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Jeremy D. Sherer

Associate

Education

Brandeis University, B.A. cum laude,  2010

Boston College Law School, J.D., 2014

The George Washington University Law School, LL.M. Health Care Law, 2015

Bar Admissions

  • 2014, Massachusetts
  • 2014, Maryland
  • 2016, Washington, D.C. 
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Jeremy Sherer is an associate in the Business Department of Hooper, Lundy & Bookman’s Boston office.  The broad focus of his practice integrates the transactional and regulatory components of health care law, with a particular emphasis on health care IT issues, including telemedicine.

Mr. Sherer has experience counseling clients on telemedicine implementation and reimbursement, accountable care/ACO issues, health information privacy and security, and mergers, acquisitions and other strategic affiliations.  He also advises clients on compliance with Federal fraud and abuse statutes (the “Stark” Law, the “Anti-Kickback Statute,” and the False Claims Act)  and their state counterparts, as well as overpayment appeals and investigations. 

Mr. Sherer received his B.A. cum laude in Politics from Brandeis University in 2010.  He received his J.D. from Boston College Law School in 2014, where he was the Managing Editor of the Boston College Law and Religion Program and a quarterfinalist in the National Religious Freedom Moot Court Competition.  During law school, he held internships with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Region I Office of the General Counsel in Boston, the Massachusetts Executive Office of Health and Human Services, and the Office of the Maryland Attorney General.  He received his LL.M. in Health Care Law from The George Washington University Law School in 2015, where he was a research assistant to Professor Sara Rosenbaum.

Mr. Sherer was previously an associate in the health care group of Dentons US LLP in Washington, D.C.

Representative Matters

  • CMS Appeal: Draft and file requests for redetermination and reconsideration on behalf of provider client in response to demand letters alleging CMS issued overpayments to provider. 
  • Regulatory Opinion: Draft opinion letter for hospital system explaining updates to provider-based reimbursement standards and reimbursement implications for a specific facility.
  • Compliance Audit and Investigation: Perform thorough compliance audit and FCA investigation for large medical device manufacturer, conduct on-site interviews, draft portion of audit report.
  • State Law Analysis: Perform 20 state-specific analyses on the permissibility of using electronic signatures on Professional Services Agreements and evaluate potential Stark Law implications.
  • Telemedicine Counsel: Counsel one of the nation's largest hospital systems on state-level telemedicine developments including scope of practice, physician-patient relationship establishment, and midlevel practitioner reimbursement issues.
  • State Risk Assessment: Evaluate risk of opening substance abuse treatment facilities in six states by analyzing SAMHSA standards, state corporate practice of medicine, licensure and fee-splitting issues.

Professional Affiliations

  • Boston Bar Association Health Law Section, Education Committee 2017-2018
  • Boston College Law School GOLD Alumni Council
  • Brandeis University Alumni Lawyers Steering Committee

Honors & Awards

  • Named one of "12 Health Care IT Law Attorneys You Should Know" by Health Data Management, 2018
  • Super Lawyers® "Rising Star," Health Care Law, 2017

Publications

  • Health Law Basics for Massachusetts Lawyers, New England In-House (November, 2017).
  • Proposed Massachusetts Legislation Aims to Contain Health Care Costs: Highlights for Providers, HLB Health Law & Policy Blog (October 25, 2017). 
  • More Than Just Paperwork: Prior Authorizations, the Latest Enforcement Risk, Bloomberg BNA Health Law Reporter, 26 HLR 1441 (October 5, 2017).
  • Fraud, Abuse, and the Value-Based Payment Regime: Is New Thinking Needed? American Bar Association Litigation Section, Summer 2016, Vol. 16 No. 4, September 13, 2016.
  • DOJ Targets Individuals for Violations of False Claims Act and Anti-Kickback Statute, Journal of Health Care Compliance, Vol. 18, No. 4, July - August 2016. (co-author)
  • Value Based Reimbursement: The Rock Thrown into the Healthcare Pond, Health Affairs Blog, July 8, 2016.
  • IRS ACO Ruling Analysis for NAACOS Members, National Association of Accountable Care Organizations, June 10, 2016. (Co-author)
  • The ACA 60-Day Overpayment Rule and Related Compliance Challenges, Journal of Health Care Compliance, Vol. 17, No. 6, November - December 2015.
  • DOJ Issues Memorandum on Individual Accountability for Corporate Wrongdoing: Implications for the Health Care Industry, AHLA E-Alert, September 22, 2015.
  •  Navigating CMS' Tangled Web of Stark Law Interpretation, Law 360, July 22, 2015. (co-author)
For media inquiries, please contact Barrett McBride at bmcbride@health-law.com or 916.456.5855.