Christine Parkins Johnson focuses her practice on complex regulatory and transactional counseling to health care organizations, such as health systems, hospitals, physician groups, long-term care facilities, pharmacies and other health care providers. Christine's regulatory practice focuses on health facility licensure and permits; Medicare and Medicaid enrollment; reimbursement and billing; survey/certification and accreditation; hospital governance and medical staff issues; and licensure under California's Knox Keene Act. Christine also has particular experience with hospital system and multi-state pharmacy changes in ownership. Christine's transactional practice is focused on joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.
Prior to law school, Christine spent two years working on a federally funded program to improve provider care for HIV-positive patients. While in public health school, she interned at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on a project assessing the effect of reimbursement on hospitals' adherence to the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act. Before public health school, Christine was the editor of a news magazine for hospital executives that focused on nurse executives and hospital-based patient care initiatives.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Christine Parkins Johnson