Ken Yood: Lawyer with Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP

Ken Yood

Phone310.228.3708

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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Healthcare
  • Privacy and Data Security
 
University Haverford College, B.A., 1986; Harvard University, M.A., 1990
 
Law SchoolState University of New York - Buffalo Law School, J.D., 1989
 
Admitted1989, New York and Massachusetts; 1991, California
 
Memberships 

Memberships

•Vice Chair, Healthcare Facility Operations Interest Group, 2013-2014

•American Health Lawyers Association

 
Biography

Mr. Yood is a partner in the Corporate practice group in the firm's Los Angeles office.Areas of PracticeMr. Yood represents a wide range of healthcare providers and healthcare companies, including specialty and general acute hospitals (including local district, nonprofit and for-profit facilities), home health agencies, pharmaceutical vendors, nursing facilities, and health information and management providers.Ken has experience in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and certification, state licensing, and federal regulatory compliance.Additionally, he counsels clients on physician referral law limitations, state and federal fraud and abuse issues, and state and federal false claims and program fraud matters.Ken helps clients both establish and operate health care compliance programs. He has developed corporate compliance programs designed to identify Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and certification issues, licensing and federal regulatory compliance matters, fraud and abuse issues, as well other regulatory compliance matters. He has assisted clients in both internal and external investigations of health care facilities and has experience in advising clients on disclosure and reporting obligations and strategies under the various federal and state false claims laws.

Honors

•Leading Lawyer, Chambers USA, 2005-2014

•AV Rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Legal 500, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014

•Best Lawyer in America, Best Lawyers, 2011-2014

•Southern California Super Lawyer, Super Lawyers, 2011-2014

 
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More Risk for All and “Free” Care?
Vinay Bhupathy,Ken Yood, March 31, 2015
While the Supreme Court continues to debate the outcome of King v. Burwell in their chambers, stakeholders must be prepared for the potential fallout the nine justices’ ruling may have. Two weeks ago, we summarized the underpinnings of the case and last week, we reviewed the impact of a...

On the Eve of Oral Arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in King v. Burwell: Obamacare in the Balance 
Ken Yood, March 25, 2015
As every healthcare geek and Supreme Court wonk will tell you, on March 4, the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in King v. Burwell (an amalgamation of four cases - King v. Burwell, Halbig v. Burwell, Pruitt v. Burwell, and Indiana v. IRS). As the latest attack on the Affordable Care Act...

Round and Round and Round She Goes, and Where She Lands, Nobody Knows: The Future of Obamacare and Why King v. Burwell Matters - A Five-Part Series 
Matthew J. Goldman,Lauren Lee Tarantello,Ken Yood, March 25, 2015
Last week, on Wednesday, March 4, the U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument in the highly publicized case of King. v. Burwell-a lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act or “Obamacare” based upon what many would call the most pernicious of statutory problems - poor drafting.



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Ken Yood

1901 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 1600
Los AngelesCA 90067




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