Jenna focuses solely on healthcare law, and assists medical practices across the country on reimbursement and regulatory matters. She helps clients reduce exposure, develop corrective action plans, and successfully appeal Medicare, Medicaid, and major private payer recoupment claims. Another primary focus of her practice is handling CMS enrollment issues, payment suspensions and revocation/exclusion appeals.
Jenna served for three years as a prosecutor for the City of Chicago where she handled over 100 cases at a time from filing through resolution. This experience has been beneficial in her current work of representing her clients in Administrative Law Judge hearings to appeal Medicare overpayments and in supporting her colleagues on healthcare litigation matters.
Jenna works closely with the health care team on audit defense, payer appeals, credentialing matters and litigation support. Her clients include private physician practices, multidisciplinary practices, specialty practices, home health agencies, skilled nursing facilities, hospice agencies, laboratories and medical billing companies. Jenna excels at helping clients find cost-effective ways to navigate complicated payor appeals, including RAC audits, UPIC audits, TPE audits and termination and exclusion proceedings.
Jenna is a highly organized, and prides herself on her meticulous case preparation and interpersonal and writing skills. She truly cares about her clients and uses her experience to think outside the box and find creative ways to help her clients solve oftentimes complex issues with their payors.
Jenna is dedicated to staying current on healthcare reimbursement compliance issues. She spends time every day researching legislative changes, CMS policy changes and OIG updates. This knowledge has proven beneficial in assisting many of her clients with proactive compliance.
Not Admitted in South Carolina or North Carolina.
Outside Nexsen Pruet
Jenna loves nothing more than spending time with her family that includes her husband and three amazing children. Jenna has a passion for coaching her children’s volleyball, basketball and softball teams.
Guest speaker, "The Compliance Guy," June 2021
Co-author, "The UPIC Evolution," Compliance Today, November 2017
- 07.16.2020 | News from Nexsen Pruet
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- 06.11.2021 | Article
- 03.19.2021 | Article
- 02.16.2021 | Article
Health care attorneys Alice Harris and Jenna Godlewski discuss challenges faced by providers in the areas of health care reimbursement, coverage, overpayments, investigations, and administrative appeals.
Jenna Godlewski shares what health care providers need to know about current Supplemental Medical Review Contractor (SMRC) audits and how to prepare for a potential review process
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth was used with increasing frequency by health care providers. Audits of telehealth policies and technologies are becoming the focus. Jenna Godlewski shares what health care providers need to know about current OIG audits involving telehealth services.