Laura J. Bond

Of Counsel
P 913.327.5127 | F 913.345.0736


Laura Bond concentrates her practice in the representation of health care providers, including regulatory compliance, structuring of hospital-physician relationships, alternative payment models (such as accountable care organizations and bundled payment), medical staff issues, physician compensation strategies, and other legal concerns faced by hospitals, physicians groups, managed care organizations, and other health care providers.

Laura is a member of a number of health law organizations and is active in community affairs having served on the boards of several community and health care organizations. Laura has also been a member of the University of Kansas School of Law faculty where she taught Lawyering I and II.



  • Northwest Missouri State University
  • University of Kansas School of Law, 1989 (J.D.)

Bar Admissions

  • Kansas, 1989
  • Missouri, 1990

Court Admissions

  • U.S. District Court for the District of Kansas
  • U.S. District Court for the Western District of Missouri

  • C.A.R.A. Pro Bono Project, Volunteer, 2016-2018
  • REACH Healthcare Foundation, Board of Directors, 2016-2020
  • Thomas the Apostle Episcopal Church, Vestry Member, 2019-2022

  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Rating
  • Best Lawyers in America, 2012-2024
  • Best Lawyers in America, Lawyer of the Year, Health Care Law, 2012, 2017, 2019, 2023

  • American Health Law Association
  • Kansas Association of Hospital Attorneys
  • Missouri Society of Healthcare Attorneys
  • Health Partnership Clinic of Johnson County, Board of Directors, 1997-1998
  • Olathe Area United Way, Board of Directors, 1998-2001
  • Olathe Area Chamber of Commerce, Board of Directors, 2000-2001
  • Olathe Medical Center, Board of Trustees, 2001-2005
  • Health Access, Inc., Board of Directors, 2001-2005

  • “Legal Issues Challenging Hospital Boards,” KHA Webinar, December 2021
  • “Caveats for Healthcare Providers,” KAHCC Presentation, June 2021
  • “Behavioral Telehealth,” MHA Webinar, April 2021
  • “Refresher on the Basics of Managed Care Contracting,” KHA Webinar, August 2018
  • “Federal and State Laws Related to Blood Draws and Requests From Law Enforcement,” KHA and MHA Webinar, November 2017
  • “Marketing: Compliant Practices for Hospice & Home Health,” Hospice & Home Care Webinar Network, November 2017
  • “Participation in Bundled Payment Initiatives,” Hospice & Home Care Webinar Network, August 2017
  • “Collaboration in the Workplace: The Ins and Outs of Sharing Provider and Performance Data,” NAMSS,  November 2016
  • “Peer Review Proceedings: Process Makes Perfect,” NAMSS, September 2016
  • “501(r): Where Do We Go From Here?” Tennessee Hospital Association, November 2015
  • “Healthcare Reform and Reimbursement: Its Effect on the Traditional Medical Staff Structure,” National Association Medical Staff Services, October 2015
  • “Stark Developments: How Tuomey and Other Recent False Claims Act Stark Cases Will Affect Transaction Due Diligence, Structure, and Process,” American Health Law Association, April 2015
  • “New Government Focus Areas for Fraud and Abuse Enforcement,” KHA / KAHCE Annual Convention, November 2013
  • “Corporate Compliance Update,” KHA Critical Issues Summit, August 2011
  • “Part II: Tomorrow,” Spencer Fane Health Care Reform Webinar Series, May 2010
  • “RAC Audits: What’s Past is Prologue,” Missouri Hospital Association Northwest District Council Meeting, August 2009
  • “Stark and Anti-Kickback: Parameters for Marketing and Advertising Related to Physicians,” Kansas City Healthcare Communicators Society, April 2009
  • “Beyond the Basics Webinar Series, CoPs and Accreditation,” May 2007
  • “Expanded Medicaid and Medicare Managed Care, What Every Health Care Provider Needs to Consider,” KHA Webinar, October 10, 2006
  • “Stark Wars II, Awaiting the Final Episode,” HCCA Midwest Area Annual Conference, August 2005
  • “HIPAA Privacy for Lawyers,” KU Continuing Education Recent Developments In the Law, June 2004
  • “Guidelines for Charity Care, Billing and Collection Practices,” KHA, May 2004
  • “Recreating Your Medical Staff Bylaws,” KHA, October 2002
  • “Stark Wars Episode II – Return of the Federal Regulations,” Health Care Compliance Association, August 2002
  • “HIPAA Summit,” Missouri Hospital Association, October 2001
  • “Healthcare Corporate Compliance in Kansas,” Lorman Business Centers, May 2001
  • “Who is Looking Over the Trustee’s Shoulder?” KHA Annual Meeting, November 1998
  • “ERISA Preemption,” American Bar Association, March 1998
  • “The Evolving Legal Environment,” The University of Kansas American College of Healthcare Executives, April 1998
  • “Confidentiality of Medical Records,” Lorman Business Centers, July 1997
  • “Risk Bearing Entities and ERISA,” NHLA / AAHA, December 1997
  • “Risk Bearing Entities and ERISA,” NHLA, December, 1996
  • “Legal Issues in Creating a Provider — Sponsored Network,” Missouri Hospital Association, July 1996
  • “ERISA Preemption of State Laws Regulating Contracts Between PSNs and Self-Insured Employers,” Missouri Hospital Association, August 1996