Sandra Jarva Weiss

Member | New York/Pennsylvania

Sandra Jarva Weiss, Chair of the Norris McLaughlin Health Care & Life Sciences Law Practice Group, has been practicing health care law for over 30 years and has extensive experience in all areas of health care regulation. She has designed numerous compliance programs, and counsels clients on compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Statute. Sandra has counseled clients on federal and state patient privacy laws, as well as Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement requirements. She has extensive practical experience, having served as in-house counsel for a large teaching hospital system.

Sandra’s experience includes regulatory compliance, mergers, acquisitions, strategic affiliations of health and health-related businesses, and developing corporate compliance plans for health care entities. She is experienced in structuring the development of entities, such as imaging centers and ambulatory surgical centers. Sandra has handled physician contracts, employment agreements, medical staff grievance proceedings, disciplinary proceedings, and termination proceedings. She is well-versed in HIPAA privacy compliance, compliance with Joint Commission standards, managed care contracting for hospitals and medical providers, physician-hospital organization contracts, clinical trial agreements, and corporate work for health care institutions, such as lease and supply agreements.

Sandra’s clients include hospitals, physician groups, health care providers, medical device and equipment companies, PHOs, management service organizations, foundations, rehabilitation centers, and pharmaceutical companies. She also assists clients in the ongoing education and training of their employees in compliance with applicable health care regulations.

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OSHA Issues COVID-19 Safety Rule: Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)

Impact of the COVID Pandemic on Physician Employment Agreements

Extensive Changes to Stark and Anti-Kickback Regulations

HHS Modifies COVID-19 Provider Relief Fund Eligibility and Reporting Requirements

OIG Work Plan Updates Related to COVID-19

Additional $480 Billion in Coronavirus Relief Package Approved Including $310 Billion for Payroll Protection Program and $75 Billion for Health Care Providers Treating COVID-19 Cases


CARES Act Provides Financial Relief for Health Care Providers

Senate Approves $100 Billion to Hospitals in COVID-19 Relief Package

OIG to Waive Sanctions for Providers’ Waiver of Telehealth Cost-Sharing Amounts During Coronavirus (COVID-19) Public Health Emergency

CMS’s Growing Interest in Value-Based Payments

CMS Issues Proposed Rule on Stark Law Advisory Opinions

The Targeting of Private Medical Office Data

When a Patient Refuses to Listen to Their Doctor

Need for Academic Medical Centers to Change Model

DOJ Recovers $2.8 Billion in 2018 False Claims Act Cases

Consequences for HIPAA Violations Don’t Stop When a Business Closes

Continued Uncertainty of Provider-Based Status in Space Sharing Arrangements

IMPAIRED PHYSICIANS – Health Care Counsel Can Help Navigate the Rough Waters

The Dangers of a Medical Board Investigation: How to Protect Yourself

OIG Video on Corporate Integrity Agreements

Medical Executive Committees Have the Capacity to Sue or Be Sued in New Jersey

When Performing Employee Exclusion Checks, Check Both LEIE and the GSA Debarred Individuals List

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  • “Protect Yourself – 2019 Compliance Update,” Bristol Hospital Medical Staff, September 19, 2019

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