Board Member

BakerHostetler

Charlotte Combre practices exclusively in the area of healthcare law, focusing primarily on the regulatory compliance of healthcare organizations. She has a depth of experience advising and representing healthcare clients on Medicare and Medicaid provider enrollment, billing and claims reimbursement, as well as state licensure and survey and accreditation matters. Representative clients include hospitals and hospital systems, physician groups, surgery centers, rehabilitation agencies, home health agencies, behavioral health facilities, IDTFs, long-term care facilities, ID/DD agencies, pharmacies, clinical laboratories and DMEPOS suppliers.

Charlotte has advised clients in relation to stock and asset acquisitions, mergers, joint ventures and internal reorganizations on transferring and obtaining permits, licenses and registrations, Medicaid and Medicare certifications, and billing privileges. Her practice includes structuring for compliance with state and federal laws and regulations, assisting with setting up entities, applying for NPIs, filing CMS 855 enrollment and state Medicaid applications. Charlotte also works with providers on revalidations of their Medicare and Medicaid enrollment and maintaining accurate PECOS records. In addition, she assist clients with initial state licensure applications and surveys, licensure updates and preparation of plans of correction. She also assist clients with initial CLIA applications, as well as maintaining and renewing CLIA certificates of waiver, provider performed microscopy, registration, compliance and accreditation certificates.

Charlotte regularly speaks on healthcare regulations, including having spoken at various seminars on the fundamentals of Medicare and Medicaid, and the retention and confidentiality of medical records.