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Jacqueline B. Hoffman

Partner
+1.214.939.5442
Fax +1.214.939.5849
Jacqueline Hoffman is a partner in the firm’s Dallas office. She is a member of the health care and FDA practice group. Ms. Hoffman has experience in the areas of hospital operations and transactions, physician contracting, regulatory compliance and privacy. In her current practice, she provides counseling to healthcare providers including hospital systems, DME providers, IDTFs and pharmacies related to compliance and transactional matters. She is also board certified as a health lawyer in Texas.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Hoffman served as senior counsel at a national health care services company where she provided legal advice to hospital A-teams and market leadership and supported contracting, medical staff, and patient related issues. She also provided federal statutory and regulatory guidance in certain transactional matters. Ms. Hoffman also served as assistant general counsel to a pediatric health system where she provided legal advice regarding transactional, operational and regulatory matters, as well as the system’s real estate and medical staff related matters.

Achievements

  • Texas Board Certified Health Law Specialist (Inaugural Class), 2003 to Present

Professional/Civic Activities

  • A Texas and Dallas Bar Association - Health Law Sections
  • Texas Monthly “Super Lawyers” 2003 in the area of Health Law Practice
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Contributing Writer/Editorial Committee, HIV: A Medical Legal Handbook, 2nd Edition, Pennsylvania Bar Association (1995)
  • Northwestern University Alumni Association
  • Temple University Law School Alumni Association

Additional Information

Publications
  • Contributing Writer/Editorial Committee, HIV: A Medical Legal Handbook, 2nd Edition, Pennsylvania Bar Association (1995)
  • Provided advice and legal integration leadership on newly acquires facilities for national health system.
  • Advised a pediatric medical system on transactional, regulatory compliance, license and medical staff matters.
  • Provided training and advice on patient consent matters.
  • Assisted in the licensure of a newly constructed and acquired health care facilities.
  • Counseled health care facilities, including hospitals and ASC’s, on state corporate practice of medicine, licensure, and federal and state regulatory compliance and contracting considerations.
  • Advised health system entities on federal Stark and Anti-kickback compliance matters.
  • Assisted in the drafting of agreements for management services, professional services, and equipment and real property leases.
  • Advised on HIPAA compliance and providing notice of unauthorized uses and disclosures of protected health information, including drafting business associate agreements and other HIPAA related documents.
  • Drafted, revised and negotiated a variety of agreements between healthcare provider institutions and referral sources.
  • Advised DME providers on HIPAA compliance.
  • Provided contract negotiation support for hospital operations issues including expansion of services as well as outsourcing of certain department activities and related matters.