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Benjamin A. Durie



University of California, Berkeley, B.A., 2003

University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law, J.D., 2008, summa cum laude

Bar Admissions

  • 2008, California
Presentations & Speaking Engagements

Benjamin A. Durie is a Partner in the San Francisco office of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman, P.C.  His practice includes healthcare-related business transactions and general corporate representation for healthcare entities, including structuring contracts between hospitals and physicians, fraud and abuse compliance issues and the purchase and sale of healthcare facilities.  Ben specializes in hospital mergers and acquisitions and Stark related compliance issues including self-disclosures for hospitals and hospital chains.  Ben presents regularly on fraud and abuse matters, and has recently focused on assisting clients with the implementation of MACRA and its impact on physician compensation, particularly as it relates to hospital/physician alignment.  He graduated from the University of California, Berkeley in 2003 with a degree in Political Economics and received his J.D. from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law in 2008, summa cum laude.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association, Fraud and Abuse Practice Group
  • California Society for Healthcare Attorneys, Publications Committee

Presentations & Speaking Engagements

  • Self-Disclosure and the 60-day Repayment Rule, LACBA Healthcare Law Section, 12th Annual Healthcare Law Compliance Symposium (October 1, 2015) (co-presenter)
  • Recent Developments and Practical Tips or Stark Self Disclosure, CSHA Annual Meeting & Spring Seminar, Huntington Beach, April 19, 2015 (co-presenter)
  • The Dangerous New World of Healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions, and Joint Ventures, California Society for Healthcare Risk Management Webinar, November 17, 2014.
  • Guest Lecturer at the University of California, Hastings and the University of California, Berkeley on healthcare fraud and abuse topics.

Health Law Perspectives

Other Publications


Author, The Stark Law: Comprehensive Analysis and Practical Guide, Sixth Edition (American Health Lawyers Association, 2018)

Health Care Compliance Professional's Manual, Behavioral Health Chapter, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business (August 20, 2015).

Making Way for MACRA: Positioning for Payment Reform, BNA's Health Law Reporter, 24 hlr 1163 (Sept. 3, 2015).

Fraud and Abuse Concerns in the Increasingly Frantic Health Care Transaction Landscape, AHLA Fraud & Abuse Newsletter (June 2015).

Navigating Due Diligence: Sensitive Information and Pitfalls, Co-Author, Business Law News, Issue Number 2 (2015) 

Halifax Case Signals Greater Stark Law Enforcement, Author, Health Law Perspectives, Vol. 16, No. 6, June 2014

Heightened Enforcement of Privacy and Security Laws Creates New Liability and Compliance Challenges for Providers and Business Associates. BNA Health Law Reporter (Sept. 24, 2009).

Will the Shift to Medicaid Managed Care and the Accompanying Shift in Power to the States Create A Second Tier System For Medicaid Beneficiaries? ABA’s Health Law Litigation Newsletter (Winter, 2008).

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