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Kaitlyn L. Dunn

Hospitals, health systems and other healthcare providers turn to Kaitlyn Dunn for assistance and practical advice on critical operational matters involving facility licensing, physician employment, contractual arrangements and patient privacy. She also counsels providers on compliance issues related to Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse, federal and state anti-kickback statutes and the federal Stark Law. 

Kaitlyn joined Waller after serving for three years as Associate Counsel in the Office of Counsel to the Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (OIG). During her tenure at OIG, Kaitlyn played a key role in the negotiation of high-profile corporate integrity agreements (CIAs) with DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. and Tuomey Healthcare System. Kaitlyn worked extensively with the Department of Justice to investigate, litigate, and settle dozens of False Claims Act cases involving allegations of improper billing, medically unnecessary services, and violations of the federal Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law. Kaitlyn also was responsible for monitoring several CIAs, negotiating voluntary exclusions from participation in federal healthcare programs, defending program exclusions, and resolving numerous cases filed under the OIG’s Provider Self-Disclosure Protocol.

Professional

  • Member, American Bar Association
  • Member, Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association

Prior Affiliations

  • Associate Counsel, Office of Counsel to the Inspector General, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Washington, D.C., 2013-2016
  • Legislative Correspondent, Congressman William D. Delahunt, Washington, D.C., 2007-2009

Education

  • J.D., Northeastern University School of Law, 2013
    • Articles Editor, Northeastern University Law Journal
    • Member, Curriculum and Academic & Student Life Committees, Student Bar Association
  • Masters of Public Health, Tufts University, 2013
    • Presidential Award for Citizenship and Public Service
    • Policy Intern, Massachusetts State Senator Richard T. Moore
  • B.A., summa cum laude, Syracuse University, Political Science, Magazine Journalism, 2007
    • Heather L. Fleischman Memorial Scholarship
    • President, Society of Professional Journalists, 2006
    • Staff Writer, The Daily Orange, 2005-2006

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Industries Served

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee
  • Massachusetts