Ayman H. Soliman
Abrams Fensterman, LLP
3 Dakota Drive
Lake Success, NY 11042
Tel: (516) 328-2300, ext. 250
Mr. Soliman focuses his practice on health care transactional, compliance, and regulatory matters. He represents a variety of health care providers including Hospitals and Health Systems, Ambulatory Surgery Centers, Article 28 Diagnostic and Treatment Facilities, IPAs, Durable Medical Equipment providers, Management Service Organizations, Imaging Facilities, medical groups, and physicians.
Mr. Soliman provides counsel and advice on an array of corporate and regulatory issues that affect health care practitioners such as M&A and joint ventures between health care providers, including the formation of “Supergroups”; negotiating and drafting various transactional contracts related to professional and management services, employment and independent contractor services, equipment and space leases, sales arrangements, laboratory services, and software licensing & service agreements. Also, Mr. Soliman assists business persons involved in the health care field in the area of managing health care facilities or practices.
In addition, Mr. Soliman prepares legal analyses and offers counsel on matters involving anti-kickback laws, physician self-referral laws “Stark Laws”, the False Claims Act and state insurance fraud laws. Furthermore, he advises clients on self-disclosure protocols and voluntary refunds and provides representation in civil and criminal government investigations and whistleblower (qui tam) actions. Mr. Soliman has successfully negotiated several matters with the Office of Inspector General and the Office of Medicaid Inspector General.
Mr. Soliman also advises clients on HIPAA Privacy and Security standards and assists clients in conducting HIPAA risk assessments. He develops compliance policy and employee training programs, provides representation in compliance investigations and audits, and counsels on privacy breaches and remediation.
Furthermore, Mr. Soliman advises on Medicare and Medicaid enrollment, private network and managed care contracting and out-of-network provider billing. He counsels on reimbursement and overpayments, and provides representation in CMS, Medicaid, and private payor audits.
Mr. Soliman frequently lectures on various healthcare issues before hospitals, medical groups, and medical associations advising residents on employment agreements, post residency as well as lecturing on risk management and compliance.
Mr. Soliman have been designated a Super Lawyer in New York Health Care Law in 2016 and 2017. He received the Top Attorneys of North America award in 2016 and Top Attorneys in the Metro New York area in 2017. In addition, Mr. Soliman is the recipient of the award of Lawyers of Distinction for 2018 for “Recognizing Excellence in Health Care Law.” He was featured in Long Island Business News in 2014 and 2018 and was recognized in “2018 New York’s Leaders in the Law.”
For five years, Mr. Soliman served as the Administrator of an Article 28, Ambulatory Surgery Center in the New York area.
He received his J.D. degree from New York Law School and a Bachelor of Arts, from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Mr. Soliman is admitted to practice in the State of New York.
He is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, American Bar Association, New York State Bar Association and American College of Healthcare Executives.
Abrams Fensterman has one of the largest health care legal practices in New York state, representing over 125 nursing homes, a large number of medical groups and individuals in a variety of complex health care-related matters. Some of our clients include physicians, medical societies, ambulatory surgery centers, diagnostic and treatment centers, hospitals, imaging facilities, dentists, podiatrists, chiropractors, early intervention agencies and other health care providers. This experience has led to our health care lawyers presenting lectures at bar associations, professional organizations, hospitals and colleges.
We have broad legal experience with a wide range of issues facing our valued clients, including:
- Admission, treatment and discharge of patients
- Advanced directives, health care proxies/treatment decisions
- Affiliation and network agreements
- Ancillary provider agreements
- Assisted outpatient treatment orders
- Business formation, corporate law and entity selection
- Business and corporate transactions
- Buy-sell agreements
- Certificate of Need applications
- Contract negotiation, contract enforcement and litigation
- Corporate compliance programs/internal investigations
- Discrimination claims
- Employment, shareholder and partnership agreements
- Employment issues
- Government audits and investigations
- HIPAA compliance
- Managed care agreements
- Mental health
- Mergers and acquisitions
- OPMC /OPD investigations and actions
- Regulatory compliance, licensing and administrative law
- Stark and anti-kickback issues
- Survey certification and enforcement
- Transfer agreements
- Treatment over objection hearings, and other psychiatric/medical proceedings
- Voluntary/involuntary hospitalization and retention matters
Our health law attorneys also guide health care providers through the New York State Department of Health’s Certificate of Need process, as well as the department’s survey process. When issues of compliance arise, we work with providers to develop plans of correction and represent the providers through the Informal Dispute Resolution process.
Solo and group practitioners choose Abrams Fensterman when:
- Seeking representation before the Department of Health and the Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC)
- Implementing a corporate compliance program
- Acquiring or selling a medical practice
- Negotiating a managed care agreement
- Entering into a joint venture, partnership or employment agreement
- Forming a provider organization
Our health law attorneys represent physicians and physicians’ assistants who are under investigation or who are facing disciplinary board hearings. We have experience representing the interests of health care professionals in a variety of settings, including disciplinary proceedings brought by the OPMC and the Office of Professional Discipline (OPD). We provide knowledgeable representation at every step of the process to help preserve their professional licenses.
The legal team at Abrams Fensterman is committed to providing each client with quality counsel, innovative solutions and personalized service. Founded in 2000, the firm offers the legal expertise of its 115-plus attorneys, who have accumulated experience and problem-solving skills over decades of practice.
Abrams Fensterman serves clients throughout the New York metropolitan area from offices in Lake Success, Long Island, Brooklyn, Manhattan, White Plains, Rochester and Albany.
The firm initially built its reputation for excellence through its representation of health care providers in all aspects of health care law. The firm represents doctors, chiropractors, physical therapists, dentists, podiatrists, ambulatory surgery centers, nursing homes, hospitals, dialysis providers, home health care companies, assisted living providers and a host of other health care providers in regulatory, transactional and civil and criminal fraud matters. Partners of the law firm include former nurses, surgery center executives and assistant attorney generals.
Capitalizing on these strengths, Abrams Fensterman has grown to become a well-recognized, full service law firm.