Frank R. Ciesla

Professional Biography

Mr. Ciesla is Chair Emeritus of the firm's Health Care Law Practice Area. His practice is primarily devoted to Health Care and Government Contracts Law. He counsels clients on legal developments facing healthcare providers in the modern health care environment. Firm clients include hospitals, nursing homes, physicians and physician groups, individual practice associations, home health agencies, ambulance carriers and industry-wide associations.

Mr. Ciesla advises such clients on business structures, mergers and consolidations, joint ventures, reorganization of health care providers, ongoing operation, establishment of new providers and purchases of existing providers. He counsels on issues such as certificate of need laws, corporate practice of medicine, Medicare and Medicaid certification, medical staff privileging issues, peer review activities, tax issues and anti-trust issues. He also represents clients in reimbursement litigation and third party payor issues.

Mr. Ciesla represents nonprofit institutions in tax exempt bond transactions, in the Office of Administrative Law and the state and federal courts, on a variety of matters including contract disputes, certificate of need appeals, reimbursement and medical staff privileging issues. Mr. Ciesla also assists clients with federal government procurement regulations and appeals processes.

Mr. Ciesla is the co-author of The New Jersey Healthcare Law Blog, a blog dedicated to providing Federal and State healthcare news, laws, regulations, and upcoming events pertaining to the healthcare field.

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