Overview


Emily J. Cook provides counsel to health care providers on complex regulatory and reimbursement matters. Her regulatory experience includes fee-for-service Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, billing and coding, licensure, survey/certification and accreditation, and compliance with Medicare and state fraud and abuse requirements. She also has significant experience counseling health care providers and other stakeholder entities on issues related to 340B drug pricing program implementation, compliance and advocacy.

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Results


  • Obtained favorable outcomes for clients in government health care program non-compliance self-disclosures to federal and state regulatory agencies
  • Counseled large academic medical centers through development and implementation of a collaborative care models involving physicians and mid-level providers
  • Successfully appealed adverse findings in government audits of 340B programs for multiple hospital clients and negotiated correction action plans
  • Led the successful appeal of a denial of a hospital’s application for Critical Access Hospital status

Recognition


  • The Best Lawyers in America 2019, Health Care Law
  • Super Lawyers 2012 to 2018, Southern California Rising Star, Health Care
  • The Legal 500 US 2017

Community


  • American Health Lawyers Association, Planning Committee for Institute on Medicare and Medicaid Payment Issues
  • California Lawyers Association, Health Law Committee, Vice Chair

Credentials


Education
University of Chicago Law School, JD, with honors, 2009
University of North Carolina, MSPH, 2001
Duke University, BA, cum laude, 1998

Admissions
California

Emily J. Cook

Insights & Events / Media

Los Angeles, California / Speaking Engagements / October 4, 2018

Health Care Enforcement Quarterly Roundup / Q2 | July 2018

San Francisco, California / McDermott Event / June 27, 2017

Baltimore, Maryland / Speaking Engagements / March 31, 2017

National Harbor, Maryland / Speaking Engagements / March 26-29, 2017

On the Subject / February 2, 2017

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