Tony Maida is a partner in the health care practice at the law firm McDermott Will & Emery based in the firm's New York office. He works closely with the firm’s health and white-collar teams on criminal, civil and administrative investigations. Tony also counsels clients on corporate transactions and compliance programs. He has extensive experience in health care fraud and abuse and compliance issues, including the federal Anti-Kickback and Physician Self-Referral/Stark laws, false claims and overpayments, and government investigations.
Tony previously served for almost a decade with the Office of Counsel to the Inspector General at the United States Department of Health and Human Services. As Deputy Chief of the Administrative and Civil Remedies Branch, Tony led a team of lawyers representing the agency on False Claims Act and Civil Monetary Penalty Law cases, including conducting investigations and negotiating settlements and corporate integrity agreements in some of the largest settlements obtained by the United States. He participated in defending the OIG in numerous exclusion appeals. Additionally, Tony was a principal author of the OIG’s current Self-Disclosure Protocol and the 2009 Open Letter, and was a principal author of the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking for the OIG’s civil monetary penalty authorities. He also provided technical assistance to Congress on related provisions of the Affordable Care Act. Tony also spent time on detail as a Senior Advisor at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on program integrity policy issues, including the Medicare and Medicaid Overpayment Rule.