Heather Rochelle Holgate is an member of the legal team at Washington & West, LLC. Ms. Holgate represents and counsels health care providers in disputes with commercial insurance carriers, government payers, and managed care organizations. Ms. Holgate focuses her work on resolving denied and underpaid facility claims. Her areas of focus include a variety of commercial payers as well as government payers (TRICARE, Medicare, Medicaid, Veteran’s Affairs).
Prior to joining Washington & West, LLC., Ms. Holgate represented clients at a Maryland based firm focusing on the areas of Medicaid eligibility, Social Security disability and Veteran’s Benefits. She also volunteered with local programs providing legal advice and representation to homeless and impoverished Veterans.
Ms. Holgate graduated from Rutgers University with a major in History and a double minor in Classical Studies and Religion. She received her Juris Doctor from the Duquesne University School of Law. While in law school, Ms. Holgate gained practical experience through the school’s Civil Rights Clinic and an externship with the Hon. Donetta Ambrose in the US District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania. She is admitted to practice in Maryland, the District of Columbia, and before the Board of Veterans Appeals.
J.D., Duquesne University School of Law, Pittsburgh, PA
B.A., Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
Admitted to Practice
District of Columbia
Board of Veteran Appeals
Front End Denials Prevention and Intervention
AAHAM Keystone Chapter / HFMA Philadelphia Chapter, Regional Education Meeting, September 19, 2017