Home Health Agencies

The attorneys at Malecki Brooks Law Group have substantial experience in the vast legal and regulatory issues impacting home health agencies (HHA). We assist HHAs in issues relating to reimbursement, enrollment, and payment regulations; compliance with federal and state requirements; regulatory fraud and abuse compliance; corporate governance; licensure; public and private payor audits; contractual and transactional arrangements; and matters requiring litigation. Our attorneys understand the distinct regulatory issues affecting HHAs and we possess the knowledge and experience necessary to represent HHAs with their legal needs.

We can assist you with the following:


  • Contract review and drafting
  • Contractual and transactional matters, including but not limited to joint ventures and acquisitions and sales
  • Medical equipment purchases and leases
  • Office space leases (provider based clinic arrangements)
  • Review of restrictive covenants and non-complete clauses
  • Risk assessments and risk reduction strategies
  • Employment law matters
  • General counsel / on-site counsel


  • Medicare and Medicaid certification and recertification
  • Compliance with Medicare Conditions of Participation and Conditions for Coverage
  • Assistance with accreditation surveys, corrective action plans and termination appeals
  • Drafting internal policies covering marketing
  • Training, self-auditing, and compliance documentation requirements regarding homebound status
  • Medicare, Medicaid, ZPIC, and private payor audit assistance and representation
  • Third-party payor coding and billing issues
  • HIPAA privacy assessments and assistance with breaches
  • Compliance assessments, drafting of compliance plans and policies, and remediation
  • Policy review and drafting support for surveys
  • Outsourced compliance officer
  • Risk management (claims and loss control)
  • IDPH and IDFPR compliance


  • Contract and business litigation
  • Potentially compensable event management
  • Deposition assistance

Contact an Attorney

Aileen Kiska Brooks

Cheryl Miller

Patrica D. King