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  • Education
    • J.D., magna cum laude, Saint Louis University, 2000, Saint Louis University Law Journal, Health Law Symposium Editor
    • Nursing Diploma, Missouri Baptist Medical Center School of Nursing, 1992
    • B.A., University of Virginia, 1986

Joan Killgore provides value to her clients by bringing specialized clinical and technical knowledge to the table, which enables her to quickly assess urgent matters and provide practical and creative recommendations. Her background includes experience as a pediatric hospital nurse and an adjunct professor for the Center for Health Law Studies at Saint Louis University School of Law, which has been consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as the No. 1 health law program in the nation.

On a daily basis, Joan counsels clients on an array of health care regulatory, operational, and transactional matters. Joan has significant experience assisting clients with regulatory compliance matters, including structuring physician arrangements in accordance with the Stark Law, and counseling clients regarding retrospective review of complicated compliance issues and, if needed, utilization of the CMS and OIG self-disclosure protocols.  

Joan also leads Polsinelli’s health care regulatory due diligence team assessing regulatory compliance and potential risk to buyer hospital clients arising from physician arrangements and general health care operational issues.



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Co-Author, COVID-19 Blog
March 31, 2020
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Diligence and Integration: Capitalizing on Your Acquisition
Panelist, 11th Annual Healthcare Dealmakers Conference
Dallas, Texas
May 16, 2018
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Anti-Kickback Statute Master Class: Trends in Enforcement and Regulatory Guidance - What Should Be On Your AKS Radar?
Moderator/Co-Presenter; ABA Webinar
December 14, 2017
eAlerts Updates
May 2017
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AHLA Tax Issues for Health Care Organizations
Advanced Physician Recruitment: Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, Tax-Exemption and Practical Operational Issues
Co Presenter
October 20-21, 2016
webinar Webinars
March 29, 2016
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ABA Webinar Stark Master Class: In-Depth Analysis of Recent Changes
Co-Presenter; ABA Webinar
March 24, 2016
webinar Webinars
March 8, 2016
webinar Webinars
January 13, 2016
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Medical Office Building Compliance Seminar
Denver Medical Office Building Association (BOMA)
September 25, 2014