Marcia Augsburger has more than 26 years of experience litigating a broad range of civil disputes and class actions in federal and state trial and appellate courts, particularly in the healthcare industry, assessing and advising clients on risk, resolving disputes, serving as a dispute resolver, and handling complex healthcare transactions and counseling. Marcia brings a multi-dimensional perspective to the services she provides, having represented hospitals, clinics, telehealth and telemedicine providers, physicians, medical groups, insurers and Knox-Keene health plans, new products developers and manufacturers, ancillary providers including labs, IT companies, clinical trials companies, pharmaceutical labs, pharmacies, ambulance companies, third-party administrators, brokers, other fiduciaries, and employers. Marcia is also Certified in Healthcare Privacy Compliance.
Marcia’s specific work for clients includes risk assessments, gap analyses and investigations, risk mitigation and response counseling, contracting, developing policies and procedures and training in healthcare-related areas such as HIPAA, EMTALA, coding and billing, clinical documentation, coverage, reimbursement, telemedicine, medical tourism, fraud and abuse, Stark, Anti-kickback and California equivalent regulations, ERISA and workplace wellness programs.
Her clients regularly call on her for operational and product-related advice, management of risk and legal affairs, contracting, and regulatory compliance work. Marcia’s litigation matters include products and professional liability cases, contracted and non-contracted provider reimbursement claims, complex and coordinated lawsuits involving unfair competition, defamation, conflicts of interest, compliance, fraud and abuse, and disputes over joint ventures, partnership arrangements, leases and real estate, and hospital construction.
In addition to her client work, Marcia is an arbitrator for the American Health Lawyers Association Alternative Dispute Resolution Service and has lectured, spoken and published extensively on complex litigation, civil discovery, including eDiscovery, healthcare reform, telemedicine/telehealth, HIPAA and state law privacy and security, consumer-directed healthcare and wellness programs, women in the law and other legal and business subjects.
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