Partnering with Nursing / Skilled Nursing Facilities to Ensure Compliance & Cost Control
Recorded On: 11/29/2023
Build and foster the relationship with your partner nursing / skilled nursing facilities all while keeping an eye on compliance ... and managing costs.
Rachel Hold-Weiss, RPA-C, JD
Rachel represents healthcare clients in regulatory, transactional, and litigation matters with an emphasis on post-acute and long-term care providers. She represents a variety of both nonprofit and for-profit healthcare providers, including hospices and palliative care programs, home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, continuing care retirement communities, physicians, and physician practices. Additionally, Rachel is a Physician Assistant licensed to practice in New York since 1996.
Rachel counsels clients undergoing federal and state audits and investigations, including audits and investigations conducted by the Office of Inspector General, the New York State Office of Medicaid Inspector General, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Medicare Administrative Contractors. She assists in the defense of individual physicians and institutional providers in fraud and abuse matters, including claims of frau and anti-kickback, self-referral, corporate practice of medicine, and fee-splitting violations. Rachel has represented investors, owners, and operators of long-term care and senior housing companies, home health companies, and hospices with regulatory and corporate due diligence and complex corporate restructurings, sales, and acquisitions.
In addition, Rachel advises clients in all aspects relating to certificate of need, facility licensure and professional licensing, Medicare and Medicaid survey issues, and healthcare privacy and security matters. Rachel also assists clients with developing and implementing compliance programs and conducting compliance audits.