Nathan Mortier concentrates on advising health care clients in developing new services, maintaining compliance with changing laws and regulations, and responding to investigations and enforcement actions. He has successfully represented health care clients in obtaining necessary licensure and certification, seeking Certificates of Public Need, developing contracts, and resolving reimbursement audits and appeals. Mr. Mortier provides hospitals, physicians, post-acute care providers, and other health care organizations with essential advice on how to successfully navigate regulatory hurdles and manage risk so that they can focus on their patients. Mr. Mortier has developed special compliance expertise in the areas of long-term care regulations, HIPAA compliance and enforcement, and reimbursement disputes. Mr. Mortier regularly represents clients before state and federal agencies, including the Virginia Department of Health, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, the HHS Office for Civil Rights, the Virginia Department of Medical Assistance Services, the Virginia Department of Social Services, and other regulatory bodies. Mr. Mortier also advocates for his clients during informal and formal administrative hearings.
In addition to serving health care organizations, Mr. Mortier has represented over 100 individual clients in disciplinary investigations and hearings before each of the 13 Virginia professional licensing boards, including the Board of Medicine, Board of Nursing, Board of Dentistry, Board of Pharmacy, and other licensing boards. Mr. Mortier also guides physicians through medical staff credentialing issues and peer review investigations. He is a speaker on health law topics to both providers and other attorneys, and is a regular contributor to leading health industry periodicals and legal publications. He is listed as a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers and as a “Client Champion – Gold” by Martindale-Hubbell.
Outside the legal community, Mr. Mortier is an active member of the community and has a leadership role in local and professional organizations, most recently serving as Board President of Literacy for Life at the Rita Welsh Adult Literacy Center. He was also a member of the LEAD Historic Triangle Class of 2015. Mr. Mortier lives in Williamsburg with his wife and four daughters. He enjoys time outdoors and traveling with his family.