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Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq.

The Greenberg, Dresevic, Hinrichsen, Iwrey, Kalmowitz,
Lebow & Pendleton Law Group - A Division of The Health Law Partners, P.C.
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Phone: (516) 492-3390
Fax: (516) 492-3389
Phone: (212) 734-0128
Fax: (917) 210-2952

1370 Broadway, Suite 558
New York, New York 10018

1983 Marcus Avenue, Suite 106
Lake Success, New York 11042

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The Greenberg, Dresevic, Hinrichsen, Iwrey, Kalmowitz,
Lebow & Pendleton Law Group

A Division of The Health Law Partners, P.C.

1983 Marcus Avenue, Suite 106
Lake Success, NY 11042
(tel) 516-492-3390
(fax) 516-492-3389

1370 Broadway, Suite 558
New York, New York 10018
(tel) 212-734-0128
(fax) 917-210-2952




Ms. Hinrichsen has over two decades of experience in representing all forms of healthcare providers and suppliers, including hospitals, physician groups, physician/hospital organizations and independent practice associations (IPAs, PHOs, and ACOs), and diagnostic and treatment centers.  Ms. Hinrichsen has addresses a broad array of matters related to such clients, including fraud and abuse, corporate compliance, transactional arrangements, patient-related legal issues, and HIPAA compliance. Additionally, Ms. Hinrichsen devotes a great deal of time representing clients in all aspects of managed care, including IPA/ACO network formation, ACO compliance, and corporate governance; negotiation and dispute resolution with respect to managed care contract issues; payor audits; and in pursuing managed care companies for underpayments owed to health care providers.

Ms. Hinrichsen has authored numerous publications on various health law topics, including: HIPAA, corporate compliance and health care fraud and abuse, and frequently lectures on health care fraud and abuse, HIPAA compliance, and
managed care issues before hospitals, medical groups, and state and regional professional associations.

Ms. Hinrichsen is an adjunct Professor at Hofstra University's Zarb School of Business, lecturing on business and health law topics.

Ms. Hinrichsen graduated magna cum laude with a B.S. from SUNY Geneseo and earned her J.D. from Hofstra Law School with distinction. She was named as one of the top health care attorneys in the United States for 2009 by Chambers Association.

Ms. Hinrichsen was selected as a “Super Lawyer” in 2011and 2012, a distinction earned by only five percent of the lawyers in the New York metro area.

Education

J.D., Hofstra Law School, 1990
Honors: JD with distinction
Honors: Labor Law Journal

B.S., SUNY Geneseo, 1986
Honors: Magna Cum Laude

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

New York, 1991

Select Awards and Honors

Chambers Association, a top healthcare attorney, 2009

Super Lawyer in 2011

Super Lawyer in 2012

Super Lawyer in 2013


Select Publications

Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq. was interviewed and featured in The Long Island Business News, Who's Who Guide, 2012.

"Know your Legal Obligations Before Joining an ACO", by Claudia Hinichsen, Esq. and Joel M. Greenberg, Esq. Medical Economics, October 25, 2012.

"Can Solo Practitioners and Small Group Practices Survive in Today's Challenging Marketplace?", by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq. and Joel M. Greenberg, Esq., Medical Society of the State of New York Magazine, Vol. 66 No. 5, May 2010.

"The 2009 Managed Care Reform Act: Does It Go Far Enough?” by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., New York Law Journal, November 10, 2009.

"The Impact of Electonic Health Technology Safe Harbor on Clinical Integration Initiatives and Antiturst Enforcement", by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., HIT News, October 1, 2007.

"(Re)opening lines", by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., Healthcare Financial Management Association's magazine, September, 2005.

"The Paper Monster- Corporate Compliance and the Board", by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., Trustee, a leading, national healthcare industry magazine, February, 2001.

"Medical Information Privacy Regulations are Finalized, Finally", by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., Martindale, June, 2001.

"Roadmap to Interpreting Federal Fraud Abuse Guidance Material", by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., New York Law Journal, March 13, 2000.

"Providing Patient Dumping- Supreme Court Rules No Improper Motive Needed Under Statute", by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., New York Law Journal, March 22, 1999.

"Meeting Ethical Obligations When Representing Healthcare Clients", by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., New York Law Journal, January 25, 1999.



Speaking Engagements

“Structuring Contracts with MCOs, ACOs and for Health Exchange Products: Tools and Negotiation Strategies for Providers to Maximize Benefits and Minimize Exposure” by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., Strafford CLE Webinar, October 9, 2013.

"The Affordable Care Act's Impact on Consolidation in Healthcare: ACOs", by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., Nassau County Bar Association, May 2, 2013.

"Panel of Experts Speak On How the Omnibus Rule Will Effect You", HIPAA Webinar by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., and Gina Dolan, Esq., April 30, 2013.

"Continuous Compliance: An Operational Approach", by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., CHC Webinar, March 13, 2013.

"Developing and Implementing Corporate Compliance for Accountable Care Organizations" Webinar presented by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq. and Kathryn Hickner-Cruz, Esq., Health Care Compliance Strategies, Inc., January 16, 2013.

“ACO Transition: Navigating the Legal Transaction.” Presented by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq. as a featured speaker, The IPA Association of America’s 18th Annual National Meeting, March 14-16, 2013.

"ACOs: What to Expect; What to Avoid", by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., and Kathryn Hickner-Cruz, Esq., North Shore Physicians Organization, October 16, 2012.

“Presentation on RAC Audits and Appeals” by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq. and Abby Pendleton, Esq., The Healthcare Financial Management Association of Western New York, September 28, 2012.

"Drafting Managed Care Contracts: Considerations for Providers", by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., A live 90- minute CLE webinar/teleconference with interactive Q&A, September 6, 2012.

"Healthcare Today: A Minefield for the Unwary, Including Ethical Obligations" by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq., Nassau Academy of Law CLE Program, May 23, 2012.

"How to Comply with Proposed CMS Overpayment Rules," by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq. and Abby Pendleton, Esq., HCCS Webinar, April 25, 2012.

"Managed Care Contracting Strategies" by Claudia Hinrichsen, Esq. Health Care Financial Management Association, Metro New York Chapter, February 10, 2012.