Mr. Artz is the managing partner of Artz McCarrie Health Law. He concentrates his practice on health law, representing physicians, physician organizations and other providers in fraud and abuse, Stark and Anti-kickback compliance, fraud and abuse, Stark and Anti-kickback defense, false claims act defense litigation, government and commercial third party payer post-payment and RAC audit defense, State Board of Medicine licensure matters, medical staff privileges litigation, HIPAA privacy and security compliance, and medical practice related business transactions and employment issues. He has drafted and implemented compliance plans for numerous medical specialty practices, multi-specialty and multi-disciplinary practices, and physician practice management companies.
He has negotiated and represented health care providers in carrier and government overpayment audit and refund cases, health care false claims and fraud defense cases before federal and state authorities, defended OCR privacy investigations and has analyzed and structured institutional and individual provider arrangements to establish compliance with state and federal anti-referral and anti-fraud and abuse statutes and regulations. He has briefed or argued over 30 cases in Pennsylvania’s state and federal appellate courts, including a successful argument before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. He serves as general counsel to the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians, Health Law Counsel to the Pennsylvania Orthopedic Society and represents scores of medical practices throughout Pennsylvania and multiple other jurisdictions.
He writes bi-monthly articles on health law and policy issues in Keystone Physician, PAFP’s bi-monthly publication. He has also published articles in Physicians News Digest. He has made numerous presentations to physicians on various compliance, fraud and abuse, HIPAA privacy, reimbursement and managed care topics.
Mr. Artz received a Bachelor of Science degree, cum laude, from Elizabethtown College, and a J.D. degree from The Dickinson School of Law. He is admitted to practice law before the U.S. Supreme Court, Pennsylvania Supreme Court, all Pennsylvania civil and appellate courts, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, and the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.