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Nili S. Yolin

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NSYolin@mintz.com

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Nili helps health care clients understand and navigate the regulatory environment in order to maximize their business opportunities. She draws on her knowledge of federal and state laws to help clients structure complex transactions and enter into professional services, consulting services and other arrangements that reduce their risk of liability under intricate regulatory frameworks such as corporate practice of medicine, anti-kickback, and self-referral (Stark) laws.

Nili counsels hospitals, large and small group practices, community-based providers of behavioral health and social services, managed care organizations and emerging companies in connection with various health care transactional matters such as joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, divestitures and affiliations, primarily within New York’s heavily regulated environment.  With a deep understanding of the health care industry, Nili oversees comprehensive diligence of target companies and offers practical, creative solutions that lead to successfully closed deals for her clients.

Nili also regularly advises her health care clients on state and federal regulatory compliance matters, including with respect to the corporate practice of medicine, telemedicine, and fraud and abuse. Nili regularly advises tax-exempt hospital systems with medical staff matters, provider and third party payor contracts, executive compensation and corporate governance issues, consults with teaching hospitals and academic medical centers on ACGME accreditation issues, represents physicians undergoing professional misconduct investigations and proceedings, and assists specialty providers, including dialysis centers, adult care facilities and licensed home care services agencies with their New York certificate of need applications.   

  

Education

  • Brooklyn Law School (JD)
  • New York University (BA)

Experience

  • Represented multiple managed care organizations in the sale and acquisition of commercial, Medicare and Medicaid plans.

Recognition & Awards

  • Chambers USA: New York – Healthcare (2018-2020)
  • Included on the New York Super Lawyers Rising Star: Health Care list (2014 - 2015)
  • Best Lawyers in America: Healthcare Law (2020) 

Involvement

  • Member, New York Bar Association
  • Member, American Healthcare Lawyers Association

Viewpoints

One of the most frequently asked questions posed to healthcare lawyers is whether State X has a prohibition on the corporate practice of medicine, nursing or other profession, and if so, whether the prohibition is enforced.
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FTC Says New York’s Medicaid Redesign Program May Promote Anticompetitive Behavior

May 4, 2015 | Advisory | By Dionne Lomax, Stephen Weiner, Nili Yolin

In an April 22, 2015 letter to the New York State Department of Health (DOH), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) cautioned that part of the State’s Medicaid reform program may sanction anticompetitive behavior.
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Last week, new bi-partisan legislation was introduced to increase the number of graduate medical education (GME) slots over the next five years at teaching hospitals and academic medical centers.
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Last year New York passed legislation known as the “Emergency Medical Services and Surprise Bills” law, a much-heralded consumer protection law primarily intended to guard against surprise bills for out of network (OON) health care services.
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New York’s Surprise Medical Bill Law Goes into Effect

April 2, 2015 | Blog | By Nili Yolin

New York’s Emergency Medical Services and Surprise Bills law went into effect yesterday, which means consumers who receive out of network (OON) emergency services will no longer have to pay more than their usual in-network obligations, regardless of the network status of the treating physician, and any disputed portions of the bill must be settled by the physician and the health plan.
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A Guide to New York's Nonprofit Revitalization Act

January 7, 2015 | Blog | By Theresa Carnegie

The Nonprofit Revitalization Act brought sweeping changes to the laws that govern not-for-profit corporations in New York. Our colleagues Anthony E. Hubbard and Daniel E. Wilcox have authored an Advisory that provides an in-depth summary of key provisions of the Act that have recently gone into effect.
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The New York State Attorney General (AG) has teamed up with lawmakers to introduce two new bills that propose an overhaul of the Not-for-Profit Corporation Law (N-PCL), which has not seen significant change in more than 40 years.
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OIG Issues Updated Self-Disclosure Protocol

April 17, 2013 | Blog | By Theresa Carnegie, Thomas Crane, Nili Yolin

The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) has published an updated Provider Self-Disclosure Protocol (the “Updated SDP”) that offers health care providers guidance on how to disclose potential fraud, avoid prosecution, and mitigate potential penalties under the OIG’s civil money penalty (CMP) authority. 
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Earlier this week, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo vetoed legislation that would have brought the State’s restrictions on physician self-referrals (the State Law) in line with the federal ban on self-referrals, which is commonly known as the Stark Law.  
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OIG Approves Wholly Owned Subsidiary GPO Arrangement

March 21, 2012 | Blog | By Karen Lovitch, Theresa Carnegie, Nili Yolin

In Advisory Opinion 12-01, the Office of Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services (OIG) analyzed a proposal from a nonprofit health system (the “System”) to form a group purchasing organization (the “Proposed GPO”) for the benefit of the System’s affiliates and subsidiaries. 
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News & Press

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Mintz partner and Massachusetts lawyer Julie Korostoff is one of 49 attorneys recognized as “Leaders in Their Fields” by the 2018 Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business guide. Chambers named Korostoff a “Recognized Practitioner” in Technology.
Thirteen attorneys from Mintz have been named New York Super Lawyers for 2014 and eleven have been named New York Rising Stars. The list will be published in a special advertising supplement in The New York Times Magazine and in a stand-alone magazine, New York Super Lawyers - Metro Edition.

Events

Speaker
Apr
8
2019

Lawline Webinar

Managing Disruptive Physicians in the #MeToo Era

Panelist
Feb
5
2019

AHLA's Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute

Promoting Medical Staff Professionalism in the #MeToo Era

San Antonio, TX

Speaker
Feb
1
2017

Mintz and Grant Thornton Present a Multitopic CLE Workshop

Grant Thornton 757 3rd Avenue and 47th Street New York, NY