Reema has experience in helping our hospital and health system clients to recover additional money owed by payers by appealing denials on the grounds of medical necessity. She has prepared reports for current and prospective clients on subjects that include: common reasons for claim underpayments and denials and solutions for resolving these types of issues; Independent Review Organization findings; Medicare coverage of inpatient admissions; and health savings account reimbursement.
Before she started at HLS, Reema drafted judicial opinions for Judge Nancy Firestone of the United States Court of Federal Claims and for the Medicare Operations Divisions at the US Department of Health and Human Services. She researched and wrote articles for the Federal Circuit Bar Association’s newsletter and case digests, and conducted research and document review for the firm of Ritzert & Leyton.
Education and Credentials
- JD, American University Washington School of Law
- BS, Criminology, Law, and Society, Cum Laude, George Mason University
- Bar Member, State of Maryland