Jonathan S. Hoffman is a Partner at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara, Wolf & Carone, LLP and a member of the Health Law Practice Group. He counsels providers in compliance issues, including the analysis of state and federal fee-splitting, anti-kickback and self-referral laws. Mr. Hoffman has created Compliance Plans for providers with respect to both the Fraud and Abuse regulations and the HIPAA regulations.
Mr. Hoffman has extensive experience in the corporate organization of medical practices. He has organized Multispecialty Physician Groups, Preferred Provider Organizations, Independent Practice Associations, Management Service Organizations and Physician Hospital Organizations. His legal experience further includes the structuring of joint venture relationships between physicians and hospitals and negotiating all facets of Health Care related business transactions, including sophisticated financing arrangements. He has negotiated management agreements and other transactions involving mergers and acquisitions with publicly and privately owned Physician Practice Management Companies. He has negotiated Managed Care contracts including capitated and risk sharing relationships with Health Maintenance Organizations for both physicians and hospitals. Mr. Hoffman has structured partnership agreements between individual physicians and hospitals (including Article 28 facilities) for the construction of Health Care related facilities. He has developed Health Care related real estate projects such as a Faculty Practice Building, an Ambulatory Care Pavilion, a Magnetic Resonance Imaging Center, and an Article 28 Dialysis Unit including the construction contracts and the equipment leases.
Mr. Hoffman represents physicians and other Health Care providers before the Office of Professional Medical Conduct and the Office of Professional Discipline. He is Special Counsel to the Bronx County Medical Society and is referred to by the Medical Society of the State of New York and the New York State Dental Association. He has lectured throughout the country regarding Managed Care contracting and Integrated Delivery Systems, including presentations before the National Managed Health Care Congress and the Northeast Regional Managed Health Care Congress. He also lectured throughout the state and at the Greater New York Physician’s Expo on Fraud and Abuse Compliance, HIPAA Compliance and Asset Protection Strategies.
Mr. Hoffman’s legal experience further includes the negotiation and documentation of real estate acquisitions and development, commercial leases and other business transactions. He has successfully represented clients in employment, corporate, partnership and business litigation. Mr. Hoffman also represents several commercial lending institutions and assists clients with non-bankable funding for various real estate projects and business acquisitions.
Mr. Hoffman has been designated a Super Lawyer since 2013, a distinction earned by only five percent of the lawyers in the New York metro area.
Mr. Hoffman is a graduate of Tufts University and Albany Law School. He is admitted to practice in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and Washington D.C. Mr. Hoffman also holds an MBA in Finance from Hofstra University.