Deb Stern represents health care clients in administrative proceedings, regulatory matters, and litigation. Her practice includes Certificate of Need (CON) matters, Medicaid and Medicare audits, and health care facility licensure issues.
Deb particularly enjoys guiding clients on compliance issues. She earned a Certificate in Health Care Compliance from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, where she focused her studies on the health care compliance framework, including fraud and abuse laws, EMTALA, HIPAA, Medicare, and Medicaid.
Prior to joining the firm, Deb advised and defended academic medical centers, physicians, nursing homes, and other health care providers in medical malpractice litigation.
Deb is Swiss-American. She speaks German and Spanish.