Gregory M. Fliszar focuses his practice on health law and handles a variety of health law litigation and regulatory and compliance matters for a number of different types of health care providers, including hospitals, hospices, mental health providers and physician groups.
He has significant experience with HIPAA and privacy issues and has counseled insurance company clients on understanding their obligations under the Medicare Secondary Payer Act. He returned to Cozen O’Connor after briefly serving as Associate General Counsel to Universal Health Services.
Greg has written and spoken about a number of health law issues, including HIPAA and privacy/confidentiality issues, as well as the Medicare Secondary Payer Act. He is the chair of the Substance Abuse Disorders and Mental Health Interest Gropu of the ABA’s Health Law Section.
Prior to attending law school, Greg worked as a clinical psychologist in inpatient and outpatient settings and was a clinical instructor of psychiatry at the MCP-Hahnemann School of Medicine in Philadelphia.
In addition, he is a former member of the boards of directors of the AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania and ALFA, an HIV/AIDS service organization in Hickory, N.C. Greg earned his B.A. from the University of Notre Dame. He earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Texas Tech University.
He earned his law degree, summa cum laude, from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where he was research editor of the University of Pittsburgh Law Review, a member of the Order of the Coif, recipient of the David Stahl Memorial Award and earned a Certificate of Advanced Study in Health Law.
- Served as compliance counsel for a national insurance company with respect to Medicare Secondary Payer Act.
- Review and negotiate HIPAA business agreements on behalf of health care providers and business associates.
- Serve as outside counsel for HIPAA-related issues including breach analysis, response, and reporting for a provider for senior living facilities.
- Represented health care providers in payment disputes against Pennsylvania Medicaid managed care organizations. Which involved significant contract and regulatory analysis.
- Represented health systems in sequestration-related payment disputed against several Medicare Advantage Organizations.
- University of Pittsburgh School of Law, J.D., summa cum laude, 2001
- Texas Tech University, Ph.D., 1994
- Texas Tech University, M.A., 1991
- University of Notre Dame, B.A., 1988
BAR ADMISSIONS : Pennsylvania
COURT ADMISSIONS :
- U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit
- U.S. District Court — Eastern District of Pennsylvania
- American Bar Association
- American Health Lawyers Association
- American Psychological Association
- Pennsylvania Bar Association
- Philadelphia Bar Association
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