Scott Einiger, Esq.
Scott Einiger, Esq. is a former senior partner and director of the New York City Health Law Practice at Abrams, Fensterman, Fensterman, Eisman, Formato, Ferrara & Einiger, LLP.
Mr. Einiger has extensive experience in health care law. He frequently represents physicians in professional conduct investigations, the purchase, sale and integration of medical practices, insurance fraud investigations, managed care disputes, audits, transactional work, and regulatory compliance.
A leader in his field, Mr. Einiger is Special Counsel to The New York County Medical Society and General Counsel to The American Academy of Psychoanalysis. He is counsel to the New York Society of Gastroenterology. He was also part of a comprehensive risk management/quality assurance program designed to reduce liability risks for health care professionals and hospitals insured with the Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company, where he was counsel for 15 years.
Mr. Einiger helped initiate the national propofol reimbursement initiative launched against Aetna representing thousands of gastroenterologists and anesthesiologists in a coalition known as the GA alliance in 2008 joining with interested parties around the country (successfully). As well he initiated the mass arbitration lawsuit against Oxford on behalf of fifteen medical societies and hundreds of aggrieved physicians.
He has lectured throughout New York, Boston, St. Louis and Arizona, and has authored published articles on many health care related topics including writing the forward for the national book, For Doctors Only. Mr. Einiger has won many important and novel cases, most notably Foong vs. Empire, a case of first impression in New York that was affirmed by the Appellate Division, First Department on May 29, 2003 and reported on the front page of the New York Law Journal. The case upheld a physician’s right to bring a civil action against an HMO that terminated a physician without complying with Public Health Law (PHL) 4406-d due process requirements. The case also upheld a private right of action for bad faith reporting of a physician to the state licensure board under PHL 230.