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Adrienne Dresevic, Esq.

Founding Partner

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 Board Member of the Taos Health Law Roundtable, an annual CLE & Ski conference held in Taos, New Mexico.

Ms. Dresevic is a member of the American Health Law Association, American Bar Association ("ABA") (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 the Chair of the ABA Health Law Section. She is also the Chair of the Dobbs Task Force.

Previously, Ms. Dresevic served as the Budget Officer and Chair of the Publications Committee of the ABA Health Law Section. She served as a co-Chair for The Physicians Legal Issues Conference for three years. 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 and has served in this role since 2016.

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
      • Member, Order of the Coif
      • Recipient of Wayne Faculty Awards in Criminal Law and Contracts
      • Dean Scholarship
      • Gold Key Certificate
      • Alpert Foundation Scholarship for Outstanding Scholarly Achievement
      • 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 Associations
  • American Bar Association, Health Law Section, Chair
    • Vice Chair Officer
    • Chair, Finance
    • Chair, Dobbs Task Force
    • Vice Chair, Leadership Meeting Planning
    • Past Budget Officer
    • 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 Law Association
  • State Bar of Michigan, Health Care Law Section
  • New York State Bar Association, Health Law Section
Honors & 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, Esq. was honored into Michigan Lawyers Weekly "Women in the Law" class of 2014.
  • Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. was elected into The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation.
  • Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. was Named one of Michigan Lawyers Weekly's 2008 "Up and Coming Lawyers".
Published Works

"Legal Issues with Physician Office Laboratories," by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Adam M. Walters, Esq. (Walters Law, P.C.), and Courtney M. White, Esq. (Dinsmore & Shohl, LLP), AHLA Health Law Connections, February 1, 2022.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq. were quoted in an article entitled "Regulatory, Cybersecurity Updates affect Radiology Practices," Auntminnie.com, August 3, 2021.

"Proposed HIPAA Regulatory Changes 2020 REDLINE" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., ABA Health Law Section, December 21, 2020

"Stark 2020 Final Rule Regulatory Revisions REDLINE" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., ABA Health Law Section, November 24, 2020.

"AKS & CMP 2020 Final Rule Regulatory Revisions REDLINE" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., ABA Health Law Section, November 23, 2020.

"EEOC Issues Guidance Regarding Testing/Screening Employees, Call-Offs, Return to Work Protocols and more during COVID-19 Pandemic" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Arturo Trafny, Esq., AHRA Link, May 20, 2020.

"CMS Issues Blanket Waivers under the Stark Law" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Arturo Trafny, Esq., AHRA Link, April 8, 2020.

"OIG and CMS Seek to Minimize Burdens on Providers and Suppliers During the COVID-19 Pandemic" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Arturo Trafny, Esq., AHRA Link, April 5, 2020.

"OIG Issues Policy Statement to Reduce/Waive Cost-Sharing Amounts for Telehealth Services during the COVID-19 Outbreak" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Arturo Trafny, Esq., AHRA Link, March 24, 2020.

"New Developments in Medicare Enforcement Actions: Impact of Allina" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Jessica L. Gustafson, Esq., AHRA Link, December 23, 2019.

"CMS Greatly Expands Its Authority to Deny and Revoke Providers' and Suppliers' Medicare Enrollment" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Jessica L. Gustafson, Esq., ABA The Health Lawyer, Vol. 32, No. 2, pg. 6, December 19, 2019.

"CMS and OIG Propose Significant Changes to the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute to Remove Barriers as Healthcare Moves to a Value-Based System" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Arturo Trafny, Esq., AHRA Link, October 30, 2019.

"Proposed Rule, AKS & CMP CY 2019 - Medicare and State Healthcare Programs: Fraud and Abuse; Revisions to Safe Harbors Under the Anti-Kickback Statute, and Civil Monetary Penalty Rules Regarding Beneficiary Inducements REDLINE" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., ABA Health Law Section, October 22, 2019.

"Proposed Rule, Stark, CY 2019 - Modernizing and Clarifying the Physician Self-Referral Regulations (Stark) REDLINE" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., ABA Health Law Section, October 11, 2019.

"The Supreme Court Limits Agency Deference: Implications of Kisor v. Wilkie" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Jessica L. Gustafson, Esq., ABA The Health Lawyer, Vol. 32, No. 1, October 9, 2019.

"CMS Issues New Rule to Strengthen the Ability to Stop Fraud" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Carey F. Kalmowitz, Esq., AHRA Link, October 7, 2019.

"Federal Surprise Billing Legislation May Be Coming Soon" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Olivia Dresevic, AHRA Link, August 2, 2019.

"FDA Proposes Updates to the Mammography Quality Standards Act" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Arturo Trafny, Esq., AHRA Link, July 10, 2019.

"Cybersecurity Risks: What Radiology Providers Should Know to Protect Against Data Breaches" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., AHRA Link, April 29, 2019.

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

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

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

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

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

"Exercise Caution Regarding Financial Relationships with Personal Injury Attorneys" by Robert J. Dindoffer, Esq. and Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., AHRA Link, July 12, 2018.

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

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

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Speaking Engagements

"2024 Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Compliance Challenges for Radiology Group Practices," by Clay J. Countryman, Esq. (Breazeale Sachse & Wilson) and Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., RBMA 2024 PaRADigm Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, NV, April 14, 2024.

"Physician Office Laboratories:  Stark, AKS, Fee-Splitting Prohibitions, Medical Necessity, and Other Legal Issues," by Clay J. Countryman, Esq. (Breazeale Sachse & Wilson), Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Charles C. Dunham, IV, Esq. (Greenberg Traurig), Stafford Webinar, April 10, 2024. 

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. was interviewed on the podcast, "Voices in Health Law," on the topic of "A Look into the Future - Moving Up in the Health Law Section," August 1, 2023.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. was interviewed by Dianne Keen on the podcast, "Practice Perspectives: Keen Insights," July 19, 2023. 

"Strategic Winning: Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Compliance Considerations," by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clay Countryman, Esq., HFMA 2023 Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, June 27, 2023.

"Physician Medico-Legal (CME) Workshop: Physician Compliance with the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute and Professional Liability Cases," by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Robert Dindoffer, Esq., American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI), March 18, 2023.

"Physician Opportunities under the Recent Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute Changes," by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Clay Countryman, Esq., Curtis Bernstein, CPA/CVA, and Violet Andesson, Esq., American Bar Association Health Law Section, 2022 Physicians Legal Issues: Healthcare Delivery and Innovation Conference, Chicago, IL, September 15, 2022.

"Stark Law and AKS Compliance of Value-Based Arrangements and Physician Compensation," by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Clay Countryman, Esq., 2022 HFMA Annual Conference, Denver, CO, July 8, 2022.

"Physician Office Laboratories: Stark, AKS, Fee-Splitting Prohibitions, Medical Necessity, and Other Legal Issues," by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Strafford Webinar, April 13, 2022.

"High Dollar Compliance Issues for Imaging Professionals," by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., Medical Technology Management Institute (MTMI) Education Executive Leadership Series, webinar, March 22, 2022.

"Staying Compliant in Radiology-Major Legal Developments," by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., 2021 RMBA PaRADigm Conference, Las Vegas, NV, October 18, 2021.

"Feast and Famine: The Economics of Healthcare in a Pandemic," by John Cherf, M.D., MPH, MBA (Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center), Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., M. Manza Habib, M.D., FACP, FAAHPM, MRCP (Rutgers Health), and Jessica Smith (Berkeley Research Group), 2021 American Bar Association Health Law Section Physicians Legal Issues: Healthcare Delivery & Innovation Virtual Conference, September 21, 2021.

"Recent Legal Developments All Radiology Providers Should Know", by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., 2021 AHRA 49th Annual Meeting and Exposition, Nashville, TN, August 3, 2021.

"Recent Legal Developments all Radiology Providers Need to Know" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., 2021 AHRA Virtual Spring Conference, April 8, 2021.

"New Updates to Stark Regulations Explained" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., Xoran Technologies Webinar Series, December 17, 2020.

"Physician Challenges in the Current Health Care Market" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., LSBA Webinar Healthcare Law: What you Need to Know Amid the COVID-19 Crisis Part 1 & 2, November 13, 2020.

"Staying Out of Trouble: Growing your Business in a Compliant Manner" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., 2020 RBMA Spark Virtual Conference, September 23, 2020.

"Staying Out of Trouble: Growing your Business in a Compliant Manner, Live Q&A Roundtable" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., 2020 RBMA Spark Virtual Conference, September 23, 2020.

"Recent Legal Developments all Radiology Providers Need to Know" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., 2020 AHRA Virtual Annual Meeting, August 13, 2020.

"M&A Trends and Developments"by Scott Rayson, Joe Sowell, and Howard Wall, and moderated by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Taos Health Law Roundtable, January 24, 2020.

"Stark One-on-One" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., 2019 RBMA Spark Conference, Miami, FL, June 5, 2019.

"Staying Out of Trouble - Growing Your Business in a Compliant Manner" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., 2019 RBMA Spark Conference, Miami, FL, June 4, 2019.

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

"Recent Privacy Developments" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. for the Health Section at the 36th Annual National CLE Conference, Snowmass, CO, January 2, 2019.

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

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

"Stark Law, Fraud and Abuse" and "Stark One-on-One" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., 2018 PaRADigm Conference, San Diego, CA, April 7, 2018.

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

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

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