Saint Louis University School of Law,
J.D., summa cum laude, Class Valedictorian, 2001
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
Hospitals, health systems, physicians and other health care clients look to Milada, an attorney and registered nurse, for critical assistance on a range of complex regulatory compliance matters.
Milada provides in-depth guidance on Medicare and Medicaid billing and reimbursement issues. She assists providers with audits of billing practices and represents providers in self-disclosures of compliance matters to CMS and OIG.
Milada intimately understands the complex relationships between hospitals and physicians and provides strategic advice on physician contracting, compliance with Stark and Antikickback laws and structuring business arrangements in compliance with these laws. Milada has significant experience in HIPAA compliance and data privacy and security. She regularly advises on all aspects of HIPAA compliance, including establishing HIPAA privacy and security compliance programs and responding to privacy and security incidents. Milada also advises clients on day-to-day operational issues, EMTALA compliance, licensing and accreditation survey matters, patient care issues and medical staff matters.
Milada represents providers faced with investigations by various government enforcement agencies, including the U.S. Department of Justice, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, state attorneys general, the Office of Civil Rights and others. She works closely with clients to develop appropriate responses and successfully negotiate timely and favorable outcomes.
Milada also has extensive experience negotiating corporate health care 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 businesses.
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