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    Biography

    Clients know that Kristen Andrews Wilson will help them understand and navigate the complex and complicated healthcare landscape.  Kristen’s clients include hospitals, nursing homes, and long-term care facilities, as well as independent healthcare providers.  Kristen’s practice is a unique combination of litigation avoidance via counseling and defense via litigation, when necessary.  In addition to her medical malpractice litigation practice, Kristen has experience with federal and state healthcare regulatory compliance, as well as business transactions involving hospitals, physician practices, and independent practitioners.

    Memberships & Awards

    Professional
    American Health Lawyers Association
    Ohio State Bar Association
    Defense Trial Counsel of West Virginia
    Graduated magna cum laude, University of Akron

    Key Experience

    Provided federal regulatory guidance for multi-state health care entity in sale of assets in multiple jurisdictions
    Represented employed and independent physicians before various West Virginia licensure boards, including the West Virginia Osteopathic Medicine Board and the West Virginia Board of Medicine
    Served as regulatory counsel for healthcare entities on Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA, the HITECH Act, and the corporate practice of medicine doctrine

    Work Experience

    2010 Steptoe & Johnson PLLC
    2005 Intern, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

    Speaking Engagements

    Compliance Presentation: “Corporate Compliance: Roles, Responsibilities and Investigations” (with L. Frederick Williams, Jr. and Shawn A. Morgan), West Virginia Healthcare Financial Management Association, Charleston, WV, January 11, 2018

    Compliance Presentation: “Financial Transaction Basics for Healthcare Providers” (with L. Frederick Williams, Jr. and Shawn A. Morgan), West Virginia Healthcare Financial Management Association, Charleston, WV, January 11, 2018

    Co-Presenter of "HIPAA 101," Annual Meeting of Ohio State Bar Association (May 2015)

    Co-author, "Identification and Comparison of Electrical Tapes Using Instrumental and Statistical Techniques: Microscopic Surface Texture and Elemental Composition," Journal of Forensic Sciences, May 2007, Vol. 52