Attorney Profile:

Francis J. Serbaroli

Francis J. Serbaroli: Attorney with Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Biography

Francis J. Serbaroli is a shareholder in the Health & FDA Business Practice of Greenberg Traurig's New York office. Frank has three decades of experience in the health care industry. His clients include health insurers and managed care plans; hospitals, nursing homes, clinics, ambulatory surgery centers and home health agencies; clinical laboratories; renal dialysis providers; faculty practice plans; pharmaceutical companies; and medical device and equipment manufacturers. He handles a wide range of corporate, regulatory, compliance, reimbursement, corporate governance, bankruptcy, antitrust and litigation matters. He also advises clients in connection with the prohibitions on the corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting, as well as Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse matters.

Frank served as a member of the New York State Public Health Council from 1995 to 2010, for most of that time as the council's vice chairman. His government experience also includes three years as an Assistant Attorney General of the State of New York. He writes a regular health law column for the New York Law Journal and teaches and lectures on health care, corporate governance and not-for-profit issues.

Concentrations

•Corporate
•Regulatory
•Medicare/Medicaid
•Government audits/investigations
•Compliance
•Corporate governance
•Clinical research
•Public health policy
•Bankruptcy
•Antitrust
•Litigation

Articles, Publications, & Lectures

Articles

•Author, Momentum Building for Changes To Fraud and Abuse Laws , New York Law Journal, March 28, 2017
•Author, Revising the 2013 Reforms to the Not-For-Profit Corporation Law , New York Law Journal, January 24, 2017
•Author, The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact , New York Law Journal, November 22, 2016
•Author, The Duties of Governing Board Members , New York Law Journal, September 27, 2016
•Author, New Law to Combat Opioid Addiction , New York Law Journal, July 26, 2016
•Author, Court Refuses to Block Merger of Hospitals , New York Law Journal, May 24, 2016
•Author, Court Upholds Mandatory Face Masks for Health Care Workers , New York Law Journal, March 22, 2016
•Author, Court Expands Medical Providers' Liability to Third Parties , New York Law Journal, January 27, 2016
•Author, Courts Split on Executive Order 38 Limiting Executive Compensation , New York Law Journal, November 25, 2015
•Author, Court Upholds False Claims Act Suit Over Late Repayments to Medicaid , New York Law Journal, September 22, 2015
•Author, Another Hospital Loses Its Property Tax Exemption , New York Law Journal, July 28, 2015
•Author, New Law Addresses 'Surprise' Billing for Medical Services , New York Law Journal, May 26, 2015
•Author, Supreme Court Rules State Licensing Board Violated Antitrust Laws , New York Law Journal, March 24, 2015
•Author, New Anti-Kickback Law 'Safe Harbors' Proposed , New York Law Journal, January 27, 2015
•Author, New York Revises Certificate-of-Need Review Requirements , New York Law Journal, November 25, 2014
•Author, Feds Target Untimely Repayments to Medicare and Medicaid , New York Law Journal, September 23, 2014
•Author, A Primer on New York's Medical Marijuana Law , New York Law Journal, July 22, 2014
•Author, Telemedicine: Legal and Practice Considerations , New York Law Journal, May 27, 2014
•Co-Author, New York State OMIG Releases 2014-2015 Work Plan , GT Alert, April 30, 2014
•Author, Court Voids Hospital Acquisition Of Physician Practice , New York Law Journal, March 25, 2014
•Author, Major Changes to Not-for-Profit Law Impact Health Care Sector , New York Law Journal, January 28, 2014
•Author, Law Restricting Nursing Home Asset Transfers Upheld , New York Law Journal, November 25, 2013
•Author, Health Department Weighs Regulating Physician Practices and Walk-In Clinics , New York Law Journal, September 23, 2013
•Author, Fee-Splitting Prohibition and Physician Practice Management Arrangements , New York Law Journal, July 23, 2013
•Author, Physician Held Liable for Disclosing Patient Information , New York Law Journal, May 28, 2013
•Author, Supreme Court Narrows 'State Action' Immunity From Antitrust Laws , New York Law Journal, March 26, 2013
•Author, Boreali v. Axelrod: The Limits of Agency Power , New York Law Journal, January 22, 2013
•Author, Legal Issues for Employer On-Site Health Clinics , New York Law Journal, November 27, 2012
•Author, Supreme Court Upholds Bulk of Health Care Reform Law , New York Law Journal, July 24, 2012
•Author, The Court Has Spoken, Leaving Congress and Voters to Be Heard , New York Law Journal, June 29, 2012
•Author, The Medicare and Medicaid Exclusion Penalty , New York Law Journal, May 22, 2012
•Author, Weighing Constitutionality of Health Care Reform Law , New York Law Journal, March 26, 2012
•Author, Internet Discounts On Health Care Services: Strictly Illegal , New York Law Journal, January 24, 2012
•Author, Inspector General's 2012 Workplan For Hospital Audits and Investigations, New York Law Journal, November 22, 2011
•Author, Law Permits Limited 'Waivers' From Corporate Practice Prohibition, New York Law Journal, July 26, 2011
•Author, When to Get Counsel Involved in Audits, Investigations and Self-Disclosures, New York Law Journal, March 22, 2011
•Author, Feds Taking Aim At In-House Lawyers, Executives, New York Law Journal, February 2, 2011
•Author, Court Upholds Medicare Exclusion Of Drug Company Lawyer And Executives, Health Lawyers Weekly, January 14, 2011
•Author, Medicaid Recovery Audit Contractors Coming Soon, New York Law Journal, November 29, 2010
•Author, Decision Strikes Medicaid Extrapolation, Upholds Strict Recordkeeping, New York Law Journal, September 28, 2010
•Author, Not Paying Your Taxes? Your Board Could Be Personally Liable, The Nonprofit Quarterly, Summer 2010
•Author, Healthcare Reform Law's Anti-Fraud Program Integrity Provisions, American Health Lawyers Association, Healthcare Reform Law Resource Guide, July 2010
•Author, State's New Council on Public Health and Planning, New York Law Journal, July 27, 2010
•Author, Health Care Reform Law's Anti-Fraud Provisions, New York Law Journal, May 25, 2010
•Author, Antitrust Enforcement of Hospital Consolidations, Law360, March 2010
•Author, Personal Liability of Hospital Board Members, Executives for Unpaid Taxes, New York Law Journal, March 23, 2010
•Author, Prohibited Business Practices by Clinical Laboratories, New York Law Journal, January 26, 2010
•Author, The Genetic Information Non-Discrimination Act of 2009, New York Law Journal, November 24, 2009
•Author, “Insurers, Hospitals Face Audits for Health Care Reform Act Surcharges,” New York Law Journal, September 30, 2009
•Author, “Health Plans: Getting Ready to Comply with 'Michelle's Law',” New York Law Journal, July 29, 2009
•Author, Handling Audits and Investigations of Health Care Providers, Part 2, New York Law Journal, May 29, 2009
•Author, DME Industry Faces Increased Oversight, Enforcement, BNA's Health Care Fraud Report, April 22, 2009
•Author, Handling Audits and Investigations Of Health Care Providers, New York Law Journal, March 31, 2009
•Author, Practical Advice When a Facility Considers Bankruptcy Protection, New York Law Journal, January 27, 2009
•Author, Offering Free Patient Transportation Poses Risks, New York Law Journal, December 10, 2008
•Author, Feds Nix Patient Referral Arrangement, New York Law Journal, September 29, 2008
•Author, Halting Payments for 'Never Events', New York Law Journal, July 31, 2008
•Author, Medical Privacy: Rights and Remedies, Part 2, New York Law Journal, March 31, 2008
•Author, Medical Privacy: Rights and Remedies, Part 1, New York Law Journal, January 30, 2008
•Author, New York Declares War on Medicaid Fraud, New York Law Journal, November 30, 2007
•Author, Issue: Hospital Investment in Ambulatory Surgery Center, New York Law Journal, September 27, 2007
•Author, Voluntary Disclosure of Medicare Fraud by Providers, New York Law Journal, May 31, 2007
•Author, Legal Guidelines for Operators of Walk-In' Clinics, New York Law Journal, March 30, 2007
•Author, Revoking a Hospital's Property Tax Exemption, New York Law Journal, January 31, 2007

Awards & Recognition

•Listed, The Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law, 2011-2017
•Listed, Chambers USA Guide, 2005-2016
•Listed, The Legal 500 United States, 2013 and 2015-2016
•Listed, Super Lawyers magazine, New York Metro Super Lawyers, 2006-2016
•Recipient, New York State Commission of Health's Award for Public Health Council Leadership
•Rated, AV Preeminent 5.0 out of 5

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Noteworthy Experience

•General counsel and chief legal officer at two university hospitals
•Assistant Attorney General of the State of New York

Associated News & Events

Press Releases

10.06.16 82 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Recognized in 2016 Edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers

08.17.16 33 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Listed in 2017 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

06.16.16 100-Plus Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recommended in The Legal 500 United States Guide to Outstanding Lawyers

06.09.16 25 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys, 6 Practices Included in the 2016 Chambers USA Guide

05.27.16 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in the 2016 Chambers USA Guide

10.21.15 74 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Recognized in 2015 Edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers

08.19.15 30 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Included in the 2016 Edition of Best Lawyers in America

06.08.15 100-Plus Greenberg Traurig Attorneys Recommended in The Legal 500 United States 2015 Guide to Outstanding Lawyers

05.22.15 Greenberg Traurig Attorneys, Practices Included in the 2015 Chambers USA Guide

09.24.14 65 Greenberg Traurig New York Attorneys Recognized in 2014 Edition of New York Metro Super Lawyers

Published Articles

03.28.17 Momentum Building for Changes To Fraud and Abuse Laws

01.24.17 Revising the 2013 Reforms To The Not-For-Profit Corporation Law

11.22.16 The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

09.27.16 The Duties of Governing Board Members

07.26.16 New Law to Combat Opioid Addiction

05.24.16 Court Refuses to Block Merger of Hospitals

03.22.16 Court Upholds Mandatory Face Masks for Health Care Workers

01.27.16 Court Expands Medical Providers' Liability to Third Parties

11.25.15 Courts Split on Executive Order 38 Limiting Executive Compensation

09.22.15 Court Upholds False Claims Act Suit Over Late Repayments to Medicaid

Alerts

01.30.17 New Law Allows New York Clinics to Provide Primary Medical Care Off-Site

09.21.16 Not-for-profit Hospitals and Health Care Providers Facing Retirement Plan Class Actions

08.05.16 Health & FDA Business Bulletin No. 4

04.19.16 New York's Highest Court Rules No-Fault Insurers are Not Required to Pay a Facility Fee to Doctors' Offices

03.28.16 Health & FDA Business Bulletin No.3

01.19.16 NYS Appellate Court Upholds Executive Compensation Order and Regulations: What Happens Next?

01.04.16 PHHPC Considers Revoking Operating Certificate of Ambulatory Surgery Center Over Low Medicaid and Charity Care Cases

12.01.15 NYS Court Invalidates Executive Compensation “Soft Cap” Regulation

11.05.15 Health & FDA Business Bulletin No.2

09.24.15 Court Holds Late Re-Payments To Medicare Or Medicaid Trigger False Claims Act Penalties

Areas of Practice (3)

  • Health & FDA Business
  • Pharmaceutical, Medical Device & Health Care Litigation
  • Antitrust Litigation & Competition Regulation

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
212.801.2212  Phone
212.805.9212  Fax
www.gtlaw.com/People/FrankSerbaroli
University Attended:
Fordham University, B.A., 1973
Law School Attended:
Fordham University School of Law, J.D., 1977
Admission:
1978, New York
Memberships:

Professional & Community Involvement

•Member, New York State Public Health Council, 1995-2010
•Vice chairman
•Member, Establishment Committee
•Chair, Special Committee on Medical Information Confidentiality
•Member, Governor's Ad Hoc Task Force, New York's Prospective Hospital Reimbursement Methodology (NYPHRM)
•Chair, New York State Bar Association, Health Law Section
•Member, Institutional Review Board, New York Academy of Medicine
•Member, Advisory Board, BNA's Health Care Fraud Report
•Member, American Health Lawyers' Association
•Member, Association of the Bar of the City of New York
•Member, Health Care Financial Management Association
•Chair, Board of Trustees, Catholic Health Care System of the Archdiocese of New York
•Member, Board of Directors, New York Catholic Foundation
•Member, American Bar Association

Birth Information:
New York, N.Y., 1952
ISLN:
903849317

Peer Reviews

  • 5.0/5.0
  • A Martindale-Hubbell Peer Rating reflects a combination of achieving a Very High General Ethical Standards rating and a Legal Ability numerical rating.

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