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Jana Kolarik

Partner
Foley & Lardner LLP

Jana Kolarik is a partner and health care lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Her practice focuses on health law issues, including health regulatory due diligence; requirements and risks related to acquisitions and sales of for-profit and not-for-profit health care entities; fraud and abuse issues such as anti-kickback and self-referral law compliance; enrollment, coverage, and payment issues; and licensure issues.

Jana has worked with the spectrum of health care entities from academic medical centers (AMCs) to device and pharmaceutical manufacturers. She currently works with AMCs, health systems, community hospitals, large physician groups, physician and midlevel management and staffing companies, DME suppliers, orthotics suppliers and imaging companies, as well as investors in health care entities. Jana is a member of the Health Care Industry Team and the Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations Practice.

Representative Experience
• Provides health regulatory-related due diligence reviews and advises clients regarding health regulatory requirements and risks related to acquisitions and sales of for-profit and not-for-profit health care entities
• Counsels clients on fraud and abuse issues, including Federal and State anti-kickback statute and Stark Law compliance
• Advises clients on billing, coding and refund issues, including 60-Day Rule issues
• Advises clients regarding Medicare and Medicaid enrollment, coverage and payment issues
• Advises clients regarding disclosing matters pursuant to the CMS Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol and the OIG Provider Self-Disclosure Protocol
• Assists providers and suppliers in the development of healthcare compliance programs, including compliance training materials, policies, and procedures
• Acts as Legal Independent Review Organization (Legal IRO) for a hospital pursuant to its OIG corporate integrity agreement (CIA)