Law Office of Markus P. Cicka, LLC

Only the Best Possible Health Law Services for Our Clients

Clinical Laboratories

Home Health Care Entities

Pharmacists/Pharmacies

Legal Solutions Delivered by the Law Firm You Can Trust 

Complying with existing rules and regulations is essential to the success of your medical practice or company. At the Law Office of Markus P. Cicka, LLC in Clayton, Missouri, we understand this and offer our legal services to ensure you work in accordance with the law. We are committed to providing regulatory and compliance legal counsel to a range of clients, from health care providers to clinical laboratories.

Just call or email us, so we can discuss your needs in detail. Whether you need help with fraud and abuse issues or managed care audit and enforcement matters, you can expect us to deliver excellent service in a professional and timely manner.

About Us

Law Office of Markus P. Cicka, LLC is a law firm based in Clayton, Missouri. We focus on offering regulatory and compliance legal counsel to health care providers. Our goal is to provide each client with efficient, timely, and value-based legal services.

Meet Our Owner

Markus P. Cicka is a veteran of health care law, serving as in-house corporate counsel, corporate and state-based director of compliance, and as a private practice litigator focusing on health care matters.


He also served as the compliance director of Home State Health Plan at Centene Corporation in St. Louis and the first director of the Missouri Medicaid Audit and Compliance Unit (Program Integrity) within the Missouri Department of Social Services. Additionally, he was a partner in two national law firms.


Markus attracts clients and delivers success stories throughout a unique combination of experience, creative decision-making, and extensive network of health care connections at the federal and state levels. He advises a diverse array of organizations, including:

    • Clinical Laboratories
    • Critical Access Hospitals
    • Dentists
  • Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Suppliers
  • Federally Qualified Health Plans
  • Home Health Care Entities
  • Hospices
  • Pharmacists/Pharmacies
  • Physicians and Physician Groups

Areas of Experience

  • Antitrust Matters
  • Alternative Payment Methodologies
  • Creation and Implementation of Corporate Compliance Programs and Investigations
  • Employment Matters (EEOC)
  • Fraud and Abuse Issues
  • Government Contractor Audits (Including RACs, MACs, and UPICs)
  • Health Care Contract Review
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Privacy Matters
  • Implementation and Management of Bundled Payments
  • Internal Investigations
  • Managed Care Arrangements
  • Managed Care Audit and Enforcement Matters
  • Medicaid Regulation
  • Medicare Regulation
  • Shared Risk Contracts and Other Value-Based payments
  • The Anti-Kickback Statute
  • The Stark Law
  • Value-Based Payment Services and Solutions
  • Voluntary Disclosure Strategies

Professional Organizations

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Missouri Bar – Health Law Committee
  • Missouri Society of Health Care Attorneys (President, 2016)
  • National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association
  • St. Louis Area Health Lawyers Association
  • Illinois Pharmacists Association
  • Missouri Pharmacy Association
  • Illinois Homecare & Hospice Council (May, 2019 – Present)

Education

Saint Louis University School of Law

St. Louis, Missouri

Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Health Law (2009)


Saint Louis University School of Public Health

St. Louis, Missouri

Certificate in Biosecurity and Disaster Preparedness (2009)

University of Pennsylvania Law School

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Juris Doctor (1991)


Washington University in St. Louis

St. Louis, Missouri

B.A. Political Science and History (1987)