DGJ BOUTIQUE LAW
Compliance, Training, Mediation, Arbitration, Litigation, Legal Counsel in the areas of Family, Bankruptcy Law and Health Care Regulation.
Serving As Your Experienced General Counsel.
MEDICAID FRAUD AND ABUSE
Provider fraud is generally the result of an intentional misrepresentation of services rendered. While the fraud, waste and abuse may take on many forms, some of the more common are: Billing for a more expensive treatment or service than was actually provided (“upcoding”);
Billing for unnecessary services, Billing for the same service multiple times.
MEDICAL/BEHAVORIAL HEALTH/DENTAL LICENSURE DEFENSE
Protecting your license and privilege to practice requires a skilled team protecting your life's investment. Our firm is skilled in representing licensed professionals before boards and administrative courts to protect your credentials.
HEALTH LAW & REGULATORY COMPLIANCE
Expert knowledge and representation regarding Federal and State Healthcare Regulations, Medicare, Medicaid, HIPAA, Anti-kickback law, Stark law, Civil False Claims Act, Affordable Care Act Compliance and Accountable Care Organization Arrangements.
Our attorneys are authors on pharmaceutical and certificate of need laws and compliance.
Bankruptcy is a federal court process designed to help individuals and businesses eliminate their debts or repay them under the protection of the bankruptcy court. Bankruptcies can generally be described as liquidation or reorganization. Under a liquidation bankruptcy (Chapter 7), a claimant files to eliminate debt through the bankruptcy court. Under a reorganization bankruptcy (Chapter 13), a claimant files a plan with the bankruptcy court proposing to repay creditors.
DIVORCE, CUSTODY & SUPPORT
We navigate our clients through the challenges of divorce, child custody and support for all types of families in NC and IL, with collaboration and zeal.
Municipal attorneys assist in ensuring that the day-to-day operations of the municipality and any matters enacted by its governing body comply with local, state, and federal laws. These laws include those that may affect any potential liability of the municipality and those elected or appointed individuals and employees involved in its operations. The practice of municipal law encompasses a wide range of issues including, but not limited to the scope of the municipality’s police power, employment, and labor issues, real estate, zoning, land use matters, economic development, imposition of taxes, public bidding and contracts, tax assessments, environmental regulations, and access to public meetings and public information.
Alternative Dispute Resolution describes
different methods of resolving legal disputes without going to court. The rising cost of litigation makes traditional lawsuits impractical for many individuals and businesses. Our firm offers alternative dispute resolution services in family financial matters and health law disputes.
Atty. Dana G. Jones received a Bachelors of Science Degree from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She is a graduate of North Carolina Central University School of Law and practices in the areas of health care policy, regulation/compliance, licensing/credentialing, health plan administration, bankruptcy and domestic relations. Atty. Jones serves clients in Illinois and North Carolina. Atty. Jones completed her advance legal studies in Health Law and Policy at Loyola University -Chicago and received her LL.M in Health Law Regulation. She is admitted in the following Courts: North Carolina, 1998 Illinois, 1998, U.S. District Court, Middle District of North Carolina, 1999 U.S. District Court, Eastern District of North Carolina, 1999 U.S. District Court, Western District of North Carolina, 2011, U.S. District Court Northern District of Illinois 2005, U.S. District Court Central District of Illinois. Atty. Jones is a certified Superior Court Mediator/Family Financial Mediator, an American Health Lawyer's Association Certified Arbitrator and serves as a civil litigation Arbitrator in several judicial districts. She is a health care compliance trainer with Mentor Health and frequently presents on Advance Family Law topics with National Business Institute. Atty. Jones is a licensed real estate and title agent professional.