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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 more than 150 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.

Case Study
CoxHealth

CoxHealth prevailed in a defamation lawsuit brought against the hospital system and an executive.

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.

Blog | April 25, 2022
The Future of Hospital at Home
Blog | November 29, 2021
CMS Interim Final Rule Enjoined
Alerts | November 05, 2021
CMS Releases OPPS and PFS Final Rules

While there are no surprises in the latest rulemaking, there is some cause for concern for healthcare providers.

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
Speaking Engagements | September 9, 2022
Speaker, "A Health Law Update," WISCA 2022 Leadership Summit
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

News Releases | September 07, 2022
Husch Blackwell Expands Healthcare and Corporate Law Teams in California

Ericka Curls Bartling will join Husch Blackwell as a partner in the firm’s San Francisco Bay Area office, and Andrew J. Demetriou will join the firm’s Los Angeles office as senior counsel, bolstering the firm’s capabilities and presence in California.

News Releases | May 02, 2022
Former Univ. of Missouri System General Counsel Joins Husch Blackwell

Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that Steve Owens has joined the firm’s Kansas City office as senior counsel in its Higher Education practice group after serving as the general counsel of the University of Missouri System for the past 14 years.

News Releases | April 27, 2022
Husch Blackwell Prevails in Discrimination Lawsuit for CoxHealth

Husch Blackwell earned a victory in Missouri state court for CoxHealth, the Springfield-based healthcare system, in connection with race, national origin, workers’ compensation and disability discrimination claims, as well as claims of retaliation.

News Releases | April 01, 2022
Husch Blackwell Adds Two Healthcare Partners to Virtual Office

Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that Lisa T. Thomas and Bryan Stewart have joined the firm’s Healthcare, Life Sciences & Education industry group as partners.

News Releases | March 15, 2022
Husch Blackwell Launches Psychedelics and Emerging Therapies Practice Group

Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce the formalization of its Psychedelics and Emerging Therapies practice group, making it the first Am Law 100 firm to establish such a practice.

Media Mentions | December 14, 2021
IB Madison: Professional of the Week | Meg Pekarske
News Releases | December 06, 2021
Husch Blackwell Elects 36 to 2022 Partnership Class
News Releases | November 22, 2021
Morgan Goulet Joins Husch Blackwell's Providence Office

Husch Blackwell is pleased to announce that Morgan Goulet has joined the firm as Senior Counsel in its Providence office.

News Releases | October 25, 2021
Husch Blackwell Lands Leading Litigator Tracy Wolf

Tracy Wolf joins Husch Blackwell’s Dallas office as a partner in its Labor & Employment practice team and Healthcare, Life Sciences & Education business unit.

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.

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 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.

"The entire Husch Blackwell team was 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. 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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Testimonials Dr. Masuma Reed, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor and Founder, Mindful Life Counseling

“The lawyers at HB came in and helped us at a very scary time. Our business was threatened with a lawsuit. But their counsel helped us through that. Now, they are assisting us again with answers to employment and hiring questions. And its just in time, too, because we are growing with new hires!”

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Testimonials Kristen McGehee, Senior Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Covenant Care

“I’ve been working in hospice care for 17 years and am always looking for opportunities to learn from others. I love the variety of topics the Husch Blackwell Hospice Insights podcast covers and find the depth of knowledge shared to be very helpful in my work. After each episode, I find myself almost immediately thinking about how I can apply what I’ve learned. I have shared the podcast around my office, and my team is loving it too!”

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Case Study

Express Scripts prevails against antitrust allegations.

Learn more about our complete defense victory

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