Lisa Prather

Practices

Industries

Education and Clerkships

J.D., Texas Tech University School of Law, 2010, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif; Health Law Certificate; Editor-in-Chief, Texas Tech Administrative Law Journal

B.S., Public Relations, University of Texas at Austin, 2000, High Honors

Admissions

Texas

Court Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas

Profile

Lisa Prather concentrates on healthcare regulatory and transactional matters. She represents healthcare providers regarding their growth opportunities, their healthcare regulatory compliance related to HIPAA, and fraud and abuse laws, structuring of their transactions and their corporate governance. Lisa works with a broad spectrum of clients including individual physicians, physician groups, hospitals, pharmacies, laboratories, home health providers, hospice facilities, and biomedical development companies. She also has experience in the legal department of a large, Dallas-based hospital system, and, prior to becoming a lawyer, she spent several years working for a large technology corporation.

Lisa stays consistently involved with the Dallas Bar Association and its Health Law Section. She was a member of the 2011-2012 Leadership Class of the Dallas Association of Young Lawyers. She is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association.

Lisa takes great joy in her volunteer work with Children’s Cancer Fund of Dallas, an organization she has been associated with in some capacity for more than 25 years. She is also actively involved with Park Cities Presbyterian Church.

Selected Client Representations

  • Representing national healthcare providers in connection with their mergers and acquisitions
  • Conducting internal investigations and compliance reviews and assessments for health care clients
  • Providing counsel to health care entities regarding compliance with telemedicine regulations
  • Representing pharmacies in compliance matters and matters involving pharmacy benefit managers
  • Formation and certification of non-profit health organizations (formerly known as a "5.01(a) organization")
  • Advising home health and hospice providers regarding reimbursement matters
  • Providing operational counsel to investor entities and an accountable care organization, including compliance with applicable ACO waivers
  • Negotiating clinical trial agreements on behalf of biomedical companies
  • Reviewing, revising, and drafting HIPAA privacy and security policies and procedures for business associates and covered entities
  • Providing regulatory and compliance advice regarding federal and state laws and regulations for hospital systems, individual providers, physician groups, and other healthcare organizations

Year in Review

2016 YEAR IN REVIEW –  THE FALSE CLAIMS ACT

False Claims Act Year in Review 2016

The False Claims Act, 31 U.S.C. §§ 3729, et seq. (FCA) continued to be a significant focus of government and whistleblower activity in 2016. This Year in Review highlights several key developments.

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