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Experienced Legal Counsel
for Healthcare Providers

DJR Health Law and Consulting is a boutique law firm based in Sacramento, California, specializing in healthcare law and regulatory compliance. Our clients are predominantly safety-net healthcare providers such as hospitals and primary care clinics (standalone and network). We also represent clinical laboratories, physician groups, individual providers, and healthcare advocacy organizations.

Our services include:

  • Serving as outside general counsel or providing specialized Medicaid and licensure expertise to entities with in-house counsel.
  • Managing all aspects of both large and small scale regulatory filings triggered by organizational changes or business transactions such as name changes, mergers, acquisitions, or changes of entity type or location.
  • Providing subject matter expertise or statutory/regulatory drafting services to support legislative or administrative advocacy efforts.
  • Assisting providers with reimbursement or enrollment related issues, ranging from payment disputes with health plans and public payors to advising on credentialing/enrollment requirements.

Practice Areas

  • Medicaid/Medicare
    • Enrollment
    • Billing and payment issues
    • Managed care
    • Internal overpayment investigations
    • Policy interpretation
    • Audits and appeals
    • Coverage of new technology/modes of delivery
  • Reproductive health law
  • Legislative process
  • Facility and individual provider licensure
  • Patient privacy (HIPAA/CMIA)
  • Specialized programs such as:
    • 340B
    • Title X
    • Sec. 318
  • Developing and implementing compliance programs
  • Operational issues related to:
    • Drug storage and dispensing rules
    • Scope of practice
    • Patient consent
    • Medical record and related retention rules

About Us

DJR uses a network of outside counsel and paralegals to provide additional legal or technical support, as needed.

Deborah Rotenberg

Deborah J. Rotenberg, Esq.


Master of Studies in Law (MSL) program at UC Hastings

Deborah Rotenberg, JD is interviewed by Sarah Hooper, JD on the topic of Practical & Health Equity Issues in Institutional Compliance

More information about the Master of Studies in Law can be found at the UCSF / UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy website.