Kirsten McAuliffe Raleigh Presents at American Bar Association Health Law Section Continuing Legal Education Webinar

VALLEY FORGE, PA, January 23, 2015 – Kirsten McAuliffe Raleigh, a Shareholder of Stevens & Lee, served as faculty for an American Bar Association Health Law Section Continuing Legal Education webinar held January 22, 2015.

In the presentation “Medicare Reimbursement Disruptions and Enrollment: Avoiding a Crisis,” Ms. Raleigh provided tips on avoiding costly and disruptive Medicare enrollment deactivations and other Medicare reimbursement delays. She spoke on the potential implications of civil monetary penalty liability in connection with Medicare enrollment and other possible sanctions for failing to maintain current Medicare enrollment information with the providers’ Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC). Ms. Raleigh also discussed the recent changes to the Medicare enrollment regulations that will be effective February 3, 2015, and common mistakes to avoid in the enrollment application process.

Ms. Raleigh provides regulatory and compliance advice to clients in the health care industry, advising on Medicare and Medicaid enrollment, coverage and reimbursement issues, provider-based restructuring considerations, licensure and certification of providers and health care services, EMTALA compliance and tax-exempt issues. She helps clients understand and apply the wide variety of regulatory requirements with which health care businesses must comply.

Ms. Raleigh assists clients in developing and implementing corporate compliance programs and in handling internal regulatory investigations, and advises on the implementation of corrective action plans, including self-reporting overpayments and regulatory violations to appropriate governmental agencies. Her work often arises in connection with mergers, acquisitions, restructuring and other business transactions entered into by entities that own and operate health care providers and suppliers.

Ms. Raleigh holds a J.D., cum laude, from Widener University School of Law and a B.A. from Bucknell University.