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Michael A. Cassidy

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Nationally recognized attorney focusing on numerous healthcare issues including compliance, credentialing, peer review, HIT, and HIPAA for physicians.

Mike is a healthcare lawyer focusing on compliance, credentialing, peer review, reimbursement, contracts, HIT, HIPAA, and telehealth issues for physicians.

  • Health Information Technology (HIT): Electronic health records, telehealth and telemedicine, and licensing
  • Reimbursement: Medicare and third party payment, managed care contracting, business structures, and joint ventures
  • Compliance: Anti-kickback, Stark, audits, and investigations
  • Credentialing: Medical staff and state licensing, peer review, investigations, and hearings
  • HIPAA: Privacy and Security

Mike is the publisher of the Med Law Blog (www.medlawblog.com), the firm’s health law blog, and has been certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC) by the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA).

Presentations & Publications

  • "Private Equity Deals: Risks & Rewards for Physicians," Pennsylvania Bar Institute Health Law Institute 2023
  • “Legal Implications: Surge in Telemedicine During COVID-19 Pandemic,” Pennsylvania Bar Institute Health Law Institute 2021
  • “Peer Review Re-Engineered: The New Paradigm of Employed Physicians and Value-Based Purchasing,” AHLA Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute, New Orleans, LA, February, 2018
  • “The 2015 Databank Guidebook: Significant Changes, Issues and Challenges” - AHLA 2016 Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute, February 2016
  • “Chapter 6. Introduction to Telehealth” - Health Law Handbook, Vol. 27, No.1, 2015 Edition, Thomson Reuter Publisher
  • “2015 NPDB Guidebook: Issues and Challenges” - presented by AHLA and the National Practitioner Data Bank “Introduction to Telehealth” - Pennsylvania Bar Institute, Philadelphia, PA, March 2015

Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Law (JD)
Brown University (BA)

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania
West Virginia

Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Tax Court

Office Location

  • Pittsburgh

Services

  • Business & Finance
  • Compliance & Risk Management
  • Privacy, Data Security, & Technology

Industries

  • Healthcare

Departments

  • Business & Finance

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Selected as a 2019 Fellow of the American Health Lawyers Association
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Healthcare Law, Since 2009
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2016 Healthcare Lawyer of the Year
  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Healthcare Law
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Excellence in Healthcare Law Award

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Health Law Association, Co-Chair, National Practitioner Data Bank Work Group
  • Pittsburgh Business Group on Health (PBGH), Board Member
  • American Health Law Association, Credentialing and Peer Review (MSCPR) Practice Group, Member and Past Chair
  • Western Pennsylvania Health Information and Management Systems Society (WPHIMSS), Past Board Member and Treasurer
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Health Law Advisory Committee, Member
  • Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA), Member
  • Pennsylvania eHealth Initiative (PAeHI), Member

Education

University of Pittsburgh School of Law (JD)
Brown University (BA)

Bar Admissions

Pennsylvania
West Virginia

Court Admissions

U.S. Supreme Court
U.S. Tax Court

Office Location

  • Pittsburgh

Services

  • Business & Finance
  • Compliance & Risk Management
  • Privacy, Data Security, & Technology

Industries

  • Healthcare

Departments

  • Business & Finance

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

  • Selected as a 2019 Fellow of the American Health Lawyers Association
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, Healthcare Law, Since 2009
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2016 Healthcare Lawyer of the Year
  • Pennsylvania’s Super Lawyers®, Healthcare Law
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association, Excellence in Healthcare Law Award

Professional & Community Affiliations

  • American Health Law Association, Co-Chair, National Practitioner Data Bank Work Group
  • Pittsburgh Business Group on Health (PBGH), Board Member
  • American Health Law Association, Credentialing and Peer Review (MSCPR) Practice Group, Member and Past Chair
  • Western Pennsylvania Health Information and Management Systems Society (WPHIMSS), Past Board Member and Treasurer
  • Pennsylvania Bar Institute’s Health Law Advisory Committee, Member
  • Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA), Member
  • Pennsylvania eHealth Initiative (PAeHI), Member

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