Craig Stewart provides healthcare regulatory counsel as it relates to compliance, operational and transactional matters. He works with a range of the firm’s healthcare clients, including long-term care providers, hospitals and others. Craig advises clients on issues regarding the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), as well as state and other requirements related to the confidentiality and security of health-related information.
Craig graduated first in his class from Belmont University College of Law, earned a Master of Library and Information Studies from the University of Alabama, and earned a Bachelor of Arts in economics from Davidson College.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Representation of Brookdale Senior Living Inc. (NYSE: BKD) in its definitive agreement to sell 80 percent of Brookdale Health Care Services, the Brentwood-based company’s home health and outpatient therapy division, to HCA Healthcare (NYSE: HCA), one of the nation’s leading healthcare providers, in an all-cash transaction for $400 million
We represented Physical Rehabilitation Network, a privately held physical therapy care provider and comprehensive practice management organization, in its acquisition of Performance Physical Therapy, Inc., a provider of orthopedic and spine physical therapy care, based in Reno, Nevada. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
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.
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 Atlanta Allergy & Asthma, the largest allergy practice in Georgia
We served as Tennessee regulatory counsel for Caregiver, Inc., a provider of community-based services and support to more than three thousand individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities across Texas, Tennessee, Indiana, and Ohio, in its recapitalization by WindRose Health Investors, LLC
Representation of EyeSouth Partners in its acquisition of Coastal Eye Associates, a comprehensive ophthalmology physician practice group based in Texas
Representation of CRH Healthcare, LLC, a quality- and patient-focused operator of urgent care centers, in its acquisition of a membership interest in a Maryland joint venture with Calvert Health System that owns and operates urgent care clinics in the Baltimore area
Representation of WellCare Health Plans, Inc., a government-focused managed care provider, in its merger with Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) for $17.3 billion
Representation of LucidHealth, a portfolio company of Excellere Partners, in its acquisition of Madison Radiologists
Represented American Physician Partners in its acquisition of Texas-based Emergigroup Physician Associates
Belmont Law Review – Articles Editor
Belmont University College of Law Best Performance Awards – Health Care Fraud & Abuse, Health Law Practicum, Bioethics, Medical Malpractice, Global Health & Human Rights, Legal Information & Communication I, Criminal Procedure, Family Law
Health Law Certificate Recipient