Stephnie John

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phone: 202-962-0306 email: sjohn@hlsllc.com fax: 202-962-0308

Stephnie has experience in assisting our health system and hospital clients increase their revenue by writing appeals challenging inpatient and emergency department denials to recover money owed by payers. She provides regulatory and compliance support to our clients in matters of Medicaid and Medicare payment, reimbursement, and billing requirements. She has also presented to our clients on subjects including common reasons for claim underpayments and denials, and solutions to help improve medical billing and documentation.

Stephnie came to HLS with prior Medicare experience in drafting judicial decisions on behalf of Administrative Appeals Judges on the Medicare Appeals Council. She has attended Congressional hearings with the FDA and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services as a law clerk with the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension. Additionally, Stephnie clerked with a civil litigation firm, drafting motions and memoranda in cases involving medical malpractice, dental malpractice, licensing board disciplinary actions, and long-term care defense. She has also represented clients before the Office of Special Masters in vaccine litigation cases.

Education and Credentials

  • JD, Honors, The George Washington University Law School
  • BA, Political Science, University of Southern California
  • Bar Member, District of Columbia