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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 on the Planning Committee 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 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 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, 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
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

"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.

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

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. were quoted in "The Long Road to Compliance" by Julie Ritzer Ross, Radiologybusiness.com, 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 Robert J. Dindoffer, Esq., Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Clinton Mikel, Esq., The Health Lawyer Vol. 29, No. 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 L. 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",  RBMA.org, 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 L. Gustafson, Esq., AHRA Link, August 22, 2016.

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

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Carey F. Kalmowitz, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq were quoted in The Ambulatory M & A Advisor article, "Regulations for Healthcare in 2016 and Beyond" by Richard Romero, June 1, 2016.

"It's Time to Refocus on HIPAA Compliance" by Aaron Beresh, Esq. and Adrienne Dresevic Esq., AHRA Link, May 16, 2016.

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

"Relieving Referral Sources of Administrative Burdens" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Leslie Rojas, Esq., AHRA Link, April 12, 2016.

"New Final Rule on Medicare Overpayments" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Jessica L. 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 L. Gustafson Esq., The Health Lawyer Vol. 28, No. 3, February 2016.

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

"Delays in Medicare Appeals Adjudication Part 1: Scope of the Problem" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Jessica L. 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, Vol. 28, No. 2, December 2015

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

"Final PFS CY 2016 Physician Self-Referral (Stark) Changes Redline" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., American Bar Association Health Law Section, November 16, 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 Aaron Beresh, Esq., Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., and Clinton Mikel, Esq., ABA Health eSource, Vol. 12 No. 2, October 2015.

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

"Site Neutral Payments: An Overview" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Leslie Rojas, Esq., published in the Radiology Management Journal, September/October 2015 issue.

"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 F. Kalmowitz, Esq., and Leslie Rojas, Esq., ABA Health 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.

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. was quoted in "OIG to More Closely Scrutinize Doctor's Compensation" by Lisa Schencker, Modern Healthcare, June 12, 2015.

"Incorrect POS Coding and Medicare Overpayments" by 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 L. Gustafson, Esq., AHRA Link, March 2015.

"Providing Free Items/Services To Referring Physicians" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., Carey F. 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

"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.

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

Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq. were interviewed at the 2017 PaRADigm Conference, Chicago, IL, April 24-25, 2017.

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

"Core Concepts Track: Compliance Program and Plans: The Essentials" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq., The Institute of Continuing Legal Education, Plymouth, MI, March 9, 2017.

"Stark Law and Sunshine Act" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., 2017 RBMA Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs Conference, Fort Worth, TX, March 6, 2017.

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

"Anti-Kickback Enforcement: The Assault on Marketing Programs and Other Developments" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., 34th Annual National CLE Conference, Snowmass, CO, 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", Strafford Webinars, April 21, 2016.

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

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

"Stark Law and Sunshine Act" by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., 2016 RBMA Building Better Radiology Marketing Programs Conference, Las Vegas, NV, March 7, 2016.

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

“That’s Remuneration? New Issues under the Anti-Kickback and Stark Laws” by Adrienne Dresevic, Esq. and Clinton Mikel, Esq., 33rd Annual National CLE Conference, Vail, CO, January 6, 2016.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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