Meghan O’Connor is a member of the Health Care Section and the Government Relations and Regulatory Law Section. She advises clients on a wide range of regulatory compliance, corporate, and transactional matters, including: HIPAA, HITECH, and other federal and state confidentiality laws; provider and vendor contracting; health care reform, Medicare, and Medicaid compliance; patient care and risk management issues; managed care; insurance regulation; and clinical integration and accountable care networks.
Prior to joining von Briesen, Meghan worked for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services where she advised states regarding the interpretation and application of federal health law, regulation, and policy; evaluated managed care contracts; and conducted compliance reviews.
Meghan is a frequent writer and speaker on health law matters and has guest lectured on managed health care at Marquette University Law School. She is an active member of the community, serving on the Wisconsin Humane Society Paws and Claws Gala Committee and the Medical College of Wisconsin Women in Science Advisory Committee.
Meghan is a member of the State Bar of Wisconsin, American Health Lawyers Association, American Health Information Management Association, Milwaukee Bar Association, and Association for Women Lawyers. She is also a member of the HIPAA Collaborative of Wisconsin Risk Management and Privacy Work Groups and served as Co-Chair of the Milwaukee Bar Association’s Health Law Practice Group.
During law school, Meghan was Editor in Chief of the Marquette Elder’s Advisor journal and President of the Association for Women Lawyers. She received the Milwaukee Bar Association Pro Bono Publico Award for her work as the Student Coordinator of the Legal and Medical Partnership. She also placed first in an ABA law student writing competition.