carey Kalmowitz, Adrienne Dresevic, Jessica Gustafson, Robert Iwrey and Abby Pendleton, the firm has since then created a national network with offices in Atlanta and New York. The HLP maintains practice groups dedicated to Stark and Anti-Kickback law compliance, health care billing and reimbursement issues, and Medicare and Medicaid appeals. The firm’s extensive experience in post-audit defense and appeals provides important insights and perspective into compliance issues, and The HLP attorneys also regularly assist with licensing, physician and staff privilege issues, third party payor participation, employment contracts, civil false claims and criminal defense work, and regulatory compliance.
The Inc. 5,000 list ranks the nation’s fastest growing privately held companies by percentage growth of their annual revenues over a three-year period from 2009 to 2012. The companies on this year’s list report having created close to 45,000 jobs in the past three years, and aggregate revenue among the honorees reached $14.1 billion. Started in 1982, the list originally highlighted the top 500 fastest growing privately held companies in the nation. The list expanded to 5,000 companies in 2007 and now serves as a prestigious recognition and a hallmark of entrepreneurial success.
The Health Law Partners 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 offices in Detroit, New York, Atlanta and Cleveland. 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.