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Anne Sharamitaro is a member of the firm's Health Care Team. Her practice focuses on providing legal advice to clients in healthcare regulatory and transactional matters. She is a graduate of Saint Louis University School of Law, where she obtained a Certificate in Health Law and served as an editor for the Journal of Health Law, currently published by the American Health Lawyers Association. Ms. Sharamitaro has over ten years of healthcare regulatory experience regarding merger and acquisition activities involving such entities as hospitals and health systems, physician practices, ambulatory surgery centers, free standing imaging centers, long term care facilities, and managed care plans. She has additional experience regarding regulatory matters related to transactional and compensation arrangements involving physician employment, joint venture, co-management, medical directorship and other hospital-physician affiliation relationships.

Ms. Sharamitaro has published articles in peer reviewed and trade journals, as well as co-authored chapters in several healthcare finance related texts. She has additionally taught continuing education courses and has spoken before healthcare industry groups regarding regulatory matters related to such topics as: accountable care organizations, physician compensation arrangements, the Affordable Care Act implementation, and other healthcare valuation topics.

Professional Affiliations

    • American Health Lawyers Association
    • American Bar Association
    • Missouri Bar Association
    • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
    • Missouri Bar Association
    • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
    • Bar Association of Metropolitan St. Louis
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Publications

  • Co-Author, "Recent False Claims Act Settlements Highlight Physician Compensation Srutiny," Pratt's Government Contracting Law Report, Vol. 2, No. 1, January 2016
  • Acknowledged in, Healthcare Valuation: The Financial Appraisal of Enterprises, Assets and Services, Robert James Cimasi, MHA, ASA, FRICS, MCBA, CVA, CM&AA, John Wiley and Sons (2014)
  • "The Association Between Health Literacy and Preventable Hospitalizations in Missouri: Implications in an Era of Reform," co-authors Robert James Cimasi, MHA, ASA, FRICS, MCBA, CVA, CM&AA and Rachel Seiler, MPH, CIC, Journal of Health Care Finance (Winter 2013) pp. 1-16
  • "Research and Financial Benchmarking in the Healthcare Industry," co-authors Robert James Cimasi, MHA, ASA, FRICS, MCBA, AVA, CM&AA and Todd A. Zigrang, MBA, MHA, ASA, FACHE, chapter in Financial Management Strategies for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations, CRC Press (2013)
  • "Valuation of Hospitals in a Changing Reimbursement and Regulatory Environment," co-authors Robert James Cimasi, MHA, ASA, FRICS, MCBA, AVA, CM&AA and Todd A. Zigrang, MBA, MHA, ASA, FACHE, chapter in Financial Management Strategies for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations, CRC Press (2013)
  • Acknowledged in, Accountable Care Organizations: Value Metrics and Capital Formation, Robert James Cimasi, MHA, ASA, FRICS, MCBA, AVA, CM&AA, CRC Press (2013)
  • "Value Metrics and Capital Formation for Accountable Care Organizations," co-author Robert James Cimasi, MHA, ASA, FRICS, MCBA, CVA, CM&AA, Valuation Strategies, Vol. 15, No. 6 (July/August 2012), pp. 4-19, 33-37
  • "Valuation in an Era of Healthcare Reform - Part II: The Impact on the Valuation of Physician Services," co-author Robert James Cimasi, MHA, ASA, FRICS, MCBA, CVA, CM&AA, Business Valuation Alert, Vol. 12, Issue 1 (January 2011) pp. 3-8
  • "Valuing Physician and Executive Compensation Agreements: Fair Compensation and Reasonableness Thresholds," co-author Robert James Cimasi, MHA, ASA, FRICS, MCBA, CVA, CM&AA, Valuation Strategies, Vol. 15, No. 6 (March/April 2010), pp. 4-23, 47-48
  • Acknowledged in, The Adviser's Guide to Healthcare, Robert James Cimasi, MHA, ASA, MCBA, AVA, CM&AA, American Institute of CPAs (2010)
  • "Market Impact of Specialty Hospitals: A Study of the Profitability of General Short-Term Acute Care Hospitals," co-authors Robert James Cimasi, MHA, ASA, CBA, AVA, CM&AA, Lance A. Haynes, MSF, and Rachel L. Seiler, MPH, Journal of Health Care Finance, Vol. 35, No. 2 (Winter 2008), p. 1-53
  • "The Med Diversified Case: How Kumho's Gate Became a Daubert Wall," co-author James B. Lurie, CPA/ABV, CVA, ASA, CBA, BVAL, CIRA, The Value Examiner, (May/June 2008), pp. 7-16
  • Acknowledged in, The U.S. Healthcare Certificate of Need Sourcebook, ASA, CBA, AVA, FCBI, CM&AA, CMP, Beard Books (2005)

Speaking Engagements

  • "The Affordable Care Act: Steps to Take," Panelist, Creve Coeur-Olivette Chamber of Commerce, St. Louis, MO (October 29, 2013)
  • "Healthcare Transactional Regulatory Environment: Fair Market Value & Commercial Reasonableness," Guest Lecturer, Loyola University Chicago Health Law Institute (October 22, 2013)
  • "Controlling Healthcare Costs Through Accountable Care Organizations," CPA Leadership Institute Webinar (September 25, 2012)
  • "Hospital Physician Alignment: Options and Strategic Implications," co-presenter Todd A Zigrang, MBA, MHA, ASA, FACHE, CPA Leadership Institute Webinar (August 2, 2012)
  • "Valuation of Healthcare Entities and Assets - The Impact of 2010 Legislation," co-presenter Todd A. Zigrang, MBA, MHA, ASA, FACHE, CPA Leadership Institute Webinar (June 13, 2012)
  • "Accountable Care Organizations: Development Strategies and Capital Planning," co-presenter Todd A. Zigrang, MBA, MHA, ASA, FACHE, Decatur Memorial Hospital Research Day, Decatur, IL (October 19, 2011)
  • "Accountable Care Organizations," presenter, Missouri Ambulatory Surgery Center Association Annual Meeting, Kansas City, MO (October 22, 2010)