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Julie B. Mitchell

Julie B. Mitchell

Founding Member

Location:
Ridgeland, Mississippi
Phone:
601-707-4036
Fax:
601-213-4116

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Julie B. Mitchell is a founding member of Mitchell Day Law Firm, PLLC. Mrs. Mitchell holds a Master’s Degree in Health Law (LL.M. Health Law). As an attorney whose primary focus is health care law, Mrs. Mitchell’s practice encompasses such matters as: stark, fraud and abuse, Medicare and Medicaid payment issues, corporate compliance, CON law, provider and physician contracts, healthcare corporate matters, hospital law, DMEPOS matters, licensure and certification, HIPAA, nursing home law and healthcare integration. She has recently been named to Best Lawyers in America in Health Law. She served as Chair to the Mississippi Bar, Health Law Section for 2018-2019.

Mrs. Mitchell has significant experience representing providers in health care fraud and abuse government investigations covering a wide range of matters such as billing irregularities, quality of care issues and Stark and anti-Kickback arrangements. Mrs. Mitchell has successfully negotiated settlements with numerous government entities such as the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and Office of Inspector General (OIG). She also works with providers encountering Unified Program Integrity Contractor (UPIC), Zone Program Integrity Contractor (ZPIC), Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) and Medicare Administrative Contractor (MAC) audits. In her representation of health care providers on these matters, she assists clients with internal investigations, compliance development, implementation audits and improvements and appeals. She also advises and counsels clients in self-disclosure matters.

Mrs. Mitchell represents a wide array of health care providers, such as hospitals, physicians, home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities, personal care homes, hospices, durable medical equipment suppliers, therapy companies, pharmacies and physicians. She lectures locally and nationally regarding emerging issues in health care and has addressed organizations such as the American Health Lawyers Association, American Health Care Association, Tennessee Health Care Association, Mississippi Health Care Association, Mississippi Independent Nursing Home Association, Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice and Palliative Care Organization, and Mississippi Healthcare Financial Management Association.

Julie and her family reside in Madison, Mississippi.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

Mississippi College School of Law
Guest Lecturer
Presentation: The Business of Healthcare
Clinton, Mississippi – November 14, 2018

University of Mississippi School of Law and School of Pharmacy
Introprofessional Education Symposium: An Interprofessional
Approach to the Opioid Crisis in Mississippi
Panel Member
Oxford, Mississippi – October 5, 2018

Mississippi Paralegal Association – Fall Seminar
Presentation: The Opioid Crisis – How We Got Here
Jackson, Mississippi – September 27, 2018

Mississippi State Medical Association – Resident Dinner & Discussion
Presentation: Top 10 Reasons to Get You in Front of the Mississippi Board
of Medical Licensure!
Jackson, Mississippi – September 18, 2018

Mississippi Health Care Association
Presentation: “Navigating Key Provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA)”
Ridgeland, Mississippi – March 6, 2013

Mississippi Society of CPAs Health Care Services Seminar
Presentation: “Responding to Depleting Government Resources: Auditors Unleashed and the New Face of Healthcare”
Ridgeland, Mississippi – September 21, 2012

Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice & Palliative Care Organization 2012 Conference
Presentation: “Me, My Hospice and the Government: Perfection is Thy Name”
New Orleans, Louisiana – July 26, 2012

Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice & Palliative Care Organization 2011 Conference
Presentation: “Corporate Compliance in an Era of Government & Provider Accountability & Responsibility”
New Orleans, Louisiana – July 27, 2011

Jackson Association of Health Underwriters Annual Symposium
Presentation: “Current Status of Health Care Legislation Lawsuits and Impact on Health Care Providers”
Jackson, Mississippi – February 3, 2011

Tennessee Health Care Association
Presentation: “Corporate Compliance in an Era of Government & Provider
Accountability & Responsibility”
Nashville, Tennessee – November 17, 2010

Mississippi Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA)
Presentation: “RACs, MACs, MICs, ZPICs and More: Navigating the Appeals Process and Responding to Fraud and Abuse Allegations”
Philadelphia, Mississippi – August 19, 2010

Governor Barbour’s Health Care Forum for Businesses
Presentation: “Extraordinary Measures for Extraordinary Times: Can/Will Providers Pay the Price?”
Jackson, Mississippi – August 4, 2010

Louisiana-Mississippi Hospice & Palliative Care Organization
Presentation: “RACs, MACs, MICs, ZPICs and More”
New Orleans, Louisiana – July 28, 2010

Delta Rural Health Network
Presentation: “RACs, MACs, MICs, ZPICs and More: Navigating the Appeals Process”
Orange Beach, Alabama – April 22, 2010

Mississippi Health Care Association
Presentation: “RACs, MACs, MICs, ZPICs and More – Understanding CMS’s Alphabet Soup of Auditing and Navigating the Appeals Process”
Madison, Mississippi – April 21, 2010

Healthcare Financial Management Association, Arkansas Chapter
Presentation: “RACs, MACs, MICs, ZPICs & More: Navigating the Appeals Process and Fraud & Abuse Allegations”
Hot Springs, Arkansas – April 9, 2010

Mississippi Hospital Association Education Series
Presentation: “CMS’s Alphabet Soup of Post-Payment Auditing”
Jackson, Mississippi – March 31, 2010

Mississippi Hospital Association RAC Meeting
Presentation: “Overview of RAC Appeals”
Jackson, Mississippi – January 13, 2010

Mississippi Health Care Association Annual Convention and Trade Show
Speaker – Philadelphia, Mississippi – June 8-10, 2009

AHLA 2009 Long Term Care and the Law Program
Speaker – Las Vegas, Nevada – February 25-27, 2009

FIFTY STATE SURVEY OF CERTIFICATE OF NEED AND LICENSURE:
Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Home Health, and Hospice, First Edition
Co-Author of Chapter: “Long-Term Care Licensure in Mississippi”
Published by American Health Lawyers Association, 2009

TENNESSEE HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION
Convention & Trade Show
Speaker – Gatlinburg, Tennessee – August 24-27, 2008

MISSISSIPPI INDEPENDENT NURSING HOME ASSOCIATION
Summer Conference 2008
Speaker – Biloxi, Mississippi – May 27-30, 2008

AHLA 2008 Long Term Care and the Law Program
Speaker – New Orleans, Louisiana – February 27-29, 2008

AHCA-NCAL-MECF 58th Annual Convention & Exposition
Speaker – Boston, Massachusetts – October 7-10, 2007

USLAW Leading Answers to Leading Questions (LALQ) Seminar
Speaker – Atlanta, Georgia – March 28, 2007

Mississippi Independent Nursing Home Association
Speaker – Philadelphia, Mississippi – August 2, 2006

Health Care Basics Teleconference — LORMAN Educational Services
Speaker – October 4, 2005

Long-Term Care — National Business Institute – Speaker – Jackson, MS September 26, 2005

Mississippi Health Care Association — 2nd Annual LTC Nursing Summit – Speaker – Jackson, MS – March 2, 2005

American Health Lawyers Association, Long-Term Care Practice Group
Article: Top Ten Nursing Home Deficiencies Nationally – December, 2004

Areas of Practice

Bar Admissions

  • Mississippi, 1995
  • Illinois, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Northern District of Mississippi, 1997
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Mississippi, 1997
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 5th Circuit, 2008
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 2009

Education

  • DePaul University College of Law, Chicago, Illinois
    • LL.M. – 1997
  • University of Mississippi School of Law, Oxford, Mississippi
    • J.D. – 1995
  • University of Mississippi, Oxford, Mississippi
    • B.B.A. – 1992
    • Major: Marketing and Management

Published Works

  • Co-Author of Chapter: “Long-Term Care Licensure in Mississippi” Nursing Homes, Assisted Living, Home Health, and Hospice, First Edition, American Health Lawyers Association, 2009
  • Top Ten Nursing Home Deficiencies Nationally-December, American Health Lawyers Association, Long-Term Care Practice Group, 2004

Representative Clients

  • Long Term Care Providers
  • Hospitals
  • Physicians
  • Home Health/Hospice Providers
  • Therapy Companies
  • Nurses
  • DMEPOS Companies

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member, 2005-Present
  • American Health Care Association, Associate Member
  • Mississippi Bar Association, Member, 1995-Present
  • Mississippi Health Care Association, Associate Member
  • Madison County Bar Association
  • Madison County Business League (Member of Health and Wellness Committee)