Sheryl Tatar Dacso works with health care organizations, hospitals, and physicians on health care compliance, regulations, and transactions, including physician practice formation, mergers, acquisitions, and business ventures as well as digital health and telemedicine. A Texas Board Certified Health Care Lawyer with more than three decades of experience, her practice includes the representation of nonprofit organizations such as federally qualified health centers, certified nonprofit health corporations, medical education foundations, and research organizations. She often advises on employer or retail-based clinics, joint ventures involving exempt and nonexempt organizations and addresses issues associated with governance and regulatory compliance.
An AHLA-trained negotiator/mediator for resolution of health care disputes, Sheryl has handled many complex transactions involving health care organizations. In 2002, she was the first attorney named by Texas Lawyer as the No. 1 “Top Notch Lawyer” in health care law in Texas (ALM Media Properties, LLC). She has written several textbooks and articles on a broad range of health care topics ranging from managed care to virtual practice arrangements among physician practices and previously served on the editorial board of E-Health, Law and Policy, and has been a regular contributing author of a chapter in the BNA publication of E-Health, Privacy and Security Law (multiple editions).
Prior to the introduction of ACOs under health care reform, Sheryl worked with clients to establish managed care organizations such as IPAs, PHOs, and integrated delivery systems. Her managed care experience extends to payer/provider and direct to patient contracting arrangements as well as concierge medicine.