Clients across the health care industry rely on Elizabeth Scarola to help them navigate the complexity of today’s regulatory environment. Elizabeth brings an insider’s perspective to her health care practice. In addition to her in-house experience in a multistate health system and her work on strategic, operational, and legal projects for a statewide clinically integrated network of hospitals and providers, she has hands-on scientific research experience. Also, Elizabeth has conducted independent research in pediatric endocrinology and contributed to such publications as the Journal of the American Medical Association and The New England Journal of Medicine. Among Elizabeth’s clients are academic medical centers, health systems, hospitals, providers, payors, clinical research sites, electronic health record companies, and other entities that support the health care industry. She is board certified in Health Law by The Florida Bar, a distinction earned by less than one percent of all lawyers admitted to practice in the state.
Elizabeth informs her clients of regulatory trends and policy developments. She also provides advice and counsel regarding federal and state fraud and abuse laws and regulations, issues relating to the conduct of clinical research, and laws and regulations affecting telehealth and telemedicine companies. In addition, clients turn to Elizabeth to guide them through strategic affiliations and transactions drafting and negotiating various agreements.
Elizabeth is frequently asked to speak on topics in health care law. She has served as an instructor for an undergraduate course on health care policy, medical ethics, patient safety, and the Affordable Care Act at the University of Michigan, and as an adjunct professor for a graduate course on health care compliance at Stetson University College of Law. Elizabeth has also authored numerous legal publications and currently serves as a co-editor of the Florida Bar Health Law Section’s Health Law Updates.
Before joining Epstein Becker Green, Elizabeth was an attorney in the health care practice group of a national law firm. Prior to that, she served as a Legal Extern in the Offices of Corporate Counsel for a national, not-for-profit Catholic health system based in Michigan and an affiliated hospital in Indiana.