About Sarah

Sarah Oyer focuses her practice on health care law with an emphasis on regulatory compliance. She works with clients including hospital and health care systems, managed care organizations, physician practice groups, pharmacies, laboratories, and insurers on a variety of health care and privacy matters, including health care reform implementation, models for health care delivery, and compliance with fraud and abuse, physician self-referral, insurance, privacy, corporate practice of medicine, and other laws and regulations governing the provision of health care services.

Prior to joining Stoel Rives, Sarah was a special projects attorney with K&L Gates, an associate with the health care boutique firm of Bennett Bigelow & Leedom, P.S., and an associate with Preston Gates & Ellis LLP.

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  • Assisted health care providers in developing new models for health care delivery, including analysis of Affordable Care Act requirements, state insurance requirements, federal preemption of state law, and other federal and state laws and regulations.
  • Analyzed pharmacy billing practices under 340B drug pricing program.
  • Counseled health care providers on HIPAA, Medicare and Medicaid requirements governing electronic signatures, physician supervision, and related matters.
  • Advised health care providers in affiliations and joint ventures, including analysis and advice regarding compliance with fraud and abuse, Stark, corporate practice of medicine and other federal and state regulatory requirements.
  • Assisted health care provider in navigating federal and state privacy regulations in context of insurer audit of patient records.
  • Counseled health care provider in interpretation of laws and regulations as applied to “do not resuscitate” orders and other advance health care directives.
  • Assisted health care system in drafting physician employment contracts, including analysis of insurance and tax requirements pertaining to physician contracting.
  • Advised technology and business process outsourcing contractor regarding information security requirements under federal privacy laws, Department of Defense and agency rules, and federal and state rules governing identifiable health information.
  • Submitted comment on proposed Affordable Care Act regulations.
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Honors & Activities

  • Member, Washington State Bar Association
  • Member, King County Bar Association
  • Member, Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
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