Melissa's practice focuses on healthcare corporate and regulatory matters. She advises various types of healthcare providers, including ambulatory surgery centers, ambulatory surgery center chains, and hospitals and health systems.
Her experience includes counseling clients on general corporate matters, anti-kickback and Stark issues, self-referral, corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting prohibitions, HIPAA, certificate of need, licensure requirements, and state and federal securities matters. Melissa earned a J. D., Order of the Coif, at DePaul University College of Law, and a B.A., magna cum laude, at Kenyon College.
Representation of one of the largest privately held surgery center development and management companies in the United States in its acquisition of additional ownership interest in an Alaska-based ambulatory surgery center.