Claudia Stedman is an associate in the special litigation and compliance group, where her practice is focused in health care compliance and regulatory matters, litigation, and transactions.
Claudia has experience in Medicare and Medicaid enrollment and compliance, Stark and Anti-Kickback compliance and risk-management, HIPAA compliance, and False Claims Act compliance. She has assisted in representing hospitals, individual providers, and pharmacies in malpractice matters. Claudia also has represented providers in various professional licensing board matters. In her regulatory practice, Claudia works with state and federal agencies to advise clients on how to respond to government investigations, conduct internal audits, structure internal compliance plans, and how to appropriately license healthcare entities to comply with state and federal law.
Claudia has experience in drafting and negotiating various types of healthcare contracts on behalf of individual providers and healthcare entities. In the field of telehealth, Claudia has assisted providers and health care practices in complying with intra-state and cross-state licensing requirements and helps providers understand the various licensure compacts and ever-changing regulatory and legislative landscape that may affect providers’ telehealth practice. Claudia also has regulatory and compliance experience in the fields of remote patient monitoring and direct primary care/concierge medicine.
Claudia is a member of Snell & Wilmer’s Attorney Development Committee and a mentor for the firm's Fellowship for Advancement and Resources (FAR) program .
Represented healthcare entity in responding to state government investigation regarding billing and coding practices
Advised client in physician ownership of Nevada-based pharmacy to comply with state licensing and regulatory requirements
Assisted outpatient treatment centers (OTC) with ADHS licensing to comply with state regulatory requirements as part of stock transaction
Assisted client in drafting and negotiating contracts related to home health practice
Assisted client in complying with CMS regulatory requirements regarding change of information and change of ownership
Assisted client undergoing change of ownership to comply with state and federal healthcare licensing and permit requirements for over 30 retail locations throughout Arizona
Assisted in representing healthcare providers and hospitals in malpractice action
Assisted in representing hospital in responding to governmental investigation regarding whether hospital facilities are appropriately licensed with state and federal entities
Assisted in representing provider in peer review matter
Assisted in representing provider in employment contract dispute
University of Notre Dame Law School (J.D., cum laude, 2020)
Managing Senior Editor, Notre Dame Journal of Law, Ethics & Public Policy (Vol. 34)
President, Health Law Society
Veterans Legal Assistance Chair, Military and Veterans Law Society
Dean’s Honor Roll
Harry M. Bainbridge Memorial Scholar
Alumni Member, Notre Dame Club of Phoenix
University of Notre Dame Law School (Program of International Studies, London, England)
University of Pennsylvania (B.A., Health and Societies, Health Policy and Law, magna cum laude, 2017)
Co-Captain, Penn Club Field Hockey Team
Tannenbaum Fellow for the Penn Public Policy Initiative
Interviewer, Penn Alumni Interview Program
Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys
American Health Lawyers Association
Early Career Professionals Council, Member (2023 - Present)
“The End of Roe: Understanding the Legal Implications for Patients and Providers,” Co-Presenter, Arizona Society of Healthcare Attorneys, Arizona Health Law Conference & Annual Meeting (February 24, 2023)