Saint Louis University School of Law,
J.D., summa cum laude, Class Valedictorian, 2001
The Lead Editor of the St. Louis University Law Journal
Deaconess College of Nursing,
B.S.N., summa cum laude, 1997
District of Columbia
American Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
Health Care Compliance Association
Illinois Association of Health Care Attorneys
Missouri Society of Health Care Attorneys
Thompson Coburn LLP
RN, Medical Intensive Care Unit, 1997-1998
Clients look to Milada, an attorney and a registered nurse, for critical assistance on complex regulatory compliance matters. She counsels hospitals, integrated health systems, physician practices, surgery centers, long-term care providers, pharmacies and other health care businesses on various health care legal and operational issues.
She advises on Stark and Antikickback laws and provides in-depth guidance on Medicare and Medicaid billing and reimbursement issues. She assists providers with RAC and ZPIC audits, helps conduct self-audits of billing and compliance practices and represents providers in self-disclosures of compliance matters to CMS and OIG.
Milada represents providers faced with investigations by various government enforcement agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, State Attorney General, Office of Civil Rights and others. She works closely with clients on developing appropriate responses and successfully negotiating timely and favorable outcomes.
Milada intimately understands the complex relationships between hospitals and physicians and offers comprehensive counsel on hospital-physician alignment, physician contracting, peer review and other medical staff matters. She routinely assists clients with day-to-day operational matters, provider licensing issues and negotiation of managed care and vendor contracts. She has significant experience in HIPAA compliance and data privacy and helped numerous clients establish HIPAA privacy and security compliance programs. Should any HIPAA violations or data breach matters occur, Milada assists clients to ensure an appropriate response.
Milada also has extensive experience in corporate healthcare transactions. Working on every aspect of the transaction, she structures and negotiates affiliations, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures involving hospitals, surgery centers, physician practices and other health care businesses.