Liles Parker PLLC
(202) 298-8750 (800) 475-1906
Washington, DC | Houston, TX
San Antonio, TX | Baton Rouge, LA

We Defend Healthcare Providers Nationwide in Audits & Investigations

Ashley Morgan



Associate Attorney
Office: (202) 298-8750
amorgan@lilesparker.com

Practice Concentration and Experience

Ashley Morgan is an Associate Attorney in Liles Parker’s Washington, DC office where she focuses her practice on regulatory health care compliance matters, fraud and abuse, and reimbursement issues. Ashley represents health care providers across the country in connection with a wide variety of health law issues including coverage disputes, documentation concerns, compliance, medical board complaints, and exclusion / termination issues.  Ashley has worked with an assortment of providers including dentists, home health companies, hospice agencies, primary care and specialty physicians, mental health professionals, physical therapists, and licensed acupuncturists.

Ashley has handled claims disputes with major payors including Medicare, Medicaid, various BlueCross BlueShield entities, and UnitedHealthcare.  She has extensive experience working on administrative appeals of large alleged extrapolated overpayments assessed by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ (CMS) contractors including, Zone Program Integrity Contractors (ZPICs), Unified Program Integrity Contractors (UPICs), and Medicare Administrative Contractors (MACs) and by private payors. Ashley has also successfully defended providers against medical board and nursing board complaints.

Ashley is a Certified Medical Compliance Officer and helps clients implement effective compliance programs and provides counsel on mandatory state and industry-specific policies and procedures. In this capacity, Ashley provides on-site walk-throughs to review OSHA compliance and performs training for staff members on HIPAA and other mandatory compliance regulations. Ashley is also a Certified Professional Coder in addition to a Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist and conducts GAP Analyses of provider’s medical record documentation to determine areas for improvement with any CMS or private payor documentation requirements.

Ashley earned her Juris Doctor, cum laude, from the American University Washington College of Law in Washington, DC.  While in law school, Ashley served as the Senior Symposia Editor for the Administrative Law Review. Ashley received a Bachelor of Science from James Madison University in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Education:

  • American University Washington College of Law, J.D., cum laude, Top 15%, 2015
  • James Madison University, B.S., 2010

Professional Affiliations:

  • Certified Professional Coder
  • Virginia Bar Association
  • Certified Medical Compliance Officer
  • Certified Medical Reimbursement Specialist
  • Certified Evaluation and Management Auditor

Federal Admissions:

  • Eastern District of Virginia
  • District of Columbia District Court

State Bar Admissions:

  • Virginia
  • District of Columbia

Presentations and Speaking Engagements:

  • National Webinar Series, Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice, “Preventing the Revocation of Your Texas Home Health or Hospice Agency from the Medicare Program – Tips on Avoiding an Adverse Action and on Responding to Such an Event” (2019).
  • National Webinar Series, Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice, “The Current Enforcement Environment Facing Texas Home Health, Hospice and Personal Care Agency Owners, Staff and Affiliated Professionals” (2019).
  • National Webinar Series, American Medical Billing Association,Private Payor Risks, Contractual Obligations and Collection Headaches (2019).
  • National Webinar Series, American Medical Billing Association, “Mobile Device Security, Ransomware and Cloud Threats in Billing Workplaces — Risks and Challenges.” (2019).
  • National Webinar Series, Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice, “Texas Home Health Providers Remain Under the Statutory Microscope.  The Impact of the “Review Demonstration Project” on Your Agency” (2019).
  • National Webinar Series, National Alliance of Medical Auditing Specialists, “Practical Considerations for Implementing a Compliance Program” (2019).
  • AMBA 18th Annual National Medical Billing Conference, American Medical Billing Association, Las Vegas, NV, “Negligent Credentialing” (2018).
  • AMBA 18th Annual National Medical Billing Conference, American Medical Billing Association, Las Vegas, NV, “Medicare Revocations and Terminations” (2018).
  • Healthcare Revenue Cycle Conference, Healthcare Business Management Association, Charlotte, NC, “Healthcare Communication Risks”(2018).
  • AHCC Home Health Compliance & Quality Outcomes Conference, DecisionHealth, Dallas, TX, “Emergency Preparedness and Workplace Violence: Ensure Your Agency is Ready to Respond” (2018).
  • National Webinar Series, Exclusion Screening, “Cybersecurity Issues for Your Healthcare Organization” (2018).
  • National Webinar Series, Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice, “Cybersecurity Issues for Home Health Providers” (2018).
  • Ambulatory Surgery Center Association Annual Conference, Ambulatory Surgery Center Association, Boston, MA. “ASC Risk Areas Under the False Claims Act” (2018).
  • PaRADigm Conference, Radiology Business Management Association, San Diego, CA “Evaluating Your Compliance Program for Best Practices” (2018).
  • Annual Meeting, Maryland-National Capital Homecare Association, Baltimore, MD, “Medicare and Medicaid Audits: How do I Handle Them?” (2017).
  • AMBA 17th Annual National Medical Billing Conference, American Medical Billing Association, Las Vegas, NV, “Avoid OIG Fines and Penalties on Exclusion Screening Compliance” (2017).
  • National Webinar Series, American Medical Billing Association, “ADRs, Pre and Post-payment Reviews and Suspension and the Impact on Physician Practices” (2017).
  • National Webinar Series, Exclusion Screening, “Practical Considerations for Implementing a Compliance Program” (2017).
  • National Webinar Series, American Medical Billing Association, “Medicare Termination and Revocation Prevention, Avoiding and Appealing Adverse Actions” (2017).
  • National Webinar Series, American Medical Billing Association, “Balance Billing and Billing Out of Network” (2017).
  • National Webinar Series, Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice, ADRs, Pre-Payment Reviews, Post-Payment Audits and Suspensions – The Impact of these Administrative Enforcement Tools on Home Health and Hospice Agencies (2017).
  • National Webinar Series, Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice, The FY 2017 OIG Work Plan: What Should You Expect? (2016).
  • National Webinar Series, Texas Association for Home Care and Hospice, “The False Claims Act and its Impact on Home Health and Hospice Agencies” (2016).
  • So What! Who Cares? Podcast, Curaport, “Exclusion Screening: Protect Your Patients, Protect Your Practice” (2016).
  • Aurora Illinois American Academy of Professional Coders Chapter, Exclusion Screening, “OIG Exclusion Screening” (2016).
  • National Webinar Series, American Medical Billing Association, “Employer Scrutiny and Screening for Current and New Employees and Providers” (2016).
  • National Webinar Series, Exclusion Screening, “Can I Do My Own Exclusion Screening” (2015).
  • National Webinar Series, Exclusion Screening, “A Critical Component of an Effective Compliance Program: Exclusion Screening” (2015).