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Paula G. Sanders


  • Pennsylvania State University Dickinson School of Law (J.D., Magna Cum Laude, 1988) Woolsack Society
  • Dickinson College (B.A. in English, Magna Cum Laude, 1980) Phi Beta Kappa

Bar Memberships

  • Pennsylvania

Court Admissions

  • U.S. Supreme Court
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
  • U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania
  • Supreme Court of Pennsylvania



  • American Bar Association Health Law Section American Health Care Association (AHCA)
  • Appointed Member, Legal Committee
  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA) Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA)
  • Long Term Care Education Planning Committee Member
  • LeadingAge (formerly American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging), Core Member, Legal Committee


  • Dauphin County Bar Association
  • LeadingAge PA (formerly PANPHA)
  • Pennsylvania Advocacy and Resource for Autism and Intellectual Disabilities (PAR)
  • Pennsylvania Association of County Affiliated Homes (PACAH), General Counsel
  • Pennsylvania Association of Directors of Nursing Administration (PADONA/LTCN)
  • Pennsylvania’s Association for Long Term Care Medicine (PMDA)
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA), Co-Chair, Mental Health Subcommittee (Past Chair, Health Law Committee/Past Co-Chair, PBA Long Term Care Subcommittee/Past Chair, PBA Health Care Legislative Subcommittee)    
  • Pennsylvania Community Providers Association (PCPA)
  • Pennsylvania Health Care Association (PHCA)

Paula G. Sanders

Media & Articles

Paula Sanders Discusses CMS' Proposed Mandatory Arbitration Rule for LTC Facilities with Report on Medicare Compliance
June 12, 2017

Paula Sanders Examines New PA Medicaid Rules for Practitioners in June 2016 PADONA Newsletter
June 20, 2016

Paula Sanders Discusses Civil Money Penalties and Anti-Kickback Law with Report on Medicare Compliance
May 6, 2016

Paula Sanders Comments on a SNF Contractor's Settlement with the DOJ for an Article in Report on Medicare Compliance
January 19, 2016

Health Care Chair Paula Sanders Discusses the Medicare Challenges for Health Care Providers with CBS Affiliate WHP21 News - Harrisburg
March 31, 2015

Report on Medicare Compliance Discusses FCA Settlement and Impact with Health Care Chair Paula Sanders
February 16, 2015

Health Care Chair Sanders and Associate Weeden Analyze CMPs Resulting from New CMS Analytic Tool for PADONA Journal
January 28, 2015

Health Care Chair Paula Sanders Discusses PEPPER Reports with McKnight's Long Term Care News in Video Interview at LeadingAge Conference
October 21, 2014

Health Care Chair Paula Sanders Details How PEPPER Reports Can Help Providers for McKnight's Long Term Care News
October 21, 2014

Paula Sanders and Laura Weeden Examine the Procedures for Electronic PEPPER Reports Filed by Skilled Nursing Facilities
May 2014

Health Care Chair Paula Sanders and Associate Laura Weeden Provide Guidance on PEPPERs Compliance for SNFs in the HCCA's March 2014 Compliance Today
March 2014

PADONA Journal Publishes Health Care Chair Paula Sander's Analysis of Clinical Lab Act Changes and Impact on Nursing Homes
January 29, 2014

Health Care Chair Paula Sanders Examines Medicare Recovery Audits for Jan. 2014 Long-Term Living
January 2, 2014

PADONA Journal Publishes Articles on Medicare Recovery Auditors and Reducing HIPAA/Medicaid Risks Authored by Health Care Chair Paula Sanders
September 20, 2013

Health Care Chair Paula Sanders Discusses the Rise in Long-Term Care Litigation with The Legal Intelligencer
September 10, 2013

Law Expert's Views on Excluded Persons
May 15, 2013

Nursing Homes Brace for Onslaught of Federal and State Audits
April 2013
AHLA's Fraud & Abuse Newsletter
By: Paula G. Sanders

The Impact of 'Never Events' on Post-Acute Care
February 2, 2012
By: Paula G. Sanders

New DPW Requirement To Check Exclusion Lists Monthly
Fall 2011
Pennsylvania's Assoc. for Long Term Care Medicine
By: Paula G. Sanders

Do You Need a Home Care Agency or Home Care Registry License? The Answer May Surprise You!
January 2010
By: Paula G. Sanders