Associate Jarrod W. Pearson joins Husch Blackwell’s Denver office as the latest addition to the firm’s Healthcare team. He has more than four years’ experience practicing healthcare law in Colorado.
Prior to joining Husch Blackwell, Pearson was an Associate at Hoskin, Farina & Kampf, P.C., in Grand Junction, Colo. While there, he assisted clients in the healthcare industry with transactional, regulatory affairs, compliance and contracting issues including Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) business associate agreements, Stark and Anti-Kickback requirements, market conduct audits, Medicare reimbursement audits, provider services, health information technology, third-party administration services, pharmacy benefit management and health benefit plans. He also drafted, reviewed and audited policies and procedures for compliance with federal and state law regulations for health plan, provider and health information exchange clients.
Pearson received his J.D., from the University of Denver Sturm College of Law (2008), where he graduated Order of St. Ives and received Scholastic Excellence Awards for Alternative Dispute Resolution and Commercial Paper. In addition, Pearson held a summer internship in the legal department of Coors Brewing Company in Golden, Colo. (2007). He received his B.A., magna cum laude, from Colorado Mesa University (formerly Mesa State College) in Grand Junction, Colo. (2003).
Husch Blackwell's Healthcare attorneys have extensive experience representing healthcare clients in all types of litigation, regulatory enforcement actions and investigations throughout the country covering all facets of the industry. They also represent clients in transactional, operational and administrative matters. The group's clientele includes hospitals and health systems, healthcare professionals, and long-term care and nursing facilities. Many members of the Healthcare team worked in the healthcare industry as counselors, researchers, administrative coordinators and academics before joining Husch Blackwell, providing valuable insight for healthcare clients. In addition to the group being ranked 14th on the American Health Lawyers Association’s nationwide Top Honors list, many of the firm’s healthcare attorneys are also active members of the Health Care Compliance Association and several are noted as high achievers by groups including The Best Lawyers in America, Chambers USA and Super Lawyers.