Stefanie Carter assists public and private healthcare companies with operational, regulatory and transactional matters. Stefanie works with clients from various industry sectors including ambulatory surgery centers, physicians and physician group practices, national and regional hospitals, hospice and home health providers, orthotic and prosthetic providers and revenue cycle management companies, among others.
Stefanie’s experience includes advising clients on operational and regulatory issues and mergers, acquisitions and other transactions through the analysis of impacting healthcare issues. In addition, Stefanie counsels clients with respect to, healthcare fraud and abuse issues and compliance issues, related to the federal Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, as well as similar state laws with respect to the corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of Premise Health, the country’s largest direct health care provider and OMERS Private Equity portfolio company, in its acquisition of CareHere, another leading operator of wellness centers for self-funded organizations. The acquisition of CareHere, brings Premise Health’s revenue to approximately $1 billion annually and increases its geographic footprint to more than 850 centers across 45 states and Guam. The combination will allow Premise Health to deliver improved outcomes and enhance health care for employer populations.
Represented Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS) in four strategic acquisitions and in its underwritten public offering of 2.3 million shares of common stock in 2019.
Representation of American Physician Partners (APP), a leader in emergency medicine, hospitalist and intensivist management services, in its acquisition of TruePartners Emergency Physicians, an emergency medicine group based in Wellington, Florida
Representation of American Physician Partners (APP), a leader in emergency medicine, hospitalist and intensivist management services, in its acquisition of Leading Edge Medical Associates (LEMA), a long-standing emergency department management company based in Longview, Texas
Representation of American Physician Partners (APP), a leader in emergency medicine, hospitalist and intensivist management services, in its acquisition of Capital Emergency Physicians, a long-standing emergency department management company based in Jackson, Mississippi
Represented Western Dental Services, a portfolio company of New Mountain Capital, in its acquisition of Guardian Life Insurance Company’s Dental Service Organization
Representation of Change Healthcare in its strategic investment for a minority position in MDsave, a technology and healthcare payments company that simplifies the healthcare services shopping and payment experience for consumers
Represented Medical Specialties Distributors (MSD) to McKesson Corporation.
Represented Quest Diagnostics in its acquisition of Cleveland HeartLab
Best Lawyers: Ones To Watch — Health Care Law (2021)
University of Tennessee — Dean’s list (2009-2012)
University of Tennessee — Knoxville Auxiliary to the Tennessee Bar Association Award for Outstanding Scholastic Achievement
Tennessee Law Review — Articles Editor