Lurese A. Terrell

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Senior Associate

Lurese A Terrell 214x300 - Lurese A. TerrellLurese brings extensive administrative and regulatory law experience to Kennedy. After receiving her license to practice, Lurese joined the firm of Durkin & Associates in Hurst, Texas. At Durkin, Lurese practiced employment law, workers’ compensation law, and general civil litigation. In 2005, she joined the Silvera Firm in Dallas, Texas, where she continued her practice in workers’ compensation law and civil litigation.

Lurese received her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Oklahoma. Boomer Sooner! She attended Texas Wesleyan University School of Law in Fort Worth, Texas where she received a Juris Doctor degree. She is a member of the Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity International.

Lurese is licensed to practice before the Texas State Courts, as well as in all the Federal District Courts in Texas. She is admitted to the 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals. She is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the Dallas Bar Association, Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity International, the American Bar Association, and through Kennedy Attorneys & Counselors at Law, the Texas Association for Home Care, the O and the Medical Equipment Suppliers Association.

Areas of Practice

  • Health Law and Regulatory Compliance
  • Medicare/Medicaid Payment & Reimbursement
  • Healthcare Fraud & Abuse
  • Health Standards and Quality Compliance
  • Healthcare Transactions and Contracting
  • Hospitals and Ancillary Providers
  • Employment Law
  • Medicare, Medicaid & Insurance
  • State Licensure
  • Medicare Certification
  • Healthcare Related White Collar Crime
  • False Claims & Qui Tam Claims
  • Provider Terminations and Exclusions
  • Civil Monetary Penalties
  • Medical, Dental, Nursing, and Other Licensing Boards
  • Peer Review and Credentialing
  • COBRA Dumping Sanctions
  • Provider & Practitioner Bankruptcy

Legal Positions

  • Kennedy Attorneys & Counselors at Law
    Associate Attorney
    Dallas, Texas  (2006 – present)
  • The Silvera Firm
    Associate Attorney
    Dallas, Texas  (2005-2006)
  • Durkin & Associates
    Associate Attorney
    Hurst, Texas  (1999-2005)

Licensed and Admitted to Practice

  • Supreme Court of the United States
  • Supreme Court, State of Texas
  • United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court, Northern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Southern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court, Western District of Texas

Education

  • Texas Wesleyan University School of Law
    Juris Doctor, June 1998
  • University of Oklahoma
    Bachelor of Science, May 1984

Professional Associations

  • State Bar of Texas
  • Dallas Bar Association (Member, Health Law Section)
  • Delta Theta Phi Law Fraternity International
  • Texas Association for Home & Hospice Care
  • Oklahoma Associate for Home & Hospice Care
  • Medical Equipment Supplier Association
  • American Bar Association

Publications, Presentations, Seminars and Workshops

  • Oklahoma Association for Home Care (OAHC) Seminar, OAHC Seminar
    Fraud & Abuse in Medicare—Oklahoma City–May 2018
  • Kennedy Attorneys & Counselors at Law (Kennedy)
    various blog posts and newsletter articles over the past 8 years
  • Texas Associate for Home & Hospice Care (TAHC) Seminar, TAHC Seminar
    Healthcare Fraud & Abuse–Irving, Texas–June 2013
  • Oklahoma Association for Home Care (OAHC) Seminar, OAHC Seminar
    ZPIC Investigations for Overpayments, Fraud, and Abuse–Tulsa–June 19, 2012
  • Medical Director Guidelines for Home Health Webinar, LifeCare Oklahoma
    Medical Director Contracts and Guidelines–OK and TX–February 25, 2011
  • Oklahoma Association for Home Care (OAHC) Seminar, OAHC Seminar
    Fraud and Abuse; Corporate Compliance–Oklahoma City–January 12, 2011
  • ZPIC Investigations Webinar, LifeCare Oklahoma
    Fraud and Abuse Investigations in Medicare–OK and TX–December 14, 2011
  • Texas Association for Home Care (TAHC) Seminar, TAHC Administrators Training
    Fraud and Abuse; Corporate Compliance–Houston–November 16 – 17, 2010
  • Oklahoma Association for Home Care (OAHC) Seminar, OAHC Annual Meeting
    ZPIC Investigations; Fraud and Abuse–Oklahoma City–July 21, 2011
  • Home Health Training Seminar, MJS & Associates, L.L.C.
    Medicare Appeals Process:  ZPIC vs. RAC–Houston, TX–April 7, 2010
  • Home Health Training Seminar, MJS & Associates, L.L.C.
    Medicare Appeals Process:  ZPIC vs. RAC–Dallas–March 30, 2010
  • Home Health Training Seminar, MJS & Associates, L.L.C.
    Medicare Appeals Process:  ZPIC vs. RAC–McAllen–March 25, 2010
  • New Resident Introduction to Medicare Enforcement, UT Southwestern, Dallas
    October 2009
  • New Resident Introduction to Medicare Enforcement, UT Southwestern, Dallas
    October 2008
  • Oklahoma Association for Home Care (OAHC) Seminar, OAHC Annual Meeting
    Fraud and Abuse; Corporate Compliance with David Brown of Encompass
    Oklahoma City–September 25-26, 2008
  • Synergy Medical Information Systems, Synergy MIS Seminar
    HIPAA and Medical Billing–Denver, Colorado–May 16, 2008
  • Home Health Administrator Training Seminar, MJS & Associates, L.L.C.
    Fraud and Abuse; Corporate Compliance–Houston–July 10-12, 2007
  • Home Health Administrator Training Seminar, MJS & Associates, L.L.C.
    Fraud and Abuse; Corporate Compliance–Dallas–June 6-7, 2007
  • Home Health Administrator Training Seminar, MJS & Associates, L.L.C.
    Fraud and Abuse; Corporate Compliance–San Antonio–May 9-10, 2007
  • Home Health Administrator Training Seminar, MJS & Associates, L.L.C.
    Fraud and Abuse; Corporate Compliance–Houston–April 25-26, 2007
  • New Accreditation Quality Standards for DMEPOS, January 10, 2007
  • Worker’s Compensation: What It Could Mean to You,
    Northeast Tarrant County Bar Association, Texas, March 2001

Honors and Recognition

  • 2005–Board Certified – Workers’ Compensation – Texas Board of Legal Specialization, Inactive