Annually appearing on The Best Lawyers in America list, as well as the Ohio Super Lawyers list, Tom has over 30 years of experience representing health care providers before state, federal and administrative courts across the country. He is the Practice Group Leader for the Government Relations and Health Law Practice Groups.
Leveraging extensive experience with a thorough understanding of the issues facing the health care industry, Tom takes a practical, yet aggressive approach to help clients meet their needs while also mitigating risk. Within the constantly-evolving industry, Tom guides clients through myriad challenges, including certificate of need, health care fraud and licensure investigation issues, as well as issues related to Medicare and Medicaid audits, overpayments, certifications and reimbursement. Additionally, he also has assisted clients with the acquisition and disposition of health care facilities and practices, demonstrating a knowledge of not only the industry’s distinctive operations, but also of traditional business transactions. Understanding that complex health care reform initiatives and an unstable economy have dramatically impacted the industry’s operations, Tom, a former Assistant Attorney General in Ohio, utilizes his familiarity with the regulatory agencies and their procedures to provide clients with the insight they need to confidently move forward.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Thomas W. Hess
The National Law Review named Dinsmore & Shohl as a Go-To Thought Leader for the firm’s Ohio COVID-19 news and for articles providing Coronavirus guidance to human resource professionals. Dinsmore provided frequent updates addressing Ohio’s legislation seeking to expand telehealth access, Ohio’s law granting immunity to essential workers, and the Ohio Treasurer’s COVID-19 community response initiative designed to ease cash flow to local governments. Furthermore, Dinsmore’s authors received unprecedented readership addressing more general employer concerns such as OSHA guidance on mask-wearing, employer-mandated vaccines, and specific alerts developed for HR managers to help them keep pace with the numerous changes during these turbulent times. Dinsmore’s most prolific and well-read authors include Jared M. Bruce, Anna M. Dailey, Hayley Geiler, Thomas W. Hess, Jennifer Orr Mitchell, Jacqueline N. Rau and Faith C. Whittaker.