Ashley Thomas is an associate in the Firm’s Health Law Group. Ashley focuses her practice in health care with a concentration on hospital and health system matters, regulatory, antitrust and compliance issues, corporate transactions and hospital/physician alignment. She provides services to an array of health care providers, including hospitals, health systems and physician practices.
She has provided counsel on HIPAA compliance investigations and data breaches; advised health care providers on Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse issues, “Stark” self-referral laws and the Anti-Kickback Statute; offered guidance to clients on regulatory compliance, reimbursement, coverage and policy issues related to the use of telehealth, mobile health and related information technology platforms; and counseled clients in government antitrust investigations.
Vanderbilt University Law School, J.D., 2014
Vanderbilt University, M. Ed. in Organizational Management and Human Resources Development, 2011
Northwestern University, B.A. in Political Science, 2009
District of Columbia
Representative Matters :
Represent hospitals, physicians and business associates in responding to data breaches and Office for Civil Rights HIPAA investigations.
Represent public health systems, critical access hospitals and accountable care organizations on licensure, reimbursement, regulatory compliance and operational matters.
Advise outpatient substance abuse treatment clinics in regulatory compliance and operational matters.
Advise clients on federal antitrust issues including preparation of Hart-Scott-Rodino filings.