Arnold I. Menchel, JD, is a partner with Halloran & Sage LLP, and chair of the Halloran and Sage Health Care Practice. He joined Halloran & Sage following over three decades with the Connecticut Attorney General’s Office. For the last 15 of those years, Mr. Menchel was head of the Connecticut AG’s Health Care Fraud/Whistleblower/Health Care Advocacy department with responsibility for HIPAA enforcement as well as advocating for mental health parity. He supervised the first lawsuit in the country brought by a state attorney general to enforce HIPAA.
Since joining Halloran & Sage, LLP, his practice has been focused on compliance with HIPAA and various state and federal reimbursement and fraud and abuse statutes. He advises and represents all types of providers, including behavior health providers regarding Medicaid and Medicare reimbursement requirements, audits and fraud, and abuse investigations. Mr. Menchel also advises and represents providers with respect to department of public health licensing and investigations.