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The Healthcare Fraud & Abuse Review 2017 details all healthcare-related False Claims Act settlements from last year, organized by particular sectors of the healthcare industry. In addition to reviewing all healthcare fraud-related settlements, the Review includes updates on enforcement-related litigation involving the Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, and looks at the continued implications from the government's focus on enforcement efforts involving individual actors in connection with civil and criminal healthcare fraud investigations.

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Angela Humphreys

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-7852 TEL
(615) 742-2718 FAX

Angela Humphreys

Member

Nashville
(615) 742-7852 TEL
(615) 742-2718 FAX
Nashville
(615) 742-7852 TEL
(615) 742-2718 FAX

As Chair of the Healthcare Practice Group, Angela Humphreys leads the firm’s national healthcare practice. With more than 20 years of experience, she has counseled national healthcare organizations on hundreds of transactions in the healthcare industry, including hospitals and health systems, health plans, surgery centers, physician practice management companies, laboratories and healthcare information technology companies, among others. She also leads interdisciplinary teams to provide clients with creative solutions to the operational and regulatory issues they face while working within an ever-changing, complex regulatory environment. 

Angela is known for providing business-minded, proactive advice and guidance to her clients. She is often cited by clients for her responsiveness and ability to understand the big picture. Her clients include private equity firms and their portfolio companies, publicly traded companies and nonprofit institutions.

Angela's practice includes:

  • Healthcare Mergers, Acquisition & Dispositions – Providing counsel in the acquisition and disposition of hospitals and health systems, health plans, surgery centers, outpatient service providers and other healthcare companies; and structuring of syndications, joint ventures and strategic investment opportunities.
  • Contracting, Regulatory & Operational Matters - Advising clients on a wide range of operational, physician contracting, governance, disclosure and other regulatory matters.
  • Healthcare Finance – Coordinating financing transactions, including public debt and equity, private placements of securities and private equity investments.

As Chair of the Healthcare Practice Group, Angela Humphreys leads the firm’s national healthcare practice. With more than 20 years of experience, she has counseled national healthcare organizations on hundreds of transactions in the healthcare industry, including hospitals and health systems, health plans, surgery centers, physician practice management companies, laboratories and healthcare information technology companies, among others. She also leads interdisciplinary teams to provide clients with creative solutions to the operational and regulatory issues they face while working within an ever-changing, complex regulatory environment.

Angela is known for providing business-minded, proactive advice and guidance to her clients. She is often cited by clients for her responsiveness and ability to understand the big picture. Her clients include private equity firms and their portfolio companies, publicly traded companies and nonprofit institutions.

Angela's practice includes:

  • Healthcare Mergers, Acquisition & Dispositions – Providing counsel in the acquisition and disposition of hospitals and health systems, health plans, surgery centers, outpatient service providers, and other healthcare companies; and structuring of syndications, joint ventures and strategic investment opportunities.
  • Contracting, Regulatory & Operational Matters - Advising clients on a wide range of operational, physician contracting, governance, disclosure and other regulatory matters.
  • Healthcare Finance – Coordinating financing transactions, including public debt and equity, private placements of securities and private equity investments.

Angela is active in national healthcare organizations. She is a Fellow of the Nashville Health Care Council and is a past director of Leadership Health Care. She currently serves as chair of the Health Care M&A Committee and vice chair of the Health Law and Life Sciences Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association. She is past chair of the Health Care Industries Practice Group of Lex Mundi, the world's leading organization of independent law firms.

Angela currently serves on the board of directors for the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Tennessee HIMSS and Nashville Public Radio. In addition, she is past chair of the American Heart Association Mid-South Chapter.

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Nashville Bar Association

Tennessee Bar Association

American Bar Association — Health Care M&A Committee, Chair; Health Law and Life Sciences Committee, Vice Chair; Business Law Section Liason to the Health Law Section

American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)

Nashville Health Care Council — Board of Directors (2017-2018); Leadership Health Care, Past Director

Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society — Tennessee Chapter, Board of Directors

Lex Mundi — Health Care Industries Practice Group, Past Chair

Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation

Nashville Entrepreneur Center — Board Member

Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants

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Accolades

Chambers USA — Healthcare (2012-2017)

Mergers & Acquisitions magazine — The Most Influential Women in Mid-Market M&A (2018)

Becker's ASC Review "136 Women Leaders To Know" (2014-2015)

Best Lawyers in America® — Corporate Law; Health Care Law; Mergers and Acquisitions Law (2010-2018)

Nashville Business Journal "Health Care Awards" (2018)

Nashville Business Journal "Women of Influence" (2017)

Nashville Post "In Charge" — Healthcare Sector (2016-2018)

The Ambulatory M&A Advisor — Leading Lawyer Award (2016-2017)

Lawdragon "New Stars"

Mid-South Super Lawyers, (2014-2017); "Rising Star" (2010)

Nashville Business Journal "Health Care Heroes" (2011)

Nashville Medical News "InCharge Healthcare" (2015-2018)

Nashville Health Care Council — 2014 Fellow

Leadership Health Care, — Volunteer of the Year (2010)

Nashville Business Journal "Best of the Bar" (2012)

Certified Public Accountant, 1996 (Currently Inactive)

University of Tennessee College of Law — Top Graduate

Tennessee Law Review — Research Editor

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