Elizabeth Trende

Emy Trende assists clients as they navigate the changing landscape of health reform, from everyday compliance questions to long-term structural and governance strategies. She assists in innovative design of physician alignment models, including clinically integrated networks and accountable care organizations; preparation of compliance plans, policies, and procedures; response to internal and external investigations; medical staff management and review issues; Medicare reimbursement rules and accreditation standards; and compensation design in light of fraud and abuse laws.

Emy has developed innovative medical staff bylaws and related policy documents for hospitals within integrated health systems, aimed at maximizing collaborative care. She has drafted numerous transactional and governance documents for hospital/physician arrangements, including co-management, and provided underlying legal analysis for compliance with federal fraud and abuse laws. [1]