Hilary Velandia specializes in health care law and assists health care providers regarding regulatory compliance, litigation, and transactional matters. She represents many types of health care entities, such as hospitals, health plans, ambulatory surgery centers, long-term care facilities, home health care providers, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, and physician groups. She has represented health care providers in agency licensing matters, agency investigations, overpayment appeals, Medicaid contract terminations, and various types of litigation. She also assists health care entities and providers with operational issues, such as Conditions of Participation, EMTALA, and HIPAA, and fraud and abuse issues, such as antikickback and Stark.
Ms. Velandia also assists child care facilities successfully navigate child care licensing matters, including appeals of adverse licensing decisions.
Ms. Velandia attended the University of Kansas School of Law, where she was Articles Editor for the Kansas Law Review. She is fluent in Spanish and provides pro bono services to members of the Spanish-speaking community through Catholic Charities. She is the former President of the Oklahoma Health Lawyers Association.
Honors & Leadership
Honors & Recognitions
Ranked by Chambers and Partners, USA as Associate to Watch in 2016, 2017 and Up and Coming in 2019
Super Lawyers Rising Star, Health Care 2015-2017
Gracias Award, Coalition of Hispanic Organizations, 2019
Order of the Coif
University of Kansas, Law Review, 2005-2007
President's Volunteer Service Award, Silver Level, 2009
Community & Professional
Oklahoma Bar Association
Oklahoma Health Lawyers Association, President 2011-2012
Tulsa County Bar Association, Health Law Section