Einiger & Associates provides over 27 years of health care legal expertise. The principle of the firm, Scott Einiger, is the former in house/Risk Management counsel at Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Carrier (MLMIC) one of the largest Medical Malpractice Carriers in the country. A frequent lecturer and author, Mr. Einiger is an educator who provides a free hotline through the societies he counsels. Call him at 516-477-7909 for a free consultation, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org to review your case.
Mr. Einiger is general counsel to various Medical Societies in the state of New York, including the New York County Medical Society which has given him access to cutting edge issues and enabled him to become the leading physician’s legal advocate on cases that have shaped the law in NY State and also affected laws around the country (Foong vs Empire).
The Litigations he initiated on behalf of Medical Societies and private clients against major Health Insurance carriers like Oxford, Aetna, Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield have resulted in significant legal precedent protective of physician individual and due process rights and in various instances are cases of first impression.
Mr. Einiger has been actively involved in representing physicians in licensure review cases with the Department of Health (DOH) Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC). His advocacy resulted in the law in NYS requiring the mandatory release of exculpatory data to physicians under investigation (DiBlasio v Novello) and the limitation of the DOH OPMC investigation to relevant issues under review (DN v Novello).
A significant focus of the practice involves proper business structuring and contracting. Physician business relationships between physicians, other licensed providers and lay persons can result in civil and possible licensure violations if not properly structured. This requires an understanding of the interaction of federal and State laws to avoid violations of corporate practice of Medicine, Anti Kick back and Stark and Mini Stark laws.