Jeremy L. Belanger is a member of the firm’s health care compliance team. Jeremy helps providers and practices with compliance and practice matters, including billing and compliance audits, corrective action plans, overpayment issues, and Stark and kickback review.
Prior to joining the firm, Jeremy worked with the University of Michigan Health System’s Office of the General Counsel. While there, Jeremy worked on a wide range of Healthcare related issues. Primarily, he worked on regulatory and compliance issues, including issues with the Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute, as well as numerous Medicare and Medicaid issues. While there, he worked on several strategic transactional affiliations, where he performed due diligence review and reviewed merger agreements and other contractual agreements. He also conducted research on antitrust issues, medical malpractice, the Michigan Medical Marihuana Act, and cryopreservation case law.
Prior to working for the University of Michigan Health System, Jeremy worked with the U.S. Attorney’s Office. While there, he worked on a variety of cases, including the Federal Tort Claims Act and False Claims Act. He also worked with the Healthcare Fraud Unit, assisting the unit in bringing both criminal and civil claims.
Jeremy is a recent graduate of Michigan State University College of Law, graduating Magna Cum Laude. During his academic career Jeremy earned two Jurisprudence Achievement Awards and was on the Dean’s List every semester while in law school. He served as the Managing Editor of Publication for the Journal of Business & Securities Law, as Vice-President with the Student Bar Association, as well as the student liaison with the Academic Standards Committee and the Admissions Committee. Jeremy attended Eastern Michigan University, were he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Law and Government and a minor in Biology. He was on the Dean’s List consistently and graduated Magna Cum Laude.
Prior to law school, Jeremy worked as a private investigator for insurance and disability claims. His work involved reviewing records related to insurance claims, interviewing claimants, and obtaining, reviewing, and summarizing medical records. His work investigating and updating disability claims to assist adjusters in determining if a claimant still meets the requirements for disability requirements.
Healthcare runs deep in Jeremy’s experiences. While working during his undergraduate experience, he worked as a Security Officer in a local neighborhood hospital. Both of his parents are registered nurses.
Jeremy served in the Army from 2003 to 2006 as an infantryman and deployed to Iraq in 2004 to 2005. In his time he served as a Styrker driver, an automatic rifleman, and a team leader.
In his spare time, he enjoys reading, going to the movies, and travel with his wife.