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Joseph Nelson
Joseph Nelson | Weaver Johnston & Nelson

Joseph Nelson

Practice Areas

Healthcare   |   Corporate

Joseph Nelson focuses his practice on regulatory and transactional matters in the healthcare industry, concentrating on assisting healthcare providers and suppliers in ensuring their operations and transactions are compliant with applicable laws, including the Anti-Kickback Statute, the Stark Law, the False Claims Acts, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, the Texas Illegal Remuneration Act, and state and federal regulations pertaining to Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement. In 2012, he became Board Certified in Health Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Joseph’s experience includes establishing and implementing comprehensive healthcare compliance programs, negotiating and preparing agreements in connection with healthcare transactional matters, effecting mergers and acquisitions and the creation of new healthcare entities, developing business and marketing strategies to cope with changing federal regulatory schemes, managing government investigations of health care providers and suppliers, advising on Medicare and Medicaid billing and reimbursement, and providing guidance on operational and administrative issues.

  • The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law, J.D., cum laude
    • Journal of Contemporary Health Law and Policy, Staff Editor
  • University of Nevada, Reno, B.A.
  • Texas
  • District of Columbia
  • Maryland (inactive)
  • Board Certified in Health Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization
  • Selected for inclusion in Texas Super Lawyers, Rising Star edition by Thomson Reuters, 2014-16
  • D.C. Bar Association
  • Dallas Bar Association, Member of Health Law Section Steering Committee