Lester Perling is a board-certified health law attorney with extensive experience in compliance, enforcement, and reimbursement matters. Mr. Perling’s practice focuses on advising healthcare providers of all types with regard to complying with federal and state laws, with emphasis on Stark law and reimbursement/billing compliance. He represents providers when they are the subject of government and private payer audits, including the appeals of audit findings, as well as federal and state administrative, civil, and criminal investigations pertaining to healthcare fraud and abuse. He also advises healthcare clients with regard to regulatory compliance in the context of transactions and business structures. Mr. Perling has more than 10 years of experience as a healthcare executive. He held various administrative positions, including Chief Executive Officer, with investor-owned and community hospitals of all types.He is a past adjunct faculty member at Florida International University, teaching health law in its Health Care MBA program. Mr. Perling has also taught courses at Florida Atlantic University and Nova Southeastern University School of Business and Entrepreneurship in provider group practice dynamics, fraud and abuse, and risk management.Mr. Perling is a regular speaker on compliance, regulatory and enforcement matters for various state and national organizations, including the Health Care Compliance Association, American Health Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, and The Florida Bar.