The primary goal of my practice is to help clients understand and meet their compliance obligations and solve compliance issues. In the healthcare regulatory space, this means providing clear and straightforward guidance in a timely manner. I see myself as a partner to my clients in the effort to understand how complicated regulatory frameworks apply to their business operations, and to help them achieve their business goals.
Employee Health Benefits
I advise Vermont employers on legal issues related to offering or managing employee health benefits. This includes advising employers on compliance matters related to the Affordable Care Act, ERISA, HIPAA, “Part 2,” and compliance with Vermont’s health insurance regulations.
I also work with healthcare providers on issues related to practice management, reimbursement, regulatory compliance (including Stark and anti-kickback laws), practice contracting and network participation, corporate transactions, employment contracts, licensing and credentialing and meaningful use of electronic health records systems.
I am also engaged with Dinse’s Business Group, working on corporate transactions, corporate governance, compliance, board management, contract negotiations, sales and acquisitions, and securities offerings.
Qualified Benefit and Pension Plans
I assist Vermont employers and qualified benefit plan administrators on legal issues related to compliance, governance, fiduciary risk management, and plan strategies for 401(k), 403(b) and other qualified and pension plans subject to ERISA.