John Rhodes is a health care attorney in our business and finance practice group, where his work focuses primarily on regulatory, operations and health care and reimbursement litigation. On the state and federal levels, he has represented health care facilities and individual providers with matters including compliance program development, HIPAA privacy and security, medical group acquisitions and physician contracting. His experience as a health care attorney also includes guidance related to the False Claims Act, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, and he assists clients with contract review and negotiations, physician relationships, Medicare enrollment and compliance issues, and government and commercial payment issues. Adept at the day-to-day operations of health care facilities, John’s experience as a business attorney covers on licensure, drafting and negotiating provider enrollment agreements, and structuring business ventures, such as entity formation and contract negotiations.
Originally a finance director, John was lured to law school later in his career by the intricacies represented in the health care industry. He is energized by the dynamic, ever-changing nature of the business where no two days are the same, as well as the challenges represented by the federal and state health care laws. He has worked closely with senior executives of a Fortune 200 health care provider on health care regulatory issues and various strategic business initiatives. John has also worked diligently with Medicare Administrative Contractors, Medicaid agencies and other government contractors in response to audits and reviews. This experienced health care regulatory attorney has also successfully litigated many reimbursement issues, Medicare cost report audit findings and facility licensure issues. He also represents licensed practitioners before state medical boards related to disciplinary issues and board complaints.
With a daughter and two boys, John is busy away from the office with activities like baseball and exploring the wonders of the Colorado mountains. As a child of adoption with twelve other siblings (eight of which are adopted), John pays it forward as a member of the board of directors for Gift Of Adoption Colorado. John is also an adjunct instructor for Southern New Hampshire University, teaching Health Care Law and Ethics.