Health Care

Served as outside general counsel for one of nation's largest billing and practice management companies

Provided counsel for the development of physician joint ventures with hospital partners in leading physician specialties

Served as outside health care counsel on major acquisition of major billing company, which entailed intensive review of HIPAA laws and changes required by Omnibus Rule

Provided representation of health care clients in health care audits and reviews with private and federal payors

Counseled clients during the reorganization and preparation of corporate governance and health care compliance documents for leading health care participants in the Tennessee and Georgia regions

Negotiated professional service agreements between hospitals and hospital-based physicians

Successfully represented radiology practice in obtaining favorable advisory opinion from Office of the Inspector General regarding joint venture with hospital

Successfully represented health care entities in certificate of need proceedings before Tennessee Health Services and Development Agency

Handled multiple appeals through the Medicare administrative appeals process for physician groups subject to Medicare audits