I work exclusively in the health care area, representing health care providers of all types: health care systems, freestanding hospitals, ancillary service providers, physician groups and individual physicians. My goal is to help my clients be successful while operating within the complex regulatory framework that exists in the health care industry.
Specialties: Regulatory compliance, including Stark Law, fraud and abuse, state regulatory and accreditation compliance; transactional work, medical staff disciplinary and peer review matters, risk management and operational issues, state and federal licensure and certification issues.
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Licensed since 1987
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|IL||Active And Authorized To Practice Law||2001||08/17/2015|
|MO||Good Standing, Active||1987||01/08/2013|
|Award Name||Grantor||Date Granted|
|Health Care Law||The Best Lawyers In America||2014|
|Women's Justice Award||Missouri Lawyers Weekly||2013|
|Super Lawyer||Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine||2009|
|Super Lawyer||Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine||2008|
|Super Lawyer||Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine||2007|
|Super Lawyer||Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers Magazine||2005|
|Officer||Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, PC||1995 - Present|
|Staff Attorney||BJC Health Care||1993 - 1995|
|Associate||Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, PC||1987 - 1993|
|Association Name||Position Name||Duration|
|Missouri Society of Healthcare Attorneys||Board Member||2005 - 2008|
|Missouri Bar Health & Hospital Law Committee||Chairman||2003 - 2006|
|Missouri Bar Health & Hospital Law Committee||Vice-Chair||2001 - 2003|
|American Health Lawyers Association||Member||1992 - Present|
|St. Louis Area Health Lawyers’ Association||Member||N/A|
|Health Care Practice Group Newsletter.||"Health Care Entities Have New Responsibilities - EMTALA and IDTF Performance Standards."||2006|
|Health Care Practice Group.||"Designated Health Services Change."||2005|
|Health Law Practice Group Newsletter.||"Nuclear Medicine Services/Pet Scans are Included in the List of Designated Health Services Under the Stark Law."||2005|
|Saint Louis University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||1987|
|Fontbonne College||N/A||BS - Bachelor of Science||1983|
|Disruptive Physicians: Navigating the Employment and Medical Staff Issues||Disruptive Physicians||2014|
|Missouri Bar Health and Hospital Law Committee||Hospital Liability for Acts of Independent Contractor Physician||2002|
|Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis||EMTALA: Current Obligations and Issues for Hospitals and Physicians||2002|
|The Healthcare Roundtable for Corporate Counsel||EMTALA Update, Emergency Medical Screening Examinations||2002|