Ann M. Bittinger works on the legal aspects of business transactions in the health care industry. Since 1998 she has represented physicians, physician groups, hospitals, surgery centers and other health care companies in their legal matters. She was certified in health law by The Florida Bar from 2005-2010, she is “AV” rated by Martindale-Hubbell as “preeminent” in the health law specialty and was named a 2011 Florida Rising Star by Super Lawyer Magazine. Her work involves physician employment agreements, physician group sales to hospitals, hospital-physician group joint ventures, medical information laws (“HIPAA”), emergency treatment laws, Medicare compliance, contracts with payers, kickback and self-referral (“Stark”) prohibitions and physician licensure issues before the Board of Medicine. Bittinger thrives in helping clients navigate the web of complex state and federal regulations governing the industry. She is the Chair of the Physician Practice Group of The American Health Lawyers Association and lectures nationwide on emerging issues on health law.
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