Daria Niewenhous, a Member of the Health Law Practice of Mintz, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C., is speaking at the American Health Lawyers Association’s (AHLA) Long Term Care and the Law Conference. The program will take place February 23-24 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Ms. Niewenhous’ session is entitled, “Compliance Investigations - Privilege and Process.”
The AHLA Long Term Care and the Law conference will feature presentations from leading in-house and outside lawyers for the long term care industry on legal, compliance, and operational issues faced by providers. This year’s workshop sessions are focused on cutting edge issues that are front and center within the post-acute continuum and include fraud and abuse, regulatory compliance, HIPAA breaches, labor and employment issues, telehealth, admission agreements, and transactions within long term care.
Ms. Niewenhous’ practice ranges from transactional matters to general counsel services. She has extensive experience with the merger and acquisition of hospitals, long-term care facilities, clinics, assisted living facilities, home health and hospice programs, group practices, and other provider entities. She guides clients through the regulatory aspects of capital projects and other strategic initiatives. Active in health care reform matters, Ms. Niewenhous is currently working with clients on ACO matters, clinical integration and affiliation, and similar arrangements. In addition, she provides experienced counsel in areas of contracting, patient care/risk management matters, privacy and security of patient information (HIPAA), and addressing adverse events, including crisis management.
Attorneys in Mintz Health Law Practice, many of whom have held senior government positions or served as in-house counsel, represent for-profit and non-profit, domestic and international companies in connection with a wide variety of business and legal transactions, challenges and issues that they confront both on a daily basis and in bet-the-company matters. Clients span the full spectrum of the industry, including hospital systems, managed care organizations, laboratories, long-term care providers, durable medical equipment suppliers, behavioral health companies, pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers, retail pharmacies and pharmacy benefit managers.