Dennis Kennedy

Practice/Organization Description

Dressman Benzinger LaVelle psc (DBL Law) is a full-service law firm of 39 attorneys and 51 staff, with offices located in Cincinnati, Ohio and Crestview Hills, Kentucky. DBL attorneys represent private individuals and companies in many industries and areas of law including: Administrative, Banking & Commercial, Business Organizations and Taxation, Civil Litigation, Construction, Employment and Labor, Estate Planning and Probate, Healthcare, Real Estate, Technology and Workers' Compensation.

Dennis Kennedy is a partner who represents hospitals, health systems, rural health networks, long-term care facilities, physician practices, and other healthcare providers regarding a variety of health care issues.

Dennis advises health care clients throughout Kentucky regarding various Medicare and Medicaid issues including regulatory compliance, fraud and abuse, reimbursement appeals, provider enrollment issues, and civil monetary penalties. Dennis also advises clients regarding peer review and credentialing, hospital and medical staff bylaws, the development of corporate compliance programs, HIPAA and state privacy and security laws, risk management, joint ventures and other transactional matters. Dennis represents clients before Federal and State agencies in matters related to Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, survey deficiencies, false claims, provider termination, and defense of monetary penalties.

Dennis is a member of the Health Care Section of the Kentucky Bar Association and a member of the Healthcare Financial Management Association. Dennis is a frequent speaker on reimbursement issues, fraud and abuse, regulatory compliance, and HIPAA privacy and security laws. Dennis is a former health care accountant, hospital risk manager, and corporate compliance officer.

Bar Admissions

Commonwealth of Kentucky


J.D., Salmon P. Chase College of Law (1995)

B.S., University of Kentucky (1989)

Professional Associations & Memberships

Kentucky Bar Association

Northern Kentucky Bar Association

Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys

American Health Lawyers Association

Healthcare Financial Management Association


207 Thomas More Parkway
Crestview Hills, KY 41017, United States

  • 859-341-1881
  • 859-341-1469

Areas of Practice
  • Health
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