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Laura J. Bond

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Spencer Fane attorney Laura Bond

T 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 Faculty of the University of Kansas School of Law where she taught Lawyering I and II.

Education and Training

  • University of Kansas Law School, JD 1989
    • Note & Comment Editor, Kansas Law Review, 1988-89
    • Order of the Coif
  • AHLA Health Care Arbitration Training


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

Community Involvement

  • 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


  • 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


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

Contact Laura Bond at 913.327.5127 or lbond@spencerfane.com.