Mary Jean Geroulo Of Counsel




Mary Jean Geroulo has worked in health care her entire career and appreciates the regulatory and operational challenges faced by providers in this dynamic field.

In her legal practice, Mary Jean focuses on health care reimbursement, regulatory compliance and transactional issues. Her clients include individual hospitals and multi-hospital corporations, physician groups and solo practitioners, home health agencies, nursing homes, and a variety of other health care providers. Mary Jean is accessible to her clients at all times, providing immediate responses to their questions regarding the legal and regulatory implications of various situations that arise. Clients rely on Mary Jean to provide them with clear, concise answers that offer the necessary legal support while being comprehensible to their business personnel.

As a former hospital CEO, Mary Jean has first-hand knowledge of the impact the law has on the operation of a health care business and understands the nuanced relationships that exist between participants throughout the health care system. Her passion for the science of health care led Mary Jean to her first job as a research assistant and continues to inspire her practice of health care law.

Areas of Focus

Health Care
Mary Jean represents a variety of health care providers in regulatory, operational and transactional matters. She has particular experience with reimbursement issues, including advising on Medicare/Medicaid repayment matters that arise in connection with routine audits, fraud and abuse investigations and whistleblower lawsuits. She guides clients through every step of the reimbursement process and counsels on payment processes and procedures to help avoid regulatory issues.

From a transactional standpoint, Mary Jean assists health care providers with the development and review of their contracts with vendors, employees and other providers; the formation of joint ventures and other business relationships; the execution of mergers and acquisitions; the drafting of offering memoranda and related documents; and the drafting of medical, facility and group governing board documents and bylaws.

Mary Jean also advises health care providers on a wide variety of regulatory and operational matters, including HIPAA, EMTALA, Stark, anti-kickback, Medicare conditions of participation, state licensing board matters, and other federal and state law rules and regulations.

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