Thomas (Tom) E. Cone
Principal | Greensboro
Direct Dial: (336) 544-2933
For 30 years, Tom has represented healthcare systems and hospitals in efforts to optimize revenues, primarily through the identification and pursuit of third party payers such as Medicaid and insurance. He has also focused extensively on billing issues, governmental payment audits, and compliance issues. He works diligently to educate his clients on the legal complexities they encounter when trying to get paid or when facing government audits, and assists in responding when necessary. He has been extensively engaged in assisting health systems prepare for and respond to Medicare and Medicaid RAC audits. Clients appreciate his experience in litigation and appellate advocacy which helps inform their strategic decision making when facing these complex legal issues.
Tom has been recognized as one of “The Best Lawyers in America” by the U.S. News & World Report and Woodward/White. He is a long time member of the North Carolina Society of Healthcare Attorneys and served as its president in 1995. Tom is active in his community as well, as he has advised and continues to serve on a number of boards and committees of non-profit organizations.