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Healthcare
4 Years Ranked

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Provided by Trent Krienke

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Practice Areas

Board Certified in Health Law, Trent Krienke advises hospitals, physicians, nursing facilities and other health care providers in connection with compliance matters, regulatory and operational issues, and business transactions. Trent represents clients in a wide range of health care transactional matters, such as the purchase and sale of facilities and structuring joint ventures and other arrangements to comply with state and federal statutes and regulations. He has substantial experience with the Texas 1115 Medicaid Transformation Waiver and the Quality Incentive Payment Program for Nursing Homes (QIPP). Trent has also assisted health care providers on issues ranging from Medicare overpayment allegations to disclosures under the Stark Self-Disclosure Protocol.

Career

Represented hospital system in a comprehensive compliance review of all physician arrangements and worked closely with management to negotiate and prepare amended contracts with individual physicians; represented public hospitals and governmental entities in the acquisition over 370 nursing facilities for participation in the Upper Payment Limit (UPL) Supplemental Payment Program, the Nursing Facility Minimum Payment Amount Program (MPAP), and the Quality Incentive Payment Program (QIPP); advised a nonprofit hospital regarding the sale of substantially all assets to a third-party hospital operator and related antitrust issues raised by the Department of Justice; represented hospital authority in the planning, financing, management and construction of a replacement nursing facility; represented hospital district in the formation of a new political subdivision to own and operate a local public hospital; negotiated software license agreement on behalf of hospital system with electronic medical record vendor

Professional Memberships

State Bar of Texas (admitted 2007); Board Certified, Health Law by Texas Board of Legal Specialization; Member, American Health Lawyers Association; Member, Austin Bar Association, Health Law Section; Member, Austin Young Lawyers Association

Education

Baylor University School of Law

JD

2007

University of Texas at Austin

BS

2002

Awards

"Texas Rising Stars" in the Health Law Field

Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters service

2020

Chambers Review

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Healthcare - Texas
4
Band 4

Trent Krienke advises on transactions such as joint ventures, as well as reimbursement issues and Stark Law compliance.
"Trent Krienke is very responsive, knowledgeable and professional."

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