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Overview

Understanding that healthcare runs on immediate patient response, Spencer is prepared and available with client strategies and solutions.

Among the healthcare clients of all sizes and phases that trust Spencer for guidance and counsel are insurers, innovative startups, corporate hospitals and individual practitioners. With the end goal of making sure everyone works together to deliver optimal care to patients, Spencer helps clients with a wide range of transactional document drafting, and state and federal compliance matters regarding:

  • Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement procedures
  • Stark Law
  • Anti-Kickback Statute
  • False Claims Act

Spencer knows that the healthcare industry is faced with providing fast response times to both patients and ever-changing regulations. Clients value his availability and quick turnaround times needed in this business sector. He conducts regular analyses of healthcare regulatory trends so he is at the ready with customized options for healthcare clients.


Service

Education

  • J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law
    • Order of the Coif
    • summa cum laude
    • Estate Planning & Community Property Law Journal, Executive Business Manager
    • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society
    • Phi Delta Phi International Legal Honor Society
    • Phi Alpha Delta
  • B.S., Rhodes College
    • Political Science
    • Sigma Alpha Epsilon, Recruitment Chairman

Admissions

  • Texas
Experience
  • Guided numerous healthcare professionals – such as physicians and physician assistants – through administrative proceeding before licensing boards and agencies, including the Texas Medical Board, appealing prescribing and billing allegations linked to licensure issues, obtaining successful outcomes for clients.
  • Successfully represented healthcare client in employment contract dispute regarding non-compete agreement and job migration to neighboring hospital.
  • Successfully resolved numerous physician–insurance provider disputes regarding restriction of coverage and employment contracts, with good outcome for our client.
  • Guided direct primary care startup through all aspects of multi-state formation and structure across Iowa, New Jersey, Oregon, Nevada and Rhode Island, drafting and reviewing all necessary transactional documentation.
Outside the Office

A former NCAA football player, Spencer now enjoys several intramural sports.

Spencer attends a football game every weekend, whether high school, college or pro, and plays flag football, basketball, volleyball and softball. He also spends time on Lake Austin aboard his family’s boat. Always up for new things, Spencer has attempted ballroom dancing, yoga, acting classes and – with his girlfriend, Madison – acrylic pour painting.

Community Leadership
  • Relay For Life
  • Special Olympics
  • St. Vincent de Paul Food Mission
  • Medical mission trip, Honduras