Sarah Oyer focuses her practice on healthcare business law with an emphasis on regulatory compliance, provider contracting, and strategic transactions. Her legal expertise, communication skills, and collaborative approach enable her to advise and support managed care organizations, hospital and health care systems, physician groups, and other healthcare clients as they navigate a complex regulatory environment impacting their internal operations and business transactions.

Sarah drafts and negotiates agreements among health care insurers, providers, and suppliers, both regionally and nationally. She advises clients on a variety of health care matters including compliance with telehealth, insurance, fraud and abuse, privacy, corporate practice of medicine, and other laws and regulations governing the provision of health care services.

Prior to joining Stoel Rives, Sarah worked at a national law firm and at a healthcare boutique law firm.


Yale Law School, J.D.

Goshen College, B.A.





  • Advised rehabilitation facility on operational issues and drafted new policies and procedures in preparation for accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
  • Counsel residential and outpatient substance use disorder treatment programs regarding HIPAA, 42 CFR Part 2, and state law, and design patient authorizations and consents for release of information to conform to HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2.
  • Counsel health care providers regarding telehealth, scope of practice, prescribing, and physician supervision requirements in multiple states.
  • Evaluate fraud, waste and abuse, and corporate practice of medicine issues in connection with transactions and management services arrangements.
  • Provide health care regulatory analysis and support in connection with mergers, acquisitions, and affiliations.
  • Advised producer of agricultural products regarding rules governing on-site substances of abuse testing and drafted associated policy and procedures.
  • Draft professional service agreement (PSA) templates and negotiate PSAs among providers including hospitals, health systems, and physician specialty groups.
  • Create template agreements and negotiate contracts between managed care organizations (MCOs) and network providers and suppliers.
  • Advise national and regional MCOs regarding Medicare, Medicaid, and state insurance agency requirements in connection with network provider contracting.
  • Serve as special assistant attorney general in advising public university on federal and state regulatory issues in connection with transition from fixed student health center fee to billing of third-party payors and assist in negotiating payor contracts.
  • Counsel national behavioral health providers on issues pertaining to age of consent, parental notification rules, parental obligation to pay, and communication with minors regarding consent and privacy expectations.
  • Analyze 340B drug pricing program requirements for eligible organizations.
  • Evaluate regulatory requirements governing long term care facilities in Washington and Oregon.



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


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