Clark Hill Attorney Michael W. Matthews to Speak on University of Detroit Mercy’s Health Care Panel

Mar 17, 2010

BIRMINGHAM, MI - Clark Hill attorney Michael W. Matthews will participate in the University of Detroit Mercy’s (UDM) health care panel discussion on Wednesday, March 17, 2010 at UDM’s McNichols Campus. Michael will join Dave Nantais, LDI Director, UDM; Wayne Bradley, President and CEO of the Detroit Community Health Connection; Aiisya Williams, Director of the McAuley Nurse Managed Clinic; and Professor Todd Ray, UDM. The panel will be discussing health care issues facing Detroit residents such as access to health care for the uninsured, racial inequities in health care, and the effect of the socioeconomic climate on the health of Detroit residents. For more information, please visit .

Michael W. Matthews is an associate in the Healthcare Practice Group of Clark Hill’s Birmingham office and concentrates his practice in the healthcare industry.

Prior to his legal career, Michael served in executive roles for hospitals and long-term care facilities, including the Chief Executive Officer for two different hospitals and as long-term care Administrator.

Michael counsels clients in numerous aspects of healthcare law. He regularly advises a variety of healthcare providers, including hospitals, health systems, physician groups, behavioral health providers, long term care providers, home health agencies and other healthcare related entities on business, transactional, and regulatory matters such as the acquisition and merger of physician medical practices, preparation and review of hospital, physician and other provider contracts, preparation and review of provider policy and procedures, professional services agreements, and general contracts. His day-to-day work also involves counseling clients on corporate organizational matters, corporate compliance, board of director/trustee organization and governance, Fraud and Abuse/Stark opinions, obtaining and maintaining tax exemption, and general physician contracting matters, including recruitment and employment arrangements.

Representative Healthcare Clients:

§ Hospitals/Health Systems

§ Physician Group Practices

§ Long-term Care including Skilled Nursing Facilities, Assisted Living, and Continuing Care Retirement Communities

§ Home Health Care Agencies

§ Behavioral Health Organizations

Clark Hill PLC is a full service law firm that provides  business legal services, government & public affairs, and personal legal services to our clients throughout the country. With offices in Arizona, Illinois, Michigan and Washington DC, Clark Hill has more than 200 attorneys and professionals. For more information on our firm and our services, visit .