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Jessica L. Gustafson Esq.

Jessica L. Gustafson Esq.

The Health Law Partners, P.C.
  • Health Care Law
  • Michigan
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Jessica is a skilled health care law attorney who works extremely hard for her clients. She is always timely and professional with every project she takes on. Jessica cares about her clients and about the outcome of their matters and because of this, she is continually able to provide high quality representation to her clients, as well as to gain much respect from her colleagues.
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Summary

Jessica L. Gustafson is a partner with The Health Law Partners, P.C. She graduated cum laude from Miami University in 2002. Ms. Gustafson graduated from Wayne State University Law School in 2005. While in law school, Ms. Gustafson served as a member of the Wayne Law Review Editorial Board as a Senior Articles Editor. She also served as a judicial intern to the Honorable Robert H. Cleland, United States District Court, Eastern District of Michigan.

Ms. Gustafson practices in all areas of healthcare law, and devotes a substantial portion of her practice to representing providers in the Recovery Audit Contractor ("RAC") and Medicare audit appeals process.

Ms. Gustafson is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association, American Bar Association (Health Law Section), Michigan Bar Association (Health Care Law Section) and Oakland County Bar Association. She currently serves as Vice-Chair of the Oakland County Bar Association Medical Legal Committee.

Practice Area
  • Health Care Law
Additional Practice Areas
  • Billing and Reimbursement
  • Compliance and HIPAA
  • Medicare, Medicaid and other payor appeals
  • RAC audits and appeals
  • Staff Privilege Matters
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Michigan
U.S. District Court Eastern District of Michigan
Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Founding Partner
Current
Associate, Law Clerk
Wachler & Associates, P.C.
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Education
Wayne State University Law School
J.D. | Law
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Activities: Law Review: The Wayne Law Review, 2003 - 2005
Miami University of Ohio
B.A. (2002) | Speech Communication
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Honors: Cum Laude
Awards
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Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Fellow
American Bar Foundation
Professional Associations
American Health Lawyers Association
Member
Current
American Bar Association, Health Law Section
Member
Current
Michigan Bar Association, Health Care Law Section
Member
Current
Oakland County Bar Association
Chair, Medical/Legal Committee
Current
Michigan State Bar
Member
Current
American Health Lawyers Association
Member
- Current
American Bar Association, Health Law Section
Member
- Current
Michigan Bar Association, Health Care Law Section
Member
- Current
Oakland County Bar Association
Vice-Chair, Medical/Legal Committee
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
The Department of Justice Softens its Stance on the Applicability of Federal Agency Guidance Documents
BC Advantage
CMS Removes Total Knee Arthroplasty from the Inpatient-Only List
BC Advantage
The Medicare Appeals Adjudication Backlog: New Initiatives May Offer Relief to Appellants
BC Advantage
HHS Seeks to Improve Medicare Appeals Process
ABA The Health Lawyer, Vol 29, No 5
Medicare Appeals Adjudication Delays: Is Relief Finally in Sight?
AHRA Link
Speaking Engagements
Courts Recognize Irreparable Harm to Providers Caused by Medicare Appeals Backlog, Special Edition Finally Friday
Presented with Abby Pendleton, Esq.
Regulatory Update – 60 Day Recoupment, CMS/OMHA Appeal-Reduction, Front-End Compliance and Appeals, The 6th National Physician Advisor and Utilization Review Team Boot Camp, Los Angeles, CA
Presented with Abby Pendleton, Esq.
Will Medicare Revoke Your Billing Privileges? Don’t Answer “No” Too Quickly, The American Bar Association Health Law Section & Chicago Medical Society Physicians Legal issues Conference, Chicago, IL
American Bar Association
Presented with Donald Romano, Esq.
Denials Scene, The 2018 National Physician Advisor Conference/SEPAS 2018, Greenville, SC
Presented with Abby Pendleton, Esq.
Cost Breakdown of Denials Management, The 15th Annual Physician Advisor and Medical Director Summit, Orlando, FL
World Congress
Presented with Abby Pendleton, Esq.
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Contact & Map
The Health Law Partners, P.C.
32000 Northwestern Hwy
#240
Farmington Hills, MI 48334
USA
Telephone: (248) 996-8510
Fax: (248) 996-8525