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Janet C. Walker

Senior Counsel & CHS Managing Director


Janet Walker is a senior counsel in the Washington, D.C. office and a member of the Health Care Group. She is also a managing director of Crowell Health Solutions, a strategic consulting firm affiliated with Crowell & Moring. She has a deep understanding of federal and state health care law and policy as it relates to value-based care and population health initiatives.

Janet has years of experience working for large health systems, namely focusing on payers, managed care, and value-based care. In that capacity, she has advised on both strategic direction and legal requirements related to Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), health plan operations, Bundled Payment Initiatives, Medicare Advantage, and Direct to Employer Contracting, to name a few. Janet has experience working with insurance departments in Texas, Tennessee, Michigan, and Kansas on several issues, including determining whether new payment models need to be regulated as the business of insurance. Janet’s experience also includes handling complex, regulated entity transactions in the wake of increased value-based care joint ventures. Lastly, Janet has extensive experience advising managed care and insurance entities facing challenges from state and federal administrative agencies.

Education

  • University of Texas at Austin, B.A. history (2001) cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
  • University of Texas at Austin, J.D. (2005) with honors

Affiliations

Admitted to practice: Texas

Janet is admitted in Texas only, practicing under the supervision of D.C. Bar members.

Professional Activities and Memberships

  • Advisory Council, Healthcare Law and Compliance Institute
  • Planning Committee, The University of Texas Health Law Conference 
  • Student-Athlete Mentor, The University of Texas Athletics Department 
  • Law Student Mentor, The University of Texas School of Law 
  • Past Board Member, Capital Area Tennis Association 
  • Past Board Member, Boys and Girls Club of the Capital Area 
  • Member, American Bar Association; American Health Lawyers Association; Texas Bar Association

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Press Coverage
Crowell & Moring Advises Amazon in its $3.9 Billion Acquisition of One Medical (July 22, 2022)
Firm News / Announcement
"Payers, Providers, and Patients – Oh My!: Crowell Health Solutions Mini-Series Part 2 – A Health System’s Perspective on Prioritizing Health Equity," Podcast: Payers, Providers, and Patients – Oh My! (June 21, 2022). Contacts: Payal Nanavati, Joe Records, Janet C. Walker, Roma Sharma
Client Alert / Newsletter
Heading Upstream To The Social Determinants Of Health Managed Healthcare Executive (May 18, 2022)
Press Coverage
"Crowell Health Solutions Presents: Emerging Issues in Managed and Value-Based Care," Crowell & Moring Webinar, 2022. (May 12, 2022). Speaker: Janet C. Walker.
Speech/Presentation
"Mental Health Parity: What's Next for Plans and Issuers?," Health Care Alert (April 18, 2022). Contacts: Christopher Flynn, James G. Flood, Janet C. Walker, Joe Records, William Tucker
Client Alert / Newsletter
"CLE's 33rd Annual Health Law Conference," UT Law, Houston, TX. (April 7, 2022). Speaker: Janet Walker
Speech/Presentation
"CMS Innovation Center Redesigns Direct Contracting Entity Model, Launches ACO REACH," Crowell & Moring’s Health Law Blog (March 15, 2022). Authors: Troy A. Barsky, Janet C. Walker, Savanna Williams and Stacie Heller.
Publication
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Press Coverage
Crowell & Moring Launches New Health Care Consulting Firm Hospital & Healthcare Management (January 31, 2022)
Press Coverage

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