Phil Peisch helps state agencies, health plans, providers, and other clients navigate complex issues and disputes arising out of government-sponsored health care programs and other public benefit programs. Prior to founding Brown & Peisch PLLC, Phil practiced at a major international law firm, where he was the vice-chair of the Health Care group.
At Brown & Peisch, Phil advises clients on matters involving Medicaid, Medicare, CHIP, and the Affordable Care Act (ACA), as well as non-health care programs such as TANF, Foster Care and Adoption Assistance, Child Support Enforcement, SNAP, and WIC. Phil has also counseled technology companies and other clients on digital health issues, including with respect to the application of Medicaid and Medicare regulations to new technology, state regulation of telemedicine, and the certification and use of Electronic Health Records.
Phil represents clients in litigation arising from the operation of healthcare and other government programs. Phil regularly handles appeals of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ (HHS) actions before the HHS Departmental Appeals Board. He also represents clients in litigation suing HHS agencies to invalidate agency action, and he defends state agencies in lawsuits challenging the operation of their public assistance programs.