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Experience 

Ms. Klapholz concentrates her practice in the area of health care law, representing licensed health care professionals, group practices, health care clinics, medical billing companies, hospices, diagnostic testing facilities, home health agencies, pharmacies, clinical laboratories, not-for-profit charitable health clinics, assisted living facilities, hospitals, and other licensed health care facilities in business and regulatory matters, with a primary focus on the following:

  • HIPAA/HITECH compliance, audit defense, and data breach response;
  • Health care licensure and certification of professionals and facilities;
  • Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE, and insurance audits and reimbursement disputes;
  • Health care business transactions and day-to-day operational and regulatory advice;
  • False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Statute, and Stark Law compliance counseling; and
  • Scope of practice and advanced practice provider supervision issues.

Distinctions & Memberships 

  • Admitted to the Florida Bar, 2011
    • Health Law Section
    • Animal Law Committee
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Hillsborough County Bar Association
    • Health Law Section
    • Leadership Institute, Class of 2013
    • Young Lawyers Division, Professionalism and Ethics Committee
  • Hillsborough Association of Women Lawyers
  • New Leaders Council Tampa Bay
    • Chapter Co-Director
    • Fellow, 2016
  • The Nathan B. Stubblefield Foundation, Inc. Board of Directors for WMNF Community Radio
  • Greater Tampa ACLU Legal Panel
  • Super Lawyers Rising Star, 2018

Education 

  • University of Florida Levin College of Law, J.D., 2011, cum laude
    • Trial Practice Book Award
    • Journal of Law and Public Policy, Executive Articles Editor
    • Achieved honors in Legal Research and Writing and in Appellate Advocacy
  • University of Florida, B.A., 2008, cum laude

Publications

  •  “Pre-Claim Review Home Health Demo: Are RAPs at Risk?” The Hillsborough County Bar Association Lawyer, September/October 2016
  • “Preemption Prevails: Amendment 7 and the Patient Safety and Quality Improvement Act,” The Florida Bar Health Law Section Newsletter, coauthor, Spring 2016

Presentations

  • “Challenges for Home Health Agencies/Nurse Registries,” The Florida Bar Health Law Section Audio Webcast, co-presenter, December 8, 2015
  • “Racial Disparity and the Law,” Stetson University College of Law, panelist, October 14, 2015

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