Jennifer M. Nelson Carney is chair of Bricker & Eckler's Health Care industry group. Jenny’s practice focuses on the business and regulatory needs of hospitals, home health agencies, hospices, long-term care providers and other health care providers. Jenny advises clients on the balance of minimizing risk while providing good patient care from intake to discharge.
Specifically, she counsels on issues surrounding maintenance of patient information, including design and documentation of the medical record, health information technology issues such as EHR implementation and optimization, and Meaningful Use attestation and appeals. Additionally, Jenny helps clients navigate state and federal regulatory issues surrounding mergers and acquisitions of health care entities, including Medicare and Medicaid provider enrollment, CHOWs and revalidations, Medicare Conditions of Participation (CoPs), state and accrediting body survey and certification and licensure issues, RAC appeals, and medical staff privileging and credentialing. Her experience also includes work with clinical research matters and medical residency programs.