Michael C. Thornhill

Michael C. Thornhill joined Miller Health Law Group in 2005 to provide transactional and compliance services to the firm. He has specialized in health care law for more than 30 years.  Since 1984, Mike has worked in private practice, advising and representing medical groups, individual practitioners, IPAs, PPOs, HMOs, and other managed care organizations, surgery centers, hospitals, and other health facilities, and various other health care and managed care companies, joint ventures and suppliers in their organizational, operational and regulatory matters. These matters include managed care contracts, reimbursement, licensing questions, hospital contracts, compliance issues such as the state and federal healthcare fraud and abuse laws and “Stark”, affiliations, mergers and acquisitions among a wide variety of health care and managed care organizations.  Mike has prepared two ACO applications and a number of “Knox-Keene” HMO applications.

He previously worked as first corporate counsel to a multi-state staff model HMO. Mike has published articles and made presentations to many local, state and national healthcare industry organizations. He is a former Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Los Angeles County Bar Association’s Health Care Law Section, a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the California Society for Healthcare Attorneys. Mike is a 1976 graduate of Boston University, School of Law and a 1973 graduate of Vassar College, cum laude with an A.B. degree.