Melissa L. Myers

Senior Associate
T 214.580.5847
F 214.545.3473
100 Crescent Court
Suite 350
Dallas, Texas 75201

Melissa is a Senior Associate in the firm's Dallas office and practices in the Regulated Business Practice Group in which she will focus her practice in health care law. Prior to joining Frost Brown Todd, she was Senior Associate Director of Policy Development at the American Hospital Association (AHA), where she advocated for hospital policy priorities to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Congress and other policy stakeholders. Her areas of focus included Medicare reimbursement audits and appeals; accountable care organizations and other value-based payment and delivery models; physician reimbursement; telehealth; and federal health care fraud and abuse laws. In that role, she also advised hospital leadership on the new Medicare Quality Payment Program for physicians and lead development of a comprehensive campaign to help hospitals and clinicians understand and implement MACRA requirements.

Prior to joining the AHA, Melissa practiced law in Columbus, Ohio with Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP. Her practice's focus there was also in health care law. Melissa has also worked in other areas of health care, including with the Children's Hospital Association in Washington, DC and the Office of Ohio Health Plans, Ohio's Medicaid agency.

Memberships & Affiliations

  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member

Non-FBT Publications and Events

"The Sunset of Off-Campus Provider-Based Locations: The Proposed Rule and Next Steps for Providers" American Health Lawyers Association Webinar (Panel Presentation), July 2016

"Physician and Hospital Payment Changes - What's New and How Do We Handle It?" American Health Lawyers Association Physicians and Hospitals Law Institute (Panel Presentation), February 2016

"The View from Washington: The Future of Healthcare and the Changing Landscape" Health Care Financial Management Association Region 10 Conference, August 2015

"AHA Update on Policy Issues and RACTrac Data" Ninth National RAC and MAC Summit (Keynote Address), November 2014

"The Road Ahead - AHA Policy Agenda" Eighth National RAC and MAC Summit, December 2013

"Health Care Reform: What's Next After 'The Decision'?" Columbus Bar Association Masters Series, October 2012

Other Contact Info


Annette M. Thornton
T 214.580.5832