Daniel Reinberg represents health care providers, corporations, organizations and individuals in civil and criminal lawsuits, and investigations involving, among other areas, health care fraud, securities fraud, money laundering, public corruption, the False Claims Act and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. He also counsels clients concerning a wide variety of compliance and regulatory issues to assist clients in avoiding enforcement actions and litigation.
Daniel serves as primary outside compliance counsel to a national nonprofit health organization operating hospitals, long-term care, and assisted- and residential-living facilities in 20 states.
He served as Assistant United States Attorney for the Northern District of Illinois from 1996 to 2001.
- Representation of a national nonprofit health system in a merger with a nonprofit public-benefit corporation that operates hospitals and ancillary care facilities. This complex transaction took more than two years to complete. In addition to the traditional and extensive work required in negotiating and documenting a transaction of such magnitude, it also required negotiating and seeking approval of multiple states Attorneys General, the FTC and DOJ for antitrust clearance and multiple licensing agencies in multiple states. The resulting entity will have nearly $30 billion in annual revenue, 142 hospitals, 150,000 employees and more than 700 sites of care across 21 states, making it one of the largest health systems in the country.
- Representation of a hospital located in Towson, MD in connection with a $22 million settlement with the federal government and State of Maryland concerning allegations of an improper financial relationship between the hospital and a large cardiology group and allegations of medically unnecessary stents procedures. Negotiated and helped implement a corporate integrity agreement. Guided the hospital through a Senate Finance Committee investigation concerning the medical necessity of stent procedures.
- Representation of three health systems in connection with the ongoing government investigation of the medical necessity of implantable cardioverter defibrillators (“ICDs”).
- Representation of the City of Chicago in connection with multi-million dollar settlements with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, and the Illinois Department of Health and Family Services concerning allegations of improper billing for ambulance services.
- Representation of the largest national retail pharmacy chain in connection with a $7.9 million settlement with the federal government and 44 participating states concerning allegations of improper inducements offered to beneficiaries of federal health care programs through the use of gift checks and gift cards upon transfer of prescriptions.
- Representation of numerous hospitals, durable medical equipment providers, and other health care providers accused of Medicare and Medicaid fraud. Persuaded the federal government to decline criminal prosecution and intervention in related False Claims Act lawsuits on behalf of a number of health care providers accused of billing fraud and violations of the Stark law and Anti-Kickback Statute. He has also represented numerous health care providers in federal False Claims Act lawsuits litigated throughout the Unites States.
- Representation of numerous health care providers in connection with voluntary disclosures to fiscal intermediaries, Medicare carriers, state Medicaid programs, the U.S. Department of Justice, state attorneys general offices, and OIG and CMS through their self-disclosure protocols.
- Representation of individual physicians accused of violating the criminal Anti-Kickback Statute and Medicare and Medicaid fraud.
- Representation of individuals and businesses in connection with a number of public corruption investigations in Chicago, including negotiating immunity for witnesses in the federal corruption trials of former Governor George Ryan and Tony Rezko, representing a witness in the federal investigation of Governor Blagojevich, and representing a business whose lobbyist went on trial in federal court for allegedly making improper payments to former Illinois Department of Corrections Director Donald Snyder.
- Representation of individuals and publicly traded corporations accused of violating the federal securities laws, including conducting internal investigations of alleged accounting fraud.
- Representation of a defense contractor that allegedly falsified inspection reports for parts provided to the U.S. Department of Defense.
- Representation of a construction company and a concrete company accused of violating the criminal antitrust laws.
- Representation of a company accused of laundering in excess of $100 million in proceeds of a bank fraud.
- Representation of individuals in connection with federal tax fraud investigations.
- Conducting numerous internal investigations involving employee misconduct including Foreign Corrupt Practices Act investigations in England, Bulgaria, and Papua New Guinea.