Honigman’s attorney, Kenneth R. Marcus, elected to the American Health Law Association’s class of fellows

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Kenneth R. Marcus, a partner at Honigman LLP, has been elected to the 2023 Fellows category of the American Health Law Association (AHLA). As the AHLA states on its website, “Only a small percentage of AHLA’s nearly 14,000 members are selected for membership. This honor recognizes their career-long accomplishments, contributions, and tenure with AHLA, as well as their continued service and leadership in the legal profession. AHLA Fellows are ambassadors for the Association and serve as role models and mentors to current AHLA members. » In conferring Fellow status on Marcus, the AHLA recognized his lifelong contributions to the AHLA, including serving as Vice Chair of the AHLA Reimbursement, Accreditation and Payment Practice Group, Chair of the Lifetime Members Council, author of numerous publications and speaker at numerous AHLA national conventions. programs.

At Honigman, he maintains an extensive health law practice focused on corporate relations, government relations, regulatory and appellate advocacy. He practiced with Honigman for 28 of his 38 years as a lawyer.

Marcus is recognized as a national expert in Medicare provider appeals processes, with extensive experience representing hospitals before the Provider Reimbursement Review Board and federal courts.

He also has considerable experience as a transactional lawyer representing clients in major commercial transactions such as the establishment of health systems, hospital mergers, managed care contracts, development of delivery systems integrated companies, hospital-physician joint ventures and acquisitions of hospital practices.

Marcus has frequently advised clients in matters involving the anti-fraud and abuse provisions of Medicare and Medicaid, the Stark Act, and federal misrepresentation law.

He founded and represented two managed care organizations providing services to Medicaid-eligible individuals in Wayne County with behavioral disorders, developmental disabilities, and serious mental illnesses. Marcus has defended clients in audits conducted by Medicaid and Blue Cross Blue Shield, structured hospital-physician alignment transactions, and negotiated payor contracts with insurers, Blue Cross/Blue Shield. He has also conducted hospital joint ventures and affiliation transactions, resolved licensure and certification issues, as well as worked with in-house counsel, established and represented managed care organizations.

Marcus has a great professional and community involvement at all levels. He is a member of the Healthcare Financial Association (Michigan Great Lakes Chapter) where he served on the Board of Directors and is the Founder and was the first Chair of the Compliance Committee and has received several recognition awards. He has held various leadership and committee positions with several organizations, including the Michigan Hospital Association. He has been a member of the Health Law Section of the Michigan State Bar from 2014 to present. Marcus has also taught health law in the graduate program at the University of Michigan School of Public Health.

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