With 25 years of experience, Terri Harris has worked with all types of health care providers in navigating the many risks and challenges of the rapidly changing health care industry. Terri has developed a deep understanding of health care laws and regulations to aid health care clients in their compliance efforts and to assist clients who are alleged to have failed to comply with health care laws or regulations. Terri has regularly advised clients regarding almost every aspect of health care operations, including Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, certificate of need and facility licensure, the 340B program, confidentiality of medical information and HIPAA, medical staff and peer review, advance directives, professional discipline and licensure, risk management, operational policies, and contracting.
Terri has been involved in strategic planning for many different health care providers, including acute care hospitals, nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospice agencies, home health agencies, rehabilitation companies, continuing care retirement communities, ambulatory surgical facilities, diagnostic centers, mobile medical equipment companies, and physician practices. She has worked with health care industry clients who seek to provide new or expanded services or acquire regulated equipment to obtain approval through the North Carolina Certificate of Need process.
In addition to her regulatory compliance practice, Terri has handled litigation at the trial and appellate levels, including jury and non-jury trials and arbitration in medical malpractice cases and commercial disputes in state and federal courts, as well as in the Office of Administrative Hearings, where she handles appeals of decisions by Certificate of Need, licensing, and other administrative agencies.
Terri has been a regular speaker and presenter on a variety of health care compliance and risk management topics and has spoken for programs sponsored by the American Health Lawyers Association, Dixon Hughes Goodman, and the Association for Home & Hospice Care of North Carolina, as well as for individual clients.
Along with extensive community involvement, Terri currently serves as an elected member of the firm's Management Committee and is the partner is charge of the Greensboro office.