Shipman & Wright is pleased to announce that Mysty Blagg has joined the firm as an associate attorney. Mysty is experienced in helping healthcare professionals and companies achieve their strategic goals through her legal representation. With over twenty years of experience in the healthcare industry, Mysty brings a unique and valuable perspective to her practice. She has worked as a healthcare compliance investigator, Medicaid appeals specialist, and a registered dental hygienist, which allows her to provide her clients with a wide range of services.
Mysty advises clients on regulatory matters such as digital health, telemedicine, virtual health care, healthcare licensing, the scope of practice, HIPAA compliance, change of ownership, and Corporate Practice of Medicine. She also represents clients in healthcare litigation, from occupational licensing disputes to government payor audits, appeals, and more. She leverages her experience as a Medicaid healthcare compliance investigator to assist clients in maintaining an effective compliance program, responding to government investigations and audits, and complying with healthcare fraud and abuse laws. In addition, Mysty assists clients with various other healthcare transactional matters, including contract drafting and review.
Mysty’s practice spans the continuum of care, including long-term care, post-acute care, primary care, home health, hospice, laboratory services, and behavioral health. She advises healthcare innovation, digital health clients, and providers interested in alternate primary care models like direct care. Mysty is currently serving as Executive Vice-Chair of Membership Engagement in the Post Acute and Long Term Care Practice Area for the American Health Lawyers Association and serves on the Legal Advisory Council for Triage Cancer. She is a member of the Health Law Section for the American Bar Association and the North Carolina Bar Association. Mysty frequently writes and speaks on health law topics.
Mysty enjoys spending time with her family and golden retriever and looks forward to assisting Shipman & Wright clients.