Thompson Coburn is pleased to announce that Christina Z. Randolph has joined the firm as a partner in the firm’s health care practice group. She joins the firm from Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, where she previously served as an Officer.
Christina provides in-depth legal and business advice to a wide variety of health care clients, including integrated health care delivery systems, hospitals, physicians and physician practices, ambulatory surgical centers, and imaging providers.
Christina counsels clients on a variety of regulatory compliance issues faced by health care entities, with an emphasis on fraud and abuse, Stark Law, and compliance plan operations. She represents clients facing governmental investigations and disclosures involving coding and billing practices, as well as submissions to CMS and the OIG under voluntary disclosure protocols.
She also regularly advises clients on matters related to physician-hospital alignment strategies and provides day-to-day operational advice, including working closely with outside consultants to develop Stark-compliant compensation plans and revenue-sharing pools between hospitals and physicians.
Since 2009, Christina has served as an adjunct professor for the Center for Health Law Studies at Saint Louis University School of Law, which has been ranked as one of the top health law programs in the nation for nearly a decade.
Before joining private practice, Christina was a licensed clinical social worker who provided counseling services to children, families and adults. She provided services in a variety of social service settings, including a community-based residential treatment center and a hospital emergency department.
Christina earned her law degree, magna cum laude, from Saint Louis University School of Law. She obtained a masters in social work from Washington University and a B.A. with honors from the University of Rochester.