Mark's practice focuses on health care law and the representation of health care providers and practitioners.
Mark advises clients on matters involving regulatory compliance, including anti-kickback and "Stark" law issues, health record privacy and security, the development of accountable care organizations and other health care reform issues, business transactions between and among providers and practitioners, certificate of public need requests and appeals, corporate governance and tax-exempt status issues, and physician credentialing, medical staff relations and physician disciplinary matters. Mark is a member of the firm's Health Care Reform Initiative.
- Advised health system clients on the implications of the 2010 health care reform legislation.
- Advised health system clients on the establishment of accountable care organizations.
- Advised clients on the requirements of the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules, business associate agreements, HITECH Act breach notification obligations, and related matters.
- Advised hospital and health system clients on physician compensation, recruitment and/or employment arrangements.
- Advised hospital clients on various certificate of public need matters involving prosecution of or opposition to applications for new hospitals, bed and operating room additions, equipment and/or service additions, and related court appeals.
- Represented major academic medical center in a significant restructuring and routinely advises such entity with respect to business transactions and regulatory matters.
- Represented hospital defendant in a significant qui tam lawsuit brought under the federal false claims act.
- Advised hospital clients on various physician disciplinary matters involving disruptive behavior and substandard clinical practice.
- Represented a nonprofit hospital in an unwind of a whole hospital joint venture with a major for-profit hospital chain.