Biography

Michael is a health law attorney who counsels clients on transactional, business and regulatory compliance matters.

His experience includes advising on:

  • Affordable Care Act
  • Anti-Kickback Statute
  • HIPAA/HITECH
  • Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act
  • Participation in MIPS and APMs
  • Professional licensing
  • Stark Law

Michael is also well-versed in the structuring of business arrangements, analyzing corporate practice of medicine concerns, payor participation and reimbursement guidelines, patient care issues, collaborative agreements, labor and employment matters, group practice and integrated entity ownership and shareholder and member buy-ins and buy-outs.

Before Fox Rothschild

Prior to joining Fox, Michael was an attorney at a boutique transactional firm handling business and regulatory matters for physicians, health care providers and related entities.

Before that, he worked in Thomas Jefferson University's Office of University Counsel, where he represented the university, affiliated schools and Jefferson University Physicians, a multi-specialty physician practice, in transactional, compliance and regulatory matters. In that position, Michael led a complete overhaul of institutional HIPAA Privacy Policy and Notice of Privacy Practices in accordance with the Omnibus Final Rule, and evaluated data and personal health information (PHI) breaches to determine appropriate responses.

Beyond Fox Rothschild

Michael was a volunteer legal adviser for Preconceive, Inc., a startup aimed at equipping and empowering women to navigate various fertility treatments.

Client Resources

The Physician Law Blog
Michael contributes to a firm blog (http://physicianlaw.foxrothschild.com) that serves as a resource for current legal issues and news affecting physicians and other non-institutional health care providers. The blog provides updates on new legislation and legal issues relating to practice management, billing and coding, ancillary services, malpractice insurance, fraud and abuse developments and other important legal issues affecting physicians in their personal and professional lives.