Matt Klein

Matt Klein


Matt is a partner and past chair of DBL Law’s Health Care practice. He provides counsel to hospitals, senior living facilities, and a variety of other health care facilities and health professionals. Matt advises clients on joint ventures and other transactional matters, Anti-kickback/Stark/False Claims issues, physician employment, Medicare enrollment and reimbursement, the many issues related to oversight by Kentucky’s Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Matt has extensive experience in administrative law and frequently represents clients before state agencies in matters concerning certificate of need and licensure/certification.

Matt is a member of the Health Care section of the Kentucky Bar Association and also the Healthcare Financial Management Association. He is also a member of Allied Construction Industries where he participates on the Safety Committee. He was President of the Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys and currently serves as the Kentucky representative on LeadingAge’s legal committee.

Matt resides in Villa Hills with his wife.

  • Kentucky Super Lawyers, Health Care Law (2007 – 2015)
  • Best Lawyers, Cincinnati Lawyer of the Year, Health Care Law (2016)
  • Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law, Cincinnati (2012 – 2021)
  • Woodward/White’s “The Best Lawyers in America”, Health Care Law (2009-2015)
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys (Past President)
  • American Health Law Association
  • Allied Construction Industries
  • Carmel Manor Board
  • Kentucky Representative, Leading Age, Legal Committee
  • Holy Cross High School Board (Past)
  • Congregation of Divine Providence, Development Advisory Board (Past)
  • Diocese of Covington, Secondary School Funding Committee (Past)
  • Catholic Charities Board (Past)
  • “Fair Market Value and Commercial Reasonableness: Digging Deeper” – University of Kentucky CLE, Lexington, Kentucky.
  • “State and National Trends in Certificate of Need” – Kentucky Hospital Association Annual Convention, Lexington Kentucky
  • “Kentucky Healthcare: The Perfect Storm – Does It Develop and Are We Sunk? Or Are There Smooth Seas Ahead?” – Northern Kentucky University
  • “Current Legal Options for Challenging MCO Reimbursement and Payment Methods” – Kentucky Hospital Association Annual Convention, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Co-Author, “The Uncertain Future of Provider Taxes,” AHLA Connections Magazine, Vol. 15, No. 6
  • Co-Author, “HHS to Define Medicaid Equal Access Clause,” Health Lawyers Weekly, Vol. VIII, Issue 49.1
  • Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • State of Ohio
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Kentucky
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky
  • J.D., Northern Kentucky University, Salmon P. Chase College of Law, 1992
  • M.B.A., University of Cincinnati, 1988
  • B.A., University of Cincinnati, with honors, 1984


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