Attorney Jayme Matchinski draws on her extensive experience in health and corporate law to help health care companies handle the complex regulatory and operational issues unique to the industry.
Jayme assists health care providers with HIPAA, Anti-Kickback Statute, and Stark Law compliance, as well as reimbursement, licensure, and certification issues. Health care clients also seek her advice on purchasing, selling, and forming health care entities.
A former vice president of a national health care consulting firm, Jayme has successfully represented health care providers in reimbursement claims against insurance carriers and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Physicians and health care systems look to Jayme for guidance on the legal and reimbursement structuring of post-acute venues of care, including sleep disorder centers, rehabilitation hospitals and facilities, ambulatory surgery centers, long-term acute care hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes, and assisted living facilities.
Jayme has significant experience in the area of sleep medicine and regularly works with sleep disorder centers, durable medical equipment companies, and other organizations in the sleep medicine space. She has written the “Legal Notes” column in A2Zzz Magazine, a publication of the American Association of Sleep Technologists, where she covers regulatory, reimbursement, compliance, operational, and contract issues that could potentially impact sleep disorder centers.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Jayme also worked on numerous projects involving telehealth, the implementation of new telehealth models, and related documentation and reimbursement for the provision of telehealth.
Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Jayme was an Officer in the Health Care group of a Midwest law firm. While in law school, Jayme served externships with the Air & Water Division of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as well as with the Honorable George W. Lindberg, U.S. District Court of the Northern District of Illinois. In addition, Jayme participated in a summer study program of law and economic policy at Ningbo University in the People’s Republic of China.
Jayme’s dedication to various vocational and social causes demonstrates that her people-first approach goes beyond her professional life: She serves on the Board of Directors for the Illinois chapter of the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH), works with the Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, and is Past Chair of the National Council of the Valparaiso University School of Law.
- Listed in The Best Lawyers in America©, Health Care Law (2024)
- Crain's Notable Women in Law (2022)
- Illinois Leading Lawyers (2014 to Present)
- Top Suburban Business Lawyers (2020)
- Valparaiso University School of Law (J.D., 1992)
- Northern Michigan University (B.S., 1989)
Professional & Community Involvement
- American Health Lawyers Association
- Board of Behavioral Sleep Medicine, Compliance Officer
- Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights
- Illinois Association of Health Attorneys
- Illinois State Bar Association
- Valparaiso University School of Law, National Council, Past Chair
- VOSH, Illinois Chapter, Board of Directors
- Tufts Dental Medicine Global Summit 2022: The Evolution and Future of Dental Sleep Medicine – Legal Issues Related to the Practice of SleepJuly 2022
- Ann Arbor & Columbus Healthcare Compliance Conference: Providing Telehealth During COVID-19 – Key Issues to Consider
- Tufts University School of Dental Medicine: Legal Issues Related to the Practice of Dental Sleep Medicine
- Stark and AKS, Credentialing and Privileging, Noncompete Provisions, and Payment Challenges Webinar: Healthcare Employment Agreements – Key Provisions, Compliance Considerations, Certification