William A. Dombi Esq.

Center for Health Care Law

William Dombi is the Vice President for Law at the and the Director of the Center for Health Care Law. Mr. Dombi is also the Executive Director of the Home Care and Hospice Financial Hospice Managers Association. Mr. Dombi has over 30 years of experience in health care law and policy and has been involved in virtually all legislative and regulatory efforts affecting home care and hospice since 1975, including the expansion of the Medicare home health benefit in 1980, the formation of the hospice benefit in 1983, the institution on Medicare PPS for home health in 2000, and the massive health care reform legslation in 2010.

Mr. Dombi was lead counsel in the landmark lawsuit that reformed the Medicare home health services benefit, challenges to HMO home care cutbacks for high-tech home care patients, lawsuits against Medicaid programs for inadequate payment rates, a nationwide class action against then-HCFA for its failure to enforce the federal HMO Act, litigation directed against the "Interim Payment System" for the Medicare home health benefit, and a lawsuit addressing the so-called Medicare "case mix creep adjustments" in 2008-10.

Mr. Dombi earned his B.A. and J.D. from the University of Connecticut.