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Stuart F. Miller

Shareholder
Houston
T: 713.210.7447
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Stuart F. Miller, a shareholder in the Firm's Houston office, has significant experience in representing health care clients in their corporate and regulatory matters.

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Prepared private placement memoranda and other related documentation for private offerings for hospitals, imaging centers and other clients in the health care industry.
Advised health care clients on complying with the federal Anti-Kickback Act, the Stark Act and the HIPAA.

Represented health care providers in preparing and negotiating various agreements including physician employment agreements and management agreements.

Professional Biography

Overview

Mr. Miller represents hospitals, surgery centers, dialysis centers, labs, pharmacies, physician practices, management companies and imaging centers in preparing and negotiating various agreements including physician employment agreements, organizational documents, management agreements and offering documents. He also regularly advises health care clients regarding compliance with the federal Anti-Kickback Act, the Stark Act and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the corresponding state laws and issues relevant legal opinions relating to such matters.

Mr. Miller has been recognized as a leading attorney in his field by The Best Lawyers in America® and by Texas Super Lawyers. He serves as president of the Greater Houston Healthcare Alliance and is immediate past chair of the Houston Bar Association Health Law Section. From 2005 – 2015, Mr. Miller served as an adjunct professor at the University of Houston Clear Lake, where he taught a graduate level course on the legal aspects of health care administration.

Representative Matters
  • Represented physicians in franchising surgery center concept.

  • Represented sale of numerous dialysis centers in multimillion dollar transaction.

  • Prepared private placement memoranda and other related documentation for private offerings for hospitals, imaging centers and other clients in the health care industry.
  • Advised health care clients on complying with the federal Anti-Kickback Act, the Stark Act and the HIPAA.
  • Represented health care providers in preparing and negotiating various agreements including physician employment agreements and management agreements.

  • Guided a publicly traded company through the divestiture of several surgery centers and various corporate matters.
  • Represented company in purchase of hospital out of bankruptcy.

  • Represented local hospital system in day-to-day operations and compliance issues.

Professional Honors & Activities
  • Named among The Best Lawyers in America® in Health Care Law (2013 – 2019)
  • Listed in Texas Super Lawyers (2014 – 2017)
  • Named Texas Super Lawyers' Rising Star (2007 – 2012)
  • Houston's Top Lawyers by H Texas Magazine (2015 – 2017) – Corporate/Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Named a "Top Lawyer" by Houstonia Magazine
  • Member – Texas Bar Association
  • Member – Houston Bar Association
    • Chair – Health Law Section (2013 – 2014)
  • Member – American Health Lawyers Association
  • President – Greater Houston Healthcare Alliance (2014 – 2016)
Publications
  • "Aligning Physician-Hospital Interests: Co-management May Be the Option," Health Industry Online (February 2013)
  • "The Supreme Court Has Spoken - Now What?," Health Industry Online (June 2012)
Speaking Engagements
  • "Key Issues in Succession Planning: An Introductory Discussion," AWT Business Resources Committee Webinar (March 28, 2018)
  • "Health Care Predictions – What Can Physicians Expect?" (January 2018)
  • "Dewey defeats Truman - What do we do now?," Houston CPA Society (November 2016)
  • "Texas Ambulatory Surgery Center Society," Tips for Contract Negotiations, Billing Issues, and the Next Big Thing (September 2015)
  • "Legal Aspects of Healthcare," American Society of Anesthesiologists (August 2008 – 2014)
  • "Clinical Integration and Anti-trust," Houston Bar Association (July 2014)
  • "The Company Model after Advisory Opinion 12-06," Texas Medical Association (June 2014)
  • Physician Employment Agreements, University of Texas Medical School – Houston Fellows Program (2008 – 2014)

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