David M. Johnston focuses his practice on health care reimbursement, regulatory and contracting issues, including physician, practitioner and health care facility contracting (employment, recruitment and services agreements); 340B drug program compliance, disclosures and operations; Medicare provider-based issues; reimbursement issues and cost report appeals; Medicare and Medicaid provider enrollment; pharmacy compliance and operational issues; and nursing home transactions and certificates of need.

Professional & Community Activities
  • Chair, Bricker & Eckler Recruiting Committee
  • Vice-chair, Accreditation, Certificate, and Enrollment Affinity Group; American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys
  • Member, Central Ohio Chapter of Healthcare Finance and Management Association
  • Treasurer, Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church (Columbus, Ohio)
Presentations & Published Works
  • Speaker, "The Risks and Rewards of Medicare Reimbursement," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 2017
  • Speaker, "Medicare Administrative Appeals (PRRB, RACs, Claims and Surveys): Trends and Tips," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 2017
  • Speaker, "Provider-Based Status Update: How Recent Changes Impact Off-Campus Outpatient Departments," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 2017
  • Speaker, “Expanding 340B Participation – the Provider-Based Challenge”, OHA Annual Meeting, June 10, 2014
  • Author, "Medicare CHOW Implications of Health Care Entity Conversions," RAP Sheet, Volume 17, Issue 2, May, 2014
  • Speaker, “Enrollment, Revalidation, and Medicare – Oh, My!” OHA Annual Meeting, June 12, 2012
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Admitted, State of Ohio; United States District Court, Southern District of Ohio
  • Member, Ohio State Bar Association; Columbus Bar Association
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association Health Law Committee
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association Bar Admissions Committee
Awards & Recognition
  • Rising Star, Ohio Super Lawyers (Health Care), 2009-2010, 2012-2013
  • University of Texas (J.D., with honors, 2006); Associate Articles Editor, Texas Journal of Business Law
  • Davidson College (B.A. in economics with applied mathematics concentration, magna cum laude, 2001); Phi Beta Kappa; co-founder of Davidson Investment and Finance Association; Business Manager, The Davidsonian
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