Julia Tamulis focuses her practice on counseling a diverse range of clients on complex healthcare regulatory issues affecting operations and compliance matters. Julia advises pediatric hospital systems on compliance issues, including daily operations matters and internal compliance audits and reviews. She also provides guidance on healthcare regulatory compliance for pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers and distributors and health plans.
Drawing on her healthcare regulatory experience, Julia assists with internal compliance reviews and responding to government investigations, including defending companies facing government scrutiny in False Claims Act (FCA) matters. She has represented clients in the medical device, pharmaceutical, long-term care, and imaging sectors, as well as senior healthcare executives, before U.S. Attorneys’ Offices and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General in FCA, Stark Law, and Anti-Kickback Statute enforcement actions.
Julia recognizes the challenges her clients face in adapting to a constantly changing regulatory landscape. Her practice involves:
- Government Enforcement and Compliance – Defending clients in healthcare fraud enforcement matters through internal investigations and advocacy before government entities; conducting compliance assessments; assisting with day-to-day operational matters and internal audits; and drafting compliance policies.
- Contracting, Regulatory and Operational Matters – Advising on complex operational and regulatory matters for healthcare clients, including contracting for health systems and pharmaceutical companies.
- Specialty Pharmacy – Assisting specialty pharmacy clients with contracting and regulatory guidance.
- Medicare Reimbursement Appeals – Filing and arguing appeals before the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals.