With over 20 years of experience, Anna helps healthcare clients address enforcement and compliance issues and respond to legal and regulatory violations. With significant experience in defending against statistical sampling and extrapolation and claims denials in Medicare and Medicaid claims audits, Anna also has saved healthcare companies tens of millions of dollars in potential overpayment demands. She also advises healthcare companies on regulatory and compliance matters, including transactions involving mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and dispositions.
Representing national hospitals, health systems, hospices, ambulatory surgery centers and a variety of other healthcare providers, laboratories and DMEPOS suppliers from many industry sectors, Anna’s practice involves:
Anna’s leadership abilities and visionary judgment make her a go-to advisor in the healthcare sector. In addition, Anna is certified in healthcare compliance (CHC)®. Having served as a member of the firm’s Executive Committee, Anna is looked to as a trusted leader among her peers.
Health Care Compliance Association
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
American Bar Association — Women in White Collar Subcommittee
Representation of Agape Care Group, a leading hospice and palliative care provider in the Southeast, in it’s acquisition of Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, a hospice provider based in Forest City, North Carolina. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Representation of Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS), a provider of home care services, in its acquisition of JourneyCare, Inc, one of the largest hospice and palliative care providers in Illinois for $85,000,000.
Representation of Pharos Capital Group, LLC, a middle-market private equity firm based in Dallas and Nashville, in its acquisition of THEMA Health Services, a leading provider of hospice, skilled home health, and palliative care services throughout the state of Arizona. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
We successfully defended a national home healthcare provider in appealing an $18 million extrapolated overpayment resulting from a UPIC audit.
Representation of Pharos Capital’s post-acute care provider platform, Charter Health Care Group, in its acquisition of Genesis Hospice, a Texas-based hospice care provider. The addition of Genesis and Saints brings the number of Charter locations to 18 and marks the company’s fourth program in Texas.
Representation of Humana Innovation Enterprises Inc. (affiliated with Humana Inc.) in its minority joint venture investment in Summit Medical Group, East Tennessee’s largest primary care organization.
Chambers USA — Healthcare: Regulatory (2016-2022)
The Best Lawyers in America© — Health Care Law; Litigation: Health Care (2013-2023)
Best Lawyers® — Nashville Litigation: Health Care “Lawyer of the Year” (2022, 2017)
Nashville Business Journal “Best of the Bar” (2019)
Certified in Healthcare Compliance (CHC)®
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2018-2021); “Rising Star” (2011-2012)
Nashville Business Journal “Health Care Hero” (2015)
Nashville Business Journal “Forty Under 40” (2012)