Bio: Joyce Gresko is an attorney in Alston & Bird’s Washington, D.C. office, where she is a member of the Health Care Group and Legislative & Public Policy Team. She focuses her practice on health care regulatory, legislative, and compliance matters. Her clients include clinical laboratories, medical device manufacturers, durable medical equipment suppliers, hospitals, health care professional associations, and other health care entities. She daily assists clients to understand and resolve issues relating to Medicare and Medicaid payment and coding, federal and state fraud and abuse laws, effective compliance programs, and health care quality.
Ms. Gresko serves as outside counsel to an industry association that represents the major providers of clinical laboratory services, working on a wide variety of topic areas including implementation of the Protecting Access to Medicare Act (PAMA), regulation of laboratory-developed tests, coverage and coding for cutting edge laboratory services, reform of the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA), and payment for new tests. Her clients also include clinical laboratories, anatomic pathology laboratories, physician groups, and health systems.
Ms. Gresko draws on her experience of more than a decade as a public policy advocate and campaign professional. She worked for Democratic candidates campaigning for President, governor, U.S. Senate, and U.S. House. She also held leadership positions in advocacy organizations including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). She is a board member of the College Diabetes Network and volunteers with the JDRF Greater Chesapeake and Potomac Chapter. She was selected by Super Lawyers to the 2014 Washington, D.C. Rising Stars list.
Ms. Gresko received her law degree from the Georgetown University Law Center and a B.A. in Japanese and in American History from the University of Michigan.