Elaine C. Naughton

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Elaine Naughton provides healthcare regulatory counsel as it relates to compliance, operational and transactional matters. She has worked with a wide range of clients in the healthcare industry, including hospitals, health systems, academic medical centers, hospices, home health providers, urgent care centers, ambulance providers, laboratories, specialty pharmacies and private equity firms. Her practice involves:

  • Compliance, Regulatory and Operational Matters – Counseling healthcare providers on federal and state regulatory requirements related to day-to day operations; assisting with general operational and compliance inquiries related to fraud and abuse, self-disclosures, licensure, Medicare/Medicaid certification, contracting and other regulatory matters; advising on regulatory and contracting matters in the context of clinical trials and human subjects research.
  • Mergers, Acquisitions & Dispositions – Assisting with the buying and selling of healthcare providers and suppliers; structuring transactions; navigating complex licensure issues; conducting due diligence analyses; assisting with analysis of overpayments, repayments and self-disclosures in connection with transactions.

Prior to joining Bass, Berry & Sims, Elaine served as a law clerk to the Honorable David J. Hale of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky. Elaine earned her law degree from the University of Kentucky College of Law and a B.A. in history from the University of Chicago.

Memberships

American Health Law Association (AHLA)