Brandon W. Shirley

Senior Associate

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Brandon W. Shirley

Senior Associate

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Brandon W. Shirley is a member of the firm’s Health Care Practice Group. His practice areas include Medicare and Medicaid compliance, drafting, reviewing, and negotiating transactional agreements, state surveys and corrective action plans, Federal and State pharmacy laws and requirements, and administrative litigation. Mr. Shirley also has specialized experience with Corporate Integrity Agreements, including implementation, policy drafting, and compliance.

Mr. Shirley brings significant experience in the areas of preventive compliance, responding to adverse government agency actions, and transactional work. Mr. Shirley has extensive experience with State and Federal Medicaid laws, regulations, and policies. Mr. Shirley is well acquainted with the internal workings of the State Medicaid program due to his previous position as the Deputy General Counsel of the Family and Social Services Administration. Mr. Shirley regularly advises on issues regarding Medicaid and Medicaid managed care reimbursement, telehealth and telemedicine, Medicaid waiver programs, Medicaid pharmacy laws and requirements, and handles many other related issues and transactions. Mr. Shirley has specific experience with Federal and State opioid prescribing limitations and requirements on providers in Indiana.

Mr. Shirley is well acquainted with matters relating to Medicaid fraud and abuse, including compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark physician referral laws and has experience with qui tam litigation involving those laws. Mr. Shirley has significant experience responding to adverse government agency determinations, including government or managed care audits, Medicaid overpayment determinations, Medicaid payment suspensions, and other provider sanctions. Mr. Shirley regularly files and pursues administrative appeals on behalf of affected medical providers, and has experience drafting corrective action plans for submission to the Indiana State Department of Health in response to negative state surveys. Mr. Shirley’s transactional work includes drafting and reviewing various types of contracts, operating agreements, or other documents for hospitals, health systems, and independent practice groups.

Mr. Shirley has related experience involving public disclosure requirements, including compliance with open door and open record laws. Mr. Shirley is skilled at understanding and drafting statutes or administrative rules published by government agencies.  Mr. Shirley regularly reviews and advises on matters relating to State and Federal health care legislation, and assists with submitting comments to State agencies for proposed rule changes.

Education

  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana (J.D., Dean's List, 2010)
    • Vice President, J. Ruben Clark Law Society
    • Participant, Trial Practice Course
    • Participant Staton Intramural Moot Court Competition
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah (B.A. in English, magna cum laude, 2007)

Bar Admissions

  • Indiana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana

Publications

Education
  • Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, Indianapolis, Indiana (J.D., Dean's List, 2010)
    • Vice President, J. Ruben Clark Law Society
    • Participant, Trial Practice Course
    • Participant Staton Intramural Moot Court Competition
  • University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah (B.A. in English, magna cum laude, 2007)
Bar Admissions
  • Indiana, 2010
  • U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Indiana
  • U.S. District Court Southern District of Indiana
Publications