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Overview

Renee works with healthcare providers and others on Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, Anti-Kickback and Stark compliance, healthcare fraud and abuse issues, and other matters.

Renee also has an understanding of state pharmacy law, including licensing and regulatory compliance. Her experience includes advising pharmacy benefit managers on specialty pharmacy contracting.

Before joining Husch Blackwell, Renee was an Assistant Attorney General in the Medicaid Fraud Control Unit of the Missouri Attorney General’s Office.


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Education

  • J.D., Saint Louis University School of Law
    • cum laude
    • Certificate in Health Law
      • Academic Excellence Awards in Healthcare Finance & Business Planning, Taxation, Patent Law and Legal Profession
      • Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law & Policy, Staff Editor
  • B.A., Wake Forest University
    • Biology

Admissions

  • Missouri
  • Colorado - Practice temporarily authorized pending admission under C.R.C.P.205.6.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Bar Association 
  • American Health Lawyers Association 
  • Greater Kansas City Society of Healthcare Attorneys
Experience
  • Assisted a specialty pharmacy with Medicaid program enrollment in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.
  • Advised providers on Medicaid compliance and prepared state-specific Medicaid compliance guides.
  • Obtained pharmacy licenses with state Boards of Pharmacy and assisted with ongoing compliance matters.
  • Advised pharmacy benefit manager on pharmacy contracting.
  • Assisted with preparation of Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol submission and follow-up with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
  • Assisted in transaction involving the sale of multiple dialysis centers.
  • As an Assistant Attorney General, directed investigations into alleged Medicaid fraud and abuse and represented the State of Missouri in civil and criminal Medicaid fraud and abuse cases.