Denise Burke focuses on complex regulatory and compliance issues, healthcare transactional diligence and operational issues. With more than 30 years of healthcare experience, she offers hospitals, Academic Medical Centers, physicians, post-acute care providers, venture capital companies, medical device companies and other healthcare clients advice on a wide range of matters that impact their business, including internal investigations, federal and state fraud and abuse matters, audits and appeals. She is currently engaged to serve as an Independent Review Organization pursuant to two OIG Corporate Integrity Agreements.
As a former Compliance Officer, Quality Management Professional and a key member of a Deferred Prosecution Federal Monitor Team for a medical device company, Denise has valuable firsthand experience developing effective compliance programs that sustain government scrutiny. She also assists clients with internal and external investigations. Denise's in-house experience in hospital, home health, durable medical equipment and physician practice management settings make her a trusted and enthusiastic advisor on both day-to-day healthcare operations issues and long-term strategic objectives.
Denise has extensive experience in federal and state fraud and abuse matters involving Stark, anti-kickback laws and the False Claims Act, and she represents clients in billing, EMTALA and HIPAA audits and appeals and assists with self-disclosures and OIG Advisory Opinion Requests.
Represented Hildred Capital Partners in the majority recapitalization of DermCare Management.
Served as transaction and healthcare regulatory counsel to a private equity-backed gastroenterology group in its acquisition of an Alabama-based gastroenterology practice, adding 20 board-certified gastroenterologists and 17 advanced practitioners.
Served as special healthcare regulatory counsel to Brentwood Associates in its acquisition of MD Now Urgent Care.
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