Robin L. Larmer

Counsel

Seattle
T +1.206.332.1115
F +1.206.624.7317

Overview

Robin Larmer advises healthcare payors (including commercial, Medicare and Medicaid health plans), healthcare providers (including hospitals, physician groups and others), and fully-integrated healthcare systems (including capitated payor/provider systems) on regulatory, corporate governance, transactional and governmental compliance matters. She has significant experience with complex insurance regulatory matters, and in representing clients before and productively interfacing with various state departments of insurance (both on routine product and holding company system filing matters, but also on significant transactions and related Form A approval processes).

During her over 20 years as an attorney, Robin has served as both in-house general counsel and chief compliance officer at major Washington State and California health insurers leading to her pragmatic and solutions-oriented approach to bringing true value to her clients.

Robin offers strategic guidance related to health plan licensing and registration, regulatory and financial filings, audits and enforcement actions, compliance program evaluation and development, contract negotiation, HIPAA and 42 CFR Part 2. She also works with clients to proactively identify and manage areas of risk, and assists clients in establishing and maintaining relationships with regulators, policymakers and government officials.

Select Experience

  • Represented national integrated health care system in obtaining state regulatory approval for $1.8 billion acquisition of Seattle-based HMO.
  • Led the development and management of compliance, delegation oversight and fraud, waste and abuse prevention (FWA) programs for a community-based, nonprofit Medicare and Medicaid managed care plan.
  • Guided leadership and Board of Directors of Medicare Advantage plan through penalty and corrective action process and implementation of fully-compliant Medicare Compliance Program following plan’s unsuccessful CMS Program Audit.
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Experience

  • Represented national integrated health care system in obtaining state regulatory approval for $1.8 billion acquisition of Seattle-based HMO.
  • Led the development and management of compliance, delegation oversight and fraud, waste and abuse prevention (FWA) programs for a community-based, nonprofit Medicare and Medicaid managed care plan.
  • Guided leadership and Board of Directors of Medicare Advantage plan through penalty and corrective action process and implementation of fully-compliant Medicare Compliance Program following plan’s unsuccessful CMS Program Audit.
  • Collaborated on the development of HIPAA-compliant enterprise data sharing strategy for integrated health delivery system and affiliated entities performing clearinghouse, claims administration and electronic medical records functions.

Recognitions and Memberships

Prior Positions

  • Santa Clara Family Health Plan: Chief Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Officer

Admissions

  • Washington
  • Illinois
  • New York

Education

  • J.D., University of Minnesota Law School, magna cum laude; Order of the Coif
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • B.A., University of Wisconsin-Madison