Elizabeth S. Warren
Elizabeth Warren has helped dozens of national hospital companies and healthcare providers respond to the fluid regulatory landscape in which they operate. She advises clients on transactional and operational issues including Anti-Kickback and Stark compliance, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance, 21st Century Cures Act and Information Blocking Rule compliance, and disclosures for securities filings.
Utilizing her industry knowledge and a practical outlook, Elizabeth counsels her clients on issues including:
- HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule Compliance – Privacy and security rules, state and other requirements related to the confidentiality and security of health-related information; responding to data breaches and preventing identity theft; responding to privacy or security incidents; and implementing necessary policies and training employees.
- Joint Venture and Management Relationships – Structuring joint ventures and management relationships in compliance with federal and state law requirements; handling regulatory issues raised by physician ownerships of hospitals and structuring unit or service line management arrangements between hospitals and management companies.
- Contracting, Regulatory and Operational Matters – Healthcare operations and regulatory issues, including Stark Law and Anti-Kickback statute implications, along with other fraud and abuse compliance; responding to record requests, parent/minor consent to treatment issues; and drafting and negotiating healthcare operational agreements such as professional service agreements, recruiting agreements, medical director agreements and provider employment agreements.
- Compliance – Developing and implementing compliance programs and related policies; helping providers respond to compliance issues, such as handling suspected or identified overpayments.
- Regulatory Due Diligence – Identifying and addressing healthcare regulatory issues in healthcare transactions, including the acquisition and disposition of hospitals, surgery centers and information technology companies.
- 21st Century Cures Act and Information Blocking Rule Compliance – Addressing standards requiring or impacting the exchange of electronic health, including drafting policies, evaluating existing processes for compliance and developing processes and methods for ensuring the appropriate exchange of electronic health information while remaining compliant with HIPAA and other privacy constraints.
American Health Law Association (AHLA)
Media Mentions & Firm News
Chambers USA — Healthcare: Regulatory (2021-2023)
BTI Client Service All-Stars (2019)
The Best Lawyers in America© — Health Care Law (2010-2024)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (2014-2015, 2017-2022); “Rising Star” (2010-2012)
Phi Beta Kappa
Vanderbilt Law Review — Associate Managing Editor (1996-1997)