Shuchi Parikh focuses on drug pricing and reimbursement matters, including the rapidly evolving 340B drug discount program.
Shuchi is passionate about helping safety net providers navigate the changing legal and regulatory landscape to better serve their patient populations. She has a broad range of experience providing operational guidance and compliance advice to health care entities. Her particular areas of expertise include drug pricing and reimbursement, health care fraud and abuse, and pharmacy law.
Shuchi has deep knowledge of the 340B program, Medicaid, and Medicare Parts B and D. She regularly counsels 340B providers and other stakeholders – including contract pharmacies, third-party administrators, split-billing software companies, and pharmacy services providers – on regulatory and transactional matters. Shuchi closely follows state developments on Medicaid policies related to billing and reimbursement of 340B drugs and has presented on this topic at multiple 340B Coalition conferences. A large part of Shuchi’s practice involves drafting and negotiating contracts on behalf of health care providers and related entities.
In addition, Shuchi advises clients on general fraud and abuse matters, including compliance with the federal Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Law. She helps clients prepare self-disclosures under the Stark Law and structure complex arrangements with physicians and other potential referral sources. Prior to joining Powers, Shuchi worked in the healthcare investigations and compliance practice at a nationally recognized law firm, where she focused on fraud and abuse issues for a range of clients in the pharmacy and pharmaceutical space.
Shuchi received her J.D., with honors, from The George Washington University Law School. While in law school, she interned with the Office of the General Counsel for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Department of Justice’s Civil Fraud Section. Shuchi graduated from Duke University in 2010 with a degree in Public Policy Studies and Global Health.
Shuchi was recognized as a Super Lawyers Rising Star in 2018 and 2019.
MEMBERSHIPS & ACTIVITIES
D.C. Bar Health Law Section Steering Committee – Member (2017-2020)
D.C. Bar Health Law Section New Practitioners Committee – Member (2016-2017)
South Asian Bar Association of North America – Health Law Section Co-Chair (2016-2018)
American Health Lawyers Association – Fraud and Abuse Practice Group