Heather Alleva focuses her practice on representation of health systems, hospitals, physician groups, behavioral health facilities and other healthcare providers in a broad range of regulatory and compliance matters. She represents clients in mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, provider integration and other strategic transactions, as well as in reimbursement disputes with public and private payors.
Heather frequently counsels clients on state and federal regulation of healthcare providers, state and federal fraud and abuse matters, professional licensing issues, changes of ownership, Medicare and Medicaid enrollment, and HIPAA compliance. She is also experienced with billing and other internal investigations, including investigations of data-security incidents and breaches.
During law school, Heather served as a law clerk at the University of Pennsylvania, Office of the General Counsel, where she researched and compiled licensing requirements for hospital employees and medical students, drafted memoranda pertaining to the legality of various hospital policies and collected evidence for litigation to release patients from a physician’s services.
She also served as a law clerk for the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, where she contributed to hospital consent forms, researched and drafted memoranda pertaining to the hospital’s compliance with state Medicaid regulations, and drafted the position statement for an employment discrimination case.
Given Heather’s experience with one of the nation’s largest health systems, she has the ability to relate to her clients and their needs from an insider’s perspective. Clients appreciate her proactive nature, excellent communication and tenacity.
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