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Jessica L. Gustafson Esq.

Jessica L. Gustafson Esq.

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  • Health Care Law
  • Michigan
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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. / Speech Communication (2002)
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Honors: Cum Laude
Awards
Rising Star
Super Lawyers
2012-2014
Up and Coming Lawyer
Michigan Lawyers Weekly
Fellow
American Bar Foundation
Professional Associations
Member
American Health Lawyers Association
Current
Member
American Bar Association, Health Law Section
Current
Member
Michigan Bar Association, Health Care Law Section
Current
Chair, Medical/Legal Committee
Oakland County Bar Association
Current
Member
Michigan State Bar
Current
Member
American Health Lawyers Association
- Current
Member
American Bar Association, Health Law Section
- Current
Member
Michigan Bar Association, Health Care Law Section
- Current
Vice-Chair, Medical/Legal Committee
Oakland County Bar Association
- Current
Publications
Articles & Publications
Get Ready -- Recovery Audit Contractors Are Coming to Michigan
Michigan Medical Law Report
Medicare eases rule on termination of provider medical records review
Michigan Medical Law Report
Recovery Audit Contractors And Medicare Audits: What Can Hospitals and Health Systems Expect as the RAC Program Expands Nationwide?
American Health Lawyers Association, Hospitals and Health Systems Practice Group Member Briefing
Can Medicare take my money? What the One-Time Notification means
Michigan Medical Law Report
Compliance Corner: OIG Workplan 2008
Anesthesia Business Consultants Communique
OIG Work Plan 2008: What can providers expect in 2008?
Michigan Medical Law Report
RAC to the Future: What Can Medicare Providers and Suppliers Expect from the Recovery Audit Contractor Program?
The Health Lawyer, The ABA Health Law Section
Recovery Audit Contractors and Medicare Audits: Successful Strategies for Defending Audits
Caring, National Association of Home Care and Hospice
Recovery Audit Contractors and Medicare Audits: Successful Strategies for Defending Audits
Radiology Business Journal
Recovery Audit Contractors and Medicare Audits: Successful Strategies for Preparing for and Defending Audits
Journal of Health Care Compliance
The RACs Are Coming - Are You Ready?
The RAP Sheet, American Health Lawyers Association
DMC/WSU joint residency programs: Progress made, but work remains
Michigan Medical Law Report
Get ready for increased nationwide Medicare audit activity
Michigan Medical Law Report
Get Ready: RACs may be nationwide sooner than expected!
HCCA Compliance Today
Legal issues impacting physician recruitment relationships
Michigan Medical Law Report
The Medicare Appeals Process and Strategies for Successful Appeals
American Health Lawyers Association, Physician Organizations
Legal issues impacting physician practices: Providing physical therapy services
Michigan Medical Law Report
Starting a Physician Practice in Michigan
Michigan Medical Law Report
What all physicians need to know about the proposed changes to the Medicare physician fee schedule
Michigan Medical Law Report
Speaking Engagements
Successfully Deal with Denials, World Congress National Association of Physician Advisor (NAPA) Pre-Summit Workshop, Orlando, FL
World Congress National Association of Physician Advisor
Co-Presenter with Abby Pendleton and Michael Salvatore, MD.
Overview and Recap of the 2014 CMS IPPS Final Rule, World Congress National Association of Physician Advisor (NAPA) summit, Orlando, FL
World Congress National Association of Physician Advisor (NAPA)
Co-Presenter with Abby Pendleton.
Unified Hospital Medical Staffs Under the New Medicare Regulations: What You Need to Know About the Changes in the Medicare Conditions of Participation, ABA Health Law Section webinar
Best Practices from Pre-Admission to Appeal, The National RAC Summit 2nd Physician Advisor and UR Team Boot Camp, Chicago, IL
Co-Presenter with Abby Pendleton; July 14-16, 2014.
What Radiology Practices Need to Know about Federal Medicare Auditing Programs, Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.
AHRA
Strategies to Successfully Manage Denials and the Appeals Process, 2nd Annual West Physician Advisor & Case Management Summit, San Diego, CA
World Congress
Co-Presenter with Abby Pendleton; October 20-21, 2014.
Legal and Regulatory Update, 9th National RAC and MAC Summit, Washington, D.C.
November 13-14, 2014
The Business of Chiropractic: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure, 2014 MAC Fall Express Conference, Mt. Pleasant, MI
Michigan Association of Chiropractors
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Contact & Map
The Health Law Partners, P.C.
29566 Northwestern Hwy
#200
Southfield, MI 48034
USA
Telephone: (248) 996-8510
Fax: (248) 996-8525