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Adrienne Dresevic, Esq.

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The Dresevic, Iwrey, Kalmowitz, Lebow & Pendleton Law Group
A Division of The Health Law Partners, P.C.

100 Quentin Roosevelt Blvd, #102
Garden City, NY 11530

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


The Health Law Partners, P.C.
32000 Northwestern Hwy #240
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
(tel) 248-996-8510
(fax) 248-996-8525


ADRIENNE DRESEVIC is a founding shareholder of The Health Law Partners, P.C. Prior to entering law school, she worked as an auditor in the Asset Based Lending Group of NBD, where she was promoted to an officer in 1995. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Wayne State University Law School in 2002, where she was elected as a member of the Order of the Coif. While at Wayne State, she was the recipient of Wayne Faculty Awards in Criminal Law and Contracts, Dean Scholarship, and Scholarship for outstanding performance in Health Law.

Ms. Dresevic practices in all areas of health care law and devotes a substantial portion of her practice to providing clients with counsel and analysis regarding Stark and fraud and abuse. She also regularly assists clients with compliance issues, reimbursement issues, and payor audits.

Ms. Dresevic is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, American Bar Association (Member, Health Law Section), State Bar of Michigan (Member, Health Care Law Section), and State Bar of New York (Member, Health Law Section).

Ms. Dresevic is Council Member and the Budget Officer for the American Bar Association Health Law Section and has served as a co-Chair for The Physicians Legal Issues Conference for three years.

Ms. Dresevic is the Past Chair of the Publications Committee of the American Bar Association ("ABA") Health Law Section. She also is the Past Chair of the ABA Fraud and Abuse Toolkit.  Ms. Dresevic has also served as the Chair of the ABA eSource publication.

Ms. Dresevic is an instructor at the University of Florida teaching the Pharmaceutical Fraud and Abuse Online program for the past three years.

Ms. Dresevic has written extensively on subjects across the spectrum of health care law, including, co-authoring a monthly column in the Association for Medical Imaging Management's (AHRA) publication, Link, regarding up-to-date legal issues relevant to imaging providers and suppliers. Ms. Dresevic has won the Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing (the "Pulitzer Prize" of legal writing).

Education

J.D., Wayne State University Law School, Detroit, Michigan, 2002

Honors: Magna Cum Laude
Honors: Member, Order of the Coif
Honors: Recipient of Wayne Faculty Awards in Criminal Law and Contracts
Honors: Dean Scholarship
Honors: Gold Key Certificate
Honors: Alpert Foundation Scholarship for Outstanding Scholarly Achievement
Honors: Scholarship for Outstanding Performance in Health Law

B.S.B.A. , Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, 1993

Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice

Michigan
New York
U.S. District Court Western District of Michigan
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan

Professional & Bar Association Memberships

American Bar Association, Health Law Section, Council Member
Budget Officer
Chair, Finance
Vice Chair, Leadership Meeting Planning
Past Co-Chair, Physicians Legal Issues Conference
Past Vice Chair, Programs, Executive Leadership
Past Vice Chair, Sponsorship
Past Vice Chair, Physicians Legal Issues Conference
Past Vice Chair, Revenue Committee
Past Chair, Stark & Anti-Kickback Toolkit Editorial Board
Past Liaison, The Health Lawyer Editorial Board

American Health Lawyers Association

State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law Section

New York State Bar Association, Health Law Section

Published Works

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Jessica L. Gustafson, Esq. wrote "Court Deference to Agency Interpretations of Ambiguous Regulations: How Much is Too Much?" for the AHRA Link March 25, 2019 issue.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. wrote "CMS Releases Fact Sheet/Practical Guide for Appropriate Use Criteria" for the AHRA Link February 18, 2019 issue.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. wrote "The National Practitioner Data Bank Guidebook Provides Clarity on Reportable Events" for the AHRA Link January 14, 2019 issue.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. wrote "The Final 2019 MPFS: What Radiology Providers Need to Know" for the AHRA Link December 17, 2018 issue.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., wrote "Ensuring Sexual Harassment Policies and Procedures are Compliant in Today's Environment" for the AHRA Link November 2, 2018 issue.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Robert Dindoffer, Esq., wrote "Exercise Caution Regarding Financial Relationships with Personal Injury Attorneys" for the AHRA Link July 12, 2018 issue.

"The Department of Justice Softens its Stance on the Applicability of Federal Agency Guidance Documents," by Jessica L. Gustafson, Esq. and Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., BC Advantage, May/June 2018.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Isaac Sternheim, Esq., wrote "Report Demonstrates the Importance of Healthcare Compliance" for the AHRA Link April 16, 2018 issue.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., wrote "A Clarification on Medical Necessity Determinations" for the AHRA Link December 22, 2017 issue.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., were quoted in "The Long Road to Compliance" by Julie Ritzer Ross at Radiologybusiness.com on November 20, 2017.

"The Final 2018 MPFS: What Radiology Providers Need to Know," by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., AHRA Link November 8, 2017.

"Significant Changes to Anti-Kickback Statute Safe Harbors/Exceptions to the Civil Monetary Penalty Law," by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Clinton Mikel, Esq., and Robert Dindoffer, Esq. The Health Lawyer Volume 29, Number 6, August 2017.

"What to do When Approached in a Government Investigation" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., AHRA Link July 24, 2017.

"Need a lift?: CMS Approves Free Patient Transportation for Imaging Providers" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., RadiologyBusiness.com June 16, 2017.

"Important New Compliance Resources" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., AHRA Link April 21, 2017.

"Medicare Appeals Adjudication Delays: Is Relief Finally in Sight?" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Jessica Gustafson, Esq., AHRA Link March 20, 2017.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., were quoted in "When it Comes to Stark Law, Good Intentions Don't Matter" by RBMA.org on January 19, 2017.

"OIG Finalizes Transportation Safe Harbor" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., AHRA Link January 18, 2017.

"OIG: Providing Free Goods and Services Raises Compliance Risk" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., AHRA Link January 11, 2017.

"Imaging Provisions in 2017 OIG Work Plan" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., AHRA Link November 21, 2016.

"The Big Impact of a Little Known Patient Privacy Right" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq. AHRA Link October 18, 2016.

"Medicare Appeals Update: Is a Resolution Near?" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Jessica Gustafson, Esq. AHRA Link August 22, 2016.

"Appropriate Use Criteria Proposals in the 2017 MPFS" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Carey Kalmowitz, Esq. AHRA Link July 15, 2016.

"Stark's New NPP Recruitment Exception - Dissection and Practice Tips" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq. The Health Lawyer Volume 18, Issue 2 May 2016.

"New Final Rule on Medicare Overpayments", by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Jessica Gustafson, Esq., and Leslie Rojas, Esq. AHRA LINK March 18, 2016.

"Medicare Enrollment: CMS's Most Potent Program Integrity Tool Becomes Even Stronger," by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Jessica Gustafson Esq., The Health Lawyer Volume 28, Number 3, February 2016.

"Delays in Medicare Appeals Adjudication Part 2: A Potential Legislative Solution on 2/8/2016 by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Jessica Gustafson, Esq. AHRA LINK February 8, 2016.

"Delays in Medicare Appeals Adjudication Part 1: Scope of the Problem", by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Jessica Gustafson, Esq., AHRA LINK January 29, 2016.

"Final CY 2016 Stark Law Changes-Welcomed Revisions to Stark", by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., The Health Lawyer, Volume 28, Number 2, December 2015

"Avoiding Trouble with Marketing Imaging Services", by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Leslie Rojas, Esq., AHRA LINK December 8, 2015.

"Imaging Provisions in 2016 OIG Work Plan", by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Leslie Rojas, Esq. AHRA LINK November 10, 2015.

"Proposed Stark Law Changes - Welcomed Relaxation of Current Regulations" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Clinton Mikel, Esq., and Aaron Beresh, Esq., ABA Health eSource, October 2015 Volume 12 No. 2.

"Increased HIPAA Enforcement on the Horizon" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Leslie A. Rojas, Esq., AHRA Link, October 9, 2015.

"ICD-10 Implementation" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Leslie A. Rojas, Esq., AHRA Link, September 11, 2015.

"What is Renumeration? Consider Ameritox, Ltd.v. Millennium Laboratories, Inc. by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Carey Kalmowitz, Esq., Leslie Rojas, Esq., ABA Heatlh eSource, Vol.11 No.9.

"An Overview of Site-Neutrality", by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Leslie Rojas, Esq., AHRA Link, August 2015.

"3 Court Cases to Watch in 2015" interview by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., written by Alicia Gallegos in Family Practice News Digital Network, July 14, 2015.

"Key Imaging Provisions for 2016 HOPPS and ASC Payment Proposed Rule, by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Leslie Rojas, Esq., AHRA Link, July 2015.

"Video: How to avoid questionable physician compensation arrangements" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Family Practice News, June 17, 2015.

"OIG to More Closely Scrutinize Doctor's Comensation", quoted by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Modern Heatlhcare June 12, 2015.

"Incorrect POS Coding and Medicare Overpayments", Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Leslie Rojas, Esq., AHRA Link June 2015.

"Imaging Providers and the Pioneer ACO Model" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Leslie Rojas, Esq., AHRA Link, May 2015

"Radiology Providers and the MU Stage 3 Proposed Rule" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Leslie Rojas, Esq., AHRA Link, April 2015

"CMS Increases Enrollment Enforcement", by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Jessica Gustafson, Esq., AHRA Link, March 2015.

"Providing Free Items/Services To Referring Physicians", by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Carey Kalmowitz, Esq. and Leslie Rojas, Esq., AHRA Link, February 2015.

"Unlawful Waivers of Copayments and Deductibles", by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Leslie Rojas, Esq., AHRA Link, January 2015.

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Speaking Engagements

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Doing Business in a Radioactive Industry (a/k/a Legal Challenges for Overregulated Imaging Providers)" at the 2019 RBMA PaRADigm Conference in Colorado Springs, Colorado on April 15, 2019.

Adrienne Dresevice, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Recent Privacy Developments" for the Health Section at the 36th Annual National CLE Conference in Snowmass, Colorado on January 2, 2019.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., presented on "Healthcare Marketing in the Crosshairs" at the 2018 RBMA SPARK Conference in Nashville, TN on June 5, 2018.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., presented on "Staying Compliant in a Heavily Regulated Industry" for Singh Development in Royal Oak, MI on April 18, 2018.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Stark Law, Fraud and Abuse" and "Stark one-on-one" at the 2018 PaRADigm Conference in San Diego, CA on April 7, 2018.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "The Perils of Ransomware...Makes You Wanna Cry" for the Employee Benefits Section at the 35th Annual National CLE Conference in Vail, Colorado on January 6, 2018.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "What's Happening in Privacy and Security? The Daunting Data Dilemma" for the Healthcare Section at the 35th Annual National CLE Conference in Vail, Colorado on January 6, 2018.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., presented a Webinar "Avoiding Pinstripes and Fines: Fundamentals of Healthcare Fraud and Abuse", Sponsored by the ABA Health Law Section on September 21, 2017.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq. were interviewed at the 2017 PaRADigm Conference in Chicago, IL.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Healthcare Marketing Landscape - Stark Law, CMP Revisions, and The Assault on Marketing Programs" at the 2017 PaRADigm Conference in Chicago, IL on April 24-25, 2017.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. presented on "Core Concepts Track: Compliance Program and Plans: The Essentials" at The Institute of Continuing Legal Education in Plymouth, Michigan on March 9, 2017.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Stark Law and Sunshine Act" at the 2017 RBMA Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs Conference in Fort Worth, Texas on March 6, 2017.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Complying with 2016 Stark Law Amendments and Possible Changes in the Horizon for 2017" for Stafford Webinars on February 7, 2017.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Anti-Kickback Enforcement: The Assault on Marketing Programs and Other Developments" at the 34th Annual National CLE Conference in Snowmass, Colorado on January 4, 2017.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. participated in the question and answer portion in the encore presentation of "Complying with New 2016 Stark Law Amendments" for Stafford Webinars on April 21, 2016.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Evolving Fraud & Abuse Enforcement: Major Defensive Stark Clarifications and the Evolution of Personal Accountability" at the Spring 2016 Corporate Compliance Officer Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada on April 20, 2016.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. presents webinar, "Stark Master Class: In-Depth Analysis of Recent Changes", ABA Health Law CLE, March 24, 2016.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., presented on "Stark Law and Sunshine Act" at the 2016 RBMA Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada on March 7, 2016.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., presented on "Complying with New 2016 Stark Law Amendments" for Strafford Webinars on February 11, 2016.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., presented on “That’s Remuneration? New Issues under the Anti-Kickback and stark Laws” at the 33rd Annual National CLE Conference in Vail, Colorado, on January 6, 2016.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Major 2016 Stark Law Changes" for Appeal Academy's Finally Friday! Webinar on December 4, 2015.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Hot Topics for Physician Compliance" at Gastroenterology Associates of Central Jersey, PA on September 15, 2015.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., presented on "Cutting Edge Legal Development & Hot Topic Impacting Radiologists" at the 2015 AHRA Annual Meeting in Las Vegas, NV, on July 19, 2015.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., presented on "Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute - Keeping up With Recent Trends From The Compliance Perspective" for AEI Seminars on June 25, 2015.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. presented on "Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute - Keeping Up With Recent Trends" at the American Bar Association's Annual Physicians Legal Conferences in Chicago, IL, on June 10, 2015

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. presented on "Shedding Light on Market Practices & Physician-Industry Financial Relationships: Federal Stark Law Implications & The Sunshine Act". RBMA Conference, March 15-17, 2015.

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Honors and Awards

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., received the 2016 Burton Award for Distinguished Legal Writing, which honors the finest law firm writers of the year.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., received the 2014 Leading Lawyer Award, presented by The Ambulatory M&A Advisor, which designates the healthcare transaction lawyers across the country “who have achieved a high degree of recognition and success within their field.”

Adrienne Dresevic was honored into Michigan Lawyers Weekly "Women in the Law" class of  2014.

Adrienne Dresevic was elected into The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation.

Adrienne Dresevic was Named one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly's 2008 "Up and Coming Lawyers."