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
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.
Representation of Grant Avenue Capital, a healthcare-focused middle-market private equity firm, in its acquisition of Hearts for Hospice, LLC a full-service Utah hospice and home health agency, and Abode Healthcare, Inc., a home health care provider.
Representation of Pharos Capital’s post-acute care provider platform, Charter Health Care Group, in its acquisition of sister companies Physmed Home Health Care and Serene Care Hospice. Physmed Home Health specializes in geriatric care, delivering traditional home health nursing and therapy services, as well as social work and dietician services. Serene Care Hospice provides in-home end-of-life care with services including nursing care, spiritual care and bereavement support. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
We represented Grant Avenue Capital, a healthcare-focused middle-market private equity firm, in its acquisition of Valeo Home Health and Hospice, a provider of in-home rehabilitation and end of life care.
Representation of Complete Health Partners, a Pharos Capital Group primary care platform based in Jacksonville, Florida, in its acquisitions of two Birmingham, AL primary care practices, Northside Medical Associates and Adamsville Family Medicine
Representation of Addus HomeCare Corporation (Nasdaq: ADUS), the nation’s largest public provider of personal home care and support services, in its definitive agreement to acquire Queen City Hospice, LLC, and its affiliate Miracle City Hospice, LLC for a cash purchase price of $192.0 million
Representation of Southern Ear, Nose, and Throat and Allergy (SENTA) Partners, an ENT and allergy management services organization backed by Shore Capital Partners, in its affiliation with Ear, Nose, Throat and Allergy Associates of South Georgia, an ENT and allergy practice in Valdosta, Georgia.
Chambers USA — Healthcare: Regulatory (2016-2021)
The Best Lawyers in America© — Health Care Law; Litigation: Health Care (2013-2022)
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 (2018-2020); “Rising Star” (2011-2012)
Nashville Business Journal “Health Care Hero” (2015)
Nashville Business Journal “Forty Under 40” (2012)