Bio: Karen S. Lovitch is the Chair of Mintz Levin’s Health Law Practice. She counsels health care clients on regulatory and compliance issues. Her experience includes matters related to the anti-kickback statute, the Stark law, state statutes prohibiting kickbacks and self-referrals, and the federal Physician Payments Sunshine Act.
Lovitch specializes in the representation of laboratories and diagnostics companies. She regularly counsels on compliance with CLIA and state laboratory licensure laws, federal and state limitations on billing for diagnostic services, and legal restrictions on sales and marketing activities. She has served as regulatory counsel in a number of mergers and acquisitions involving laboratories and diagnostics companies and has represented numerous laboratories and diagnostics companies in state and federal government investigations alleging violation of the anti-kickback statute, the federal False Claims Act, and other state and federal laws.