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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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Firm News / Announcement
"Supreme Court Upholds CMS COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate," Health Care Alert (January 14, 2022). Contacts: Troy A. Barsky, Janet C. Walker, Savanna Williams
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Supreme Court to Hear CMS COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate Case — Meanwhile, CMS Releases Updated Guidance for Health Care Facilities," Health Care Alert (January 6, 2022). Contacts: Troy A. Barsky, Janet C. Walker, Savanna Williams
Client Alert / Newsletter
"Payers, Providers, and Patients – Oh My!: How Health Plans Can Address Social Determinants of Health," Health Care Alert (November 23, 2021). Contacts: Payal Nanavati, Joe Records, Janet C. Walker
Client Alert / Newsletter
"CMS Releases Rule Requiring COVID-19 Vaccinations for Health Care Workers," Health Care Alert (November 5, 2021). Contacts: Troy A. Barsky, Janet C. Walker, Lidia Niecko-Najjum, Savanna Williams
Client Alert / Newsletter

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