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Honigman’s Kenneth R. Marcus to speak at the Michigan HFMA Fall Conference

September 20, 2010

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP (Honigman) is pleased to announce that Kenneth R. Marcus, a Partner in the firm’s Health Care Department, will speak at the Healthcare Financial Management Association’s (HMFA) 57th Annual Fall Conference. The theme of the conference is “Working in Partnership,” and Marcus’ presentation is entitled “How to Counter the RAC (Recovery Audit Contractor): What Every Provider Should Know from a Legal Perspective.” The HMFA conference will take place on September 30 and October 1, 2010 at The Inn at St. John's in Plymouth, Michigan. Marcus was also a speaker at the HMFA’s spring 2010 conference. To register for this conference, visit www.hfmaemc.org.

Marcus is a nationally-recognized authority on Medicare and Medicaid payment appeal issues. He has successfully represented numerous hospitals in individual and group appeals before the Provider Reimbursement Review Board and the federal courts. In addition, he frequently advises clients in matters involving the Medicare and Medicaid Anti-fraud and Abuse Provisions, the Stark Act, and the Federal False Claims Act, including representation of clients accused of violating these laws and consultation regarding business arrangements potentially exposed to liability under these laws.

Marcus is a member of the Board for the HMFA’s Eastern Michigan Chapter, the Founder and Inaugural Chair of its Compliance Committee and an Advanced Member of the HMFA. He is a recipient of HFMA’s Gold, Silver and Bronze Certificates, the National Yeager Award, the Outstanding Committee Chair Award and the 2003 Ernest Laetz Award. Marcus also received the Founders Medal of Honor from the HFMA’s Eastern Michigan Chapter.

He has been named in The Best Lawyers in America from 2008 to 2011 and in Michigan Super Lawyer from 2007 to 2010. Additionally, DBusiness named him a “Top Lawyer” in 2010.

Marcus earned a J.D., magna cum laude, from Wayne State University Law School and is a member of the Order of the Coif. He also earned an M.H.S.A. from the University of Michigan and a B.A. from the State University of New York.

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