Robert C. Threlkeld is a Partner in the firm’s Healthcare, Litigation and Exempt Organizations Practices. Mr. Threlkeld actively represents hospital systems, physician practice groups and other healthcare providers in a range of regulatory matters, and regulatory and business disputes. He has substantial experience in Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse matters, managed care disputes, false claims and whistleblower cases, Certificate of Need matters, licensure and medical staff disputes. He also has successfully represented providers in federal and state courts in disputes involving managed care contracting and reimbursement, medical partnership and shareholder disputes, and breach of contract actions. Mr. Threlkeld also actively advises providers on compliance with regulatory requirements in connection with various transactions, including a variety of hospital/physician alignment transactions, provider joint ventures, and other arrangements.