Michael P. Gennett
Michael P. Gennett
Of Counsel 
One Southeast Third Avenue
25th Floor
Miami, FL 33131

Michael Gennett represents both healthcare practitioners and institutional providers including medical practices, medical equipment companies, pharmacies, and surgical centers, with a focus on healthcare licensing, and Medicare and Medicaid compliance issues. He has represented clients in most state and federal administrative forums in South Florida and Tallahassee, as well as in the state circuit and appeals courts. Michael's client work includes defending providers in whistleblower cases and data breaches. He also defends providers in Medicare and Medicaid overpayment and prepayment review cases. In addition, Michael assists healthcare companies and insurers in navigating the highly regulated path to startup, including initial licensing and obtaining provider numbers, and represents buyers and sellers in transactions involving healthcare companies. Michael is Board Certified in Health Law by The Florida Bar and was a member of The Florida Bar's Health Law Certification Committee, which oversees the examination process for certifying attorneys as health law specialists. He was a committee member from 2008-2014, as well as past chair.

Defense of Medicare-certified home health agency in a False Claims Act suit receiving national publicity.
Representation of two plastic surgeons in licensure complaints following patient treatment.
Representation of national medical equipment companies in defending against multi-million dollar Medicare audits.
Representation of gastroenterologist in the defense of a charge of substandard care by hospital peer review committee.
Representation of a large orthopaedic physician practice in fending off a Medicare prepayment review.
Representation in closing of a stock purchase of a Medicare-certified community mental health center in North Florida.

Board Certified in Health Law, The Florida Bar Board of Legal Specialization and Education
The Best Lawyers in America 2013-2014, Listed in Florida for Health Care Law
South Florida Business Journal, Recognized as a "Heavy Hitter in Health Care"

Lorman Education Services National Teleconference, Speaker, "Criminal Liabilities Under HIPAA - Who Knew You Could go to Prison?" March 24, 2009
Lorman Education Services Seminar, Speaker, "HIPAA Privacy Regulations Overview," Miami, Florida, January 30, 2009

The Florida Bar, Health Law Section, Member
Florida Association of Medical Equipment Services, Board Member, Past Director
American Health Lawyers Association, Member
Special Olympics Miami-Dade, Executive Committee, Member
Victory Living Programs, Board Member

Legal Intern to the Honorable William Hoeveler, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida

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Michael P. Gennett


J.D., St. Thomas University School of Law, 1996
B.S., Florida State University, 1985

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