- Appealing denials of health center coverage under the Federal Tort Claims Act.
- Maintaining compliance with Federal Tort Claims Act rules to limit exposure to malpractice claims.
- Counseling clients with regard to HIPAA compliance.
Ms. Evans served as an associate attorney in the health law practice group of FTLF from 2002-2006. In 2006, she became in-house counsel at a large, multi-site community health center in Washington, DC. As in-house counsel, Ms. Evans had primary responsibility for identifying and managing legal risks throughout the health center, as well as for providing legal advice in the areas of transactional and regulatory health care, corporate compliance, physician practice activities, managed care contracting, non-profit governance and tax exemption issues, employment and risk management, including patient safety.
Returning to the firm in 2010, Ms. Evans offers clients the firsthand experience she gained in solving the specialized issues of community health centers. She is always mindful of the ultimate beneficiary of her counsel—vulnerable individuals who rely on community health centers for their care. Ms. Evans is passionately committed to giving her clients every legal protection so they can continue serving those in need.