​Representative Matters

  • Represented one of the nation’s largest health care group purchasing organizations with respect to advising its more than 2,300 member hospitals on health information technology requirements and issues arising under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. This representation focused on assisting hospitals in implementing electronic health record systems and engaging in community-wide electronic clinical messaging to improve the quality and accessibility of health care services in their communities.
  • Conceptualized, organized, and implemented large clinical integration entities in Texas and Louisiana.
  • Advised a nationwide health care system on complying with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (“CMS”) Bundled Care Payment Initiative.
  • Advised several health care systems and hospitals on complying with the CMS Medicare Shared Savings Program.
  • Represented numerous academic medical centers, health care systems, and hospitals in connection with physician practice acquisitions and physician employment and independent contractor relationships.
  • Represented a regional health care system in one of the first self-disclosures under the CMS Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol.
  • Provided representation to a national health care system in the acquisition of numerous ambulatory surgery centers.
  • Conceptualized and organized one of the largest multispecialty physician practices in the Mid-Atlantic Region and one of the largest single-specialty physician practices in the Mid-Atlantic Region.
  • Represented numerous academic medical centers in connection with financial support agreements, clinical services agreements, and faculty practice plan agreements.
  • Counseled a nationwide reference laboratory on compliance with out-of-state licensure requirements for pathologists and reference laboratories in 49 states.
  • Conceptualized and organized Michigan’s first Regional Health Information Organization, and negotiated the entity’s agreement with its health information network exchange vendor.
  • Developed and negotiated various transactions involving the disengagement of integrated physician practices from their affiliated hospitals.
  • Served as health care law counsel in connection with numerous public stock offerings.