Rebecca E. Gwilt, Esq. is Co-Founder and Partner at Nixon Gwilt Law. She provides legal, regulatory, and business guidance to health care clients, focused primarily on public and private healthcare reforms (e.g., ACA, HITECH, MACRA, bundling/accountable care), digital healthcare (including mHealth and telemedicine), integrated care, value-based care, fraud and abuse (Stark, Anti-kickback, False Claims, and CMP), and healthcare privacy/security (HIPAA, FERPA, Part 2, GDPR). She also provides corporate and transactional services to healthcare clients, including business formation and dissolution, corporate contracting, licensing, compliance, mergers and acquisitions, and reimbursement. She has a particular interest in serving growing digital healthcare/healthcare technology businesses and clients in the regulated medical cannabis industry.
After graduating from the top-ranked Health Care Law program at the University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, Ms. Gwilt served at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), where she worked with CMS leadership and the President’s domestic policy counsel to develop Affordable Care Act (ACA) policy, guidance, regulations and technology contracts. Since that time, she has advised hundreds of healthcare industry entrepreneurs and innovators. Her expertise includes deep knowledge of healthcare laws and regulations affecting various stakeholder groups, including large and small employers, healthcare providers, payors, and healthcare software and services vendors. She brings to her clients a functional knowledge of health care policy, regulatory compliance, and law, and is a thought leader regarding the future of public and private health reforms.
Ms. Gwilt was appointed by the Governor of Virginia to serve on the Board of Medical Assistance Services, which oversees the Commonwealth’s Medicaid program. She is a member of The American Bar Association, the Virginia Bar Association, and the American Health Lawyers Association. She is also co-founder of the Virginia Cannabis Industry Association. She lives with her husband and three sons in Richmond, VA.