Marc Hewitt is an experienced healthcare and litigation attorney focusing on administrative litigation, health care disputes, and regulatory matters, and represents healthcare providers in a variety of commercial and business disputes.
Marc handles numerous Certificate of Need (CON) matters for hospitals, dialysis providers, nursing and assisted living facilities, diagnostic service providers and other private providers, involving a variety of services and facilities.
He represents clients in regulatory disputes including false claims act, Medicaid clinical coverage policies, Medicare cost reporting, licensure and certification, provider enrollment disputes, appeals and settlement of post-payment audits and recoupment, and others.
Marc also advises healthcare providers on regulatory compliance and related issues before the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services and Department of Insurance, including managed care, formation and compliance of HMO entities, joint ventures, fraud and abuse, licensure and others.
Marc also handles healthcare-related commercial and business disputes, including those involving contract, unfair business practices, fraud, and intra-company disputes. Among others, Marc has represented providers in civil disputes over hospital management and financing agreements, allergy testing and medical billing services, diagnostic imaging services, and failed implementations of electronic health records (EHR) and practice management systems.
Marc is licensed to practice in North Carolina. He is a member of the North Carolina Society of Healthcare Attorneys and the Health Law Section of the North Carolina Bar Association, and served as President of the North Carolina Society of Healthcare Attorneys in 2013-14. Marc is rated "AV" Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating available, and was selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America and the North Carolina Super Lawyers magazine - Rising Stars edition. Marc served as a judge advocate in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1996 to 2000. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina School of Law and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from the University of North Carolina.