Meri Gordon represents clients in connection with various healthcare dispute matters, focusing on managed care litigation and healthcare fraud and abuse matters. She regularly counsels healthcare providers in disputes with managed care companies around the country in matters involving contract interpretation and medical necessity denials.
Meri’s practice involves:
Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Meri practiced in the New York office of Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, LLP.
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Lead counsel representing cardiology practice in FCA retaliation lawsuit alleging that cardiologist was terminated after raising concerns that his recruiting agreement violated the Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law. The district court dismissed the lawsuit and the dismissal was affirmed by the Sixth Circuit. Fakorede v. Mid-South Heart Center, P.C., 2017 WL 4217230 (6th Cir. Sep 22, 2017)
Representing a national hospital system in arbitrations around the country in disputes against a large commercial insurer for underpaying and denying hundreds of claims related to medical necessity