April 8, 2011
Norris McLaughlin, P.A.
721 Route 202-206, Suite 200
P.O. Box 5933
Bridgewater, NJ 08807-5933
Contact: Edward C. Miller, Jr.
Chief Marketing Officer
(908) 722-0700 x4224
Sandra Jarva Weiss Promoted to Chair of Pennsylvania Office Health Care Group
Allentown, PA (April 8, 2011) – Sandra Jarva Weiss, a Member of Tallman, Hudders & Sorrentino, the Pennsylvania office of Norris McLaughlin, P.A., has been promoted to Chair of the Health Care Group. In this capacity she will lead the group of seven attorneys and manage the expansion of current service offerings to hospitals and other health care providers.
“I am proud to be selected for this prestigious position and I look forward to directing the team and assisting each attorney in the group with the further development of their practice,” said Jarva Weiss.
“Sandra’s focused experience on health care law throughout her career makes her an obvious choice for the Firm to promote to Chair of our Pennsylvania Health Care Group. She keeps herself well educated on new health care reform and other health care law issues and I am confident that she will lead this group into a successful future,” said Matthew R. Sorrentino, a managing member of the firm.
Jarva Weiss has been practicing health care law for more than 20 years, and as Chair of the Pennsylvania Office’s Health Care Group, 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 mergers and acquisitions, strategic affiliations of health and health-related businesses, regulatory compliance, and developing corporate compliance plans for health care entities. Jarva Weiss also assists clients in the ongoing education and training of their employees in compliance with applicable health care regulations. 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.
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, the State Theatre Center for the Arts, and the Council of Lafayette Women.