Spencer Fane is pleased to announce R. Harold “Hal” McCard, Jr. and Sara Naylor have joined the firm’s Nashville office. McCard will be Of Counsel in the Health Care Practice Group, while Naylor is a Litigation and Dispute Resolution associate.
Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce Diane Minear has joined the Health Care Practice Group as an of counsel attorney in the firm’s Overland Park office.
Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce June Santiago has joined the Health Care Practice Group as a partner in the firm’s Denver office.
Spencer Fane attorney Donn Herring worked on behalf of a health care industry client to obtain a favorable advisory opinion from the Office of the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. This opinion provides assurance to the client that its business plans will not be subject to prosecution under the Medicare Anti-Kickback Statute or the patient inducement provisions of the Civil Monetary Penalties Statute.
Spencer Fane is proud to announce that the firm earned a total of 106 rankings in the 2022 edition of the U.S. News and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, including 29 Tier 1 regional rankings as well as seven Tier 2 national rankings.
Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce former Kansas Hospital Association (KHA) President/CEO Tom Bell has joined the firm’s Health Care Practice Group as an of counsel attorney in the Overland Park, Kansas, office.
Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce Elizabeth “Beth” Siemer has joined the Health Care Practice Group as an of counsel attorney in the firm’s St. Louis office.
Spencer Fane attorney Ayesha Mehdi was recently appointed as Chair of the Healthcare Fraud and Compliance group and the Vice Chair of Diversity and Inclusion at the American Bar Association (ABA).
The Colorado Supreme Court recently appointed Spencer Fane attorney Troy Rackham to its Standing Committee on the Rules of Professional Conduct. In this leadership position, Troy will work with the committee to evaluate, correct, and propose updates to the Colorado Rules of Professional Conduct.
Spencer Fane attorney Ayesha Mehdi published an article in Health Care Quarterly focused on the medical spa industry as it recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Spencer Fane attorney Bill Hopkins co-authored an article featured by the American Health Law Association discussing the ways the United States skilled nursing facility (SNF) population was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Spencer Fane attorney Ayesha Mehdi was recently named to Real Vegas magazine’s Women Who Wow of Las Vegas 2021 list, which recognizes influential women business leaders in the Las Vegas community.
Spencer Fane attorney Ellen E. Stewart was recently featured on the 5280 Denver’s Top Lawyer 2020 list.
Spencer Fane attorney Ayesha Mehdi recently wrote an article for Clark County Bar Association’s Communiqué magazine covering the ongoing enforcement policies of the federal Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce Bill Hopkins has joined the Health Care practice group as a partner in the firm’s Austin office.
Spencer Fane is proud to announce that the firm earned a total of 102 rankings in the 2021 edition of U.S. News and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” list, including 36 Tier 1 regional rankings as well as six Tier 2 national rankings.
Spencer Fane attorney Ayesha Mehdi was recently appointed to two positions within the American Bar Association (ABA) Health Law Section.
Spencer Fane attorney Ayesha Mehdi was recently reappointed by the ABA (American Bar Association) as a Health Law Section leader. Ayesha will serve as Vice Chair of the Healthcare Fraud & Compliance interest group.
Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce that Sean McKenna has joined the firm as a partner in its Dallas office. He will be a part of the Health Care and Litigation practice groups.
Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce the addition of seven attorneys, including four partners, in the firm’s Houston office. Ruthie White and DeAndrea C. Washington are partners who will strengthen the Labor and Employment practice group, while partners E. Dale Burrus and Lauren M. Nelson and associates Colin Goodman, Adam Jourdane and Kristen Petry will significantly grow the Health Care practice.
Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce the addition of partner Ayesha Mehdi to the Health Care practice group in the firm’s Las Vegas office.
Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce the addition of four new associates to the firm’s offices in Kansas City, Missouri and Overland Park, Kansas. All four recently served as summer associates and now join the firm in a full-time capacity.
Patrick Lawhon (Business Transactions), Kyle Klucas (Litigation) and Taylor Chase (Business Transactions and Financial Services) will be in the Kansas City office, while Shannon Bond joins the Health Care practice in Overland Park.
Spencer Fane attorney Stacy Harper will conduct four upcoming presentations on insights gained from the Forest Park Anti-Kickback case.
Spencer Fane attorney Julie Roth recently published an article in Journal of American Health Information Management Association on the potential privacy issues associated with pager use in hospitals.
Spencer Fane attorney Blane Markley was recently interviewed by the Kansas City Business Journal in an article discussing the expansion of the University of Kansas Health system throughout the state of Kansas.
Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 59 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2019 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas.
Spencer Fane attorney Julie Roth was recently interviewed for an article in The Kansas City Star that investigated the concern that pagers used by medical staff in hospitals may lack the security mandated by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).
Spencer Fane attorney Stacy Harper recently presented at Healthcon, the AAPC’s national conference, to provide guidance on legal issues related to the health care industry.
Spencer Fane LLP is pleased to announce that Mark Cole has joined the firm’s Health Care practice as Of Counsel in Overland Park, Kan.
At the Missouri Society of Healthcare Attorneys annual meeting in November, Spencer Fane attorney Stacy Harper provided insight to attorneys for healthcare providers regarding when they can and cannot disclose protected health information to business associates. Topics included risk analysis, responses to violations or breaches, and the questions attorneys need to ask themselves to determine whether or not a vendor is an “associate.”
Spencer Fane Partner Julie Roth will provide an overview of hospitals’ obligations under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) to hospital senior-level administrators, attorneys, clinical management, and risk and quality managers at an upcoming Kansas Hospital Assocation (KHA) Noon Briefing webinar:
Wednesday, December 6
At a recent AAPC meeting in Colorado, Ellen Stewart updated attendees on benefits plans and ERISA issues as they relate to medical coding.
Spencer Fane is pleased to announce that 58 of the firm’s attorneys have been selected for inclusion in the 2018 edition of Best Lawyers in America. Attorneys are recognized in their respective practice areas ranging from white collar criminal defense and environmental litigation to bankruptcy and tax law.
With the recent news about the potential closing of St. Francis Hospital in Topeka, Kansas, The Topeka Capital-Journal interviewed Spencer Fane Partner Blane Markley about the process of closing a hospital.
Spencer Fane Partner Ellen Stewart recently conducted a 2-day seminar providing in-depth education for Healthcare Financial Management Association (FHMA) members.
In a recent article in Law Week Colorado, Ellen Stewart was interviewed about the Health Care Law class she’s teaching at University of Denver Sturm College of Law, its first ever on the subject.
The REACH Healthcare Foundation, a nonprofit charitable organization dedicated to improving health care access and quality for poor and medically underserved individuals through financial support of programs and initiatives, has elected Spencer Fane attorney Laura Bond to its Board of Directors.
Laura Bond was recently interviewed for an article written for Home Health Line, a newsletter focused on regulatory news, benchmarks and best practices for home care agencies.
Spencer Fane is pleased to announce the addition of five attorneys to its Municipal, Health Care and Real Estate groups.
Spencer Fane congratulates 44 of our attorneys selected for inclusion in 2014 Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Nebraska Super Lawyers®. No more than 5 percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by Super Lawyers. Attorneys are selected for inclusion by their peers from more than 70 practice areas who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement. The annual selections are made using a rigorous multi-phased process that includes a statewide survey of lawyers, an independent research evaluation of candidates, and peer reviews by practice area.