A highly accomplished litigator with tremendous depth and breadth of expertise in the health care industry, Andrew Selesnick is the Chair of M&R's Health Care Department.
Mr. Selesnick has successfully litigated a number of California’s most high-profile, large exposure health care cases, including those involving all the major health plans, as well as many independent practice associations. He has secured hundreds of millions of dollars for his clients, with these results setting several legal precedents. In one groundbreaking case, Mr. Selesnick successfully argued that health plans are responsible for reimbursing a reasonable portion of out-of-network emergency service providers’ costs.
Mr. Selesnick represents physicians, physician groups, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities and ambulatory surgery centers in reimbursement matters, provider-payer disputes and fraud and abuse defense. His clients include a wide array of national and regional providers, whom he has provided counsel through litigation, contracting, acquisitions, business formation and dissolution and risk management. Mr. Selesnick regularly advises skilled nursing facilities in shareholder derivative litigation and management and ownership disputes. He frequently provides counsel regarding the intricacies of the Affordable Care Act to his clients.
Mr. Selesnick has often been invited by both the California State Senate and the State Assembly to comment on legislation and regulations affecting health care providers.
He is a member of M&R's Executive and Strategic Planning Committees, as well as the Affordable Care Act Advisory Group.