Tony Maida works closely with the Firm's health and white-collar teams on criminal, civil and administrative investigations. Tony also counsels clients on corporate transactions and compliance programs. He has extensive experience in health care fraud and abuse and compliance issues, including the federal Anti-Kickback and Physician Self-Referral/Stark laws, false claims and overpayments, and government investigations.
Tony previously served in the Office of Counsel to the Inspector General (OIG) at the US Department of Health and Human Services. As deputy chief of the Administrative and Civil Remedies Branch, he led a team of lawyers representing the agency on False Claims Act and Civil Monetary Penalty Law cases, including conducting investigations and negotiating settlements and corporate integrity agreements in some of the largest settlements obtained by the United States. He participated in defending the OIG in numerous exclusion appeals.
Additionally, Tony was the principal author of the OIG's current Self-Disclosure Protocol and the 2009 Open Letter, and was the principal author of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the OIG's civil monetary penalty authorities. Tony provided technical assistance to Congress on related provisions of the Affordable Care Act.
Tony also has advised at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on policy issues, including the Medicare and Medicaid Overpayment Rule, and has lectured on health care fraud and abuse issues at Boston University School of Law and American University Washington College of Law.
Prior to his government service, Tony represented hospitals and physician practices on health care regulatory and corporate compliance issues. During law school, Tony was the editor of the 2001 Symposium issues of the American Journal of Law and Medicine.