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  • Education
    • J.D., Washington University-St. Louis School of Law, 2014
    • B.S., summa cum laude, University of Illinois at Springfield, 2010
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Missouri, 2016
    • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Illinois, 2015
Jessica Schmit's strength derives from her ability to navigate both operational health care matters and complex corporate cases for clients. As an associate in the Health Care Services practice group, her role focuses on transactional and regulatory health care law. 

Jessica has a background in complex corporate litigation, financial regulation, and toxic tort involving federal cases. Prior to law school, Jessica worked as a medical laboratory scientist for one of the nation’s largest hospital systems, which allows her to bring a unique perspective while serving healthcare clients. 

Jessica represents a variety of health care-related businesses and organizations with transactional and regulatory matters, including: 
  • Healthcare fraud, abuse, and anti-kickback laws 
  • HIPAA and privacy issues 
  • Medicare enrollment 
  • Billing and reimbursement 
  • Transactional support for healthcare merger and acquisition deals
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Co-Author, 42 CFR Part 2 
September 2018
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Legal Matters: Medicare-Enrolled Providers Offered Possible Injunctive Relief From Recoupment Payments While Awaiting Administrative Appeal
Co-Author, Houston Medical Times
September 2018
eAlerts Updates
January 2018
eAlerts Updates
January 2017
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Beyond Obesity: Diagnosis & Pathophysiology of Metabolic Syndrome
Co-Author, The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
Winter 2009
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Failures of Feedback: Rush Hour Along the Highway to Obesity
Co-Author, The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
Winter 2009