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Jayme R. Matchinski

Officer

Admissions

  • Illinois

Education

J.D., Valparaiso University School of Law, Valparaiso, Indiana, 1992

B.S., Northern Michigan University, Marquette, Michigan, 1989

Profile

Jayme Matchinski draws on her extensive experience in health and corporate law to help health care companies handle the complex regulatory and operational issues unique to the industry. She assists with compliance, reimbursement, licensure and certification issues affecting health care providers, as well as with the purchase, sale and formation of health care entities.

Jayme, the former vice president of a national health care consulting firm, has successfully represented health care providers in reimbursement claims against insurance carriers and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. She works with physicians and health care systems in the licensure, certification, legal structure and reimbursement structuring of post-acute venues of care, including sleep disorder centers, rehabilitation hospitals and facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, long-term acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

She has significant experience in the area of sleep medicine and since 2005 has written the “Legal Notes” column in A2Zzz Magazine, a publication of the American Association of Sleep Technologists. She covers regulatory, reimbursement, compliance, operational and contract issues that could potentially impact sleep disorder centers.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Illinois Association of Health Attorneys
  • Sleep Diagnosis and Therapy Journal editorial advisory board
  • Sleep Center Management Institute advisory board member
  • Illinois State Bar Association

Community/Civic Activities

  • Board of Directors, Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH), Illinois Chapter.
  • Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights
  • Chair of the National Council, Valparaiso University School of Law

News & Insights

Seminars & Speaking Engagements

  • “Patient Confidentiality and Regulatory Compliance”
    Kentucky Sleep Society, Louisville, Kentucky, October 2016
  • "Regulatory Risk Management in the Sleep Lab"
    Iowa Sleep Society, Waterloo, Iowa, September 2016
  • “Legal Aspects of Establishing a Telehealth Program”
    BRPT Annual Symposium, Atlanta, Georgia, September 2016
  • “Managing HIPAA Compliance in the Sleep Center”
    Updates in Sleep Technology Seminar, Alliance Health Deaconess Hospital, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, August 2016
  • “Key Regulatory Compliance Issues for Your Practice"
    Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, Lake Forest, Illinois, June 2016
  • “Legal Issues Related to the Practice of Dental Sleep Medicine: Key Issues for the Provision of Oral Appliances”
    Mini-Residency Program, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine, Boston, April 2016
  • “Legal Issues Related to the Provision of DME and HST”
    17th Annual Sleep Medicine Conference, Kentucky Sleep Society, Louisville, Kentucky, October 2015
  • “Sleep Forensics: Legal Update 2015” and “Sleep and Safety in the Trucking Industry”
    BRPT Annual Symposium, Dallas, Texas, September 2015
  • "Key Issues to Consider in Evaluating Practice Forms”
    Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, Lake Forest, Illinois, June 2015
  • "The Impact of Social Media on Sleep Medicine: What Steps to Take to Avoid Liability"
    Southern Sleep Society 37th Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, April 2015
  • "Evaluating Practice Forms and Documentation"
    Chicagoland MGMA, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois, March 2015
  • "Recent Updates in Legal Medicine: Federal Court Rulings" and "Changes in Medicare Practice Incorporation & Tax Status in 2015"
    American College of Legal Medicine 55th Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, February 2015
  • "Crossing State Lines: Legal and Risk Management Implications of Increased Connectivity Through Telehealth"
    Chicagoland Healthcare Risk Management Society, CHRMS Winter Program 2015: Healthcare Delivery in the Digital Age, Lombard, Illinois, January 2015
  • "Key Issues to Consider When Selling and Closing Your Practice"
    American Osteopathic Association Webinar, December 2014
  • “Starting a Practice: How to Avoid the Pitfalls”
    American Osteopathic Association Webinar, November 2014
  • "Key Health Care Issues and Regulations to Consider in Business Transactions”
    Chicago Bar Association, Chicago, Illinois, October 2014
  • “Legal Update 2014: Key Compliance Issues for Physician Practices”
    Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, Lake Forest, Illinois, October 2014
  • “Wage & Health Insurance: What You Need to Know”
    Illinois Restaurant Association, September 23, 2014
  • “Update on the Affordable Care Act” and “Liability Issues in Sleep Medicine & Technology”
    Montana Regional Sleep Seminar 2014, Billings, Montana, September 12, 2014
  • “Legal Aspects of Managing Sleep Disordered Breathing”
    American College of Chest Physicians, Management of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Clinical Practice Course 2014, Glenview, Illinois, July 2014
  • “Sleep Services Mergers, Acquisitions & Management Contracting in 2014” and “Legal Update 2014: Third Party Contracting and DME”
    FOCUS Conference on Respiratory Care and Sleep Medicine, Orlando, Florida, May 2014
  • “Steps to take to Protect Your Practice in 2014”
    Chicagoland MGMA, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois, February 2014
  • “Hot Topics for Physicians Practices and the Impact of Health Care Reform”
    Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, Lake Forest, Illinois, December 2013
  • “The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Provision of Health Care”
    Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, December 2013
  • “Legal Update 2013: Third Party Contracting and DME for Sleep Labs” and “Compliance Plans and Your Sleep Lab”
    FOCUS Conference on Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine, Las Vegas, Nevada, October 2013
  • “Treading Lightly: Navigating State Privacy Laws on the Road to HIPAA and Part 2 Compliance”
    Netsmart Connections Conference 2013, Dallas, Texas, September 17, 2013
  • “The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Sleep Medicine,” and “Legal Implications for Sleep Technologists and the Sleepy Driver”
    Montana Regional Sleep Seminar 2013, Billings, Montana, September 2013
  • “The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Sleep Medicine”
    American Association of Sleep Technologists Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, June 2013
  • “2013 Legal Updates on Third Party Contracting and DME for Sleep Labs” and “Compliance Plans and Your Laboratory: A Legal Perspective”
    13th Annual FOCUS Conference on Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, May 2013
  • “DME for Medicare and Non-Medicare Patients” and “Practical Considerations for the Provision of DME”
    American Academy of Sleep Medicine, Darien, Illinois, April 2013
  • “Best and Worst Practices in Hospital/ Physician Alliances, Including Advanced Physician Contracting and Compensation Models"
    Hinshaw’s Annual Health Care Conference, Lisle, Illinois, November 2012
  • “Chain of Custody with Out of Center Testing”
    14th Annual Sleep Medicine Conference, Kentucky Sleep Society, Louisville, Kentucky, October 2012
  • “Home Sleep Testing: Key Regulations and Reimbursement Issues”
    Central Illinois Sleep Conference 2012, Carle Foundation Hospital, Urbana, Illinois, October 2012
  • “Top Legal Issues Sleep Technologists Need to Know,” and “Protecting Sleep Centers or What You Don’t Want to Defend - Reducing Risk”
    2012 Sleep Symposium, West Virginia Sleep Society, Parkersburg, West Virginia, October 2012
  • “The Effects of Social Media and Communications on Sleep Medicine”
    Advances in Sleep Technology: OCST and the Future of Sleep Technology, American Association of Sleep Technologists, Darien, Illinois, October 2012
  • “Medicare and Medicaid Audit Defense & Appeals: From RACs to ZPIC”
    Midwest Home Health Summit Best Practices Conference Series, Skokie, Illinois, September 2012
  • “The Impact of Sleep Forensics on the Legal Environment in 2012 and the Future”
    BRPT Annual Symposium, Reno, Nevada, September 2012
  • “Legal Update 2012: Navigating the Legislative Landscape”
    BRPT Annual Symposium, Reno, Nevada, September 2012
  • “Legal Update on Third Party Contracting and DME” and “Compliance Plans and Your Sleep Laborator”
    12th Annual FOCUS Conference on Respiratory Care & Sleep Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, May 2012
  • “Legal Issues for 2012: What Your Practice Should Know”
    Greater Chicagoland Chapter of PAHCOM, Lutheran General Hospital, Park Ridge, Illinois, April 2012
  • “The Impact of Health Care Reform on Physicians, Group Practices & Hospital/Physician Arrangement” and “Developing a Compliance Plan for Your Sleep Lab”
    Western Society of END Technologists, WSET Conference, Seattle, Washington, February 2012

Publications

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