Linda A. Baumann Esq.

Arent Fox LLP
Baumann, Linda A.

Linda Baumann is the leader of the Arent Fox Health Care group in Washington, D.C. She concentrates her practice on matters involving False Claims Act investigations, fraud and abuse compliance, and Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement. In particular, she counsels clients nationwide on matters related to the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute and the False Claims Act.

Ms. Baumann represents a wide range of companies throughout the industry from Fortune 50 corporations and national chains to community health care providers and trade associations. She helps clients who are dealing with federal and/or state government investigations, handling all aspects from initial audit through successful negotiation and settlement. She has also handled voluntary self-disclosures, implemented and updated corporate compliance programs, served as an independent review organization, advised on Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIAs), conducted due diligence in connection with acquisitions and financing, and helped clients structure transactions to promote business goals while ensuring compliance.

Ms. Baumann often is able to help clients reduce the scope and amount of their liability, e.g., by demonstrating the legality of their practices, narrowing the scope of exposure and/or negotiating favorable settlements.

She received her B.A., magna cum laude, from Brown University and her J.D. from Columbia Law School.

 

Ms. Baumann is Editor-in-Chief of the ABA/Bloomberg BNA Books treatise Health Care Fraud and Abuse: Practical Perspectives.