Alan Arville provides strategic, transactional, and regulatory guidance to the health care industry. His legal practice primarily focuses on matters relating to the distribution, dispensing, and reimbursement of pharmaceuticals, including the Medicare Part D program, the Medicare Advantage program, the 340B Drug Discount Program, federal anti-kickback and anti-inducement laws, HIPAA privacy and security, health care licensing, drug purchase agreements, payor contracting, and affiliations and other collaborative arrangements. Alan’s clients include regional and national pharmacy chains; specialty pharmacies; health care systems; disproportionate share hospitals, federal grantees, and other 340B covered entities; drug manufacturers and distributors; group purchasing organizations; and pharmacy services administrative organizations. Alan also devotes a substantial portion of his practice to representing private equity firms in the evaluation, due diligence, and acquisition of health care companies.
Pharmacies (chain and independent pharmacies, retailers with pharmacy operations, and specialty pharmacies) seek Alan’s advice on a diverse array of transactions and compliance issues. For example, Alan advises on patient reward and drug discount programs, manufacturer and third-party payor relations, Medicare Part D compliance, medication therapy management services, health and wellness programs, data sharing arrangements, 340B contract pharmacy arrangements, and limited distribution network and other specialty pharmacy models.
Alan also has extensive experience working with disproportionate share hospitals, federal grantees, and other 340B covered entities, contract pharmacies, and 340B management service providers on 340B compliance, outlook, and strategy. Covered entities turn to Alan for assistance with implementing 340B compliance policies and procedures, contract pharmacy arrangements, self-assessments, and independent audits. He also helps covered entities with HRSA audits, manufacturer audits, and self-disclosures.
A contributor to the firm’s Health Law Advisor blog, Alan is the author of numerous articles and a frequent speaker on health care topics. He is a current member of the Board of Trustees of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Foundation (AMCP Foundation).