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Overview

A wide range of healthcare clients trust Kelsey to guide compliance and other day-to-day operational issues.

Kelsey works closely with hospitals, health systems, cooperatives, health care associations, physician specialty groups, assisted living facilities, clinical laboratories, and durable medical equipment, prosthetics, orthotics and supplies (DMEPOS) suppliers on a wide range of healthcare compliance issues including:

  • False Claims Act (FCA)
  • Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS)
  • Physician Self-Referral Law (Stark Law)
  • Licensing
  • Medicare and Medicaid enrollment and payment
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)

Knowing proactive measures are the most cost-effective approach to compliance, Kelsey works to reduce risk of government enforcement. When healthcare clients are faced with investigations or sanctions, she helps navigate responses and mitigate future problems. What Kelsey finds most rewarding about legal work in the healthcare sector is collaborating as a business partner with clients, allowing providers to focus their attention on quality patient care.


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Service

Education

  • J.D., Marquette University Law School
    • cum laude
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
    • Political Science - Law Studies

Admissions

  • Wisconsin

Professional Memberships and Certifications

  • American Bar Association (ABA)
  • American Health Law Association (AHLA)
  • Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)
  • State Bar of Wisconsin, Health Law Section, Board Member
Experience
  • Assisted in negotiating agreement with the Office of Inspector General (OIG) in lieu of sanctions, allowing provider to continue operations.
  • Assisted laboratory program with Medicaid enrollment and compliance issues across several states.
  • Advised health system on Medicare enrollment and compliance issues relating to provider-based departments and related communications with Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
News Releases | January 13, 2020
Husch Blackwell Lands Two Healthcare Groups in Wisconsin

“That two prominent groups of lawyers from two different firms see the same potential and opportunity at Husch Blackwell speaks volumes about our firm’s commitment to Madison and the larger Wisconsin market,” said Paul Eberle, Husch Blackwell’s Chief Executive.

Outside the Office

From rain forest to beach to ski slopes, Kelsey travels the globe.

Kelsey has visited Israel, Ireland and Italy. She also hiked to the peak of Puerto Rico’s El Yunque National Forest, the only tropical rain forest in the U.S. National Forest System. At home, she enjoys an equally adventurous life with her fiancé, their dog Tito and their cat Luna, who they rescued.

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