In addition to his Stark expertise, Alan has substantial experience counseling clients with respect to the Medicare Anti-Kickback Statute, the Anti-Markup Rule, the False Claims Act, the Civil Monetary Penalties Law, and other health care compliance and fraud and abuse matters. Alan’s practice also includes reimbursement issues and structuring transactions among health care entities.
Alan’s client base is extremely broad, ranging from small physician practices to large hospital systems, and includes ambulatory surgery centers, independent diagnostic testing facilities (IDTFs), clinical laboratories, device companies, and other health care providers and suppliers. Alan also provides health care regulatory services by contract with other law firms, in which case the firm may choose whether he is visible to the client.
Alan is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia. He has served as Vice-Chair of the Health Law Section and as a member of the Section’s Executive Committee.
Alan received his law degree from the University of Virginia, where he was Order of the Coif (legal honor society) and Senior Executive Editor of the Virginia Tax Review. His undergraduate degree in accounting is from the University of North Carolina, where he was Phi Beta Kappa and earned the Sells Award and the highest score in the state on the CPA examination. After law school, Alan was Attorney-Advisor to the Honorable Mary Ann Cohen of the United States Tax Court, and practiced tax law with Ivins, Phillips & Barker, in Washington, D.C.
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