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Jennifer Kirschenbaum, Esq. is the managing partner of K&K's healthcare department.  Jennifer devotes her practice towards assisting practitioners in all aspects of private practice, Office-Based Surgery practice, Article 28 facility formation and operation, Independent Practice Association formation and operation, as well as hospital based practice and hospital relationships/arrangements.  Jennifer began her career focusing on third party payor and government payor audit defense, OPMC and OPD licensure matters and general practice matters, including license agreements, during her time as an associate at Abrams Fensterman, et al.  Her practice expanded when she joined Rivkin Radler LLP, where she focused on regulatory compliance and transactional matters. Since bringing healthcare to Kirschenbaum and Kirschenbaum, P.C. in 2008, the firm now represents thousands of practitioners, including medical doctors, dentists, chiropractors and other licensees in all areas of practice.  Our healthcare clients benefit from our firm's expertise in litigation, real estate, trust and estates and bankruptcy.  In addition to traditional healthcare counseling, we specialize in practice break-ups, trademark infringement, breach of contract, etc. 

Practitioners contact Jennifer at all stages of practice, from their first employment agreement review and negotiation, their first lease, first partnership agreement, first patient issue, first lawsuit, first HIPAA complaint, first hospital contract, collection issues, audit through partnership structuring, mergers and acquisitions, practice sale, hospital employment or closure and everything in between. We are here to assist in any and all issues that arise that cannot be easily addressed internally or require third party consultation.  Not sure if you need help?  Jennifer is available for you to call and discuss your issue and to assess with you whether you require legal or other assistance. 

For additional information on the many services our healthcare department provides, please visit our healthcare page on this website to read a detailed overview of each area we regularly assist clients with.  Located HERE

In addition to managing and triaging healthcare matters for the healthcare department, Jennifer focuses her practice on regulatory compliance with the Federal Stark and Anti-Kickback statutes and related state laws, transactional matters, Medicare/Medicaid/Third Party Payor audit defense, licensure issues and defense, litigation strategy and general practice management matters.

Jennifer and the K&K team are committed to providing continued education to their community, including organized medicine.  K&K is approved for all of the New York State Dental Association legal panels and is a regularly recommended firm.  K&K also has an ongoing relationship with the following associations:  Bronx County Medical Association, Queens County Medical Association, New York County Medical Association, AAPI NYC Metro, American Association of Office Based Surgery, New York State Ophthalmological Society, Queens County Dental Society, the New York State Radiology Society, as well as other associations.  Jennifer and her team regularly lectures at organized medicine functions, grand rounds, and residency programs.   Looking for an educational program?  Contact Jennifer to schedule a talk and let her know which topic you are looking for. 

Jennifer also manages K&K's security alarm licensure department and handles security industry buy/sell arrangements.  Jennifer oversees nationwide licensure for members of the security industry, assist with healthcare integration for Personal Emergency Response systems, counsels on proper implementation of cameras and audio on unsecure environments, and represents members of the security industry in the purchase or sale in the security industry. 

To contact Jennifer with a question or to schedule her for a speaking engagement email her at or call her at (516) 747-6700 x. 302.

Healthcare Topics Jennifer Regularly Lectures On

  • Your First Employment Contract
  • Defending Against Audit
  • Practice Operations
  • Implementing New HIPAA Requirements
  • All About Compliance
  • Mega-Group Formation and Membership
  • Contracting with a Hospital as a Group or Solo Doc
  • Understanding Self-Referral Laws

Interested in a topic you do not see?  Email Jennifer or check out the healthcare newsletter archive (here) and see if she has already covered the topic you are looking for.  Not a member of our healthcare newsletter?  Sign up here. 

Alarm Topics Jennifer Regularly Lectures On

  • Introduction to Alarm Law
  • Buy/Sell Agreements

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New York State

American Bar Association
New York State Bar Association
New York County Lawyers Association
Nassau County Bar Association

Brooklyn Law School, JD
Emory University

(516) 747-6700, ext. 302