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Jennifer Papapanagiotou


Jennifer PapapanagiotouPartner
Office: (832) 220-3191
Facsimile: (832) 220-3307
jpapa@lilesparker.com

 

Practice Concentration and Experience:

Ms. Papapanagiotou focuses her practice on transactional, corporate and regulatory matters for healthcare providers, including physicians, hospitals, home health agencies, hospice providers, mental health professionals, durable medical equipment companies, etc. She also works extensively with health care management and billing companies. Her work focuses on the types of issues health care providers deal with every day, including:

  • day-to-day operational and compliance issues
  • drafting contracts including medical directorships, employment agreements, management contracts, etc.
  • governmental and private pay reimbursement questions
  • health care fraud and abuse analysis under the Federal Stark Law and the Anti-Kickback Statute, as well as relevant state laws
  • Medicare and Medicaid initial provider enrollment and revocation appeals
  • State licensing and private accreditation applications and assistance with responding to surveys
  • defense of licensed professionals facing disciplinary action
  • buying and selling of health care provider businesses
  • assisting new providers with initial corporate structuring

In addition to her work in transactional and regulatory matters, Ms. Papapanagiotou supplies substantive support for healthcare investigations and litigation. Her work has included representing hospitals, skilled nursing facilities, physicians and others being investigated for potential violations of federal and state healthcare laws and professional licensing laws. She also serves as a healthcare subject matter expert in representation of clients being sued over alleged violations of contractual relationships.

Education:

  • University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas (J.D., 1998, Summa Cum Laude)
  • University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (M.S. in Industrial Health, 1991)
  • Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado (B.S. in Environmental Health, 1989)

Professional Affiliations:

  • Admitted to Practice in Texas
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