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Sandra Jarva Weiss Elected to Board of Directors of the State Theatre Center for the Arts

Posted on August 17th, 2010

Sandra Jarva Weiss, a Member of Tallman Hudders & Sorrentino, the Pennsylvania office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., was elected to the Board of Directors of the State Theatre Center for the Arts, where she will serve for three years.

The State Theatre Center for the Arts is an award winning theatre located in Easton, PA. Opened in 1926 on the vaudeville circuit, the theatre is a non-profit, member-supported performing arts center featuring the hottest national and local shows, as well as a variety of amazing talent and entertainment. The center for the arts offers acting camp and other arts and educational opportunities for local youth. The State Theatre annually hosts the Freddy Awards, recognizing significant accomplishments in high school musical theatre televised live on WFMZ Channel 69.

“I look forward to engaging in long term planning for the theatre. This center offers a unique and valuable contribution to the arts and entertainment culture of the Lehigh Valley. As a board member, I hope to ensure the long term financial health of the theatre and support its presence in our local community,” said Jarva Weiss.

Jarva Weiss has been practicing health care law for more than 20 years, and has extensive experience in all areas of health care regulation. She has designed numerous compliance programs and counsels clients on compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Statute. She has counseled clients on federal and state patient privacy laws and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement requirements. Jarva Weiss has extensive practical experience from having served as in-house counsel for a large teaching hospital system.

Her expertise includes regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, strategic affiliations of health and health-related businesses, and developing corporate compliance plans for health care entities. She has experience with structuring the development of entities such as imaging centers and ambulatory surgical centers. She has handled physician contracts, employment agreements, medical staff grievance proceedings, disciplinary proceedings, and termination proceedings. Jarva Weiss is well versed in HIPAA privacy compliance, compliance with Joint Commission standards, managed care contracting for hospitals and medical providers, physician hospital organization contracts, and corporate work for health care institutions, such as lease and supply agreements.

Jarva Weiss also assists clients in the ongoing education and training of their employees in compliance with applicable health care regulations.

Her clients include hospitals, physician groups, health care providers, medical device and equipment companies, PHOs, management service organizations, foundations, rehabilitation centers, and pharmaceutical companies.

Jarva Weiss serves on the boards of Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network and the Council of Lafayette Women.

Jarva Weiss earned her J.D. in 1983 and her B.A. in 1980 from George Washington University.

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