Laura has assisted clients with identifying and addressing physician compensation arrangements that potentially implicate the Stark law, including self-disclosure of such arrangements to the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Prior to joining the Firm, Laura was an associate in the health industry practice group of a large Chicago-based law firm. While in law school, Laura was a Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy fellow, the editor at large of the Loyola University Chicago Law Journal, and an editorial staff member of the Annals of Health Law. She also served as a legal extern in the Office of General Counsel at a large Chicago health system. Prior to law school, Laura worked for the Department of Veterans Affairs in the Compensation and Pension Benefits Division.
- Assisted client with a settlement with the Department of Justice (DOJ) related to a self-disclosure and qui tam actions regarding physician compensation arrangements potentially implicating the Stark law
- Provided counsel related to federal health care program fraud and abuse and Medicare reimbursement matters to provider organizations and private equity firms in acquisitions of hospitals and single- and multi-specialty physician group practices
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