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Thomas J. Mortell

Partner
LOCATION   Boise Office
PHONE   208.388.4929
FAX   208.954.5245
EMAIL   tmortell@hawleytroxell.com
Hawley Troxell Partner, Tom Mortell

Mr. Mortell is chair of the firm’s health law group. His practice concentrates in the areas of health care and construction.


Practice Areas

Community Activities

Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Board of Trustees Member

Boise Valley Economic Partnership, Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Chairman

Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, Health Care Subcommittee Member

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Board Chair, member of Policy and Governmental Affairs committees

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise Program, 2007 graduate

American Inns of Court

Idaho Law Foundation, Mock Trial Program for high school students.

Education

LAW SCHOOL: J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, J.D., cum laude, 1994

UNDERGRADUATE: Brigham Young University, B.S., Economics, 1991

Clerkship

Law Clerk for Honorable William H. Woodland, District Judge, Idaho Sixth Judicial District Court, 1994-1996; Law Clerk, Utah County Attorney’s Office, 1993-1994.

 


Hawley Troxell Partner, Tom Mortell

Thomas J. Mortell

Partner
PHONE   208.388.4929
FAX   208.954.5245
EMAIL    tmortell@hawleytroxell.com

Biography

Mr. Mortell is chair of the firm’s health law group. His practice concentrates in the areas of health care and construction.


Practice Areas

Community Activities

Idaho Shakespeare Festival, Board of Trustees Member

Boise Valley Economic Partnership, Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce Chairman

Idaho Association of Commerce and Industry, Health Care Subcommittee Member

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Board Chair, member of Policy and Governmental Affairs committees

Boise Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Boise Program, 2007 graduate

American Inns of Court

Idaho Law Foundation, Mock Trial Program for high school students.

Education

LAW SCHOOL: J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young University, J.D., cum laude, 1994

UNDERGRADUATE: Brigham Young University, B.S., Economics, 1991

Clerkship

Law Clerk for Honorable William H. Woodland, District Judge, Idaho Sixth Judicial District Court, 1994-1996; Law Clerk, Utah County Attorney’s Office, 1993-1994.

 


Memberships & Accolades

Bar Admissions:

Idaho State Bar, since 1995

Utah State Bar, since 1994

Professional Memberships:

American Bar Association

Section of Litigation and Forum on the Construction Industry (Construction Litigation)

Idaho State Bar, Health Law Section chair

American Health Lawyers Association

Accomplishments

Idaho Business Review’s Leaders in Law – Partner, 2020

Best Lawyers in America – Healthcare, since 2013

Best Lawyers “Lawyer of the Year” Health Care Law, 2016


Articles & Publications

Articles & Publications

The Idaho Patient Act: What it means for Idahoans, Hawley Troxell Health Law Blog, April 2020

What the Medicaid Expansion Ballot Initiative Could Mean for Idaho, East Idaho Business Journal, May 2018

Co-author, Medicare’s 60-day Repayment Statute: When Failing to Return an Overpayment Becomes a False Claim, The Advocate, Idaho State Bar, January 2018

What the American Health Care Act Could Mean For Idaho, Idaho Business Review, May 2017

Idaho’s Telehealth Access Act, The Advocate, Idaho State Bar, January, 2016

Co-author, King v. Burwell: Obamacare Survives Another Challenge, Idaho Business Review, June, 2015

Why Idaho’s Business Community Should Care About The Quality of Health Care, Idaho Business Review, June, 2015

Idaho’s Telehealth Access Act: Another Step Toward Reform, Idaho Business Review, May, 2015

What is Medicaid ReDesign and Why Should Idaho’s Businesses Care About It, Idaho Business Review, January, 2015

Co-Author, Idaho’s Health Insurance Exchange – One Year Later, Idaho Business Review, May 16, 2014.

Author, Does saying ‘I’m sorry’ help?, Idaho Business Review, January 2, 2014

Co-author, Idaho’s Health Insurance Exchange Onward and Upward, The Advocate, Idaho State Bar, June/July 2013

Co-Author, Idaho’s Health Insurance Exchange: What’s Next?, Idaho Business Review, April 11, 2013

Co-author, The Resurgence of the Responsible Corporate Officer Doctrine, The Advocate, Idaho State Bar, June/July 2012

Health Insurance Exchanges – What Idaho’s Health Care Providers Should Know, Hawley Troxell Health Law Update, February, 2012

Liability of Health Care Providers in Idaho – Apparent Authority and Negligent Credentialing, The Advocate, October, 2010

Presentations & Panels

Panelist, The First 100 Days: Health Care, Idaho Business Review, February 2021

Moderator, Breakfast Series: Keeping Idaho Healthy: Innovators shaping the industry, Idaho Business Review, October 2020

Co-presenter, Dealing with Medicare and Medicaid Appeals, Audits, and Repayments, Idaho Hospital Association, October 2019

Moderator, Breakfast Series: Taking a Pulse on Health Care, Idaho Business Review, August 2019

Interviewee, Interview with Tom Moretll of Hawley Troxell on Healthcare and Rural Hosptials, Idaho Business Review, Idaho Business Out Loud, July 2019

Co-presenter, What to Do When an Event Occurs and What Are My Legal Responsibilities, Idaho Hospital Association, October 2018

Co-presenter, Dealing with Physicians: Pitfalls and Roadblocks, The Hospital Cooperative, May 2018

Duties and Responsibilities of Hospital Boards, Idaho/Wyoming Hospital Trustee Symposium, The Hospital Cooperative, August 2017

Contracting with Physicians: Basic Concepts and New Developments, Idaho HFMA Summer Conference, August 2017

Compliance Principles for Hospital Board, Idaho Hospital Association, October 2016

Workplace Violence-Protecting Patients, and Staff in a Climate of Increasing Risk and Danger, Idaho Hospital Association, June 2016

Doing a Deal with a Physician or Group-Nuts and Bolts, and Other Things, HFMA-Idaho Chapter, October 2015

The Impact of Healthcare Reform and the ACA – A Legal Perspective, Idaho Hospital Association, June, 2015

Principles of Good Governance For Hospital Boards, Western Regional Trustee Symposium, June, 2015

What You Need to Know in 2015 – Physician Integration, Fraud Enforcement and the ACA, HFMA – Idaho Chapter, January, 2015

Co-Presenter, Repayment Obligations for Idaho’s Hospitals – Living in an Era of Increased Enforcement, HFMA – Idaho Chapter, July, 2014

HIPAA-What May Come in 2015, IHA Convention, October, 2014

Board Training – Effective Governance Principles, Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, October 2013

Presenter, Medicaid Expansion in Idaho-Health Insurance for the Working Poor, Southwest Idaho Legislative Summit, September 2013

Co-presenter, Hidden Health Care Reform Perils for Employers, Southeast Idaho, Hawley Troxell Seminars, June 2013

Co-presenter, PPACA: Pitfalls and Opportunities for Businesses in Idaho, IACI Annual Convention, June 2013

2012 Health Law Update, Idaho State Bar, December 2012

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Business, Idaho State Bar, September 2012

The Affordable Care Act – Impact on Idaho’s Health Care Industries, Idaho Health Facilities Authority, August 2012

Co-presenter, Fraud and Abuse Laws: Application to Common Situations, Idaho Hospital Association, 2011

Board Training: Effective Governance Principles, 2008-2010

Physician/Hospital Joint Ventures, Idaho Hospital Association, 2010

Compliance Issues for Idaho Hospitals, The Hospital Cooperative, 2010

Co-presenter, Developing Physician and Hospital Partnerships, The Hospital Cooperative, 2008