Craig D. Bloom




Education & Jurisdictions


Frank G. Zarb School of Business, M.B.A., 2004
Hofstra University School of Law, J.D., 2003
S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo, B.S., 1999
Licensed in NY

Publications


‘Constant Tension:’ Health Care Reform and Antitrust Law, Nassau Lawyer

Contributing Author to American Health Lawyers Association, Peer Review Hearing Guidebook, Second Edition 2013 (summary of NY statutory provisions on intra-hospital hearing procedures).

Joint Commission MS.01.01.01: A Golden Opportunity for Physicians to ‘Level the Playing Field’ at Intra-Hospital Hearings, NYSBA Health Law Journal

Asset-Backed Securitization: Is Congressional Intervention Necessary? The Journal of International Business & Law, volume 2, number 1

Craig D. Bloom

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Craig D. Bloom is a Partner of the Firm. His legal practice involves a wide range of corporate and healthcare related transactional and dispute resolution matters. Mr. Bloom routinely negotiates and drafts a wide range of agreements, including stock, membership interest and asset purchase and sale agreements, professional, administrative and management services agreements, licensing agreements and employment agreements. Mr. Bloom advises clients in connection with complex transactions, including acquisitions and sales of medical practices, dental practices, healthcare facilities and other businesses. In addition to handling transactional matters, Mr. Bloom has successfully resolved and litigated a wide variety of matters, including contract, corporate disputes and employment disputes. Mr. Bloom regularly represents clients, including healthcare providers, in matters involving breach of contract, breach-of-fiduciary duty, complex commercial disputes, restrictive covenant enforcement, antitrust matters, business and professional group practice break-ups, business dissolution, hospital medical staff privileges, investigations by licensing authorities, disputes with insurance companies and managed care companies, healthcare reimbursement disputes and billing audits by insurance companies and government agencies. Mr. Bloom also advises clients on a variety of matters often encountered by healthcare providers, including corporate governance, state and federal regulatory compliance (Stark Law, Anti-Kickback and HIPAA/HITECH), fraud and abuse, corporate practice and fee splitting prohibitions.

 

Notable Matters

  • Represented several medical practices in acquisitions by large multispecialty medical group
  • Represented clients in sales of Article 28 facilities, including ambulatory surgery centers and dialysis centers
  • Represented dentist in sale of dental practice
  • Represented medical practices and health care related business in preparation of corporate agreements
  • Represented several radiology practices in federal antitrust litigations against national radiology benefits management company
  • Routinely represent providers in managed care company audits and recoupments, and Medicare and Medicaid audits
  • Represented non-for-profit organization that provides mental health treatment, and crisis intervention in an audit by the New York Office of the Medicaid Inspector General
  • Represented numerous physicians and other healthcare providers in investigations by the New York Department of Health’s Office of Professional Medical Conduct, and the New York Department of Education’s Office of Professional Discipline in investigations of professional misconduct
  • Represented numerous medical practices in negotiations and preparation of employment contracts and employee separation agreements
  • Represented gastroenterology practice against former shareholder in arbitration involving claims of breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, unjust enrichment, tortious interference, misappropriation of trade secrets, unfair Competition and defamation
  • Represented ophthalmologists in state court litigation against Columbia University and New York–Presbyterian Hospital for claims of breach of contract, unjust enrichment and tortious interference related to the unlawful non-renewal of their medical staff privileges

Honors and Awards

  • 2015-2016 New York Metro Super Lawyers, Rising Stars

Lectures

  • “What to Expect When Negotiating Your First Employment Contract,” SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Anesthesiology Residency Training Program, May 21, 2015, VA NY Harbor Healthcare System, Brooklyn Campus, General Practice Dental Residency Program, May 8, 2015, Montefiore Medical Center, General Practice Dental Residency Program, May 7, 2015, Maimonides Medical Center, General Dentistry Residency, April 16, 2015, SUNY Downstate Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, April 3, 2015, Mount Sinai General Dentistry Residency, March 24, 2015, Interfaith Medical Center, Dental Residency Program, March 13, 2015, Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center, Dental Residency Program, March 11, 2015, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Nassau University Medical Center, October 29, 2013
  • “HIPAA Basics & Why They Matter to You,” National MedTrans Network, Inc., 1st Annual Vendor Conference, October 1, 2013


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