Kristi Kung



Kristi Kung is a Counsel in Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton’s Health Care practice, located in the Washington, DC office. She represents health care industry clients in a range of regulatory, compliance, and transactional healthcare matters including: fraud and abuse counseling (Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, and False Claims Act issues), internal compliance investigations, responses to government anti-fraud enforcement actions and investigations, responses to reimbursement audits, Medicare/Medicaid enrollment and reimbursement issues, health information privacy and security compliance, and licensing and accreditation of healthcare providers and suppliers. She also advises on the health regulatory requirements and risks related to mergers/acquisitions/sales, insolvency and restructuring, private equity investment and healthcare lending transactions.

Ms. Kung's portfolio includes the evolving area of telemedicine, mobile health and the use of big data, with an emphasis on federal and state regulatory compliance. Ms. Kung frequently advises telehealth companies and mobile health app developers on matters related to licensing, credentialing, reimbursement, corporate practice, privacy and security, fraud and abuse, and FDA oversight, among other legal and compliance obstacles. She also works with hospitals seeking to expand patient access and specialty coverage through the use of e-health technologies.

Ms. Kung holds a Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies – Law and Health from Michigan State University as well as a Juris Doctor from Emory University School of Law in Atlanta. .





Degrees & Universities

  • J.D., Emory University School of Law
  • B.S., Michigan State University