Meet Your Expert
Jody is a partner in Wiggin and Dana’s Health Care Department, where she advises a wide range of health care organizations and information technology companies. She advises on a broad range of issues, including compliance, fraud and abuse, False Claims Act, HIPAA, patient care, regulatory, and corporate matters.
Jody’s experience includes assisting providers with state and federal survey issues, including handling compliance and informal dispute resolution meetings and appealing deficiencies with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services; managing Medicaid audits; and responding to governmental subpoenas. She assists clients in developing and evaluating corporate compliance programs, HIPAA policies, and managing compliance issues, including conducting internal investigations, submitting self-disclosures, and negotiating with government authorities.
Jody is a member of the American Health Lawyer’s Association (AHLA), the Connecticut Health Lawyer’s Association, the American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law section, the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA). She is the AHLA Chair for the Health Information Technology Practice Group’s Digital Health Records Affinity Group. Jody received her J.D. with honors from the University of Connecticut School of Law.
Training Sessions by Jody Erdfarb
- Apr 6, 2023 - 1:00 ET
Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) have been unleashed to uncover, confirm, and take back reimbursements Medicare made in error. Unless you’re ready, getting hit with a RAC audit can be devastating for your practice. Even though you can’t always control whether your practice is the target of a RAC audit or not, there are specific actions you can take to significantly […]Learn More
Getting hit with False Claims Act penalties for noncompliance is a nightmare, but complying with confusing, ever-changing government regulations can seem impossible. But it doesn’t have to be this way. You can better protect your practice by taking action against key compliance hot zones. Taking a stand against Recovery Audit Contractors (RAC) can stop them from recouping Medicare reimbursements you’ve […]Learn More