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Brandy Schnautz Mann

Brandy Schnautz Mann

Biography

Brandy Schnautz Mann focuses her practice on providing exceptional representation to clients in the health care industry. Her experience includes representing providers in administrative actions brought by governmental agencies and licensing boards; assisting clients in all matters related to Medicare and Medicaid coverage and reimbursement; advising drug and medical device developers and distributors on compliance with FDA and state regulations; guiding hospitals and individual providers through the licensure process; advising clients on employment issues; and reviewing transactions for potential violations of federal and state anti-kickback and self-referral laws and regulations, and corporate practice of medicine concerns. Ms. Mann also advises clients regarding statutory and regulatory requirements and Medicare conditions of participation governing hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and long-term care providers.

Ms. Mann is also experienced in protecting clients' rights regarding the release of sensitive information in response to open records requests under the Texas Public Information Act. She regularly deals with the Texas Attorney General's Office in such matters and aggressively defends her clients' privacy rights including through court action.

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Representative Matters

  • Representing providers in administrative appeals before the Texas Health & Human Services Commission, State Office of Administrative Hearings, and Department of Health & Human Services;

  • Guiding hospitals and other health care providers through the licensure process and Medicare and Medicaid enrollment and change of ownership processes;

  • Representing health care providers before the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in Medicare appeals process involving billing disputes and revocation/suspension of billing privileges;

  • Advising drug and medical device developers and distributors on compliance with FDA, other federal, and state regulations governing drug and device development (including clinical trials and IRB oversight), approval, distribution, and marketing;

  • Drafting and reviewing employment agreements, personal services agreements, and leases involving health care providers;

  • Reviewing transactions for potential violations of federal and state anti-kickback and self-referral laws and regulations and corporate practice of medicine concerns;

  • Representing individual providers before licensing bodies including the Texas Medical Board, Texas Board of Nursing, and Nursing Facility Administrators Advisory Committee;

  • Representing long term care, assisted living, and home health providers on appeals from enforcement actions imposed by the Department of Aging & Disability Services and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services;

  • Advising clients on statutory and regulatory requirements and Medicare conditions of participation governing hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and long term care providers;

  • Representing long term care providers on appeals from Texas Health & Human Services Commission utilization reviews;

  • Representing clients affected by open records determinations of the Texas Attorney General including challenging Attorney General rulings in district court and drafting amicus briefs to the Texas Attorney General for consideration in opinion process


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Organization Membership

Ms. Mann is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the American Health Lawyers Association, the American Bar Association, the Texas Young Lawyers' Association, the Austin Bar Association, and the Travis County Women Lawyers' Association.

Community Involvement

Ms. Mann is a member of the United Way Capital Area Women's Giving Network and serves as an ad litem in divorce cases for Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas.


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Speeches / Publications

Before joining Jackson Walker, Ms. Mann co-authored "Interlocutory Appeals in Texas State Court," for presentation at the September 2007 State Bar of Texas Appellate Section's Civil Appellate Boot Camp and "Will Texas Adopt the Model State Public Health Act?" published in the December 2, 2002, edition of Texas Lawyer. While in law school, she authored "The Making of Marriage in Thirteenth Century England: Verb Tense, Popular Legalism, and the Alexandrine Law of Marriage," published in the Spring 2006 edition of the Texas Journal of Women and the Law. Her M.A. thesis is entitled, "The Episcopal Visitation of Monasteries: Policies and Practice, with Specific Reference to England in the Later Middle Ages."

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Education

J.D., with honors, The University of Texas School of Law
  • Judicial Intern for Justice Dale Wainwright of the Texas Supreme Court
  • Associate director, Legal Research Board
  • Associate editor, Texas Journal of Women and the Law
  • Teaching quizmaster

M.A. History and Texas Teacher Certification in Social Studies, Texas State University
  • Awarded graduate student of the year and best thesis in History

B.A. History and Archaeology, with high honors, The University of Texas at Austin
Bar Admissions

  • 2006, Texas
Court Admissions

  • United States District Court for the Western District of Texas
 
 
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