Overview
Emily Johnson
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EMAIL ejohnson@mcdonaldhopkins.com

PHONE 312.642.1798

Experience

Emily focuses her practice on matters primarily for clients in the healthcare industry. She provides regulatory and compliance assistance on both a federal and state level. She has assisted clinical laboratories, hospitals, long-term acute care hospitals, community hospitals, physician specialty groups, telehealth providers, surgery centers, healthcare associations, pharmacies, and other healthcare providers on regulatory, licensing, compliance, reimbursement, contractual, and corporate matters. She has provided support to entities during licensure and accreditation surveys and assisted in navigating state professional licensure laws, CLIA standards and state laboratory laws, government and private payor reimbursement, fraud and abuse rules, state telehealth laws, and state and federal pharmacy regulation. She also has experience with provider-based compliance issues and the 340B Federal Drug Pricing Program, including implementation, program compliance, audit preparation, and preparing for audits conducted by the Office of Pharmacy Affairs. In addition, she has significant experience with HIPAA compliance, including drafting HIPAA policies and procedures, breach response and notification, drafting responses to investigations conducted by the Office for Civil Rights, and advising clients on proactive breach prevention.

Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins, Emily served as healthcare attorney/senior consultant at a national legal-based healthcare management consulting firm and outside counsel to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy.

Emily earned a J.D. from The John Marshall Law School in 2010. She received a B.A., Dean's List, from Illinois Wesleyan University in 2005.

Credentials

Admissions - State

  • Illinois

Education

  • The John Marshall Law School
  • Illinois Wesleyan University

Professional Membership

  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Chicago Bar Association
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