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Kelsey U. Jernigan

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Kelsey Jernigan is an associate in the firm’s Research Triangle Park office. Ms. Jernigan’s practice focuses on health care regulatory and transactional law for hospitals, health systems, and other health care providers. Her scope of work includes analysis of potential Stark Law and Anti-Kickback matters; government investigation and inquiries; assistance with the submission of appeals to Administrative Law Judges in connection with the Recovery Audit Contractor (RAC) program; and assisting clients with various operational matters, including contracting, medical staff issues, and risk management issues.

Professional Background

Ms. Jernigan served as a judicial extern to the Honorable W. Earl Britt of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. Prior to attending law school, Ms. Jernigan worked for two health care systems in public relations and government affairs. She was also a summer associate in K&L Gates’ Research Triangle Park office in 2012.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • North Carolina Bar Association, Member
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member
  • North Carolina Society of Health Care Attorneys