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Mr. Liles focuses his practice on fraud defense, internal audits / investigations and compliance and regulatory matters. Mr. Liles has represented a wide variety of health care providers with administrative and civil proceedings and in connection with internal compliance reviews. He currently serves on the Advisory Panel for the Corporate Compliance Center for the South Texas College of Law. Mr. Liles has achieved an “AV” rating by Martindale-Hubbell, the highest rating that may be awarded to an attorney. He has also been rated “10.0” (out of a possible 10.0) by AVVO, a nationwide attorney rating service.
Robert is a nationally-recognized speaker and educator on health law regulatory issues. He has taught and lectured at more than 100 regional and national conferences, seminars and webinars to Federal and State prosecutors, investigators, auditors, industry representatives, providers and suppliers on a variety of regulatory issues. Notably, while a Federal prosecutor, Robert was asked by the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General (HHS-OIG) to accompany several of their staff members overseas to train Ukrainian prosecutors and investigators on how to handle allegations of health care fraud and abuse.
Several years ago, Mr. Liles was asked by Practice Management Institute, one of the nation’s oldest health care administration educators, to develop the curriculum for a non-hospital program for Certified Medical Compliance Officers. This certification program has been widely lauded by participants and is believed to be the most comprehensive, targeted compliance certification program currently available to small and mid-sized health care provider organizations. The course was recently approved for physician Continuing Medical Education (CEU) credit.
Mr. Liles’ health care management education / background and his extensive experience working in the area of health law provide a real-world perspective when advising health care providers and durable medical equipment suppliers on enforcement and regulatory compliance issues.