Lori K. Nomura
Member

Lori K. Nomura

Lori is a member of the firm's Health Care and Business practices and advises clients on a wide variety of health care regulatory and transactional matters. Lori's practice focuses on Medicare and Medicaid compliance and payment issues, mergers and acquisitions, developing affiliations and joint ventures, drafting and negotiating all forms of hospital and physician contracts, licensing, certificate of need, governance and tax-exempt organization issues. Lori has extensive experience representing public hospital districts, nonprofit hospital and health systems, physician groups, skilled and assisted living facilities, and other specialty care providers.

Activities

Washington State Health Executive Forum, Board Member and Officer

American College of Healthcare Executives, ACHE.org Editorial Board

American Health Lawyers Association

Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys

  • Member
  • Former Board Member

Healthcare Financial Management Association, Washington / Alaska Chapter, Former Board Member 

Health Care Compliance Association

American Bar Association

  • Member, State and Local Government Law Section
  • Member, Health Law Section

Washington State Bar Association, Member, Health Law Section

King County Bar Association

Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Puget Sound Affiliate, Former Board Member 

Leadership Tomorrow

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Publications

60 Days to REturn Medicare Overpayments?

Author, Spring 2016 Newsletter, Washington State Healthcare Executives Forum, March 2016

Physician-Owned Entity Special Fraud Alert

Author, Northwest Outlook, Healthcare Financial Management Association, March 2013

Presentations

Current Issues in Health Care Law

Speaker, 2014 Washington-Alaska HFMA Spring Conference, May 2014

Legal Update

2013 Northwest Hospital Council Retreat, May 2013

Top 10 Issues in Health Law

Washington-Alaska Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Spring Conference, May 2013

HIPAA Security Rule and Election Communication

Hospital Council Meeting, January 2013

Physician Contracting Trends

Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts CEO Retreat, May 2011

Physician Alignment Strategies: Past, Present and Future 

NW Staff Physician Recruiters Annual Meeting, October 2010

CFO Roundtable: An In-Depth Look at the Business

Impacts of HealthCare Reform, June 2010

Impacts of HealthCare Reform

Northwest Hospital Council Retreat, May 2010

Compliance Training 

Board Committee Education, April 2010 

Legal Issues in Physician Recruiting

Northwest Staff Physician Recruiters, August 2009

Update on Physician and Hospital Relations

Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts CEO Retreat, May 2009

Recruiting Compliance and Physician Need Assessment

Northwest Hospital Council, April 2009 

Physician Contracting Basics

Education and training, February 2009

Primary Care Delivery Models

Healthcare Financial Management Association, May 2008

Stark II Phase III Regulations

Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts CEO Retreat, May 2008

Fraud and Abuse Fundamentals

Education and training, March 2008

On-Call Coverage: Will OIG Guidance Help?

Washington State Society of Healthcare Attorneys, February 2008 

Change on the Horizon: Stark II Phase III

Healthcare Financial Management Association, December 2007

Regulatory Developments: Stark II Phase III

Northwest Hospital Council, November 2007

Primary Care in Non-Urban Markets

Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts CEO Retreat, May 2007

Tax-Exempt Bonds and Private Business Use

Education and training, January 2007

Transparency in Hospital Pricing

Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts, December 2006 

Precautionary Measures for Financial Agreements with Patients

Healthcare Financial Management Association, May 2006 

Fraud and Abuse Fundamentals

Association of Washington Public Hospital Districts CEO Retreat, May 2006

Legal Update

Healthcare Financial Management Association, February 2006 

Current Issues in Compliance

Health Care Compliance Association, June 2005

Joint Ventures with Physicians

Healthcare Financial Management Association, May 2005

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Contact

Tel: 206.447.7895Fax: 206.749.1994

Recognition

The Best Lawyers in America© Health Care Law, 2013-2019

American College of Healthcare Executives, Regent’s Award, 2016

2010 Top Lawyer, Seattle Metropolitan magazine

Founders Award, Washington/Alaska Chapter of Healthcare Financial Management Association, 2009

Washington Super Lawyers list, 2002-2006 

Rising Star, Washington Super Lawyers list, 2001

Martindale-Hubbell AV rating

 

Education

J.D., University of Washington School of Law

B.A., University of Washington

Bar Admissions

Washington

Experience

Foster Pepper PLLC

  • Member
    • Executive Committee Member, 2011-2015
    • Inclusion & Diversity Committee Co-Chair, 2012-Present
  • Associate
  • Summer Associate

 

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