DELRAY BEACH, Fla., Nov. 9, 2017 — Florida Healthcare Law Firm continues to grow with addition of former HHS and DOJ Attorney Matthew M. Fischer. Fischer, a seasoned attorney with extensive experience in Medicare audits, appeals, and compliance has over a decade of criminal and civil trial experience.
Prior to joining the firm, Matthew served as a Senior Attorney Advisor in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals. He advised federal administrative law judges (ALJs) on reimbursement appeals, including Medicare contractor overpayment audits (i.e., RAC, ZPIC, and PSC), statistical sampling extrapolation issues, Medicare Part D exceptions, and secondary payer appeals. Before joining HHS, he handled criminal and civil litigation matters for the U.S. Department of Justice as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney with the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia and as an Assistant General Counsel with the FBI. As a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney, he prosecuted narcotics distribution, weapons possession, theft, and other violent offenses. As Assistant General Counsel, he defended the FBI in Freedom of Information Act litigation preventing the disclosure of classified information in criminal, cyber, and counter-terrorism cases.
“Matt's experience working for the FBI, Medicare and the Justice Department is just exemplary. His ability and enthusiasm for helping healthcare professionals and healthcare businesses is outstanding and his insight will be invaluable for our clients,” said Jeff Cohen, who is board certified as a specialist in healthcare law and founded the Florida Healthcare Law Firm in 2008. Cohen goes on to say that “Clients dealing with Medicare audits, DEA Audits, Civil Investigative Demands and Medicare Payment Suspensions will especially benefit from Matt's depth of knowledge.”
The Florida Healthcare Law Firm is one of South Florida's leading firms serving healthcare professionals and businesses, such as medical practices, addiction treatment facilities, laboratories & pharmacies, hospitals and many more. The Firm's roots are in healthcare transactional and corporate matters and has grown to include a compliance division, a telemedicine division and an arm dedicated to helping healthcare providers and businesses get paid by managed care and defend against payor recoupment. The team of attorneys also handles professional licensing board matters, Stark Law & Anti-Kickback Law compliance, fraud and abuse and all manner of regulatory compliance for healthcare professionals. Visit the firm online at www.FloridaHealthcareLawFirm.com
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SOURCE Florida Healthcare Law Firm
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