Coppersmith Brockelman Promotes Telemedicine Specialist Marki Stewart to Partner

Marki Stewart Interprets New Arizona ‘Telehealth’ Law for In Business

With Arizona certifying a new law expanding telehealth, In Business turned to Marki Stewart to explain four ways providers and businesses could benefit. After clarifying changes made to terminology and definitions as well as describing new registration requirements, Marki addressed how the law allows new types of health professionals to practice telehealth. Chiropractors, physical therapists, midwives, audiologists, and others who familiarize themselves with the bill will be better positioned to take advantage of the growing telehealth sector. Recognized by Best Lawyers® for health care law, Marki assists hospitals, physician groups, telemedicine providers, laboratories, and other healthcare organizations in a variety of business and regulatory issues. She has a special focus and interest in telemedicine, licensing, reimbursement, credentialing, and security issues. Read the In Business article here....

Read MoreRead More

Best Lawyers® Recognizes 17 Coppersmith Brockelman Attorneys

Best Lawyers® recognized 17 of our 20 attorneys for exceptional work in 19 categories. Out of the 17, 16 were honored as Best Lawyers®, with Marki Stewart recognized for the first time. Additionally, Kristen Yost was lauded as “One to Watch” — a designation given to attorneys who display professional excellence early in their careers. The Best Lawyers in America© is the longest-running peer-review publication in the legal profession. Each year, Best Lawyers conducts comprehensive surveys of tens of thousands of lawyers who confidentially evaluate their professional peers. Based on the results of these surveys, the publication designates the year’s leading lawyers in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Firm attorneys recognized in the 2022 edition are: 2022 Best Lawyers Keith Beauchamp: Commercial Litigation; Legal...

Read MoreRead More
Coppersmith Brockelman Promotes Telemedicine Specialist Marki Stewart to Partner

Coppersmith Brockelman Promotes Telemedicine Specialist Marki Stewart to Partner

Coppersmith Brockelman is thrilled to announce its newest partner, Marki Stewart. “Principles that guide us here are simple: practice at the highest level of the profession; think creatively; find practical solutions; always do the right thing, build community, and maintain a sense of humor.  Marki has done all of this and more, and we are grateful that she is joining the partnership,” said Keith Beauchamp, chair of the firm’s governance committee. Telemedicine exploded in popularity during the pandemic but creates a variety of legal challenges for health care providers and other organizations looking to harness its benefits. Well versed in licensing, reimbursement, credentialing, and security issues surrounding telemedicine, Marki Stewart has been invaluable since joining the firm in 2019. “Coppersmith Brockelman’s nationally acclaimed health care practice worked...

Read MoreRead More

Scott Bennett, Marki Stewart Discuss Health Care Technology Trends in Presentation for State Bar of Arizona

Attorneys Scott Bennett and Marki Stewart recently broke down some of the health care community’s hottest legal trends in a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) seminar for the State Bar of Arizona. Scott addressed key developments in privacy law, including the California Consumer Protection Act and the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the European Union. Both laws affect how companies throughout the United States collect and store people’s personal information. Marki discussed key developments in the law related to telemedicine, including physician licensure issues, prescribing medications via telemedicine, reimbursement for telemedicine services, and federal enforcement actions related to telemedicine.  The State Bar of Arizona hosts a wide range of CLE seminars covering legal updates, skills-based workshops, and substantive legal topics. Programs feature local and national speakers including lawyers, judges, physicians, professors,...

Read MoreRead More

Marki Stewart Joins Coppersmith Brockelman, Bolsters Firm’s Nationally Recognized Health Care Practice

We are pleased to announce that Marki Stewart has joined Coppersmith Brockelman. Marki is an art-loving, history-infatuated, die-hard gymnastics fan who dedicates her free time to learning about new trends in telemedicine and obsessing over Simone Biles. Marki helps hospitals, laboratories, surgical centers and other health care organizations navigate a variety of complex business and regulatory issues, including telemedicine, Stark Law and Anti-kickback Statute compliance, professional licensing, medical practice acquisitions, hospital-physician joint ventures, and HIPAA compliance. Marki has a special focus in telemedicine, assisting with licensing, reimbursement, credentialing, and data security issues. She is regularly tapped to share her telemedicine expertise with industry groups and trade publications as an author and speaker. Marki also represents health care providers in front of numerous boards and bodies, including the Arizona Medical Board, other...

Read MoreRead More