Charmaine is an associate in the Healthcare practice. She represents a wide range of clients in the healthcare industry, providing guidance on federal and state issues relating to compliance, facility licensure, certificate of need, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, the Stark law, Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA, and healthcare transactions.
Charmaine has counseled providers in regulatory compliance matters, government investigations, and self-disclosures including identifying, quantifying, and disclosing overpayments to state Medicaid agencies and the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Charmaine also has experience representing multiple provider types, including hospice, home health, and laboratory services providers, in reimbursement appeals before the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. In addition, Charmaine has counseled national providers, private equity investors, REITs, and other investors in multi-state acquisitions.
Charmaine is a member of AGG’s Hospitals and Health Systems industry team, Healthcare Real Estate team, Change of Ownership (CHOW) team, and the Post-Acute & Long Term Care Team. In addition, Charmaine is a member of AGG’s Pro-Bono Committee.
Charmaine received her Bachelor of Arts in English and History from the University of Georgia. She also received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Georgia School of Law, where she served as an editorial board member of The Georgia Journal of International and Comparative Law. During law school, Charmaine was an extern with Gwinnett Health System General Counsel, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and Honorable Judge Reuben M. Green.