Falls Church, Virginia 22042
Julia is a partner in the Life Sciences Health Industry Group, practicing in the area of health care regulatory law with a focus on hospital operational matters, Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement and compliance, physician representation, long-term care, and research misconduct. Her areas of experience include: hospital governance (including preparation, interpretation and enforcement of medical staff bylaws; hospital/medical staff relationships); quality assurance and risk management issues; contracts between hospitals and physicians (including consideration of Medicare/Medicaid fraud and abuse issues, tax-exempt status, and antitrust issues); Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement issues (including appeals of adverse reimbursement determinations and systemic challenges to reimbursement systems); representation of academic faculty practice plans; peer review issues (including medical staff credentialing, hospital disciplinary proceedings, reporting requirements under state and federal law; Medicare sanction matters); medical-ethical issues; institutional review board matters (including structure of IRBs, institutional requirements, informed consent, confidentiality, compliance with federal requirements and drafting of study agreements); research misconduct; patient care issues (including confidentiality of medical information, consent to treatment, HIV-related issues, termination or withdrawal of treatment); EMTALA; long-term care (including Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement issues, licensing issues, compliance, survey and certification); False Claims Act claims and investigations; provider contracts with managed care entities; general physician representation (including licensing and medical staff representation); and regulation of assisted living facilities.
|Areas of Practice||1) Health Care, 2) Academic Medical Centers, 3) Hospitals and ASCs, 4) Health Care Fraud and Abuse, 5) Health Care Antitrust, 6) Health Care Certification, 7) Accreditation and Licensure and 8) Health Care Reimbursement: Coverage|
|Law School||University of Richmond School of Law,J.D., 1977|
|Education||Smith College, B.A., 1972|
|Bar Member / Association||Virginia State Bar Association, Florida State Bar Association, District of Columbia Bar Association|
|Most recent firm||Reed Smith LLP|
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