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Overview

Erica helps healthcare clients navigate regulatory matters so they can get back to the business of patient care.

Skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, hospices, home health agencies, individual practitioners, laboratories, drug companies and hospitals are just some of the large and small clients relying on Erica’s counsel. She enjoys helping providers of all sizes navigate the ever-changing regulatory landscape at a state and federal level. She assists clients with compliance, transactional and licensure matters including:

  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance
  • Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement procedures
  • Stark Law compliance
  • Fraud, waste and abuse issues

Erica’s background includes working for a pharmaceutical company. Clients appreciate her inside perspective and compassion regarding the heavily regulated healthcare space they must navigate. She enjoys jumping in, striving to understand each client’s individual concerns and business goals, then applying customized legal solutions to complex legal issues.

Prior to joining the firm, she served as a judicial intern for the Hon. Julie Ann Robinson, U.S. District Court, District of Kansas.


Service

Education

  • J.D., University of Kansas School of Law
    • CALI Awards for Lawyering Skills I and II, Contract Drafting, Mergers and Acquisitions, Health Law and Policy
    • University of Kansas Law Review, Symposium Editor
    • Order of the Coif
    • Walter Hiersteiner Award for Outstanding Service
  • B.A., Arizona State University
    • Philosophy
    • summa cum laude

Admissions

  • Missouri

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • Greater Kansas City Society of Healthcare Attorneys
  • American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
  • Missouri Bar Association
Outside the Office

Erica globe trots.

Recent travels have taken Erica to South Korea and Japan, where she and her husband, a physician, visited Osaka, Kyoto and Tokyo. Although the couple usually likes to scuba dive on vacation, she also studied for the bar exam from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At home, they spend time with their Golden Doodle, Kansas.

Community Leadership
  • University of Kansas School of Law, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA), Site Coordinator
  • Jana’s Campaign