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1875 Century Park East, Suite 1600
Los Angeles, California 90067
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P:. (310) 551-8110
F: (310) 551-8181




Charles B. Oppenheim has been practicing health law for more than 20 years. His practice includes all aspects of transactional, operational and regulatory healthcare law, including mergers & acquisitions, affiliations, joint ventures and the formation of integrated delivery systems, including 1206(l) medical foundations. Among his clients are many of the largest health care companies and hospital systems in the United States.

A nationally-recognized expert on anti-kickback and Stark Law issues, Mr. Oppenheim wrote the 2014 American Health Lawyers Association Monograph on Stark Law, the fifth edition of a treatise he first wrote in 1998.

Mr. Oppenheim provides counseling on anti-kickback and Stark Law to a variety of healthcare provider clients, and has recognized expertise in healthcare gainsharing, pay-for-performance and clinical co-management agreements.  He has served as an expert on anti-kickback and Stark Law issues in arbitration and litigation, in both civil and criminal proceedings. In addition, he creates and implements compliance programs, investigates compliance issues, responds to government enforcement actions, and negotiates settlements for many types of healthcare providers. He also has substantial experience assisting managed care entities and ACOs, including representing both health plans and providers in a variety of transactional and regulatory matters, and is Chair of the firm’s ACO Task Force.

Mr. Oppenheim received his B.A. Degree from Cornell University in 1984 and his J.D. Degree from Fordham University School of Law in 1988, where he was a member of the Fordham Law Review.

Focus Areas

Affiliation Agreements, Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASCs)/Surgical Facility, Health Systems/Hospital Transactions, Imaging Center, Joint Ventures, Long Term Care Transactions, Management companies, Mergers, Physician Practice/Physician Organization Transactions, Private Placements & Syndications, Radiation Oncology Center, Strategic Alliances