Stuart Vogelsmeier
Stuart Vogelsmeier
Attorney At Law
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My Team

Administrative Assistant:
Elaine Lickenbrock
[email protected]
314-335-1010

Biography

Stuart J. Vogelsmeier is a business lawyer and represents health care providers, owner-operated businesses and professionals in Missouri, Illinois and throughout the Midwest. He practices health law and corporate law.

Mr. Vogelsmeier has been involved in every phase of the life of business. This includes dealing with structuring businesses, buying and selling businesses, providing regulatory advice, negotiating contracts and leases, structuring joint ventures, as well as providing planning advice to business owners. Health care providers rely on his advice for operating issues such as Medicare compliance, the Stark law, fraud and abuse, group purchasing, joint ventures, tax-exemption compliance, reimbursement, telemedicine, and ancillary services.

He counsels health care providers and business owners on licensure, information systems, risk management, liability protection, zoning, and real estate matters. He also provides business succession planning and asset preservation advice to professionals, business owners and individuals.

Stu earned his J.D. from Washington University School of Law where he was an Executive Editor of the Washington University Law Quarterly. He has also been selected by his peers for inclusion in Best Lawyers in America® in the field of Health Care Law, most recently in 2019.

 

Honors

  • Martindale-Hubbell, AV Peer Review Rating
  • Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law
  • Member of the Top 100 St. Louisians To Know To Succeed in Business, Small Business Monthly
  • FIVE STAR: Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager, St. Louis Magazine
  • FIVE STAR: Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Manager, St. Louis Magazine

Published Works

  • “Scrutiny Increases on Smaller HIPPA Breaches,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Fall Newsletter, 2016
  • “Legal Issues that Impact Your Practice,” St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society Physician Leadership Institute, February 2016
  • “Provision of Complimentary Transportation Services; OIG Weighs In,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Fall Newsletter, 2015
  • “Practical Guidance For Health Care Governing Boards,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Spring Newsletter, 2015
  • “2015 OIG Work Plan Provides Insight For Providers,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Winter Newsletter, 2015
  • “Payment For Referrals: It’s Still Not a Good Idea,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Fall Newsletter, 2014
  • “OIG Examines Lab Payments to Referring Physicians,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Summer Newsletter, 2014
  • “Key Compliance Issues for 2014,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA Annual Legislative Update, February 24, 2014
  • “Provider-Based Status: Does Your Facility Qualify?” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Winter Newsletter, 2014
  • “How Much Flexibility Do I Have in Billing The Patient?” St. Louis Metropolitan Medicine, December 2013
  • Co-Author, “Photocopiers – The New Hotspot for HIPAA Risks,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Fall Newsletter, 2013
  • Co-Author, “School-Based Health Centers Grow in Popularity,” Greater St. Louis HFMA, Summer Newsletter, 2013
  • “Physician Owned Distributorships-Tread Carefully,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Spring Newsletter, 2013
  • “Key Compliance Issues for 2013,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA Annual Legislative Update, February 26, 2013
  • “Waiving Co-Pays and Deductibles-Part II,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Winter Newsletter, 2013
  • “Waiving Co-Pays and Deductibles-Part I,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Fall Newsletter, 2012
  • “Anti-Fraud Provisions of Affordable Care Act Should Not Be Overlooked,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Summer Newsletter, 2012
  • “Face to Face Encounters Change Home Health Services,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Spring Newsletter, 2011
  • “Key Compliance Issues For 2011,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Winter 2011 Meeting and Winter Newsletter, 2011
  • “No Charge Pre-Authorizations: Good Business or Legal Minefield,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Fall Newsletter, 2010
  • “Protecting Your Assets in Times of Crisis,” St. Louis Metropolitan Medicine, October/November, 2010
  • “Stark Law Refresher,” Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Summer Newsletter, 2010
  • "Coupon Arrangement for Health Care Services Approved by OIG", Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Spring 2012 Newsletter
  • "Provision of Complimentary Transportation Services to Patients: Good Business or Regulatory Nightmare", Greater St. Louis Chapter HFMA, Winter 2012 Newsletter
  • "2012 OIG Work Plan Provides Compliance For Providers", Greater St. Louis Chapter, HFMA, Fall 2011 Newsletter
  • "OIG Takes Critical Look at Joint Ventures", Greater St. Louis Chapter, HFMA, Summer 2011 Newsletter

Classes & Seminars

  • Lecturer, "Compliance for Providers", Southern Illinois Chapter of HFMA meeting, March 2018
  • "Anti-Kickback and Start Law Update", Illinois Critical Access Hosptial Network's Compiance Workshop, May 2016
  • "Perks and Freebies: Fun or Fraud", Illinois Critical Access Hosptial Network's Compliance Workshop, May 2016
  • "Legal Issues Related to Purchasing", Institute for Supply Management St. Louis, April 2011 Meeting
  • "Protecting Your Assets in Time of Crisis", St. Louis Metropolitan Medical Society Spring CME Program, April 2010

Fraternities or Sororities

  • Pi Kappa Alpha

Representative Clients

  • ClearPath Senior Holdings
  • Mercy Health
  • Resource Optimization & Innovation (ROi)

My Team

Administrative Assistant:
Elaine Lickenbrock
[email protected]
314-335-1010

Practice Areas

  • Business & Corporate
  • Estate Planning
  • Health Care

Bar Admissions

  • Supreme Court of Missouri, 1988
  • Supreme Court of Illinois, 1989

Education

  • Washington University School of Law, St. Louis, Missouri
    • J.D. - 1988
  • Valparaiso University
    • B.A. - 1985
    • Honors: With High Distinction
    • Major: Economics

Professional Associations

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • St. Louis Health Lawyers Association
  • Missouri Society of Healthcare Attorneys
  • American Bar Association - Health Law and Property Law Sections
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
  • Estate Planning Council of St. Louis
  • Lutheran Church of Webster Gardens, Endowment Board, 2006 to Present
  • Christ Community Lutheran School, Board of Directors, 1996 to 2002
  • Lutheran High School Association, Human Resources Committee, 2014 to Present

Employment History

  • Lashly & Baer, P.C., Member, 1995
  • Lashly & Baer, P.C., Associate, 1988 to 1994
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