Brad Sayles assists clients navigate the highly regulated healthcare landscape to ensure they are compliant with state and federal laws and industry standards. His clients range from large clinical laboratories, hospice and home health providers, DME suppliers, health systems, physician groups and long-term care providers to small rural healthcare entities and individual practitioners.
Brad has significant experience advising clients with respect to government enforcement, compliance, healthcare fraud and abuse and general day-to-day operational matters. His practice includes:
- Government Enforcement & Compliance – Advising providers regarding state and federal regulatory compliance, including 340B, PSQIA, HIPAA, conditions of participation and payment, state licensure requirements and certificate of need issues; helping clients respond to state and federal investigations, including extensive Civil Investigative Demands and management of large e-discovery components, documentation requests, onsite visits and other audits; conducting internal investigations and assisting with self-reporting.
- Healthcare Fraud & Abuse – Representing clients during False Claims Act litigation including alleged violations of Federal Health Care Program requirements, Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, FDA misbranding and off-label use, and others; counseling healthcare providers subject to Medicare, Medicaid, and other healthcare-related audits and appeals.
Brad began his legal career as a law clerk at the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services and later served as a law clerk for Kentucky Supreme Court Chief Justice John D. Minton. From 2010-2014 he was an associate at Barnett Benvenuti & Butler, PLLC where he defended some of Kentucky's largest healthcare providers in state and federal court against claims of medical malpractice, EMTALA violations and contractual disputes. Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Brad was an associate at Harwell Howard Hyne Gabbert & Manner, P.C.