Honigman Attorney Kenneth R. Marcus Elected to the American Health Law Association Fellows Class
Honigman LLP Partner Kenneth R. Marcus has been elected to the 2023 Fellows Class of the American Health Law Association (AHLA). As AHLA states on its website, “Only a small percentage of AHLA’s nearly 14,000 members are selected for Fellowship. This honor recognizes their career-long achievements, their contributions and tenure with AHLA, and their continuing 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, AHLA has recognized his lifetime contributions to AHLA, which included service as vice chair for the AHLA Reimbursement, Accreditation and Payment Practice Group, chair of the Lifetime Members Council, author of numerous publications and speaker at many AHLA’s national programs.
At Honigman he maintains a broad health law practice focusing on corporate, government relations, regulatory, and appellate advocacy. He has practiced with Honigman 28 of his 38 years as an attorney.
Marcus is recognized as a national expert in Medicare provider appeals procedures, with extensive experience representing hospitals before the Provider Reimbursement Review Board and the federal courts.
He also has substantial experience as a transactional lawyer through representing clients in major business transactions such as the establishment of health systems, hospital mergers, managed care contracting, integrated delivery system development, hospital-physician joint ventures, and hospital-physician practice acquisitions.
Marcus has frequently advised clients in matters involving the Medicare and Medicaid Anti-fraud and Abuse Provisions, the Stark Act, and the Federal False Claims Act.
He has established and represented two managed care organizations providing services to Medicaid-eligible people in Wayne County with behavioral health, developmental disability, and severe mental illness. 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 also conducted hospital joint venture and affiliation transactions, resolved licensure and certification problems, along with collaborating with in-house corporate counsel, established and represented managed care organizations.
Marcus has extensive professional and community involvement at all levels. He is a member of the Healthcare Financial Association (Michigan Great Lakes Chapter) where he has served on the Board of Directors and is the founder and served as inaugural chair of the compliance committee and received several recognition awards. He has served in a variety of leadership and committee roles with several organizations, including Michigan Hospital Association. He was awarded the State Bar of Michigan Health Care Law Section fellow from 2014-to-present. Marcus also has taught health law in the graduate program of the University of Michigan School of Public Health.
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