Sandra DiVarco is a companion within the legislation agency of McDermott Will & Emery LLP and relies within the Agency’s Chicago workplace. Sandy focuses her observe on the illustration of hospitals and well being techniques. She has recommended well being care facility and system shoppers relating to all facets of well being legislation transactions and well being system restructurings. As a registered nurse, Sandy recurrently advises shoppers on the authorized facets of medical points and coverage/process issues. Sandy additionally has vital expertise in helping shoppers with regulatory, licensure and accreditation points, together with state-level and CMS survey responses, formulation of profitable Plans of Correction, Joint Fee grievance responses and EMTALA/regulatory investigations. Sandy is a member of the Agency’s Catholic Organizations Observe Group, and has expertise working with Catholic organizations inside well being care and different enterprise areas. She can also be co-leader of the Agency’s Common Institutional Supplier affinity group.
Along with sustaining an lively transactional observe, Sandy has a deep information of regulatory, licensing and accreditation problems with explicit concern to well being care suppliers in at the moment’s heightened enforcement local weather. Sandy recurrently advises shoppers on the authorized facets of medical regulatory points and coverage/process and operational issues. A major factor of her observe includes helping well being care supplier shoppers throughout the USA with regulatory, licensure and accreditation points, together with state-level and Facilities for Medicare and Medicaid Companies (CMS) survey responses, formulation of profitable plans of correction, Joint Fee grievance responses and Emergency Medical Remedy and Energetic Labor Act (EMTALA)/regulatory investigations. Drawing on her expertise as a registered nurse, and holding a present license within the state of Illinois, Sandy brings a realistic perspective and first-hand information of well being care operations to those complicated and mission-critical issues.