K. Jill Osmars

K. Jill Osmars: Attorney with Duckor Spradling Metzger & Wynne A Law Corporation AV stamp icon
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Biography

Jill’s practice involves the representation of physicians and other health care providers. She has comprehensive experience in commercial and business litigation and oversees and manages litigation involving health care issues. She has represented clients in administrative hearings relating to federal and state reimbursement matters.

Jill focuses on regulatory compliance, including compliance with federal and state fraud and abuse laws. She has a thorough knowledge of the regulatory environment and has designed and implemented compliance plans for a variety of clients. She has assisted clients in internal investigations and responses to incidents of noncompliance and has represented clients in government investigations and in voluntary disclosures to government agencies.

Jill is knowledgeable in the rapidly changing health care industry as it relates to physician selection and deselection, credentialing, compensation, marketing, self-referral and fraud and abuse issues. She represents physicians and physician groups in medical staff proceedings, at both the hospital and IPA levels. Jill also advises clients on numerous reimbursement issues related to managed care and federal health care programs, and regularly assists with the auditing and evaluation of their practices and business operations.

Jill’s practice also includes the development and licensing of health care facilities such as laboratories, ambulatory surgery centers, home health agencies, DME suppliers, sleep centers and hospices. She has expertise in licensing, certification, investigations and enforcement issues relating to these providers. She has assisted laboratories, durable medical equipment suppliers, hospices, sleep centers, home health agencies and other healthcare providers in Medi-Cal and Medicare reimbursement audits and investigations. As health care providers expand their areas of services, she has advised these clients on the regulatory and compliance requirements of other states.

PUBLICATIONS


Speaker: Laboratory Compliance 2011, California Association of Bioanalysts, October 2011

OIG 2013 Work Plan Targets New Areas of Investigation - Hospices

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is the arm of the federal government that is charged with identifying, preventing and investigating fraud and abuse in Medicare and other federal programs. Each year, the OIG publishes its Work Plan, which identifies the audits and investigations it intends to pursue during the year.

OIG 2013 Work Plan Targets New Areas of Investigation - Physicians
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is the arm of the federal government that is charged with identifying, preventing and investigating fraud and abuse in Medicare and other federal programs. Each year, the OIG publishes its Work Plan, which identifies the audits and investigations it intends to pursue during the year.

OIG 2013 Work Plan Targets New Areas of Investigation - Laboratories
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) is the arm of the federal government that is charged with identifying, preventing and investigating fraud and abuse in Medicare and other federal programs. Each year, the OIG publishes its Work Plan, which identifies the audits and investigations it intends to pursue during the year.

Areas of Practice (1)

  • Health Care

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
619-727-6146  Phone
(619) 209-3037  Phone
(619) 209-3043  Fax
www.dsmw.com
University Attended:
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada, B.S., Rehabilitation Medicine, 1976
Law School Attended:
University of San Diego, J.D., magna cum laude, 1987; Member of Law Review, Law Clerk to the Honorable Earl B. Gilliam, United States District Court for the Southern District of California, 1987-1988
Year of First Admission:
1987
Admission:
1987, California
Memberships:
State Bar of California; San Diego County Bar Association; American Health Lawyers Association; California Association of Health Care Attorneys.
ISLN:
901774970
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa, MasterCard and American Express

Peer Reviews

4.9/5.0 (20 reviews)
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  • Analytical Capability

    4.9/5.0
  • Judgment

    5.0/5.0
  • Communication

    4.9/5.0
  • Legal Experience

    4.9/5.0
  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Sole Practitioner on 12/11/12 in Contracts

    She is a pleasure to work with.

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  • 5.0/5.0 Rated by a Managing Partner on 10/15/12 in Health Care

    Super lawyer & person. Very fair & reasonable as well as ethical & hard working.

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