Douglas advises health care providers in a wide range of matters. He previously served as a former Chief Executive Officer of multiple acute-care hospitals throughout the United States, and remains active in health care administration as a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE), the premier certification institution in health care management. This unique background enables Douglas to provide legal counsel with a practical, pragmatic perspective gained from years of experience as a health care executive.
He represents a wide range of clients, including hospitals, health systems, and academic medical centers; group practices; ASCs; clinical laboratories; specialty providers; and medical device manufacturers.
Douglas focuses in the areas of strategic and compliance planning; federal fraud and abuse laws, including Stark, the AKS and the FCA; telehealth; Medicare reimbursement; cybersecurity; and health information privacy.
He provides advice regarding system-wide strategic planning initiatives; mergers and acquisitions; joint ventures; new service lines; clinical affiliations; and physician integration strategies, including co-management arrangements and practice acquisitions.
Douglas represents clients before the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Office of Inspector General, the Department of Justice, and the Office for Civil Rights.