Butzel Long attorney Robert H. Schwartz appointed to represent Detroit on the Jewish Federations of North America Health and Long-Term Care Committee
BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich. – Butzel Long attorney and shareholder Robert H. Schwartz has been appointed to represent Detroit on the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) Health and Long-Term Care Committee. The Committee’s objective is to educate, engage and empower the communities it serves on critical health and long-term care issues. JFNA is the national umbrella organization for the Federation system of which the Jewish Federation is a part.
Schwartz also will attend the 2019 JFNA Health and Long-Term Care Summit in Washington, D.C. from May 7-8. He will meet with Congressional representatives and present an award to U.S. Representative Debbie Dingell.
Schwartz's practice includes corporate and healthcare activities. He has extensive experience in business planning, mergers and acquisitions and in assisting healthcare and hospital clients in the healthcare regulatory areas including reimbursement, fraud, and abuse, hospital-physician relations, pharmacies in both the community and long-term care setting, among others.
He is a member of the Health Law Sections of the American Bar Association and State Bar of Michigan, the American Health Lawyers Association, the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, as well as the State Bar of Michigan. He is a Board Member of Oakland County Michigan's Medical Main Street and an American Health Lawyer Association Trained Arbitrator, Mediator and Hearing Officer.
Schwartz formerly served on the Michigan Health & Hospital Association (MHA) Committee on Hospital-Physician Alignment and the Health Information Strategy Committee. Representing non-profit organizations also has become a staple of his practice including organizations such as trade associations, medical organizations, and quasi-government organizations among others.
Schwartz graduated from Wayne State University Law School (J.D.) and Wayne State University (B.A.). He is admitted to practice in Michigan and New York.