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Christina (Gonzalez) McNamara is a counsel in King & Spalding’s Healthcare practice.  Her practice focuses on a wide variety of transactional, operational, reimbursement, and regulatory matters for health care providers and suppliers, including hospitals and health systems, ambulatory surgical centers, academic medical centers, medical schools, and clinical laboratories.  She regularly assists health care clients with Medicare and Medicaid enrollment and reimbursement issues, facility licensure and certification issues, and mergers and acquisitions.  Through her work on numerous health care transactions, she has significant experience in health care due diligence and regulatory and reimbursement implications of changes of ownership.  In 2016, Christina was named as a Rising Star by Texas Super Lawyers. 

Publications

  • Renovations to Prospective Payment System Excluded Units: Limitations to altering bed count or square footage,” (Co-Author) Reimbursement Advisor, January 2016

  • “An Update on Financial Integration Requirements for Provider-Based Status: Multicampus hospitals may generate separate trial balances and remain integrated,” Reimbursement Advisor, September 2015

  • “Practical Tips for the Hospital Buyer: A brief summary of commonly overlooked licensure and reimbursement diligence items,” Reimbursement Advisor, March 2015

  • “Navigating the Survey and Certification World: Adding a newly constructed campus to an existing Medicare provider,” Reimbursement Advisor, January 2015

  • “The Value-Based Purchasing Program: The Immediate Jeopardy Exclusion,” Dennis Barry’s Reimbursement Advisor, April 2012

  • “Medicare CoPs - CMS May Need to Reconsider Authentication of Verbal Orders,” Dennis Barry’s Reimbursement Advisor, September 2010

Activities and Affiliations

  • Member: American Bar Association, American Health Lawyers Association, Texas Bar Association, Texas Young Lawyers Association, Houston Bar Association (Health Law Section), Houston Young Lawyers Association, Writers in the Schools (Past Vice President; Board Member 2008 – 2012)
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Credentials

J.D., University of Houston Law Center, cum laude

B.A., Rice University, cum laude

Texas

American Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

Rising Star: Texas


Super Lawyers, 2016-2017

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Rising Star: Texas


Super Lawyers, 2016-2017

Credentials

J.D., University of Houston Law Center, cum laude

B.A., Rice University, cum laude

Texas

American Bar Association

State Bar of Texas

Rising Star: Texas


Super Lawyers, 2016-2017

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Recognition

Rising Star: Texas


Super Lawyers, 2016-2017