Gary W. Herschman

Gary W. Herschman


Gary W. Herschman is Co-Chair of the Sills Cummis & Gross Health Care Practice Group and serves on the Firm’s Management Committee. His health care practice experience includes the representation of a diverse group of health care clients, including health systems, hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, home health companies, investment funds specializing in health care, dialysis companies, imaging centers, medical groups, ambulance companies, specialty care networks, management companies and other health care businesses.

Mr. Herschman represents health care providers in connection with strategically positioning themselves in the changing health care marketplace, especially strategic initiatives in light of the new Health Reform Law. This includes advising clients in regard to consolidations, affiliations, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as other strategic affiliations, alliances, joint ventures, clinical integrations, MSOs, IPAs, PHOs and transactions relating to ACOs, bundling and medical homes. Mr. Herschman also advises health care clients on regulatory compliance (federal & state), Stark, fraud and abuse, corporate compliance, HIPAA, government investigations, and civil and administrative health care litigation.

Mr. Herschman presents at local and national conferences regarding health care law issues, with a focus on strategic ventures in light of the new Health Reform Law, hospital consolidations, affiliations and acquisitions, the formation of ACOs, regulatory compliance issues (Stark, fraud and abuse, etc.), structuring transactions and joint ventures, recent government enforcement initiatives, reducing whistleblower exposure and conducting "Stark" audits of hospital-physician arrangements. He also has had many articles on health care law issues published in local and national publications.

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Rankings & Recognition

Chambers USA®* 2006-2014, New Jersey Healthcare
The Best Lawyers in America®* 2010-2015, Health Care Law
New Jersey Super Lawyers®* 2005-2014, Health Care
Martindale-Hubbell®* AV rating

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Professional Affiliations

Member, American College of Healthcare Executives
Member, American Health Lawyers Association
— Vice Chair, Fraud and Abuse Practice Group (June 2011-present)
Member, Enforcement Committee (2010-2011)
Member, Healthcare Financial Management Association - New Jersey and New York Chapters
Member, American Bar Association - Health Law Forum
Member, New Jersey State Bar Association - Health & Hospital Law Section
— Health Law Section Delegate, NJSBA General Council
Member, New York State Bar Association - Health Law Forum
Editorial Advisory Board, Bloomberg BNA’s Health Law Reporter
Editorial Board Member, Compliance Today
Advisory Board Member, Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy at Seton Hall Law School

Community Affiliations

Board Member, Circle of Life Children’s Center, Inc. (2012-2013)
Board Member, The Make-A-Wish Foundation of New Jersey (2005-2008)