Robert Aaron Polisky

Robert Aaron Polisky

Law Offices of Robert A. Polisky
  • Health Care Law, Business Law
  • California
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Summary

A diligent, problem-solving, and results-oriented professional with substantial expertise in healthcare transactional and regulatory law. I have more than 15 years of law firm and in-house experience representing a variety of healthcare providers and companies in complex business transactions and navigating a myriad of different healthcare laws and regulations.

My practice at the Law Offices of Robert A. Polisky focuses on the representation of healthcare providers and companies, including hospitals, medical groups, accountable care organizations, management companies, billing companies, diagnostic imaging centers, cancer treatment centers, surgery centers, laboratories, equipment lessors, health information technology companies, and others associated with the healthcare industry. Areas of expertise include:

Healthcare Transactions
* Structuring, drafting, and negotiating healthcare transactions, including joint ventures and syndications, accountable care arrangements, mergers and acquisitions, loan documents, management agreements, real estate and equipment leases and subleases, professional services agreements, joint development and licensing agreements, and clinical trial agreements
* Formation and governance of corporations, LLCs, and partnerships
* Structuring, drafting, and negotiating employment, independent contractor, and medical director agreements

Healthcare Regulatory
* Advising on a wide range of healthcare compliance and regulatory matters, including physician self-referral (Stark Law and its state law counterparts), fraud and abuse (e.g., federal and state anti-kickback laws and false claims), Medicare enrollment and reimbursement, HIPAA and state privacy laws, corporate practice of medicine, licensure, marketing, and accreditation
* Representing healthcare providers and companies in matters involving Medicare contractors, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and The Joint Commission
* Development and implementation of compliance programs

General Business Law
* Training business development, sales, marketing, and operations personnel in regulatory compliance and minimizing risk
* Developing creative solutions to resolve contractual disputes, maximizing revenue and avoiding costly litigation
* Review of marketing materials
* Strategic business advice concerning healthcare transactions

Education
University of Illinois - Urbana-Champaign
J.D. | Law
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Honors: Cum Laude; Rickert Award for Excellence in Legal Publications; Harno Fellow Awards (top 10% per semester); Dean's List; Honors in Legal Writing and Research; Honors in Moot Court
Activities: Articles Editor, The Elder Law Journal; Research Assistant to Professor Stephen F. Ross; Phi Delta Phi
University of California - Santa Barbara
B.A. | Political Science
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Honors: High Honors; Order of Omega (based upon leadership and academic achievement); Golden Key Honor Society; Dean's List
Activities: Alpha Epsilon Pi; University of California Washington, D.C. Program
Publications
Articles & Publications
The HIPAA Conundrum in the Era of Mobile Health and Communications (contributor)
The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)
How the New HIPAA Regulations Affect Billing Companies and Their Subcontractors as Business Associates
Billing: The Journal of the Healthcare Billing and Management Association
Complying with Medicare's Ordering/Referring Provider Claim Edits
Health Law Alert
2013 HIPAA Final Omnibus Rule: Expanded Applicability and New Obligations
Health Law Alert
First HIPAA Breach Settlement Involving Less than 500 Patients
Health Law Alert
Stark II Regulations Ease Restrictions on Referrals
San Mateo County Medical Association Bulletin
Criminalizing Physical and Emotional Elder Abuse
The Elder Law Journal
Speaking Engagements
Telehealth in 2016: Opportunities and Challenges, Telehealth in 2016: Opportunities and Challenges, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Bar Association
mHealth Startup: Tackling Legal Issues on Many Fronts, Santa Monica, CA
Los Angeles County Bar Association
Telemedicine and Mobile Health Compliance Concerns, 11th Annual Healthcare Law Compliance Symposium, Los Angeles, CA
Los Angeles County Bar Association
The Impact of the 2013 HIPAA Final Rule on Health IT Companies, Santa Monica, CA
Health 2.0 Los Angeles
Awards
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rating
Martindale-Hubbell
Martindale-Hubbell's highest rating for legal ability and professional ethics
Professional Associations
Cancer Support Community-Benjamin Center
Board Member
- Current
American Health Lawyers Association
Editorial Board Member of Regulation, Accreditation, and Payment Practice Group
- Current
American Health Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
Los Angeles County Bar Association (Healthcare Law Section)
Executive Committee Member
- Current
California State Bar # 195280
Member
- Current
Alabama State Bar
Member
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Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Alabama
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California
Practice Areas
  • Health Care Law
  • Business Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Joint Ventures
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Website
Website
Contact & Map
Office
10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 300
Los Angeles, CA 90067
USA
Toll-Free: (888) 959-3577
Telephone: (310) 405-0888
Fax: (310) 405-0886