HOME HEALTH AGENCIES

 LEGAL REPRESENTATION FOR HOME HEALTH AGENCIES (HHA)
 

The attorneys at Malecki & Brooks Law Group have substantial experience in the vast legal and regulatory issues impacting home health agencies (HHA).  We assist HHAs in issues relating to reimbursement, enrollment, and payment regulations; compliance with federal and state requirements; regulatory fraud and abuse compliance; corporate governance; licensure; public and private payor audits; contractual and transactional arrangements; and matters requiring litigation.  Our attorneys understand the distinct regulatory issues affecting HHAs and we possess the knowledge and experience necessary to represent HHAs with their legal needs.

GENERAL BUSINESS

  • Contract review and drafting

  • Contractual and transactional matters, including but not limited to joint ventures and acquisitions and sales

  • Medical equipment purchases and leases

  • Office space leases (provider based clinic arrangements)

  • Review of restrictive covenants and non-complete clauses

  • Risk assessments and risk reduction strategies

  • Employment law matters

  • General counsel / on-site counsel

REGULATORY / COMPLIANCE
 

  • Medicare and Medicaid certification and recertification

  • Compliance with Medicare Conditions of Participation and Conditions for Coverage

  • Assistance with accreditation surveys, corrective action plans and termination appeals

  • Drafting internal policies covering marketing

  • Training, self-auditing, and compliance documentation requirements regarding homebound status

  • Medicare, Medicaid, ZPIC, and private payor audit assistance and representation

  • Third-party payor coding and billing issues

  • HIPAA privacy assessments and assistance with breaches

  • Compliance assessments, drafting of compliance plans and policies, and remediation

  • Policy review and drafting support for surveys

  • Outsourced compliance officer

  • Risk management (claims and loss control)

  • IDPH and IDFPR compliance

 

PRE-LITIGATION / LITIGATION 
 

  • Contract and business litigation

  • Potentially compensable event management

  • Deposition assistance 

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Melinda Malecki
Cheryl Miller

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