Mr. Kalkines’ expertise focuses on all aspects of health care law, including corporate organization, regulatory compliance, finance and reimbursement matters.
His expertise also involves physician and faculty practice arrangements, capital financing, labor relations, collective bargaining, and medical/legal issues; substantial experience in representing financially distressed institutions and assisting in the planning, financing and construction of health care facilities; substantial experience in strategic planning and network development; financial turnarounds, planning and implementation including pre and post-bankruptcy restructurings.
Mr. Kalkines has served as general or special counsel to voluntary, public and proprietary health care providers, including academic medical centers, acute and specialty care hospitals, nursing homes, faculty practice plans and ambulatory care organizations.
Mr. Kalkines was a member of the Special Mayoral Task relating to the restructuring of the NYC’s public hospital system leading to the creation and implementation of the NYC Health and Hospital Corp. He subsequently served as Secretary and General Counsel. Mr. Kalkines has organized and led a number of legislative initiatives to enhance provider reimbursement and to establish special capital financing programs for financially distressed institutions.
Honors & Awards
Named as one of the Top-Ranked Attorneys, Chambers USA, 2006-2008.
Included in The Best Lawyers in America for more than ten years.