Experience
  • Certificate of Need Issues
      • Served as counsel to applicants and opponents in dozens of Certificate of Need matters, including specialty hospitals, long term care facilities, diagnostic facilities, and ambulatory surgery facilities. Have also drafted, and assisted providers in obtaining the introduction and passage of, special purpose legislation that allowed certain skilled nursing facilities to partition existing large facilities into components.
      • Represented hospitals, physician practices and national radiation therapy company on Certificate of Need issues.
      • Advised and assisted a long term care provider with the licensure, Medicare and Medicaid certification, and Certificate of Need issues related to the acquisition of multiple long term care facilities in three Southeastern states as part of an asset purchase and change of ownership in activities.
      • Advised and represented a national not-for profit long term care company in the development of a planned campus of long term care continuum services, including independent living through skilled nursing facility services. Project included the successful representation of the client to obtain a Certificate of Need under Tennessee law, and counseling on various regulatory issues.
  • Skilled Nursing Facility – CON Legislation
      • Successfully represented long term care provider in obtaining the introduction and passage of special purpose legislation that permitted the skilled nursing facility to partition its existing large facility into components, allowing the client to execute their strategic business plans.