Biography

Bill has extensive experience in health care law, particularly in:

  • Medicare and Medicaid compliance
  • the Stark physician self-referral law
  • the Medicare Anti-Kickback law
  • the False Claims Act and qui tam whistle-blower suits
  • CLIA, HIPAA, HITECH, EMTALA and other federal and state regulatory requirements
  • PPACA/Health Reform legislation
  • Pennsylvania professional licensure matters
  • Accountable Care Organizations

Bill represents predominantly health-related ventures including:

  • physicians and other individual practitioners
  • hospitals
  • ambulatory surgical centers
  • imaging centers
  • durable medical equipment suppliers
  • physical therapy providers
  • ambulance providers
  • chiropractic clinics

He also counsels clients on:

  • formation of corporations, LLCs, and other business entities
  • contractual relationships and compliance with federal and state regulations
  • credentialing and medical staff matters
  • reimbursement and payor disputes
  • professional licensure
  • fraud and abuse
  • self-referral issues
  • practice separations

Knowledgeable about health care reform, Bill frequently helps clients sort through myriad issues and changes stemming from the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act and the Health Care and Education Reconciliation Act of 2010.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Bill is a frequent speaker on health care topics at national and regional conferences and has served as a guest lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh and Duquesne University. He has frequently contributed to and been quoted by national and regional health care publications.

Client Resources

Podcast - HITECH Act
Bill Maruca provides insight into the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act, passed as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009.

HIPAA, HITECH & HIT Blog
Bill is the editor and a contributor to a blog (http://hipaahealthlaw.foxrothschild.com/ ) that provides information regarding cutting-edge legal and practical developments that health care providers and businesses must consider with regard to the handling and sharing of health information, including through the use of electronic health records.

Honors & Awards

  • Named as one of the leading health care attorneys in Pennsylvania, Chambers USA (2015)
  • Named a "2013 Top Rated Lawyer in Health Care" by ALM and Martindale-Hubbell
  • Included in a list of "The Best Lawyers in America" in the area of Health Care law (2008-2015)
  • Included in a list of "Super Lawyers" by Philadelphia Magazine and Law & Politics Magazine (2006 through 2008)
  • Named "Pittsburgh Health Care Law Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers (2012)
  • Martindale-Hubbell "AV" rated
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