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Michael McCarrie began his legal career in the Felony Jury and Career Criminal Units of the Philadelphia District Attorney’s office. Next, he became a Partner in the Arson and Fraud Unit at the Cozen, O’Connor Law Firm in Philadelphia. He later worked as the Senior Fraud Counsel at Independence Blue Cross and was the author of the Fraud Manual. As the son of a distinguished Philadelphia Police Captain he has intricate experience concerning law enforcement and related matters.
Michael is currently a Partner at the Artz Law Firm at its Philadelphia office. He routinely practices in the areas of Health Care Fraud and Compliance, White Collar Criminal Defense, licensing of healthcare professionals, credentialing, medical nursing, pharmaceutical, and chiropractic board-related investigations and disputes. He has handled a wide variety of white collar criminal cases across the country, including Healthcare Fraud, Medicare and Medicaid Fraud, pharmaceutical and FDA-related matters, and criminal investigations. His clients have included physicians, pharmacists, nurses, physical therapists, chiropractors, and their practices. This included civil litigation, the defense of RICO and fraud suits, overpayment, billing, and disbursement disputes; Recovery Audit Contractor (“RAC”) disputes and Medical Integrity Program audits; Medicare reimbursement appeals; and issues involving employment terminations, restrictive covenants, and other healthcare related business disputes. He also litigates a broad range of other civil matters including contract actions, employment disputes and allegations of statutory or common law fraud.
Mr. McCarrie received his Juris Doctorate (J.D) degree from the Widener University School of Law. He earned his Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree from Wilkes University. He is admitted to practice in the state of Pennsylvania and has appeared in Federal and State Courts not only in Pennsylvania but also in New York and New Jersey. He is a member of the American, Pennsylvania and Philadelphia Bar Associations. He is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers. He speaks extensively on white collar and healthcare litigation issues, including fraud, abuse and compliance. He regularly lectures at the PBI Health Law Institute and we are extremely pleased to work with him from time to time and add him as an Attorney affiliated with the Legal Strike Force.