Rebekah N. Plowman focuses her practice on civil false claims act litigation brought by federal and state governmental agencies and whistleblowers, as well as other government enforcement actions involving OIG civil monetary penalties and exclusion actions and state AGs and MFCUs.
Her False Claims Act and qui tam experience includes all types of billing, coding, and medical necessity cases, as well as kickbacks, quality of care, and worthless services cases. She also defends providers in government audits and appeals, including ZPICs, MACs, and state fraud units, and before The Joint Commission.
Rebekah provides extensive advice on health care regulatory issues, including fraud and abuse analysis, compliance program development and implementation, and corporate governance issues involving compliance, including with corporate integrity agreements (CIAs).
She also conducts due diligence reviews associated with health care company acquisitions. Rebekah has represented hospitals and health systems, hospice, home health and other post-acute care providers, diagnostic imaging, ambulance and other suppliers, device manufacturers, private investors, and other institutions that invest in or support the health care industry. Rebekah is a former registered nurse in the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Indiana University Medical Center.
Rebekah is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, where she served as chair of the Health Care Liability and Litigation Practice Group and currently serves on the Dispute Resolution Service Council. Rebekah has written and spoken extensively on health care litigation, fraud and abuse issues, and the Affordable Care Act.
EDUCATION : Indiana University (J.D. cum laude 1991; B.S. cum laude 1987)
- Georgia, Indiana,
- U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Sixth and Eleventh Circuits, and
- U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Middle Districts of Georgia and Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana
- Great Elm Capital Group acquires Valley Healthcare Group and Northwest Medical for $63.6 million
- Brockway Moran sells portfolio company MD Now Holdings to Brentwood Associates
- Physician-owned Ambulatory Surgery Center issued favorable reconsideration decision in Medicare overpayment appeal
- Staffing company voluntarily dismissed from False Claims Act case
- Koch Disruptive Technologies leads $150 million investment in INSIGHTEC
- One Equity Partners portfolio company acquires Multicultural Home Care
- Revenue cycle management company advised on HIPAA and HITECH regulatory compliance
- Canaccord Genuity and Cowen and Company underwrite $30 million public offering of Common Stock by Avinger
- One Equity Partners acquires All Metro Health Care
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