Mathew J. Levy




Education & Jurisdictions


Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center, J.D., 1997
S.U.N.Y. Binghamton, B.S., 1990
Licensed in NY, PA, & D.C.

Publications


Understanding EUOS and New Guidance Involving Corporate Structure

Understanding The Process of Leaving A Large Mega Group or Hospital After a Merger

Understanding the Process of Selling a Medical Practice

Understanding Retrospective Audits and How to Avoid Them

Understanding Matters Before the Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC)

Understanding Telemedicine

Understanding General Business Lease Agreements

Understanding Physician Lease Agreements

Emergency Services and Surprise Bills

Office Based Surgical Procedure Audits - How to Handle Them

Understanding Ambulatory Surgery Centers

Understanding Financial Arrangements Between Anesthesiologist and Ambulatory Surgical Centers as per the Recent OIG Opinion

Understanding Business Associates

Understanding General Business Employee Manuals

Understanding Physician Employee Manuals

Understanding Physician Advertising

Understanding Succession Planning

Understanding Prepayment Audit Reviews

Understanding How to Respond to a Visit from an Investigator

Understanding Physician Employment Contracts When Joining a Hospital

Understanding Chiropractor Lease Agreements and The Anti-Kickback Statute

Understanding the Process of Starting a Medical Practice, The Bulletin, Onondaga County

Understanding The Process of Merging Your Practice With A Large Mega Group or Hospital, MSSNY’s News of New York

Understanding Third Party Vendor Relationships, MSSNY’s News of New York

Understanding Physician Partnership/Shareholders’/Operating Agreements, MSSNY’s News of New York

Understanding IPAs

Understanding the Process of Starting a Medical Practice

Financial Arrangements Between Anesthesiologists, Ambulatory Surgical Centers and Gastroenterologists

Understanding the Process of Selling a Medical Practice

Understanding the Negotiation of Managed Health Care Contracts

Understanding The Retail Based Clinic Debate, Westchester Physician

Retrospective Audits: How to Avoid Them, New York State Pediatrician, American Academy of Pediatrics

Understanding Asset Protection and Family Limited Partnerships, The Caduceus, Dutchess County Medical Society

Understanding the Issues Related to Concierge Medicine, Westchester Physician, Westchester County Medical Society

Understanding Physician Employment Contracts, Westchester Physician, Westchester County Medical Society

Understanding Partnerships, Limited Liability Companies & Corporations, Westchester Physician, Westchester County Medical Society

Understanding Estate Planning and Wills. The Bulletin, Medical Society Counties of Erie and Chautauqua

Understanding Physician Lease Agreements and The Anti-Kickback Statute, The Caduceus, Dutchess County Medical Society

Mathew J. Levy

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Mathew J. Levy is a Partner of the firm and co-chairs the Firms corporate transaction and healthcare regulatory practice. Mr. Levy has particular experience in, structuring and negotiating joint venture agreements, stock purchase, asset sale agreements, shareholders agreements, partnership agreements, settlement agreements, employment contracts, managed care agreements and commercial leases. Among the areas in which he focuses are coordinating mergers and acquisitions, compliance programs, ambulatory surgery centers, establishment of diagnostic and treatment centers, HIPAA privacy regulations, fee-splitting issues, Stark law issues, fraud and abuse rules and regulations and Medicare/ Medicaid, Oxford, Americhoice and other third party payor audits. A dynamic speaker and prolific author, he has lectured at Yale University, Beth Israel Medical Center, NYU Downstate Hospital, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, St. Vincent's Hospital & Med Center, Long Island Jewish Medical Center among others on a wide range of health law issues including multi-specialty groups, fraud and abuse, medical records, confidentiality of protected health information, employment contract negotiations, and licensure issues related to interviews and hearings with the Office of Professional Medical Conduct as well as the Office of Professional Discipline. He has authored numerous articles on various health law topics including Physician Employment Agreements, Managed Care Audits, Physician Leases, The Anti-Kickback Statute, Asset Protection, and Concierge Medical Practices among others and has been featured on a cable TV show "The Hot Seat". Mr. Levy advises healthcare clients on the day-to-day business operations that have the attention of the FBI, Office of Inspector General, District Attorneys and the U.S. Attorneys Office.

Notable Matters

  • Overturned multi-million dollar Medicare and Medicaid overpayment demands, as well as overpayment demand with third party payors.
  • Negotiated settlement agreements significantly reducing potential penalties with the US Attorney’s Office on behalf of clients investigated with respect to alleged healthcare fraud.
  • Formed Ambulatory Surgery Centers and Diagnostic Treatment Centers and advised clients on the Certificate of Need process.
  • Represented Sellers and Buyers in connection with multi-million dollar practice sales.
  • Structured and negotiated joint venture arrangements between health care providers.
  • Structured acquisition of nine health care facilities in addition to the purchase of the medical business and related real estate.
  • Successfully represented clients in licensure matters before the Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC) and Office of Professional Discipline (OPD).
  • Created and structured numerous corporations and shareholders agreements, limited liability companies and operating agreements, partnerships and partnership agreements.
  • Drafted and negotiated commercial lease agreements on behalf of health care clients.
  • Created and structured asset protection and estate planning models for clients protecting millions of dollars of clients’ assets.
  • Structured and negotiated sale of multi-million dollar publicly traded health care company.
  • Formed Independent Practice Association (IPA) in New York.

Honors and Awards

  • Super Lawyers: 2011-2016
  • Certificate of Appreciation, New York State Osteopathic Medical Society, 2010
  • Certificate of Appreciation, NY Chapter II of the American Academy of Pediatrics, 2007
  • Certificate of Appreciation, NY Chapter II of the American Academy of Pediatrics, 2006
  • Certificate of Appreciation, New York Chapter II of the American Academy of Pediatrics, 2005
  • Counsel to Amtrak Police Surgeons Program
  • Member of National Emergency Medical Task Force
  • Founding Member of Medical Network Resource Group

Lectures

  • Sailing into Practice Lutheran Dental, New York, N.Y. May 17, 2016
  • Sailing into Practice NYHQ Dental Fresh Meadows, N.Y. May 9, 2016
  • HIPAA Compliance Lecture Dynamic Media Imaging Maspeth, N.Y. May 4, 2016
  • Sailing into Practice Montefiore Hospital Anesthesiology, New York, N.Y. April 29, 2016
  • Sailing into Practice Kings County Hospital Dental, Brooklyn, N.Y. April 27, 2016
  • Contract Negotiation NYCOMEC Residents Topic, Old Westbury, N.Y. November 21, 2014
  • Sailing into Practice New York Medical College Alumni Center, Valhalla, N.Y. September 16, 2014
  • Sailing into Practice Harlem Hospital Dental, New York, N.Y. June 4, 2014
  • Sailing into Practice Stony Brook Periodontics, Stony Brook, N.Y. May 9, 2014
  • Sailing into Practice King County Hospital Dental, Brooklyn, N.Y. May 7, 2014
  • Sailing into Practice Nassau University Medical Center PM & R, East Meadow, N.Y. May 1, 2014
  • Sailing into Practice Stony Brook General Dental Residency, Stony Brook, N.Y. April 25, 2014
  • Sailing into Practice Montefiore GPR, Bronx, N.Y. April 22, 2014
  • Sailing into Practice Lincoln Dental – Lincoln Hospital GPR and OMFS, Bronx, N.Y. April 16, 2014
  • Sailing into Practice Wyckoff Heights Medical Center Surgery, Brooklyn, N.Y. April 10, 2014
  • Prepayment Audit Review and Post Payment Audit Review Alliance of Independent Physical Therapists & Counsel of Licensed Physical Therapists. East Elmhurst, New York March 18, 2014
  • Sailing Into Practice: Contracts and Avoidance of Employment Pitfall Regional Osteopathic Convention – New York (ROC-NY) 2014, Hauppauge, N.Y., February 21, 2014
  • How to Avoid the Prepayment Audit Review WCH Service Bureau, N.Y.C., N.Y., October 29, 2013
  • Practice Options and Contracting Issues NY Chiropractic Council Annual Convention, East Rutherford, New Jersey, October 17, 2013
  • Sailing into Practice Mathew Kapklein, MD, Ardsley, N.Y., October 11, 2013
  • How to Avoid the Prepayment Audit Review Wealth Edge Advisors, N.Y.C., N.Y., September 19, 2013
  • Sailing into Practice, AAP, District II Williamsville, N.Y., March 2012
  • Sailing into Practice, Medical Resource Group, Garden City, N.Y., May 2012
  • Sailing into Practice, Montefiore Hospital, The University Hospital for Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, N.Y., December 2012
  • Contract Negotiation, New York Institute of Technology, de Seversky Mansion, Old Westbury, N.Y., December 2012
  • Sailing into Practice, Westchester Children's Hospital, Valhalla, N.Y., November 2012
  • Sailing into Practice, M&T Bank, New York, N.Y., September 2012
  • Sailing into Practice, Medical Resource Group, Garden City, N.Y., June 2012
  • Sailing into Practice, AAFS, New Orleans, L.A., June 2012
  • Negotiating Contracts, Bellevue Hospital Center, New York, N.Y., March 2012
  • Sailing into Practice, American Academy of Pediatrics, Bayside, NY, January 6, 2009
  • Sailing into Practice, American Academy of Pediatrics, Stony Brook, NY, January 21, 2009
  • Practice Options & Contracting Issues (Business Formation), Medical Student Business Association, NY Medical College, Valhalla, NY, January 22, 2009
  • Practice Options & Contracting Issues Plainview Hospital, Plainview, NY, March 20, 2009
  • Sailing into Practice, New York State Osteopathic Medical Society, Hauppauge, NY, March 27, 2009
  • Practice Options & Contracting Issues, SUNY Downstate Kings County Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY, April 16, 2009
  • Sailing into Practice, Brooklyn Hospital Center, Brooklyn, NY, May 7, 2009
  • Joint Venture Arrangements and Retrospective Audits: A Lawyer’s Perspective, NYSSA (District 3), Rye Brook, NY, June 17, 2009
  • Sailing into Practice, NY Medical College Center, Valhalla, NY, July 23, 2009
  • Practice Options & Contracting Issues, Long Island Jewish Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY, September 2, 2009
  • Understanding Physician Lease Agreements & Anti Kickback Statue, IDTF, Business, Great Neck, NY, September 10, 2009
  • Understanding Physician Lease Agreements & Anti Kickback Statue, Queens County DPM Society, Great Neck, NY, September 17, 2009
  • Practice Options & Contracting Issues, Brooklyn Hospital, Family Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, October 1, 2009
  • Understanding Physician Lease Agreements & Anti Kickback Statue, South Nassau Hospital DPM, Oceanside, NY, October 21, 2009
  • Sailing into Practice, LIJ Medical Center Pediatrics Dentistry, New Hyde Park, NY, October 7, 2009
  • Practice Options & Contracting Issues, Long Beach Medical Center, Long Beach, NY, October 23, 2009
  • Sailing into Practice, American Academy of Pediatrics, Maimonides Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, October 29, 2009
  • Sailing into Practice, American Academy of Pediatrics, Nassau University Medical Center, East Meadow, NY, November 10, 2009
  • Sailing into Practice, Montefiore Staff & Alumni Association, Bronx, NY, November 11, 2009
  • Sailing into Practice, American Academy of Pediatrics, LIJ, Lake Success, NY, November 12, 2009
  • Understanding Physician Lease Agreements & Anti Kickback Statue, Suffolk County Podiatry Dinner, Islip, NY, November 19, 2009
  • Asset Protection, Rockland Medical Society, Rockland County, NY, January 14, 2010
  • Understanding Physician Lease Agreements & the Anti-Kickback Statue, Vision Day, New York, NY, January 16, 2010
  • Sailing into Practice, SUNY Stony Brook, NY, February 18, 2010
  • Practice Options & Contracting Issues, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Hauppauge, NY, April 9, 2010
  • Practice Options & Contracting Issues, Long Island College Hospital, Brooklyn, NY, April 27, 2010
  • Sailing into Practice, American Academy of Pediatrics, Rochester, NY, April 28, 2010
  • Sailing into Practice, American Academy of Pediatrics, Buffalo, NY, April 29, 2010
  • Understanding Physician Lease Agreements & the Anti-Kickback Statute, New York State Podiatry Association, NYC, NY, May 27, 2010
  • CME - Health Law Update: Asset Protection and Retrospective Audits, Westchester County Medical Society, Chappaqua, NY, June 8, 2010
  • Sailing into Practice, New York Medical College – Pediatrics, Valhalla, NY, July 21, 2010
  • Understanding Physician Lease Agreements & the Anti-Kickback Statute, NYSSA (District 8), Melville, NY, September 15, 2010
  • CME - Retrospective Audits-How to Deal With and Avoid Them, Medical Resource Group – New Hyde Park, NY, November 3, 2010
  • Practice Options and Contracting Issues, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, NY, November 10, 2010
  • Sailing into Practice, American Academy of Pediatrics, Nassau University Medical Center, NY December 7, 2010
  • Sailing into Practice, American Academy of Pediatrics, Winthrop Hospital, NY, January13, 2011
  • Practice Options & Contracting Issues, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Hauppauge, NY, March 4, 2011
  • Accountable Care Organizations – What They Are, What They Are Not & What They May Be, Westchester County Medical Society, White Plains, N.Y., March 29, 2011
  • Accountable Care Organizations – What They Are, What They Are Not & What They May Be, Orleans County Medical Society, Niagara Falls, N.Y., March 30, 2011
  • Accountable Care Organizations – What They Are, What They Are Not & What They May Be, Genesee County Medical Society, Niagara Falls, N.Y., April 14, 2011
  • Accountable Care Organizations – What They Are, What They Are Not & What They May Be, Ulster County Medical Society, Kingston, N.Y., May 3, 2011
  • Accountable Care Organizations – What They Are, What They Are Not & What They May Be, Orange County Medical Society, Washingtonville, N.Y., May 10, 2011
  • How to Avoid the Medicare Mouse, New Cardiovascular Horizons, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 3, 2011
  • Accountable Care Organizations – What They Are, What They Are Not & What They May Be, All City Family Health Care, Brooklyn, N.Y., June 16, 2011
  • Sailing into Practice, LIJ Medical Center Pediatrics Dentistry, New Hyde Park, N.Y., August 3, 2011
  • Sailing into Practice, Annual Career Planning Workshop for Senior Pediatric Residents, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, Westchester Medical Center, Valhalla, N.Y., September 21, 2011
  • Sailing into Practice, Chiropractor’s Council, Westchester Marriot, Tarrytown, N.Y., October 15, 2011
  • Sailing into Practice, Staff and Career Night, Montefiore Hospital, Bronx, N.Y., November 16, 2011


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