Sarah Crotts has more than a decade of experience advising hospitals, physician groups, insurers, life sciences companies, and a range of health care providers. She has particularly extensive knowledge of health care compliance issues. She has helped clients navigate federal and state regulations regarding the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, anti-markup rule, account billing laws, corporate practice of medicine, Medicare reimbursement, Physician Payments Sunshine Act, certificate of need requirements, HIPAA, and the HITECH Act. She has also counseled clients on responding to government and insurance company audit requests.
In addition, Sarah has reviewed, revised, and drafted managed care agreements for both providers and insurance companies. She has also prepared and reviewed a variety of physician recruitment, employment, vendor, business associate, professional services, and lease agreements.
Sarah's experience with agreements and transactions extends to other types of corporate law as well. She has assisted corporate clients with asset and stock purchase and sale transactions, due diligence, entity formation and dissolution, distribution agreements, and employment disputes, policies, and procedures, including noncompetition and nondisclosure agreements.
Sarah is certified by the North Carolina Dispute Resolution Commission (NCDRC) as a Superior Court mediator. She began her health law career as an attorney with Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP and then moved to Wall Babcock LLP.
Sarah is deeply invested in community service. She is a leader within the North Carolina Bar Association's Health Law Section, serving as its chair. She is currently secretary of the board of the YWCA of Winston-Salem and a member of the board of the Washington and Lee University Winston-Salem Alumni Chapter. She has also served as president of the Forsyth County Women Attorneys Association and held a variety of board roles, including with the Charlotte Women's Bar and the SECU Family House in Winston-Salem, and is a past president of her neighborhood homeowners association.