Kristin Jones provides regulatory, compliance and reimbursement counsel to health care providers (including hospitals, health systems and physician practices) and insurers. Kristin counsels clients who operate in a highly regulated environment and is skilled at providing practical advice about complex regulatory schemes.
She regularly advises clients on government-funded insurance programs such as Medicare and Medicaid, HIPAA and related state health information privacy and security laws, licensing laws, and regulatory strategies. She has experience drafting provider agreements, preparing insurance regulatory filings, and counseling insurers on federal compliance obligations under Medicare and Medicaid contracts. Kristin’s representation of health care providers includes providing guidance on the Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, Stark Law, patient safety and reporting obligations, and provider licensing laws. She has extensive experience analyzing physician compensation arrangements, compliance programs, reimbursement and billing, licensure, self-disclosure and reporting obligations, and other legal assessments and audits. Kristin also has advised clients regarding Pennsylvania's medical marijuana law.
Kristin is an integral member of Stradley’s cybersecurity practice, advising clients in privacy and data security matters. Kristin works to protect clients before and after a data breach, from preparing privacy and security policies to swift guidance on responding to a data breach. Kristin understands the evolving security threats and the importance of protecting health information maintained by her clients. In addition to her client work, Kristin serves as chief privacy officer for the firm, and is responsible for protecting the firm’s data – including information received from our clients – from unauthorized users.