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Meghan R. Ferguson

Meghan Ferguson is an associate with Gjerset & Lorenz, LLP. Ms. Ferguson represents healthcare clients in a variety of transactional, compliance, and regulatory matters, with a focus on Medicaid supplement and incentive payment programs. Ms. Ferguson’s transactional experience includes drafting healthcare provider contracts, managed care payer agreements, and corporate documents related to non-profit health care organizations. Ms. Ferguson also advises healthcare clients regarding compliance with HIPAA, Stark law, and federal and state anti-kickback laws. Ms. Ferguson’s regulatory practice focuses on assisting clients throughout Texas with their participation in the Medicaid 1115 Demonstration Waiver program and qualification for the Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital. Ms. Ferguson’s work in this practice area includes:

  • Working with clients to develop a comprehensive plan to drive quality and process improvement as part of the Texas Delivery System Reform Incentive Payment program, and ensuring continued compliance with reporting quality and process improvement according to various measure stewards;
  • Advising clients regarding opportunities to increase access to reimbursement for uncompensated costs related to providing care to Medicaid and uninsured patients; and
  • Analyzing cost-reports, claims data, and other requisites related to Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital funding opportunities.


  • Saint Mary’s University School of Law, J.D. 2014
    • Student Bar Association, Senator and Communications Chair, 2011-2014
  • Texas State University, Bachelor of Arts in Political Science, Religious Studies Minor, summa cum laude, 2010
    • Activities
      • Model Organization of American States, Head Delegate, 2008-2010
    • Honors
      • Sigma Chi Honor Society
      • Howard M. Greene Award Recipient
      • Sallie Beretta Outstanding Senior Woman of the Year Finalist
      • Outstanding Undergraduate Student in Liberal Arts Nominee
      • Best Senior Seminar Paper and Presentation

Professional Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association, 2011-present
  • Austin Young Lawyers Association, 2011-present
  • Austin Bar Association, 2011-present