Stuart Silverman is an attorney with the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit in the District of Columbia Office of the Inspector General (OIG). He also has been designated as a Special Assistant United States Attorney and a Special Assistant Attorney General for the District of Columbia. Mr. Silverman has practiced health care law for most of his professional life. Prior to joining the OIG, Mr. Silverman was in private practice with Greenberg Traurig, and was also with the Office of the General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). During his law firm association, Mr. Silverman provided counsel to health care clients on fraud and abuse, managed care, Medicare reimbursement as well as long term care issues. While with HHS, he represented the Health Care Financing Administration in federal court and before administrative tribunals on issues arising under the Medicare and Medicaid programs. Early in his career, Mr. Silverman was an attorney with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and a Special Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia.
Stuart Silverman has been active with the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA). He has held various leadership positions with AHLA. Mr. Silverman was a Vice-Chair for the HMOs and Health Plans Practice Group, and Co-Chair of the Sarbanes-Oxley Task Force. He was Chair of the Corporate Governance Task Force. Mr. Silverman has also served as the Chair of the AHLA Business Law and Governance Practice Group.
Mr. Silverman is an Adjunct Associate Professor at American University Washington College of Law and has taught a single two-hour class session on Medicaid fundamentals and enforcement initiatives to combat Medicaid fraud for the Health Law and Policy Institute (Summer 2010, 2011). He was also a guest lecturer at the Tsinghua University School of Law in Beijing, China for an eight-lecture series on American health law (May 2011).
Stuart Silverman has written articles on numerous topics, and has appeared at conferences as a panel member on various health care subjects, including fraud and abuse and health care quality in nursing homes. Mr. Silverman has been a member of the Advisory Board for the BNA publication Health Care Fraud Report and a member of the Steering Committee of the Health Law Section for the District of Columbia Bar.
Mr. Silverman received his J.D. degree from Temple University School of Law, and is a member of the Pennsylvania and District of Columbia Bars. He is also a member of the United States Supreme Court, and the American Bar Association. Mr. Silverman has held past memberships in the International Bar Association, the London Court of International Arbitration and the National Association of Corporate Directors.
Degrees & Universities
- B.S., Drexel University
- J.D., Temple University School of Law