Maria T. Currier

Maria T. Currier


Holland & Knight LLP

Recognized since 2003

Miami, Florida

Practice Areas

Health Care Law

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Maria T. Currier is a partner in the Business Law Section of Holland & Knight and chairs the firm's National Healthcare and Life Sciences Team. She has more than 24 years of experience serving clients in the healthcare industry and is Board Certified in Health Law as recognized by The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education. Her healthcare practice focuses on health reform matters, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, commercial transactions, healthcare regulatory matters, fraud and abuse, managed care and international business ventures for healthcare clients.

Ms. Currier has counseled clients on: clinical integration; federal healthcare reform; new delivery models, including ACOs; Medicare & Medicaid reimbursement and regulatory issues; patient safety and quality initiatives; HIPAA; federal and state fraud and abuse matters; Stark-related matters; corporate compliance plans; false claims act compliance; and physician incentive arrangements. She has served as counsel to hospitals, nursing homes, long-term care providers, home health companies, large medical groups, ambulatory surgery centers, integrated health systems, provider sponsored organizations, health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, physician-hospital organizations, physician management companies, pharmaceutical companies, employer self-insured plans, prepaid health plans, Medicare Advantage Plans, national diagnostic companies and academic medical centers.

Relevant Experience

  • represents multi-hospital system, advising on health reform and national physician clinical integration strategies
  • handles acquisitions and sales of physician practices, hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies, clinical laboratories, pharmacies and other healthcare providers
  • counsels clients on federal and Florida fraud and abuse, Stark-related matters, corporate compliance plans, false claims act compliance and physician incentive arrangements
  • serves as special regulatory and international counsel for a large South Florida hospital system
  • serves as outside general counsel for the South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association
  • counsels largest national provider of workers compensation services with multistate regulatory issues
  • counsel for national physician management company for state managed care and general healthcare matters
  • represents several Medicare Advantage plans with state and federal compliance matters and provider contracting
  • experienced in federal and state laws governing clinical trials and IRBs
  • represents academic medical centers with technology transfer, affiliation agreements and HIPAA privacy and security regulation compliance
  • represented the Puerto Rico Department of Health in Medicare and Medicaid regulatory matters
  • represented large distributor of medical supplies and equipment to establish foreign operations in Latin America
  • represented U.S. healthcare technology companies in establishing distribution and sales agreements throughout Latin America
  • analyzed and developed international opportunities for U.S. healthcare clients in the emerging Latin American healthcare markets
  • experienced in forming complex integrated healthcare delivery systems
  • involved in managed care negotiations and contracting, including risk-sharing and capitation arrangements

Location

  • 701 Brickell Avenue, Suite 3300
    Miami, FL 33131

Languages

  • Spanish

Education

  • Saint Louis University, B.S.N., graduated 1980

Bar Admissions

  • Florida, The Florida Bar

Affiliations

  • American Bar Association - Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association - Member
  • South Florida Hospital & Healthcare Association - Member

Recognized in The Best Lawyers® in America 2023 for work in:

  • Health Care Law

Awards:

  • University of Miami Law Review
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
  • Diversity Magazine, The Most Powerful and Influential Women in Florida, 2009
  • Florida Super Lawyers magazine, Top 50 Florida Women Lawyers, 2007-2009
  • Florida Super Lawyers magazine, 2006-2013
  • Florida Legal Elite, Florida Trend magazine, 2006-2010, 2012, 2013
  • Top 25 Influential Business Women, South Florida Business Journal, 2011
  • Power Leader in Health Care, South Florida Business Journal, 2012 and 2013
  • Chambers USA – America's Leading Business Lawyers guide, Healthcare, 2005-2013; Healthcare: Transactional, 2013

Publications

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