Carpenter Law Firm, PLLC
Ohio State University
Laura Carpenter is a pharmacist and an attorney who practices healthcare law, advising healthcare providers and entities on a variety of issues including compliance with federal and state healthcare law, contract negotiation, and general business advice. Ms. Carpenter’s experience includes: • Advising pharmacies, prescription drug wholesalers, group purchasing organizations, pharmacy benefits managers and pharmacists on FDA, DEA, and state law regulatory issues affecting the practice of pharmacy. She emphasizes providing sound legal advice in a practical manner to advance the client’s business and operational needs. • Advising healthcare providers on reimbursement, billing and collections, and claims payment and audit practices for Medicare, Medicaid, and private health insurance plans. • Advising payors and providers on implementation and running of Medicare Part D and Medicare Advantage plans. • Advising clients on the Stark anti-referral laws, federal anti-kickback laws, fraud and abuse laws, fee-splitting and the corporate practice of medicine laws. • Assisting healthcare providers with operational and risk management issues. • Advising clients in compliance with the HIPAA privacy and security regulations, the standard transactions and code sets, and National Provider Identifier implementation.