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Renee M Howard

Renee M Howard

Practice areas:

Consumer Protection, Health Care

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Practice Areas

Licensed since 2001

  1. Health Care: 50%
  2. Consumer Protection: 50%

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Contact Info

Perkins Coie LLP

1201 3rd Avenue
Suite 4900
Seattle, WA, 98101

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License

StateStatusAcquiredUpdated
WAActive200707/06/2015
DCInactive 200105/24/2015

Professional Misconduct

We have not found any instances of professional misconduct for this lawyer.

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Awards

Award NameGrantorDate Granted
Best Lawyer, Health Care LawBest Lawyers in America2014
Best Lawyer, Health Care LawBest Lawyers in America2013

Work Experience

TitleCompany NameDuration
PartnerPerkins Coie LLP2012 - Present
ShareholderBennett Bigelow & Leedom2010 - 2012
AssociateBennett Bigelow & Leedom, P.S.2006 - 2009
AssociateJones Day2001 - 2005
AssociateHonigman Miller Schwartz & Cohn1999 - 2000

Associations

Association NamePosition NameDuration
American Bar AssociationEditorial Board Member, ABA Stark and Anti-Kickback Toolkit2011 - Present
American Bar AssociationHealth Law Section2011 - Present
Washington State Bar AssociationMember2007 - Present
Washington State Society of Healthcare AttorneysN/A2006 - Present
American Health Lawyers AssociationMember2001 - Present
District of Columbia BarMember2001 - Present
State Bar of MichiganMember1999 - Present

Publications

Publication NameTitleDate
Perkins Coie UpdateNew Rules Amend Regulatory Exceptions for Donation of Electronic Health Records Items and Services2014
Perkins Coie UpdateOregon Settlement Expands Disclosure Obligations of Physicians Receiving Payments From Drug and Device Manufacturers2013
Perkins Coie UpdateCMS Adopts New “2 Midnights” Presumption for Inpatient Hospital Admissions2013
American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), Fraud and Abuse NewsletterWhat Courts Are Saying About the Stark Law2013
Perkins Coie UpdateHospitals Provided Temporary Relief in Medicare Rebilling Policy2013
Perkins Coie UpdateU.S. Supreme Court Holds Equitable Tolling Doctrine Does Not Apply to Administrative Appeal Deadline2013
Perkins Coie UpdateIn Landmark Decision, Second Circuit Reverses Conviction for Off-Label Promotion2012
Perkins Coie UpdateSixth Circuit Rebukes Government’s Reliance on Profit Motive to Prove False Claim2012
Perkins Coie UpdateAffordable Care Act Withstands Constitutional Scrutiny But Providers Face Uncertain Future2012
Perkins Coie UpdateWashington Medicaid Fraud False Claims Act Awaits Governor’s Signature2012
Perkins Coie UpdateSupreme Court Preserves Medicaid Rate Challenges Brought Under the Supremacy Clause2012
Perkins Coie UpdateCMS Issues Proposed Rule Implementing Requirements for Healthcare Providers and Suppliers to Report and Return Medicare Overpayments2012
Washington Healthcare NewsLegal Challenges to Medicaid Rate Reductions Frustrated by Proposed Federal Rules2011
Washington Healthcare NewsWashington Courts Confirm Scope of Washington Peer Review Act and Award Attorney Fees to Prevailing Hospital2010
MX MagazineThe Coming of Competitive Bidding for Medicare DME Reimbursement2004

Education

School NameMajorDegreeGraduated
Notre Dame Law SchoolLawJD - Juris Doctor1999
University of Notre DameN/ABA - Bachelor of Arts1996

Speaking Engagements

Conference NameTitleDate
WSSHA Annual MeetingFraud and Abuse Update2013
Strafford WebinarOIG/CMS Voluntary Self Disclosures: Updated Options and Settlements2013
Oregon/Washington MGMA annual meetingVoluntary Disclosures: Mitigating Risk When Overpayments Are Identified2013
Introduction to Healthcare LawIntroduction to Healthcare Law: Fraud and Abuse2013
WSSHA Annual MeetingFraud and Abuse Update2012
Washington/Oregon MGMA Annual MeetingThe Stark Law and Your Practice2012
Strafford WebinarCMS Voluntary Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol: Latest Developments2012
Washington / Oregon MGMA Annual MeetingHospital and Physician Alignment Strategies2011
North Pacific Pediatric Society Annual MeetingHealth Reform: Implications for Pediatric Practices2011
WSSHA Annual MeetingFraud and Abuse: Emerging Theories, PPACA Liability Expansion and 2010 Highlights2010
Washington / Oregon MGMA Annual MeetingRAC Audits: A Field Guide2010
Washington / Oregon MGMA Annual MeetingPhysician EMR Incentives2010
WSSHA Annual MeetingFraud and Abuse Update2009
WSSHA Spring SeminarMedicare Reimbursement Update2008
HFMA Washington / Alaska Chapter Annual MeetingPoor Prognosis for Diagnostic Arrangements? The Effect of Recent Regulatory Changes2008