Kevin Coffey is an attorney in the firm’s Health Care Litigation and Disputes and Government Investigations practice groups, where he works with a wide range of health care and life sciences companies, including hospitals and health systems, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, long-term and post-acute care providers, pharmacies and more.
Kevin advises on matters involving fraud and abuse enforcement, including in investigations and litigation predicated on the False Claims Act (“FCA”), federal and state Anti-Kickback and Stark laws and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and coverage criteria.
Kevin has significant experience representing clients in investigations conducted by state and federal agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”), the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services-Office of Inspector General (“HHS/OIG”), Medicaid Fraud Control Units and State Attorneys General.
He has litigated numerous FCA lawsuits in federal district and appellate courts throughout the country. In 2019, he appeared before the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans, Louisiana for oral arguments in an FCA case, helping to obtain dismissal of a qui tam action against a large health care system located in Texas.
Kevin also has experience representing pharmaceutical manufactures in antitrust investigations conducted by the DOJ’s Antitrust Division.
With a Masters of Laws (LL.M.) in Health Care Law from the Loyola University Chicago School of Law, Kevin is well-versed in the statutory, regulatory and sub-regulatory landscape facing health care providers in the United States. Deploying this knowledge, Kevin devotes much of his practice to litigation and investigation avoidance.
Kevin also counsels clients on a diverse range of issues outside the health care space, including Fortune 500 companies and spends considerable time matching clients with exceptional Polsinelli attorneys throughout the firm to promptly respond to their unique needs.