Michael A. Dowell Published in Journal of Health Care Compliance

"Hospital-Physician Transaction Compliance Strategies to Address Recent Fraud and Abuse Enforcement Actions"

March 10, 2014

Hinshaw Health Care partner Michael A. Dowell wrote an article published in the March-April edition of the Journal of Health Care Compliance. The article discusses the changing regulatory and enforcement landscape facing hospitals and physicians; the laws and regulations applicable to hospital-physician transactions; recent enforcement actions related to physician employment contracts, medical offices leases, and personal services and management agreements/medical director agreements; and methods for effectively managing and investigating hospital-physician transactions.

Michael A. Dowell is a health law partner in Hinshaw's Los Angeles office.  He has extensive experience representing healthcare organizations on operational issues, regulatory compliance and transactional matters. His clients include hospitals and health systems, community health centers, federally qualified health centers, pharmacies, managed care plans, physician organizations, management companies, pharmacy benefit managers, ancillary service providers and a variety of other businesses in the healthcare industry.

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