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Lisa Kaminski Shortt

Lisa Kaminski Shortt

Partner

T (336) 378-5535
F (336) 378-5400
Overview

Lisa Shortt is a partner in the Health Care and Litigation Practice Groups. She formerly practiced as a registered nurse and has five years of experience in cardiac surgery intensive care nursing. She also has an MBA and passed the CPA exam. She works with hospitals and other health care providers to identify, respond to, and resolve compliance issues and keep their businesses running. She focuses her practice on State and Federal regulatory compliance, False Claims Act violations, and Medicare and Medicaid billing issues. She created a software product to assist non-health care plans to comply with Section 111 Mandatory Insurer Reporting Requirements of the Medicare, Medicaid, and State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA).

Her litigation practice also includes insurance related matters such as life, health and disability claims, workers’ compensation, and product liability litigation. She has acted as national coordinating counsel in suture litigation and alleged occupational disease matters.

With her knowledge of health care and technology, Lisa is interested in creating (and has created) ways to use technology to provide efficient and cost-effective products for clients for compliance and audit purposes.

Experience

Representative Work

Examples of Lisa's recent work for her clients include:

  • Her ongoing practice includes drafting and teaching clients how to draft appeal letters to dispute RAC and MAC denials for multiple types of healthcare clients.
  • She has negotiated several global settlements with the OIG, including disputing alleged overpayment amounts by providing critique of the Department of Justice’s audit methodologies.
  • She has challenged statistical methodologies used by AdvanceMed before the Administrative Law Judge for multiple provider clients
  • Personally reviews billing and coding records to determine whether claims are appropriately billed in client self-audits, in response to denials, or in investigations.
  • She designs custom audit tools to assist providers in identifying potential billing errors.
  • She updates the S.1.M.P.L.E. software product and informs and advises software clients of changes to Section 111 Mandatory Insurer Reporting Requirements of the Medicare, Medicaid, and State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP) Extension Act of 2007 (MMSEA).
  • She represents multiple employers in alleged occupational exposure workers’ compensation matters.

Experience

  • Clerkship, The Honorable Ben Tennille, North Carolina Business Court, 2001


* Past success does not indicate the likelihood of success in any future legal representation.

Thought Leadership

Publications

October 2017
ERISA and Life Insurance News, ERISA and Life Insurance News
May 2017
ERISA and Life Insurance News, ERISA and Life Insurance News
February 10, 2017
February 12, 2016
January 23, 2012
Medicare News, The Transportation Newsletter

Published Works

Industries
Education
  • Wake Forest University School of Law, J.D., 2000
  • Wake Forest University, M.B.A., 2000
  • Guilford College, B.S., Accounting, with honors, 1996
Admissions
  • North Carolina, 2000
  • Virginia, 2002
Affiliations
  • Certified Professional Coder (CPC)
  • Licensed Registered Nurse
  • Passed CPA Exam, 1996
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