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Anthony Cutrona


award-winning attorneyAnthony is an award winning attorney and author. He has practiced health law for over 20 years and has represented health care providers across Texas. After graduating law school in 1991, Anthony worked several years for a small general practice, authoring an appellate brief to the Texas Supreme Court and a Petition for Writ of Certiorari to the U.S. Supreme Court. In 1995, Tony began practicing health law as general counsel of a Houston home health agency.  He opened his own health law practice in 1997. He has represented home health care providers throughout Texas ever since.

In 1999, Anthony led the fight against funding cuts to the Medicare home health benefit. In addition to meeting with state lawmakers in Austin, he regularly traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with Congress on behalf of home health agencies and their patients. His advocacy efforts included testifying to the Texas Senate Interim Committee on Home Health and Assisted-Living with regard to then proposed surety bond requirements for home health providers. In 2000, the Texas Association for Home Care named him its Associate Member of the Year, recognizing his support of the home health industry via his advocacy efforts in Washington, D.C. and Austin, along with his law firm’s representation of home health providers throughout Texas. That same year, Anthony authored two chapters, “Home Health Nursing” and “Long-Term Care Nursing” in Nursing Practice and the Law: Avoiding Malpractice and Other Legal Risks, a nursing school textbook.

His health law practice has included:

• Legal representation of home health agencies, nurses, chiropractors, assistedliving
facilities, rehabilitation agencies, ambulance companies, dental practices
and diagnostic testing facilities throughout Texas;
• Creation and implementation of corporate compliance programs for home health
agencies, dental practices and other health care providers;
• Texas HCSSA license, survey and administrative penalties defense;
• Texas HHSC administrative appeals of DADS/CMS decisions;
• Defense of nurses before Texas Board of Nursing; and
• Mergers and acquisitions of home health care providers

Education:

• South Texas College of Law, Houston, Texas (J.D., 1991)
• Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas (B.A.-Geology & Business
Administration, 1980)
PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS:
• Member of the State Bar of Texas
• Member of Health Law Section of State Bar of Texas
• Member of Entertainment & Sports Law Section of State Bar of Texas
• Member of San Antonio Bar Association
• Member of the Texas Association for Home Care & Hospice
• Member of Alamo Area Home Care Council