Board of Directors

Edward S. Kornreich


Edward S. Kornreich is the past long-standing chair of the Health Care Department of Proskauer Rose LLP, an international law firm, and past chair of the Health Law Section and Health Law Committee, respectively, of the New York State and New York City Bar Associations and is a recognized authority on the legal, regulatory, and business issues related to healthcare services. Over the course of his career with Proskauer, he worked primarily on healthcare transactions, regulatory compliance, healthcare payment, and governance issues for varied providers (both for-profit and not-for-profit), vendors, GPOs, distributors, and entrepreneurs.

Previously, Mr. Kornreich worked for the Legal Aid Society, after which he entered private practice, where he helped represent a major public hospital corporation in a series of reimbursement disputes with the state and federal governments and counseled New York area hospitals and nursing homes on reimbursement and operational issues. Following that, he served as General Counsel of St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, one of the largest teaching hospitals in New York. After leaving St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, he joined Proskauer as a Partner in 1990.

Mr. Kornreich frequently writes and lectures on Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, healthcare integration, not-for-profit law, corporate governance issues, and applying federal and state anti-kickback and “Stark” laws to healthcare transactions.

Mr. Kornreich received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Columbia University, Columbia College, and a Juris Doctor from Harvard Law School, graduating magna cum laude and as a member of Phi Beta Kappa. 

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