Overview

Melissa Borrelli has worked in and around healthcare law and policy for close to two decades. She provides legal services and solutions to payors, health systems, providers and others in the health, managed care and health insurance industry. Melissa offers legal counsel to commercial, discount, specialized (including EAP, psychological, dental, vision and chiropractic/acupuncture) and government-based health plans, including Medi-Cal, Medicare and Marketplace. In addition, she advises health plans and risk-bearing providers on licensing, contracting, and other matters pertaining to the laws and standards of managed care, including the California Knox-Keene Act, Welfare and Institutions Act and other authority, including the federal Affordable Care Act, Public Health Service Act and National Committee for Quality Assurance accreditation standards. She advises on issues pertaining to compliance and regulatory affairs, auditing/operational assessment, privacy and information security, enterprise risk management, digital health, corporate governance, contracts, process improvement and due diligence. Melissa also has experience in health care discrimination law and the federal and State Mental Health Parity requirements.

In addition, Melissa’s transactional work includes corporate governance, merger and acquisition and reorganization.

Melissa brings a comprehensive legal and operational perspective to her practice obtained through experience in the private and public sectors. Previously, she worked in the healthcare consulting practice at an international tax and accounting firm and in-house at a California health plan. She also served as an attorney with the California Department of Managed Health Care and completed a graduate fellowship placed at the California Health and Human Services Agency. She also spent eight years teaching health and insurance law to graduate, undergraduate, and paralegal students at multiple universities and colleges across Northern California and was a co-author of the American Health Law Association’s Managed Care Contracting Toolkit.

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Community & Professional

California Society for Healthcare Attorneys, President, Board Member

Health Care Compliance Association, Member, CHC, CHPC

Sacramento County Bar Association, Member

Women Lawyers of Sacramento, Member

American Health Lawyers Association, MA/Part D Affinity Group Vice Chair

Association of Corporate Counsel, Health Law Network

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