Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
Ken is a partner in the Corporate practice group in the firm's Los Angeles office. Chambers USA ranks him highly for Healthcare, where he was commended for his "broad-based ability in the regulatory area." Clients appreciate that "his explanations are clear, and he understands the business side of things," notes Chambers 2016.
Ken represents a wide range of healthcare providers and healthcare companies, including specialty and general acute hospitals (including local district, nonprofit and for-profit facilities), home health agencies, pharmaceutical vendors, nursing facilities, and health information and management providers.
Ken has experience in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and certification, state licensing, and federal regulatory compliance.
Additionally, he counsels clients on physician referral law limitations, state and federal fraud and abuse issues, and state and federal false claims and program fraud matters.
Ken helps clients both establish and operate healthcare compliance programs. He has developed corporate compliance programs designed to identify Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and certification issues, licensing and federal regulatory compliance matters, fraud and abuse issues, as well other regulatory compliance matters. He has assisted clients in both internal and external investigations of healthcare facilities and has experience in advising clients on disclosure and reporting obligations and strategies under the various federal and state false claims laws.