John N. Kennedy
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John N. Kennedy

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Practice Areas

  • Medicaid/Medicare Audit
  • Rate Appeals
  • Medicaid Eligibility Matters
  • Guardianships
  • Collections
  • Change of Ownership Issues
  • HIPAA Compliance
  • Corporate Compliance
  • General Civil Litigation

John N. Kennedy is the founder and President/CEO of KENNEDY, PC LAW OFFICES. He has represented the long-term care industry since 1994, both in private practice and as the former Assistant General Counsel for one of the nation's largest operators of long-term care facilities. John has lectured on various topics and/or has had articles published by the Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA), the Pennsylvania Coalition of Affiliated Healthcare & Living Communities (PACAH), the Maryland Association of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging, the Health Care Association of New Jersey, Leading Age of PA, the National Business Institute, the Leadership Healthcare National LTC Conference, and the Pennsylvania Bar Institute. Mr. Kennedy was also appointed by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to its Advisory Council on Elder Justice in the Courts. Mr. Kennedy's areas of practice include Medicaid eligibility matters, guardianships, collections, change of ownership issues, other regulatory matters, and general civil litigation.

Education

  • Dickinson School of Law of the Pennsylvania State University, Carlisle, Pennsylvania
    • J.D. – 1992
    • Law Review: Managing Editor, Dickinson Law Review
  • St. Francis University
    • B.S. – 1988

Bar Admission

  • Pennsylvania
  • Maryland
  • New Jersey
  • U.S. District Court Middle District of Pennsylvania

Current Employment Position

  • Attorney

Professional Associations

  • Member, Supreme Court of Pennsylvania’s Advisory Council to the Office on Elder Justice in the Courts
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
  • Dauphin County Bar Association
  • Board Member, West Shore Country Club
  • Past President, Board Member, Camp Hill Lion Foundation
  • Past Vice President, Board Member, Camp Hill Soccer Club

Classes & Seminars

  • Medicaid Eligibility: Current Solutions to Common Problems, PHCA’s 2021 Annual Convention and Trade Show, October 6, 2021
  • Medicaid Eligibility: Current Solutions to Common Problems, PACAH’s 2021 Fall Conference at the Hilton in Harrisburg, PA, September 14, 2021
  • Medical Assistance Eligibility: Top Ten Recommendations to Increase a Facility’s Likelihood of Obtaining Payment from the Medical Assistance Program, Pennsylvania Health Care Association Annual Convention, September 2016
  • Maximizing Medical Assistance Reimbursement, Leading Age PA 2016 Annual Conference, June 2016
  • 2016 PHCA Assisted Living Residence Forum, Pennsylvania Health Care Association, May 2016
  • Medicaid Eligibility and Collections: Recognizing Problems and Finding Solutions, Pennsylvania Health Care Association Annual Convention, November 2015
  • Medicaid Eligibility and Transfer Penalties: What Steps Should Facilities Take to Maximize Chances of Obtaining Payment?, Pennsylvania Health Care Association Annual Convention, November 2015
  • Medicaid Reimbursement: Recognizing Problems and Finding Solutions, LeadingAge PA 2015 Annual Conference, June 2015
  • Medicaid Eligibility and Transfer Penalties: What Steps Should Facilities Take to Maximize Chances of Obtaining Payment?, Pennsylvania Health Care Association Webinar, May 2015
  • Medicaid Eligibility and Transfer Penalties, Pennsylvania Association of County Affiliated Homes Convention, April 2015
  • Civil Litigation Updates: A Discussion of Pennsylvania’s Statutory Duty of Support, Responsible Party Liability, and the Use of Arbitration Agreements, Pennsylvania Health Care Association Annual Convention, November 2014