Jacqueline Acosta is an associate and health care lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. Ms. Acosta’s practice focuses on federal and state regulatory and compliance issues for health industry clients, including hospitals and health systems, physician practice groups, and managed care providers. Ms. Acosta’s experience includes Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and compliance, managed care contracts, the Anti-Kickback Statute, physician self-referrals (the Stark Law), state licensure, HIPAA compliance, pharmaceutical pricing, medical device billing and coding, and multi-state telemedicine law issues.
Ms. Acosta also advises on False Claims Act litigation matters with a focus on representing individual and corporate clients in investigations and enforcement actions by the Department of Justice and other regulatory bodies. She is a member of the firm’s Health Care, Latin America, and Government Enforcement Defense & Investigations Practices.
Ms. Acosta is a graduate of the University of Florida Levin College of Law (J.D., cum laude, 2009). While there, she received a book award in contracts, was on the dean’s list, and was a commissioner of the University of Florida Student Constitutional Review Committee. She earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Florida (B.S.B.A., cum laude, 2005), where she was a Florida Bright Future Scholar and received the President’s Award.
Ms. Acosta is admitted to practice in Florida, Virginia, and the District of Columbia.
Ms. Acosta is fluent in Spanish.