BALTIMORE, MD – February 14, 2012 The law firm Ober|Kaler announced that Howard L. Sollins, a principal in the firm’s HealthLaw practice, has been appointed to the Legal Committee of the American Health Care Association (AHCA).
A health lawyer for over three decades, Mr. Sollins represents a broad range of health care providers and practitioners, vendors and suppliers in matters involving federal and state regulations; Medicare, Medicaid and other reimbursement; business transactionsand contracts; licensing, survey and certification; certificate of need; fraud and abuse; corporate compliance; and e-health and technology. He has been recognized in Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA and Super Lawyers.
Mr. Sollins is also co-creator of www.marylandadvancedirectives.com, a website developed in collaboration with the Maryland Attorney General’s office that is a resourcefor health care facilities and practitioners who need to provide care that complies with the Maryland Health Care Decision Act.
The nation’s largest association of long term and post-acute care providers, the AHCA advocates for quality care and services for frail, elderly and disabled Americans. Its members provide essential care to approximately one million individuals in 11,000not-for-profit and proprietary member facilities.
The Legal Committee advises the AHCA in legal issues and litigation relating to the delivery of long term care consistent with its Strategic Plan, using its collective perspective and expertise to examine and advise on legal issues that could potentiallyaffect AHCA and the entire long term care community. The Committee also fulfills an educational role, distributing information on legal trends and developments affecting the interest of the long term care community.
Ober|Kaler is a national law firm providing integrated regulatory, transactional and litigation services to construction, financial, health care and other business organizations. The firm has 130 attorneys, with offices in Baltimore MD, Washington DC andFalls Church VA. For more information, please visit www.ober.com.