Stephanie primarily works with health care clients, including clinical laboratories, renal dialysis providers, and hospitals to comply with state and federal laws and regulations governing licensure, reimbursement, health care fraud and abuse, telemedicine, and health information privacy requirements.
She has used her past experience as an Associate Counsel in the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services and as an intern at various Massachusetts health care agencies to help clients achieve positive results in:
- Understanding interactions between health information privacy and practice of medicine laws for a new telemedicine initiative involving the remote prescription of drugs;
- Drafting hospital and physician participation agreements for newly created clinically integrated networks and Medicare Shared Savings Program accountable care organizations;
- Responding to government subpoenas regarding conduct implicating the anti-kickback statute, the Stark law, and the civil False Claims Act; and
- Drafting compliance plans to ensure corporate compliance and educate employees regarding the fraud, waste, and abuse laws and the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Stephanie frequently writes about health care fraud and health information privacy enforcement matters and has co-authored articles for Law360 and Westlaw publications. She is also a contributor to the Health Law Section’s Health Law and Policy Matters blog.
Immediately after law school, Stephanie clerked for Justice Frederick L. Brown at the Massachusetts Appeals Court. She received various awards, including first place in the Northeast regional competition and second place in the national competition of the National Black Law Students Association’s Frederick Douglass Moot Court Competition.
Recognitions & Awards
- City Year: Washington, DC – Idealist of the Year (2013)