September 28, 2022

Volume XII, Number 271

Hillary M. Stemple

Hillary regularly advises a wide variety of health care-related clients on compliance with health care fraud and abuse laws, with an emphasis on the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute. Additionally, Hillary frequently advises clients on the assessment, development, and implementation of compliance programs designed to ensure compliance with HHS-OIG compliance program requirements. She also routinely counsels clients on compliance matters related to developing and utilizing emerging technologies, including the implementation of telehealth programs.

As part of her practice, Hillary helps health care clients targeted in False Claims Act cases by assisting clients in responding to government subpoenas, addressing related compliance issues, and negotiating associated settlement agreements and corporate integrity agreements. Hillary counsels clients on all aspects of overpayment issues and making voluntary self-disclosures, including the drafting and submission of self-disclosures to the OIG Self-Disclosure Protocol and the CMS Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol.

Hillary’s clients include pharmaceutical and device manufacturers, charitable patient assistance organizations, hospitals and health care systems, physician group practices, and companies involved in emerging health care technologies, including telehealth companies.

She also regularly coordinates with the firm’s Government Relations group on federal advocacy efforts before Congress and the US Department of Health and Human Services on behalf of health care clients.

Articles in the National Law Review database by Hillary M. Stemple