Wendy is a member of Husch Blackwell’s Healthcare, Life Sciences & Education industry team. She is experienced in advising hospitals and other healthcare organizations on operational, compliance and risk assessment issues relating to fraud and abuse, the anti-kickback statute, the Stark Law, antitrust, the Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Medicare, tax-exempt status, physician peer review, hospital governance and hospital management.
Wendy also has experience in advising pharmacy benefit managers on pharmacy rebates and discounts.
Before joining Husch Blackwell, Wendy practiced at Brown McCarroll. She also was in-house counsel for Community Health Systems, where she advised Quorum Health Resources, a hospital management and consulting company. She also previously was Vice President and Legal Counsel for the California Hospital Association, where she advised the association and its members on legislative and regulatory developments and managed the association’s many active lawsuits.