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W. Bradley Tully

Partner

Education

University of California, Irvine, B.S., 1979, cum laude

University of California at Los Angeles School of Law, J.D., 1982

Bar Admissions

  • 1982, California
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W. Bradley Tully’s practice involves advising hospitals, physicians, laboratories and other providers with respect to business transactions and regulatory issues, with specialization in the area of Medicare/Medicaid and private payor “fraud and abuse,” and antikickback and physician self-referral issues. In addition to his general business work, his expertise includes counseling clients during federal and state investigations and self-audits, conducting/managing fraud investigations and representing providers in governmental, qui tam “whistleblower” and private litigation involving regulatory compliance issues. He is also a member of the firm's Fraud & Abuse Practice Group. 

Representative Matters

Hanlester Laboratories v. Shalala, 51F3d 1390 (9th Cir. 1995)

Professional Affiliations

  • Los Angeles County Bar Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • California Society of Healthcare Attorneys

Honors & Awards

  • Recognized as a top attorney by Chambers & Partners in California, 2014.
  • Southern California Super Lawyer, 2004-2017
  • Recognized by Best Lawyers, 2009-2016

Publications

Federal Anti-Kickback Law, BNA Health Law & Business Series

Federal Self-Referral Law, BNA Health Law & Business Series

“Materiality As A Constraint On False Claims Actions Based Upon Regulatory Noncompliance” (July, 2003, ABA Health Law Section, The Health Lawyer)

“Do Violations Of The Anti-Kickback Statute Result In False Claims?” (April, 2003, BNA’s Health Care Fraud Report)

“The FCA’s Materiality Requirement In The Context Of Hospital Cost Report Certifications” (July, 2002, Health Care Fraud & Abuse Newsletter)

“Enforcement Of Health Care Regulatory Laws Through The False Claims Act” (July, 2002, BNA’s Health Law Reporter)

“Federal Anti-kickback Law,” BNA Health Law Business Series; Federal Self-Referral Law,” BNA Health Law Business Series

“Stark II Interprets ‘Reckless Disregard of Deliberate Ignorance’ Standard Too Broadly,” Health Care Fraud and Abuse Newsletter, March 2001 (Contributing Editor)

“Court Uses OIG Advisory Opinion in Ruling on Consignment Sales,” California Health Law Monitor, March 20, 2000

“Attorney Liability Under the Fraud and Abuse Laws: Managing Risk by Managing the Client Relationship,” The Health Lawyer, July 1999

“State Appeals Provides New Guidance on Legality of Health Care Practices,” California Health Law Monitor, January 18, 1999 (Board of Editors)

Contributing Editor, Health Care Fraud & Abuse Newsletter

California Clinical Laboratory Association, Annual Meeting: “Legal Panel/Legal Updates” (November, 2005, Palm Springs, California)

G-2 Reports, National Teleconference: “Putting Pod Laboratories Under The Microscope: Which Way Are The Feds Heading” (February, 2005)

California Hospital Association, Fraud & Abuse Prevention Seminar: “Physician Recruitment” (November, 2004, Long Beach, Pasadena and Sacramento)

California Hospital Association, Fraud & Abuse Prevention Seminar: “Hospital/Physician Business Deals” (November, 2004, Long Beach, Pasadena and Sacramento)

California Clinical Laboratory Association, Annual Meeting: “Legal Panel/Legal Updates” (November, 2004, Lake Tahoe)

Los Angeles County Bar Association, First Annual Healthcare Law Compliance Symposium: “Understanding And Complying With The Stark II Phase II Regulations” (September, 2004)

California Clinical Laboratory Association, Directors Meeting: “Legislative Counsel Opinion Addresses Phlebotomy Services in Hospitals and Clinics” (June, 2004)

For media inquiries, please contact Barrett McBride at bmcbride@health-law.com or 916.456.5855.