Alicia Macklin, JD, MPH

Course: Legal Environment of Health Services Management


Alicia Macklin is a Partner at Hooper, Lundy & Bookman P.C. in Los Angeles and is recognized for her expertise in behavioral health law and EMTALA, and regularly advises behavioral health and substance use disorder treatment providers on a broad range of legal and compliance issues, including Federal and California privacy and confidentiality requirements, Medicare and Medi-Cal reimbursement, county mental health plan contracting, and involuntary civil commitment under the LPS Act (Lanterman-Petris-Short Act). She also assists clients with a broad range of regulatory and reimbursement matters and litigation, including EMTALA compliance, Medicare and Medi-Cal appeals, and medical staff issues.


Alicia received a B.A. in Psychology from Cornell University in 2006, and her J.D. from the University of Southern California Law School. In 2016 she earned her MPH from UCLA’s Fielding School of Public Health, where she is now a Lecturer. Alicia is passionate about understanding the social determinants of health, and how law can be used to further health equity.