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Healthcare - Connecticut
"She has an exceptional understanding of the Medicaid rules in our state, and has been a great help." "She is a phenomenal regulatory attorney: accurate, detailed and thorough, and she takes the initiative."
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Jody is a Partner in Wiggin and Dana’s Health Care Department, where she advises health care organizations such as hospitals, long-term-care providers, dental practices, behavioral health clinics, individual practitioners, and information technology companies. She advises on issues, including compliance, fraud and abuse, False Claims Act, HIPAA, patient care, regulatory, and corporate matters.
Jody's experience includes assisting providers with state and federal survey issues, including handling compliance and informal dispute resolution meetings and appealing deficiencies with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; managing Medicaid audits; and responding to governmental subpoenas. She assists clients in developing and evaluating corporate compliance programs, HIPAA policies, and managing compliance issues, including conducting internal investigations, submitting self-disclosures, and negotiating with government authorities.
Actively involved in the health law community, Jody is a member of the American Health Lawyer’s Association (AHLA), the Connecticut Health Lawyer’s Association, the American Bar Association Health Law section, the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and the Health Care Compliance Association. She is the AHLA Chair for the Health Information Technology Practice Group’s Digital Health Records Affinity Group and is on the editorial board of the AHLA’s Federal Healthcare Laws & Regulations.