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Tawny Mummah

Education

  • Widener University School of Law (J.D., 1998) Student Bar Association; Women's Law Caucus
  • Marshall University (B.A. in Political Science, 1992)

Bar Memberships

  • Pennsylvania

Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania Bar Association

Tawny K. Mummah

Principal

Harrisburg

(717) 612-6056

(717) 731-1978 Fax

tmummah@postschell.com

Tawny K. Mummah is a Principal in the Firm's Health Care Practice Group. She counsels and represents health care providers in matters related to facility regulation, Medicare/Medicaid, state and federal compliance, fraud and abuse, and related state and federal investigations. Her clients include hospitals and health systems, post-acute and long-term care facilities, and behavioral health providers, including drug/alcohol addiction treatment facilities. She has a deep understanding of the regulation of health care providers, particularly in Pennsylvania.

Ms. Mummah is a 20 year veteran of Pennsylvania's Office of General Counsel. She was counsel to the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs (DDAP) since its inception in 2012. Most recently, she served as DDAP’s Chief Counsel from 2014 until 2019. Previously, she was appointed as Deputy General Counsel from 2012 until 2014. During her time as Deputy General Counsel, she was counsel to DDAP, the Patient Safety Authority, and the Board of Pardons. In addition, she was a member of the litigation practice group and served as liaison counsel to the Department of Health, Department of Military and Veterans Affairs, and the Department of Insurance.

Prior to that, she served as Department Counsel for the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance for nearly ten years. During her tenure, she was responsible for handling litigation on behalf of the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Fund (Mcare), before the Pennsylvania Supreme Court and the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania. In addition, she provided advice and counsel to Mcare concerning agency functions such as policy decisions, statutory coverage determinations and all aspects of medical malpractice claims handling. From 1999 until 2002, she served as Assistant Counsel to Mcare’s predecessor, the Medical Professional Liability Catastrophe Loss Fund.