Angela Rust is a Shareholder in the Health Law Section. She focuses her practice on representing independent providers, such as physician clinics, ambulatory surgery centers, and provider-owned networks. Angela has extensive experience structuring and implementing innovative health care delivery models such as bundled payment programs, on-site/near-site clinics, and centers of excellence agreements in multiple states.
She assists clients with topics such as:
ACO, PHO, IPA and other provider network arrangements
Value-based provider/payer contracting
Provider employment and shareholder agreements
Hospital/physician alignment agreements
Privacy and security laws, such as HIPAA
State level health laws (including corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting issues)
Contracts among provider-owned companies for real estate leases, clinic timeshares, purchase and rental of clinical equipment, professional services, and other arrangements
Stark and Anti-kickback compliance
Angela routinely manages the legal needs of health providers on an in-house basis. Working inside clinics and surgery centers as part of a multi-disciplinary team has given Angela a first-hand perspective of the fast-paced environment in which her clients must react to legal questions and concerns. Angela prides herself on providing efficient, practical advice that is also good for business.
Articles in the National Law Review database by Angela M. Rust
Angela M. Rust of von Briesen & Roper, s.c. has been named a Go-To Thought Leader in the category of Civil Rights by the National Law Review. On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, reversing the precedent that the Constitution protects a person’s right to an abortion. Ms. Rust provided an in-depth account of the legal ramifications of this decision, detailing how the SCOTUS ruling would affect the state of Wisconsin, medical providers, insurance providers, and more. The article saw significant readership throughout the year 2022 and serves as a valuable insight for attorneys and law firms.