Janice M. Suchyta Partner

Janice focuses her health law practice on strategic, regulatory and operational advice to health systems, hospitals, academic medical centers, federally qualified health centers, telehealth and other digital startups. Her experience as in-house counsel for a large health center, providers clients a unique perspective to navigate complex health care matters.

Janice assists clients on cybersecurity and cyber-liability issues; telehealth; data strategy, security and privacy; licensure and accreditation of healthcare facilities; Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement; billing and coding matters. Her experience includes the development and implementation of collaborative care models; clinically integrated networks; patient safety organizations; and employer-sponsored on-site health clinics. Janice has significant experience on issues related to the federal 340B drug pricing program and compliance/audit matters for federally qualified health centers.

Janice routinely represents telehealth providers on licensure, credentialing, privileging, online prescribing and corporate practice of medicine matters. She also drafts and reviews contracts for digital health products and services and assists healthcare clients with security and risk analysis obligations under federal and state laws.

“ Throughout my career I have sought to provide creative and high quality legal solutions for my clients. My first mentor when I started practicing law taught me that clients need an attorney who is a good listener and actually hears and understands their concerns and problems. I use this lesson every day in my health law practice to meet and exceed client expectations.”

Experience

Representation of Fortune 100 energy company in legal compliance and implementation of on-site health clinic for employees.

Representation of multi-provider medical clinic in forming Patient Safety Organization.

Representation of clinically integrated network in formation and implementation of Accountable Care Organization.

Representation of medical device company in drafting digital health product contracts.

  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, JD
  • University of Michigan, BA, Ann Arbor

Vice Chair of Publications, Governance Affinity Group, American Health Law Association, 2020-2021

Participant, Leadership Development Program, American Health Law Association, 2019-2020

Member, Texas State Bar Association, Health Law Section

  • Texas
  • Presenter, "Mitigating Cybersecurity Issues Through Enterprise Risk Management," American Health Law Association, National Annual Meeting, June 2019
  • Presenter, "Using Patient Safety Organizations To Develop A Collective Enterprise Risk Management Program," American Health Law Association, Webinar, Enterprise Risk Management Task Force, April 2019
  • Presenter, "The Future of Health Policy in a Post Affordable Care Act World," Silver Fox Advisors, Houston, TX, August 2017
  • Presenter, "How Current Health Law Policy Affects Nursing," University of Houston School of Nursing, Houston, TX, April 2017
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