Allyson Jones Labban is a partner in the Health Care practice group. Allyson works with hospitals and other health care providers to identify, respond to, and resolve compliance issues and keep their businesses running. A large part of her practice focuses on State and Federal regulatory compliance and fraud and abuse issues, including HIPAA privacy and security requirements, False Claims Act investigations, Stark and Anti-Kickback compliance, facility and practitioner licensure and compliance with Medicare Conditions of Participation and Joint Commission requirements, and response to OCR and OIG investigations and inquiries. She assists clients with day-to-day operational, compliance, and risk management activities, including physician and vendor contracting, medical staff matters, and Medicare and Medicaid billing and coding issues.
Allyson is also a member of the firm’s cross-disciplinary cybersecurity team. She has assisted numerous clients, health care providers and non-health care providers alike, in responding to data security breaches and communicating with affected individuals as well as state and federal regulators. She also focuses on cybersecurity defense by providing education and counseling regarding cybersecurity and cyber-hygiene best practices and preparing policies and action plans. Allyson has also assisted various health care start-ups and app developers in complying with HIPAA, FTC regulations including the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, telemedicine requirements, and FDA regulations governing the development of mobile medical applications.
As a member of the firm's technology committee, Allyson's interests include developing ways to use technology and project-based pricing to provide an efficient, cost-effective product for clients. She also has a strong interest in bioethics and serves as a member of a local hospital system's ethics committee, where she assists providers and staff in navigating complex patient care and communication issues within the framework of the law and ethical considerations. Allyson also provides education and training on research ethics and compliance to researchers in the university and private health care settings.
The daughter of a nurse, Allyson's goal with every engagement is that her clients receive the support and help they need on legal issues so that they can focus on patient care, research, and developing innovative health care delivery models.