Mr. Wolin has advised clients regarding a variety of business and regulatory issues, ranging from corporate structuring to compliance with the complex regulatory scheme facing clients in the healthcare industry. He has served as lead counsel in many complex and substantial business transactions in several states, including the $215 million acquisition of First American Home Health, which involved negotiating one of the largest OIG fraud and abuse settlements in history on behalf of First American Home Health Care of Georgia, Inc., and its owner, Integrated Health Services, Inc. He has also negotiated several other OIG and Department of Justice healthcare compliance agreements. Mr. Wolin has acted as lead counsel in many healthcare institution acquisition and disposition transactions, including hospitals, nursing homes and HMOs, and has provided regulatory, fraud and abuse advice to numerous healthcare providers. He has also represented national distributors of healthcare products in connection with product distribution, group purchasing organization agreements, manufacturer representation agreements and business purchase agreements.
In addition, Mr. Wolin has advised clients regarding the organization and structure of healthcare entities and joint ventures, including surgery centers, imaging centers and renal dialysis facilities. He has also served as general counsel for a national laboratory supply company on an interim basis.
A commercially rated pilot with many hours of aerial search and rescue experience, Mr. Wolin brings unique experience to healthcare-related aviation matters and has assisted clients in the acquisition and disposition of aircraft, obtaining heliport approvals and dealing with FAA regulatory matters. Mr. Wolin has been involved in extensive projects relating to consumer credit compliance issues for both healthcare clients and lenders under federal and state consumer protection laws, including the defense of several consumer credit class action cases.
Mr. Wolin has written and spoken extensively on issues affecting clients in the healthcare industry. He currently serves as a member of the Board of Directors of the John P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science and served as a member of the Contemporary Long Term Care Magazine Editorial Board from 1988 to 1990. Some of his more recent speaking engagements and publications include:
Mr. Wolin is a member of the Texas and American Bar Associations and the American Health Lawyers Association.
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