“The Godfather” of corporate governance and compliance joined Sean to discuss the False Claims Act, Regulatory Compliance Matters and what healthcare professionals should be aware of to avoid unwanted legal entanglements. As the Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, United States Department of Health and Human Services, Dallas, Texas, Gabriel advised and represented various agencies of the Department of Health and Human Services, including the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the Public Health Service, the Social Security Administration, and the Office of the Inspector General.
Gabriel's personal practice includes representing individuals and organizations accused of healthcare fraud and assisting and advising healthcare organizations on corporate governance and compliance matters. Gabriel is board certified as a specialist in Health Law by the Florida Bar.
Gabriel is a graduate of DePaul University College of Law and the University of Massachusetts. He is also certified in Health Care Compliance (CHC) by the Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics and the Health Care Compliance Association (SCCE/HCCA). This national accreditation reflects a professional level of competence and experience in compliance processes sufficient to assist healthcare business organizations to understand and address legal obligations and to promote organizational governance and integrity through the operation of effective compliance programs.
Gabriel's specific practice areas include Federal Government Strategies, Healthcare Compliance & Operations, Healthcare Government Investigations & Litigation, Healthcare Qui Tam Investigations & Litigation, State & Local Government Relations, and HIPAA & Health Information Privacy & Security.