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Healthcare legal solutions that create healthy outcomes for our clients.

Husch Blackwell has a national reputation for providing exceptional healthcare legal services. Our healthcare law team includes nearly 120 skilled attorneys – all with experience in the healthcare industry. We offer competitive rates, creative use of alternative fee approaches and an efficient staffing model to help healthcare clients advance their unique business goals. 

By collaborating across disciplines, our healthcare attorneys offer comprehensive counsel and solution-driven services that address healthcare industry pressures. That gives our clients an edge in a challenging industry that is growing rapidly, constantly evolving and facing heightened regulatory and financial scrutiny.

Client Success
John Knox Village

"Both parties are establishing a budget and both parties are working to achieve that budget. So that’s a really a great way to do business." - Dan Rexroth, President & Chief Executive Officer, John Knox Village Care Center

Case Study
Express Scripts, Inc.

ESI prevailed against antitrust allegations, and then turned its counterclaims into a $20 million judgment.

Podcast | September 24, 2021
Drumroll Please: The Latest on HIS Appeals
Blog | September 23, 2020
Updated Guidance on FEMA Public Assistance
Blog | April 13, 2020
Coronavirus and Nonprofits
Blog | March 24, 2020
COVID-19 FAQs for Nursing Facilities
Blog | March 06, 2020
Is Coronavirus an excusable delay?
Podcast | February 06, 2020
Breaking Down TPEs: Facts and Strategies
Podcast | January 23, 2020
Your Hospice Team Has a New Home
Blog | November 08, 2019
New CMS Disclosure Rule Implemented
Blog | March 20, 2019
Medicare for All…or Is It?
Blog | March 13, 2019
NHIA 2019 Annual Conference
Blog | November 28, 2018
Sexual Abuse of People with Disabilities
Articles | November 14, 2018
Corporate Compliance Insights: Private Equity in DOJ's Line of Fire

Lorinda Holloway writes about liability for health care providers under the False Claims Act.

Webinar | December 2020
COVID-19 and Clinical Programs
Speaking Engagements | November 30, 2020
Panelist, "The Latest on COVID-19," St. Louis Forum
Webinar | November 2020
Health Law & Innovation Virtual Series - Health Law 2021: A Legislative Outlook

Health Law & Innovation Virtual Series

Webinar | November 2020
COVID-19 Privacy Concerns
Webinar | November 2020
Health Law & Innovation Virtual Series - Stimulus Relief Funds: Strings Attached

Health Law & Innovation Virtual Series

Webinar | October 28, 2020
Pre-Election Webinar Series - Election 2020: Defining the Stakes

Pre-Election Webinar Series

Webinar | October 2020
Health Law & Innovation Virtual Series - Vaccine: Hope and Controversy

Health Law & Innovation Virtual Series

Webinar | May 27, 2020
COVID-19 Town Hall for Hospices
Webinar | March 20, 2020
Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between: Coronavirus/COVID-19 - Update for Employers

Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between Webinar Series

Webinar | February 27, 2020
Dismissed! Discipline in Healthcare Education Programs

Academic Medicine Webinar Series

Webinar | September 2019
The Healthcare Industry and Immigration: Shifting Policies and Compliance Issues You Need to Know

Hiring to Firing and Everything in Between Webinar Series

Webinar | August 12, 2019
When Expert Educators Become Export Violators

Academic Medicine Webinar Series

Webinar | November 8, 2018
Learn How to Protect Your Business and the Patients You Serve - November 8, 2018

NHIA Talk Infusion Webinar: Navigating HIPAA - Compliance, Enforcement and Breach Response

Media Mentions | October 18, 2021
Missouri Lawyers Media: WJA 2021: Kristine L. Kappel
News Releases | October 15, 2021
Husch Blackwell Scores Victory for Sigmapharm in Hatch-Waxman Litigation

Husch Blackwell successfully defended Sigmapharm Laboratories, LLC in connection with its application for approval of a generic version of the antidepressant vortioxetine.

News Releases | September 01, 2021
Husch Blackwell's Boston, Providence Offices Open
Media Mentions | August 02, 2021
Austin Monthly: Austin's Top Attorneys 2021
News Releases | July 28, 2021
Husch Blackwell Joins UpHealth in Opening Bell Celebration

Led out of the firm’s Milwaukee office, Husch Blackwell represented UpHealth in its recently closed business combination that created a publicly traded, comprehensive global digital healthcare company.

News Releases | July 20, 2021
Husch Blackwell Expands into New England
News Releases | February 22, 2021
Husch Blackwell's Hospice Team Opens 2021 with Significant Audit Victory

The victory was the most significant victory to date for the Madison, WI-based team, which arrived at Husch Blackwell in January 2020.

News Releases | December 18, 2020
Husch Blackwell Elects 23 to 2021 Partnership Class

Women comprise 57 percent of the 2021 partnership class.

News Releases | August 18, 2020
Jenna Brofsky to Receive 2020 Missouri Lawyers Media Up & Coming Award

Brofsky was part of a team that in June launched a tool to help small and mid-market businesses return to their worksites during COVID-19 by developing Return-to-Work policies that comply with applicable local, state and federal laws and regulations.

Media Mentions | July 28, 2020
Austin Monthly: Austin's Top Attorneys 2020
News Releases | April 14, 2020
Husch Blackwell Names Catherine Hanaway Chair-Elect

Based in St. Louis, Hanaway has led Husch Blackwell litigation teams on some of the most sensitive and commercially significant matters handled by the firm.

News Releases | April 10, 2020
Wakaba Tessier Named to Law360 2020 Health Editorial Advisory Board

Tessier will serve as one of 10 subject-matter experts who will offer feedback and insight on Law360's health coverage.

News Releases | January 21, 2020
Janelle Carter Anderson Joins Husch Blackwell's Chicago Office

Anderson brings a diverse background to her practice with service as in-house counsel to a global healthcare and technology education provider as well as a state university.

News Releases | January 21, 2020
Janelle Carter Anderson Joins Husch Blackwell's Chicago Office

Anderson brings a diverse background to her practice with service as in-house counsel to a global healthcare and technology education provider as well as a state university.

News Releases | January 15, 2020
U.S. Council for Athletes' Health and Husch Blackwell Announce Launch of Athletics Healthcare Compliance Platform

The platform operates as an all-in-one tool to assist with the delivery and execution of compliance requirements by all stakeholders in higher education athletic programs.

News Releases | January 13, 2020
Husch Blackwell Lands Two Healthcare Groups in Wisconsin

“That two prominent groups of lawyers from two different firms see the same potential and opportunity at Husch Blackwell speaks volumes about our firm’s commitment to Madison and the larger Wisconsin market,” said Paul Eberle, Husch Blackwell’s Chief Executive.

News Releases | December 19, 2019
Husch Blackwell Welcomes 22 New Partners

Nearly 60 percent of the firm's 2020 partnership class is comprised of women.

News Releases | November 19, 2019
Kirstin Salzman Recognized by Ingram's as Top Rainmaker

Salzman is recognized on this list of "top-performing female lawyers" in the Kansas City area.

News Releases | November 11, 2019
26 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to 2019 Wisconsin Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

The firm has 16 attorneys named to the Super Lawyers list and 10 attorneys named to the Rising Stars list.

News Releases | October 01, 2019
Benchmark Litigation's 2020 Edition Recognizes 33 Husch Blackwell Attorneys

The firm also received Benchmark’s “Highly Recommended” ranking in Missouri and Wisconsin and its “Recommended” ranking in Nebraska.

News Releases | September 09, 2019
Mark Vane Earns Multiple 2019 Recognitions for Governmental Relations Practice

Based in Husch Blackwell’s Austin office, Vane is a sought-after resource for companies across multiple industries who seek to have a voice on high-stakes issues at the Texas State Capitol and with state agencies.

Media Mentions | September 06, 2019
Law360: Lone Star Laterals
News Releases | September 05, 2019
Jody Rudman Joins Husch Blackwell's Austin Office
News Releases | September 03, 2019
Nine Husch Blackwell Lawyers Named to 2019 Thomson Reuters' Texas Super Lawyers

Covering more than 70 practice areas, Super Lawyers is a directory of lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

News Releases | August 15, 2019
Husch Blackwell Places 143 Lawyers in 2020 BL Rankings' Best Lawyers in America®

The firm has eight "Lawyers of the Year" and 11 attorneys appearing on the list for the first time.

News Releases | August 06, 2019
Austin Monthly Names 12 From Husch Blackwell as Top Austin Attorneys

The Top Austin Attorney listing was compiled through an online peer-voting process.

News Releases | August 06, 2019
Harvey Tettlebaum Joins Export-Import Bank Advisory Committee

Tettlebaum is the committee’s only member from the state of Missouri and just one of two members currently residing in the Midwest. 

News Releases | July 29, 2019
Tyler Hibler Joins Husch Blackwell's Kansas City Office

Hibler, a litigator, has significant experience representing companies and individuals in complex litigation in state and federal courts throughout the country.

News Releases | July 01, 2019
Turner Named Chair of AHLA Women's Leadership Council

The AHLA Women’s Leadership Council provides educational content and develops and hosts networking events for members.

Media Mentions | June 26, 2019
Wisconsin Law Journal: WLJ honors its 2019 Women in the Law

Wendy Arends was one of 22 outstanding women attorneys honored at the 16th annual Women in the Law event June 20 sponsored by the Wisconsin Law Journal.

News Releases | June 17, 2019
Collins and Cochran Named ABA Health Law Section Vice Chairs

The 10,600-member ABA Health Law Section is the voice of the national health law bar within the ABA.

News Releases | June 10, 2019
Hal Katz Named Chair-Elect of ABA Health Law Section Council

The ABA Health Law Section has more than 10,000 member nationwide.

News Releases | May 13, 2019
Tamar Hodges Joins Husch Blackwell's Jefferson City Office

Before attending law school, Hodges worked as a registered nurse at nationally-ranked hospitals in both St. Louis and Atlanta.

News Releases | April 29, 2019
Chambers USA 2019 Ranks Husch Blackwell in 10 Areas of Law; 33 Attorneys Recognized

Attorneys in 10 offices across the firm's footprint are recognized in the 2019 edition of Chambers USA

News Releases | February 28, 2019
Seth Mailhot Joins Husch Blackwell's Washington, DC and Sacramento, CA Offices

Seth Mailhot, who has over 20 years of experience with all aspects of FDA regulation, brings to Husch Blackwell a practice that is broad in scope.

News Releases | January 14, 2019
Husch Blackwell's Minana and Rothe Earn Missouri Lawyers Weekly Verdicts & Settlements Award

Greg Minana and Ashley Rothe were honored by Missouri Lawyers Weekly for obtaining the #2 defense verdict in Missouri.

News Releases | December 10, 2018
Husch Blackwell Elects 25 to Partnership
News Releases | November 19, 2018
Husch Blackwell Mourns the Passing of Virginia Fry

Husch Blackwell mourns the passing of long-time partner and Executive Board member Virginia Fry.

Media Mentions | November 16, 2018
ABA Health Law Section News: Feature Friday - Joe Geraci - November 16, 2018

Joe Geraci is profiled in this edition of the ABA Health Law Section News.

News Releases | November 14, 2018
Thomson Reuters' Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars 2018 Names 58 Husch Blackwell Attorneys

Husch Blackwell has 58 attorneys in the 2018 edition of Missouri & Kansas Super Lawyers and Rising Stars.

News Releases | November 13, 2018
32 Husch Blackwell Attorneys Named to 2018 Wisconsin Super Lawyers/Rising Stars

Husch Blackwell has 32 attorneys named to the 2018 Super Lawyers and Rising Stars lists.

Media Mentions | October 26, 2018
Kansas City Business Journal: See Kansas City's Best of the Bar for 2018

Four Husch Blackwell attorneys were selected to the Kansas City Business Journal's 2018 "Best of the Bar."

Media Mentions | October 23, 2018
Missouri Lawyers Weekly Up & Coming Honorees: Tanya M. Maerz

Tanya Maerz is profiled in Missouri Lawyers Weekly's Up & Coming 2018 special section.

Media Mentions | October 22, 2018
Texas Lawyer Newsmakers: Week of Oct. 22 (log-in required)

Texas Lawyer notes Hal Katz's election as chair of the State Bar of Texas Health Law Section.

Testimonials Mark Baker, CEO, Jack Hughston Memorial Hospital and The Hughston Clinic

“We can always count on the team at Husch Blackwell to help us with business and operational challenges so that we can focus on caring for our patients and being innovative.”

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Testimonials Chambers USA

"Husch Blackwell is one of the best healthcare firms in the country on transactions involving physicians.

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Testimonials Michael Hunt, Managing Owner, Pacific Coast Hospice

"First off, I want to say thank you to you and your team for producing the hospice law podcast. I still remember the first time I found it on Apple Podcasts and thought, “this is so niche this can’t be real?” Then I binged some episodes and now I’m a fan!"

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Testimonials Christina Remus, Director of Quality, Hospice Austin

"No one compares to the Husch Blackwell Hospice team. They are an exceptionally knowledgeable team and have been extremely helpful in finding solutions to the challenges we encounter. We appreciate their patience, their responsiveness and their ability to fit us in at a moment’s notice. Their proficiency to plan and keep us on track differentiates them from other firms. They are always on top of issues and are wonderful communicators. We have had some great outcomes - no one else compares!"

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Testimonials Chambers USA 2021

"[Husch Blackwell’s] healthcare team that we work with is expert in the areas in which they practice. Moreover, they are practical and enjoyable to work with. They do not over-lawyer or have multiple attorneys working on the same project unless it is appropriate.”

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Testimonials Chambers USA 2021

“They are responsive, thorough and willing to go the extra mile. They are willing to take feedback and meet our needs. They are great in terms of depth of knowledge.”

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Testimonials Al Gatmaitan, Co-Chief Executive & President, UpHealth, Inc.

"Kate Bechen and the entire Husch Blackwell team were fantastic counsel. True experts and wise advisors in multiple areas to assist with our business combination."

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Testimonials Dr. Chirinjeev Kathuria, Co-Chairman and Co-founder, UpHealth

“To see our company being traded on the New York Stock Exchange is a huge testament to the entire Husch Blackwell team’s ability. Led by Kate Bechen, Husch Blackwell successfully guided us through the complex SPAC process, which now allows us to scale our operations in a healthcare market ripe for much-needed change and innovation.”

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Case Study

Express Scripts prevails against antitrust allegations.

Learn more about our complete defense victory

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