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Julia C. Reiland

As a former mental health practitioner, Julia Reiland provides a unique combination of legal and practical experience in the health care field. Drawing on this critical ground-level perspective, she advises health care organizations on complex business transactions and strategic partnerships, informed by her significant experience in joint ventures, affiliations, antitrust, governance, and contracting matters. Julia also counsels providers on state and federal regulatory compliance, including licensure, reimbursement, enrollment, HIPAA and state privacy, and participation issues. With a career concentration on Health Law and Bioethics, she has extensive experience with federal and state anti-kickback laws, the Stark physician self-referral law, and HIPAA.

Julia is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at American University Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C.  She is a frequent speaker on issues related to provider transactions and collaborations, fraud and abuse, privacy and security, and federal and state regulatory developments.

Julia is also a firm leader - she serves as Chair of the Recruiting Committee and is a member of the firm's Culture, Diversity & Inclusion Committee. 

Representative Experience

  • Structures joint ventures, affiliations, mergers, acquisitions, and other strategic partnerships.
  • Counsels physician groups, clinics, and other providers on regulatory compliance, including issues related to Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, and Medicare/Medicaid rules and regulations.
  • Advises ambulatory surgery centers on issues related to corporate governance, operations, and regulatory compliance.
  • Assists providers in responding to regulatory inquiries and investigations, including matters involving alleged fraud and abuse, over-payment and reimbursement issues, and HIPAA violations.
  • Represents health care providers in response to qui tam cases filed for alleged violations of the False Claims Act.

Presentations

  • Co-Presenter, “Fundamentals of the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Beneficiary Inducements CMP, and the Physician Self-Referral Law”​, American Health Law Association Fraud and Compliance Forum, September 21-22, 2021
  • Presenter, "Navigating New and Established Approaches to Provider Collaboration," LeadingAge Minnesota 2021 Institute, May 21, 2021
  • Co-Presenter, "Guidance on Return to Work Issues in the COVID-19 Vaccination Era, Lathrop GPM Webinar, May 19, 2021
  • Co-Presenter, "Synapse Health Webinar Series: What All Providers Should Know About Changes to Assisted Living in MN," Lathrop GPM Webinar, May 12, 2021
  • Co-Presenter, "The Shifting Legal Landscape of Telehealth," Lathrop GPM Webinar, August 8, 2020
  • Co-Presenter, "Detangling the Web: How Providers can Mitigate the Economic Impact of the COVID-19 Outbreak," Lathrop GPM Webinar, April 10, 2020 
  • Presenter, "Proposed Revisions to the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute: What You Need to Know," 2020 MMGMA Winter Conference, March 11, 2020
  • Co-Presenter, "What to do when you MIGHT have an Overpayment from Medicare,"  LeadingAge Minnesota 2020 Institute and Expo, February 6, 2020
  • Co-Presenter, "Proposed Revisions to the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute: What You Need to Know," Gray Plant Mooty Event & Webinar, November 19, 2019 
  • Presenter, "What To Do When You Might Have an Overpayment," 2019 Care Providers of Minnesota Annual Convention, November 18, 2019
  • Co-Presenter, "Cybersecurity: Managing Threats, Protecting Information, and Responding to Breaches," Gray Plant Mooty 23rd Annual Health Law Seminar, July 25, 2019 
  • Presenter, "HIPAA, Technology, and Other Mysteries of the Universe: Implementing Patient Privacy Best Practices," 2019 National Foot Care Conference, April 27, 2019
  • Co-Presenter, "How to Get in Trouble Without Really Trying; Practical Advice for When a Regulator Comes Knocking," Gray Plant Mooty Event & Webinar, March 19, 2019
  • Presenter, "Contracting 101: Tips, Traps, and Essential Concepts for the Non-Lawyer," LeadingAge Minnesota 2019 Institute & Expo, February 8, 2019
  • Presenter, "Survey the Risk: Understand the Latest Trends, Focus Areas, and Enforcement Tools," Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Workshop, Minnesota CLE, December 10, 2018
  • Presenter, "Contracting 101: Tips, Traps, and Concepts for the Non-Lawyer," Care Providers of Minnesota Annual Convention, November 12, 2018
  • Presenter, "Extra! Extra! Read All About It: Deceptive Marketing Practices," Care Providers of Minnesota Annual Convention, November 12, 2018
  • Co-Presenter, "Health Law Roundtable: Top 10 Enforcement Trends for 2018," Gray Plant Mooty Event & Webinar, April 12, 2018
  • Presenter, "Land of 10,000 Barriers: Tips and Tools for Exchanging Health Information in Minnesota," Care Providers of Minnesota Convention, November 14, 2017
  • Presenter, "Land of 10,000 Barriers: Tips and Tools for Exchanging Health Information in Minnesota," MACMHP Mental Health Conference, September 13, 2017
  • Presenter, "Land of 10,000 Barriers: Tips and Tools for Exchanging Health Information in Minnesota," Gray Plant Mooty Health Law Conference, July 20, 2017
  • Presenter, "Land of 10,000 Barriers: Tips and Tools for Exchanging Health Information in Minnesota," e-Health Summit, June 15, 2017
  • Presenter, "Tips and Tools for Privacy and Consent Procedures to Advance Health Information Exchange," SIM Learning Days Conference, April 4, 2017
  • Presenter, "Say ‘Hello’ To My Little Friend! … The Foundations in Privacy Toolkit: Tips and Tools for Exchanging Health Information in Minnesota," Minnesota Medical Group Management Association - 2017 Winter Conference, March 8, 2017
  • Presenter, "Privacy, Security, and Health Information Exchange in Minnesota," co-presenter, 2016 Care Providers of Minnesota Convention, November 15, 2016
  • Presenter, "'A Fax Machine Walks into a Doctor’s Office…' Barriers to Sharing Health Information in Minnesota and State Initiatives to Manage Them,” Gray Plant Mooty Health Law Conference, July 12, 2016
  • Presenter, "HIPAA, Cybersecurity and Data Privacy," Minnesota Hospital Association Summer Trustee Conference, July 9, 2016
  • Presenter, "Barriers to Sharing Health Information in Minnesota - State Initiatives to Manage Them," 2016 Minnesota e-Health Summit, June 7, 2016
  • Presenter, "Tools and Tips to Ensure Health Information Privacy and Security," SIM Learning Days Conference, April 27, 2016
  • Presenter, "Barriers to Sharing Health Information in Minnesota - State Initiatives to Manage Them," Minnesota Medical Group Management Association 2016 Winter Conference, March 2, 2016
  • Presenter, "Serving on a Nonprofit Hospital Board of Directors: Tips, Traps, and Best Practices," Minnesota Hospital Association Winter Trustee Conference, January 9, 2016
  • Co-Presenter, "Patient Health Information: Charting a Course for the Future," Gray Plant Mooty Event & Webinar, November 17, 2015
  • Presenter, "Serving on a Nonprofit Hospital Board of Directors: Tips, Traps, and Best Practices," North Dakota Hospital Association, October 11, 2015
  • Presenter, "The Future of Health Care: In a Galaxy Far, Far Away," Gray Plant Mooty Annual Health Law Conference, July 14, 2015

Publications

  • Co-Author, "Health Care Transaction Closing Checklist," American Health Law Association, April 30, 2020
  • Author, “Minnesota: Summary of Fraud and Abuse Statutes and Regulations,” State Health Care Fraud Law: An AHLA 50-State Survey, September 7, 2018

Client Alerts and Blog Posts

Professional Affiliations

  • American Health Law Association
  • American Bar Association
  • Minnesota State Bar Association, Health Law Section
  • Hennepin County Bar Association

Community Involvement

  • Lathrop GPM Associate Recruiting Committee, member, 2019 - present
  • American University Washington College of Law, Adjunct Assistant Professor, "Health Care Business Transactions," 2021
  • Mama Hellen Lotara School in South Sudan, U.S. Advisory Board Member, 2018-present
  • Cornerstone Advocacy Service, Young Professionals Board, past board member and vice president 2015-2018
  • Gray Plant Mooty’s Attorney Personnel Committee, member, 2017-2019
  • The Advocates for Human Rights, volunteer attorney
  • Legal Access Point Clinic, volunteer attorney

Honors

  • “North Star Lawyers,” Minnesota State Bar Association, 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020
  • Dean’s Award for Legal Writing I
  • Dean’s Award for Legal Writing II
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Jayme D’Heilly 
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Education

University of Minnesota Law School, J.D., magna cum laude

  • American Bar Association National Appellate Advocacy Competition team, Student Director

University of Minnesota, B.A., Dean's List