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02.02.18"Measuring the Compliance Program's Effectiveness: Suggestions for the Board," By Fletcher Brown, BoardRoom Press
11.29.17In a rare move, the OIG rescinds a 2006 Advisory Opinion
11.29.17"Strategic Partnerships Between Investor-Owned Companies and Nonprofit Hospitals or Health Systems: Top Ten Key Considerations," By W. Kenneth Marlow, Lanta Wang, Donald B. Stuart, Brandon M. Schirg and Kim Harvey Looney, AHLA Business Law & Governance
09.14.17"Will Growth, Consolidation Lead Residential Addiction Treatment Industry to Police Itself in Terms of Ethics & Marketing?" by Colbey Reagan, Nashville Medical News
05.06.17"The Advantages of a Receivership - When Your Collateral is in Jeopardy," Co-authored by Ryan Cochran and Blake Roth, ABL Advisor
04.04.17"House Passes Bill to Repeal the Affordable Care Act" by Nora L. Liggett and Colin H. Luke on the Waller Healthcare Blog
03.06.17"Enforcement Trends: Five Lessons from Recent OCR Resolution Agreements and Other Enforcement Risks" by Beth Pitman on the Waller Healthcare Blog
02.23.17"How to De-stress a Distressed Senior Living Company," co-authored by Jeffery D. Parrish and John C. Tishler
01.19.17J.D. Thomas Posts, "Healthcare Industry on Pins and Needles: The Repeal of the ACA and What Comes Next" on Waller Healthcare Blog
01.03.17"Blockchain Technology and Applications for Healthcare" Kristen Johns on the Nashville Medical News blog
10.11.16"IRS taking harder look at non-profit hospitals" Don Stuart quoted in FierceHealthcare
10.03.06"What Anesthesiologists Need to Know About Enforcement of Non-Compete Agreements," by Amanda K. Jester and Ashleigh VanLandingham, Anesthesia Communique
09.01.16"A Cost-Effective Approach to Protecting Innovation in Healthcare," by Nate Bailey and Nicolo Davidson, Executive Nashville
07.15.16Brent Bowman Posts, "Oncology Providers Beware: Possible Implications of CMS’ Proposed Rule on Off-Campus Provider-Based Departments " on Waller Healthcare Blog
07.11.16Alex Mills Posts, "Many Questions Left Unanswered in the Wake of Long-awaited CMS Proposed Rule Regarding Off-Campus Provider-Based Departments" on Waller Healthcare Blog
05.23.16Roundtable Discussion Provides Insights on State of Data Interoperability in Healthcare
05.18.16Beth Pitman Posts, "HHS Issues Proposed Rule for MACRA Quality Payment Program" on Waller Healthcare Blog
04.28.16Steve Blumenthal Posts, "InfraGard Incident Response Briefing Focuses on Proactive Cybersecurity Efforts" on Waller Healthcare Blog
04.18.16Ken Marlow and Lanta Wang co-author AHLA Connections "Defending the Deal: The Attorney General Review Process in Nonprofit Hospital Conversions"
04.11.16J.D. Thomas and Jeff Parrish Posts, "DOJ Announces Elder Justice Task Force Locations, Including Nashville and Middle Tennessee" on Waller Healthcare Blog
04.07.16J.D. Thomas Posts, "Recent Developments in Hospice Fraud and Abuse" on Waller Healthcare Blog
03.31.16Waller co-authors  Health:Further Quarterly Intelligence Report on Telehealth
03.25.16Kevin Page Posts, "OCR Announces Phase 2 HIPAA Audit Program" on Waller Healthcare Blog
03.22.16Caitlyn Whitney Posts, "CMS Releases 2016 Value-Based Payment Modifier Program Results for Physicians" on Waller Healthcare Blog
03.16.16J.D. Thomas Posts, "Election Year Politics and Ongoing Transformation of Healthcare: A Recap of the LHC Delegation to D.C." on Waller Healthcare Blog
03.07.16Steve Blumenthal Posts, "Push for Interoperability Grows with a Series of Recent Announcements" on Waller Healthcare Blog
03.03.16Beth Pitman Posts, "From Measuring “Clicks” to Measuring Performance" on Waller Healthcare Blog
02.24.16J.D. Thomas Post, "Speakers Address Key Issues for Long Term Care Providers at AHLA Event" on Waller Healthcare Blog
02.22.16Richard Westling Post, "Justice Department Enforcement Efforts Continue to Focus on Home Health" on Waller Healthcare Blog
02.15.16J.D. Thomas Post, "Sixth Circuit Severely Narrows Available Damages Under the False Claims Act" on Waller Healthcare Blog
02.12.16Richard Westling, Daniel Patten Post, "CMS Finalizes Rule Implementing the ACA’s 60-Day Report and Return Provision for Self-Identified Overpayments" on Waller Healthcare Blog
02.11.16Kristen Johns Posts, "FDA Takes On 2016’s Ubiquitous Issue: Cybersecurity" on Waller Healthcare Blog
02.11.16"FTC Administrative Actions and Comments Indicate Shifting Landscape for Hospitals and Other Providers," By Beth Vessel and Ashleigh VanLandingham, Health eSource, ABA Health Law Section
02.10.16J.D. Thomas Post "Hospitals Celebrate Small Victory in Fight Related to RAC Appeals Backlog" on Waller Healthcare Blog
02.09.16Colin Luke Post "Bundled Payments: Are They Finally Here?" on Waller Healthcare Blog
02.01.16Mark Peters Posts, "DOL Final Rule Impacts Home Health “Companionship Services” Exemption" on Waller Healthcare Blog
12.18.15J.D. Thomas Posts, "Supreme Court Evaluating Implied Certification in FCA Cases" on Waller Healthcare Blog
12.09.15Beth Vessel Posts, "FTC Continues Focus on Healthcare Transactions with Penn State Hershey Merger" on Waller Healthcare Blog
12.08.15J.D. Thomas Posts, "Hospitals Hit Hard in 2015 False Claims Act Enforcement" on Waller Healthcare Blog
12.03.15Sean Sullivan Posts, "Supreme Court Weighs ERISA Preemption and Health Data Collection" on Waller Healthcare Blog
12.01.15Vinh Duong and  Nora Katz  Posts, "Recruiting and Employing International Medical Graduates Post Medical Training " on Waller Healthcare Blog
12.01.15"Report on the Financial, Operational and Legal Status of Government-Owned Community Hospitals," Co-authored by Ryan K. Cochran, www.StateOfYourHospital.com
11.18.15“Legal Update: Is Your Pain Practice Appealing to Investors,” Co-authored by Amanda Jester, Outpatient Surgery Magazine
10.12.15"When Your Hospital Becomes The Patient," by Brian Browder and John Tishler, Health Care Law Monthly
10.09.15Beth Pitman Post "Relief for 2015 Meaningful Use Reporting but Stage 3 Final Rule Future is Uncertain" in Waller Healthcare Blog
10.08.15Jeff Parrish Post "OIG Takes Aim at Skilled Nursing Therapy Billing" in Waller Healthcare Blog
10.01.15Beth Pitman Post "OIG Recommends Strengthening OCR Oversight of HIPAA Privacy and Breach Follow-up" in Waller Healthcare Blog
10.01.15J.D. Thomas and Meredith Toole Post "Thoughts from the 2015 AHLA Fraud and Compliance Forum" in Waller Healthcare Blog
09.04.15Mark Peters Post "DOL Asks D.C. Circ. For Quick Approval Of Home Care Rule" in Waller Healthcare Blog
09.2015Donald Stuart authors "Community Health Needs Assessments and Implementation: The Board’s Ongoing Responsibility" on the Governance Institute E-Briefings-Vol 12, No. 5
07.27.15J.D. Thomas Posts "Senator Grassley Takes Notice of OIG Reports Alleging Fraud in Pediatric Dental Practices" in Waller Healthcare Blog
07.22.15Steve Blumenthal Posts, "A Healthy Dose of Data Security Awareness" on Waller Healthcare Blog
07.15.15Kristen Larremore talks "CMS Issues Proposed Stark Law Modifications" on the Birmingham Medical News Blog
07.10.15Michael Staley posts, "House Passes 21st Century Cures Act" in the Waller Healthcare Blog
6.22.15Steve Blumenthal Posts, "Congress Opens the Medicare Data Toolbox" on Waller Healthcare Blog
6.11.15Steve Blumenthal Posts, "Setting the Stage for Interoperability" on Waller Healthcare Blog
05.18.15Ken Marlow co-authors "Building a Hospital Joint Venture: A Blueprint for Success" with Barry Sagraves from Juniper Advisory
05.14.15Mark Folk's latest blog  "Fade to Black … for Now? The Twisting Tale of Telemedicine in Texas" published in Texas Assocaition of Freestanding Emergency Centers May newsletter
05.11.15John Tishler and Ryan Cochran author article on the "Eight Survival Strategies for Nonprofit Boards" in Trustee Magazine
05.07.15Kristen Johns Posts "Creating a Mutually Beneficial Relationship between Innovators and Institutions" in Waller Healthcare Blog
04.30.15Attorney Ken Marlow co-authors article with Juniper Advisory's Rex Burgdorfer for The Governance Institute
04.02.15Rob Harris and Tyson Bickley Posts "Tips on and Trends in Healthcare IT Investments" in Waller Healthcare Blog
04.01.15JD Thomas talks "What's Past is Prologue: Health Care Fraud Enforcement and What's Ahead for 2015" in the  Journal of Health Care Compliance
03.27.15Angela Youngberg Posts "Hurry Up and Wait: Senate Says “Not So Fast” to the Sustainable Growth Rate Bill" in Waller Healthcare Blog
3.17.15Attorneys Don Stuart and Kim Looney Author Chapters in  “The ACO Handbook: A Guide to Accountable Care Organizations, Second Edition”
03.02.15Attorney Steve Blumenthal discusses the “Healthcare Data Boom” in Advance for Health Information Professionals
03/01/15Denise Burke and Nora Liggett author article on Ambulatory Surgery Centers in Memphis Medical News
02.06.15Steve Blumenthal Posts, "Data Analytics is (Still) the Next Big Thing" on Waller Healthcare Blog
01.28.15Steve Blumenthal Posts, "EHRs, Data Integrity and the Critical Need for a Data Governance Plan" on Waller Healthcare Blog
01.16.15Andy Norwood Posts "From Here to There: What It Will Take to Achieve the Goals of Population Health" in Waller Healthcare Blog
01.13.15“The Year Ahead for Providers,” by Denise Burke, Angela Youngberg, John Arnold and Cory Brown, Memphis Medical News
01.07.15“Consumer-Driven Healthcare,” by Colin Luke, Birmingham Medical News
12.11.14“Health Care Goes Global: Recruiting and Employing International Medical Graduates,” by Vinh Duong and Nora Katz, BNA’s Health Law Reporter
11.25.14“Ebola in the Workplace: Balancing the Rights and Responsibilities of Healthcare Workers,” by Mark W. Peters and Chen G. Ni, ABA Health Law Section eSource, Vol. 10, No. 3
11.25.14“Economic and Insurance Risk Considerations for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers in Dealing with Ebola,” by Robb Harvey, Neil Krugman, Mark Bell and Mike Fant, ABA Health Law Section eSource, Vol. 10, No. 3
11.24.14"The Important Role of CRNAs in a Complex Staffing, Regulatory, and Reimbursement Environment," co-authored by Kim Harvey Looney, AHLA Hospitals & Health Systems Rx
11.01.14"Competitors Collaborate," by Brian R. Browder, Modern Healthcare
10.08.14“Oncology Joint Ventures: When Do They Make Sense?,” by Colin Luke, Birmingham Medical News
10.2014"Slicing the Pie: Protecting Health Plan Subrogation Rights Post McCutchen," Stan Graham and Jeb Gerth in American Lawyer
09.25.14“Clouds on the horizon: Protecting your data from thieves,” by Steve Blumenthal, Nashville Business Journal
09.12.14"The Rise of the Hospital Joint Venture," co-authored by Ken Marlow, Governance Institute E-Briefing
06.02.14"Managing Student Health Records - The Intersection Between FERPA and HIPAA in Campus Health Center," by Colbey Reagan and Aron Karabel, TICUA eNews
03.01.14"What Lawyers Must Do to Comply with HIPAA," by John Arnold, Tennessee Bar Association Journal
01.18.14"Protecting Personal Health Information on Mobile Devices," co-authored by Kevin Page, Chicago Medicine
01.15.14"Strategies for Healthcare Companies to Negotiate the Scope of Civil Investigative Demands in False Claims Act Investigations," by Bill Athanas and Jennifer Weaver, ABA Health eSource
01.07.14“The Year Ahead for Hospitals and Health Systems,” by George W. Bishop III, Becker’s Hospital Review
12.17.13"Legal Pitfalls in Employer-Based Health Savings Accounts," by Sean Sullivan, General Counsel Agenda
11.16.13“Protecting PHI on Mobile Devices,” co-authored by Kevin Page, ABA Health eSource
11.12.13"Hot Topics in Health Law: Unbundling Bundled Payment Contracts," by John Arnold, Memphis Medical News
10.18.13"Drafting Facility Policies for Returning Explanted Devices: Key Legal and Practical Considerations," Jennifer L. Weaver, Journal of Health & Life Sciences Law, Vol. 7, No. 1
09.13.13"Increasingly Common Bedfellows - Collaborations Between Academic Medical Centers and Investor-Owned Health Care Companies," Brian R. Browder, AHLA Connections
09.13.13"How Implementing an Internal Investigations Policy Can Help Health Care Companies Reduce Risk and Expense," William Athanas and John Park, AHLA Connections
09.10.13"Hot Topics In Health Law: CMS Proposes Broadening Medicare Enrollment Restrictions To Combat Fraud," by John Arnold, Memphis Medical News
06.17.13"Legal Duties and Avoiding Liability: A Nonprofit Board Member Primer," by Paul S. Davidson and Tera Rica Murdock, Trustee magazine
05.15.13"Valuing Services Provided: FCA Damages in the Wake of United States v. Anchor Mortgage Corp.," co-authored by Jennifer Weaver, BNA's Health Care Fraud Report
05.03.13“Feds knocking? Be ready to respond,” by Richard W. Westling, Nashville Business Journal
04.12.13"Regulatory Issues in Ambulatory Surgery Center Acquisitions," Nora L. Liggett, ABA Health eSource
03.21.13"Medical Devices and Malware: The Latest Hospital-Acquired 'Infection'," by Robb S. Harvey, Kim Harvey Looney and E. Andrew Norwood, Healthcare Informatics
02.13.13“What Implications Will the Supreme Court’s Taxing Power Decision Have on the Goals of the Affordable Care Act and Healthcare?,” Donald B. Stuart, Journal of Health & Life Sciences Law
02.06.13John Claybrook, Partner, co-Author of "The 36M Mistake: Why Hospitals and Health Systems Need to be Aware of Real Estate Risks", featured in Becker's Hospital Review
01.01.13"The Duty to Preserve: Help Me Hold On," by Paul S. Davidson and Tera Rica Murdock, Healthcare Liability & Litigation
12.12.12“Indemnity Rights Under the False Claims Act: Fact or Illusion,” Paul S. Davidson, BNA’s Health Care Fraud Report
12.06.12“What Should Be Keeping You Awake at Night: Litigation Holds in Health Care,” by Paul S. Davidson and Tera Rica Murdock, BNA’s Health Law Reporter
10.30.12“Avoiding a Health Care Data Breach,” By Colbey B. Reagan and Robb S. Harvey, Health Care Law Roundtable
10.09.12"What to Do When a Client Receives a Federal Grand Jury Subpoena," by William C. Athanas, The Alabama Lawyer
10.05.12“Hard Truth About the False Claims Act,” by Jennifer L. Weaver, Outpatient Surgery
09.28.12“Quality of Care, Medical Necessity, and the Peer Review Process: A Compliance Risk that Every Hospital Should Understand,” Richard W. Westling, BNA’s Health Law Reporter
08.27.12“What the Supreme Court Ruling Means for Healthcare M&A,” Brian R. Browder and Donald B. Stuart, Executive Insight – The Politics of Healthcare
06.15.12DRUG TOPICS, "Diabetic test strips and state tax laws"
04.13.12URGENT CARE NEWS, "Top Four Legal Issues to Consider When Opening an Urgent Care Center"
08.05.11"Doctors, Hospitals Seek New Partners," Brian R. Browder, Nashville Business Journal
11.15.10AHLA's BUSINESS LAW & GOVERNANCE GROUP, "You Can't Have One Without the Other; Removing Regulatory Roadblocks on the Path to Healthcare Reform"
11.05.10"Can Your Practice Benefit from Small Employer Medical Insurance (SEMI)?," by Leigh Griffith, Modern Medicine
08.04.10REBUSINESS ONLINE, "Legal Changes Could Impact Medical Office Sector"
09.21.09LONG TERM LIVING MAGAZINE, "Improve quality of care to reduce liability"
09.16.09AHLA CONNECTIONS, "Caveat Emptor - Will Change Ever Be Materially Adverse Enough to Be a 'MAC'?"
07.14.09OUTPATIENT SURGERY MAGAZINE, "Securing Your Patients' Information"
1/1/2007"Using the Double Lockbox to Navigate Healthcare Asset-Based Lending," by Robert L. Harris, ABF Journal
-"Some Key Terms of Hospital-Physician Employment Contracts," by Cory A. Brown, Memphis Medical News
-"Tennessee Prescription Safety Act of 2012 Creates New Administrative Tasks for Physicians," by Cory A. Brown, Memphis Medical News
-"New Pain Clinic Laws May Affect More Than Just Pain Clinics", by Cory A. Brown, Memphis Medical News
-"OIG Finally Issues Advisory Opinion on Co-Management Arrangements", by Cory A. Brown, Memphis Medical News
-Trustee Bulletin, a publication of Texas Health Care Trustees, Fletcher Brown, partner, regular contributing author on ethics topics
-Contributing Author, AHLA Representing Physicians Handbook, Third Edition
-Contributing Author, AHLA Corporate Practice of Medicine: A Fifty State Survey
Bulletins
06.07.18Private Equity in Healthcare: Full Speed Ahead (with Guardrails): DOJ Complaint Highlights Regulatory Risks but Firms Should Stay the Course
02.14.18Stringent European Data Security Regulations Are Just Three Months Away. Are You Prepared?
07.19.16Recent Cases Offer Increased Prospects for Mergers by Competing Hospitals
03.31.16New Tennessee Law Mandates Notification of Data Breaches Involving Encrypted Data
06.08.15The Interoperability Requirements of the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015
03.16.15Waller is Leading the Effort to Continue Medical Malpractice Reform in Tennessee with Proposed Legislation to Help Protect Healthcare Providers
02.05.15In Surprise Move, DOJ Drops Prosecution of Tennessee Oncologist Accused of Using Misbranded Drugs
12.23.14Management Company May Achieve Tax Savings by Consolidating PC Into Income Tax Return
11.04.14Waller Launches Comprehensive Ebola Legal Resource Site for Employers
11.04.14IRS Announces Federal Income Tax Developments Related to the West African Ebola Outbreak
10.27.14Participate in an ACO? Are Your Hospital's Bonds Still Tax Exempt?           
10.24.14Waller Updates Ebola Legal Resource Website
10.22.14Waller Launches Comprehensive Ebola Legal Resource Website
09.04.14September 22 Deadline Looms: Less than Three Weeks Remain to Update Business Associate Agreements Under Final HIPAA Omnibus Rule
02.17.14A Closer Look at the Two Midnight Rule as CMS Delays Enforcement Again Amid Legislative and Judicial Challenges
02.03.14CMS Halts Enrollment of New Home Health Agencies in Large Swaths of Texas, Florida and Michigan
12.09.13Are Physician Non-Competition Agreements in Texas in Danger?
11.18.13Texas Medical Board Adopts Rules Required by SB 406 to Ease Supervision of PAs and APRNs
09.26.13New Application Deadline of Nov. 30, 2013 for Texas Physician Education Loan Repayment Program
05.17.132013 Texas Legislative Session Update
05.13.13Jury Finds Tuomey Healthcare System Guilty of Stark and False Claims Act Violations Pursuant to Physician Employment Agreements
04.05.13Sixth Circuit Reverses $11.1 Million FCA Judgment Against MedQuest
03.28.13New OIG Compliance Podcast Offers Practical Suggestions to Healthcare Boards
03.04.13Qui Tam Lawsuit Could Signal New Era of Scrutiny for Ambulatory Surgery Centers
01.24.13Five Reasons Healthcare Will Be the Topic to Watch This Session of the Texas Legislature
01.18.13HHS/Office of Civil Rights Once More Into the Breach
11.20.12IRS and SEC Bond Initiatives Aimed at Tax-Exempt Hospitals and Other 501(c)(3) Organizations
11.19.12Personal Care Services Under Scrutiny
11.14.12New OIG Report Cites $1.5 Billion in Inappropriate Medicare Payments to Skilled Nursing Facilities
08.09.12Antitrust Enforcement Update: FTC Agrees to Settlement with Renown Health Over Acquisitions of Cardiology Practices in Reno
06.19.12Waller Expands Into Austin, Texas
03.01.12"Acquiring Healthcare Assets from the Distressed Seller," Financier Worldwide, March 2010
01.09.12Can Participation by a Nonprofit Hospital in an ACO Trigger Unexpected Bond Consequences?
11.09.11CMS Adopts Final Rule Clarifying Home Health Agency 36 Month Rule
05.19.11Survey Shows Healthcare Providers Preparing for ACO Era as Government Announces New Incentives for Participation in Accountable Care Organizations
04.06.11Additional Information about Accountable Care Organizations
02.07.11Court of Appeals Decision Clarifies Provisions of the Hospital Lien Act of Tennessee
12.02.10Congress Postpones Medicare Physician Reimbursement Rate Cuts
10.06.10CMS Publishes Healthcare Reform Fraud and Abuse Provisions
09.28.10Immigration Law Update: ICE Serves New I-9 Notices of Inspection, USCIS Announces Final Rule Adjusting Fee for Immigration Benefits
09.22.10NY Attorney General Investigates Healthcare Credit Cards
08.23.10Good Intentions Gone Wrong: CMS Proposes New Rule to Clarify Home Health Agency 36 Month Rule
08.11.10More than 100 Comments Available for Review on New Tax Exemption Requirements for Nonprofit Hospitals
07.29.10Physician-Owned Enterprise Enters into $7.3 Million Civil Monetary Penalty Settlement with OIG
07.16.10CMS Issues Proposed Rule on In-Office Ancillary Services Disclosure Requirement
06.24.10Senior Living Industry Rocked by IRS Tax Challenge
06.10.10Tennessee Supreme Court Narrows Hospital Peer Review Privilege
02.16.10CMS Mandates Accreditation for Imaging Providers; Accrediting Organizations Named
09.10.09Regional Health Information Organizations and Tax-Exempt Status
Media Mentions
06.12.18"More independent rural hospitals will seek some type of affiliation with a larger hospital," Waller cited in Modern Healthcare
04.20.18"FDA takes a long – and long-term – look at device safety in new plan," Beth Pitman quoted in Modern Healthcare
04.09.18"30,000 strong and counting, UnitedHealth gathers a doctor army," Ken Marlow quoted on Bloomberg.com
04.09.18"With 8k more physicians than Kaiser, Optum is 'scaring the crap out of hospitals,'" Ken Marlow quoted in Becker's Hospital Review
04.09.18"UnitedHealth builds a physician army in race to control costs," Ken Marlow quoted in Health Data Management
04.09.18"It’s Optum, not Amazon, that is ‘scaring the crap' out of hospitals," Ken Marlow quoted in HealthExec
04.02.18"Waller adds health care compliance partner," Nashville Post
03.22.18"Europe's GDPR privacy law is coming: Here's what U.S. health orgs need to know," Kristen Johns quoted in Healthcare IT News
03.15.18"Hackensack Meridian, Carrier Clinic to form partnership to tackle behavioral health," Ken Marlow quoted in Modern Healthcare
03.09.18"Insurers get into care, but is it good for your health?," Kim Harvey Looney Quoted by the Associated Press
01.05.18"How Payers Can Build a Successful Bundled Payment Strategy," Colin Luke quoted in HealthPayerIntelligence.com
12.28.17"Highmark Health braces for divorce from UPMC," Ken Marlow quoted in Modern Healthcare
12.18.17"Hospital Giants Vie for Patients in Effort to Fend Off New Rivals," Ken Marlow quoted in the New York Times
12.09.17 "Advocate Health Care and Aurora Health Care combined would be one of the biggest regional health systems," Ken Marlow quoted in Modern Healthcare
10.20.17"Meet Birmingham's Rising Stars of Law," Brian J. Malcom profiled in the Birmingham Business Journal
10.17.17"Mergers and acquisitions on track to best 2016's deals," Ken Marlow quoted in Modern Healthcare
09.07.17"Prior Settlement Knocks Out Lawsuit Against Pediatric Providers" J.D. Thomas quoted in Bloomberg BNA
09.01.17"Bundled payments on ‘pause,’ but not for long," Colin Luke quoted in Managed Healthcare Executive
08.22.17"Not-for-profit providers' rising expenses, dwindling revenue could spur mergers," Ken Marlow quoted in Modern Healthcare
04.04.17"Tom Price might soften bundled payments, but healthcare orgs will stay the course," Colin Luke quoted in Healthcare Finance News
03.30.17"Bundled Payment Models Here to Stay Despite CMS Program Delays," Colin Luke quoted on RevCycleIntelligence.com
03.20.17"Bundled Payment Initiatives Pushed Back Again," Colin Luke Quoted in Home Health Care News
02.24.17"Vanderbilt hospital employees breached patient records," Beth Pittman quoted in the Tennessean
01.13.17"ACA repeal: Nashville's health care industry faces a defining moment" Colin Luke quoted in the Tennessean
01.02.17"Health Care Cases To Watch In 2017," Richard Westling and JD Thomas quoted in Law360
01.02.17"Health Care Policy To Watch In 2017," JD Thomas quoted in Law360
12.16.16"4 Key Takeaways From The DOJ's $4.7B FCA Haul" J.D. Thomas quoted in Law 360
12.06.16Don Moody Listed as one of "the 32 Most Influential People in Dentistry," by Incisal Edge
11.17.16"Meet Birmingham's Who's Who in Health Care for 2016" Colin Luke featured in the Birmingham Business Journal
10.07.16"Bitcoin platform piques interest in how to transfer health care data" Kristen Johns quoted in the Tennessean
07.28.16"How the Cardiac Care Bundle Will Burden Hospitals," Colin Luke quoted in HealthLeaders
07.11.16"Telemedicine in Tennessee," Colbey Reagan quoted in Nashville Medical News
06.30.16"Fraud, anti-kickback penalties to double," Jennifer Weaver Quoted in Modern Healthcare
06.30.16"Fraud, anti-kickback penalties to double," Jennifer Weaver Quoted in Modern Healthcare
05.16.16"Are We Headed for Pre-Payment RAC Reviews", Richard Westling quoted in Bloomberg BNA
05.11.16"Senate Panel: Docs Owning Device Companies Have Conflict of Interest", Richard Westling quoted in Bloomberg BNA
05.05.16"Advisory Opinions: OIG Again Says No Sanctions for Proposed Medigap Discounts", Richard Westling quoted in Bloomberg BNA
03.09.16"Bundled Payment Models Need to Align Payer, Provider Incentives" Colin Luke quoted on HealthPayerIntelligence.com
01.13.16"New Jersey hospital tax exemption bill could face legal challenges" Don Stuart quoted in Modern Healthcare
01.08.16"FECs and the Future of Healthcare," Fletcher Brown Quoted in The Ambulatory M&A Advisor
01.05.16InCharge Healthcare 2016: Memphis Medical News Recognizes Denise Burke
01.05.16Richard Westling quoted in Law360 "Health Care Regulation to Watch in 2016"
12.28.15"Government health care fraud recoveries slide," Jennifer Weaver Quoted in Crain's Chicago Business
12.23.15InCharge Healthcare 2016: Nashville Medical News Recognizes Eight Waller Attorneys
12.19.15"VUMC starts 'gigantic' switch to Epic records system" Andy Norwood quoted in Tennessean
12.16.15"Examining the Place of a FEC in the Healthcare Market" Kim Looney quoted in The Ambulatory M&A Advisor
12.08.15"Not-for-profit N.J. hospitals may soon be helping local municipalities' finances," Donald B. Stuart quoted in Modern Healthcare
12.01.15“This Nashville law firm is beefing up its efforts to keep health care providers out of trouble,” Patsy Powers and Richard Westling quoted in the Nashville Business Journal
11.21.15“Whistle-blower worries: Hospitals likely to see more False Claims suits tied to doctor compensation,” J.D. Thomas quoted in Modern Healthcare
11.13.15Colin Luke recognized by the Birmingham Business Journal's, Who's Who in Birmingham's Healthcare Scene for 2015
11.13.15“Wellmont-Mountain States merger talks spark interest,” Brian Browder quoted in The Tennessean
11.11.15“Not-for-profit hospital will pay up in tax dispute as exemptions draw widespread heat,” Donald B. Stuart quoted in Modern Healthcare
11.10.15“Budget deal raises stakes for false claims, civil monetary penalties,” Jennifer Weaver Quoted in Modern Healthcare
10.16.15“Tuomey will pay U.S. $72.4 million to duck $237 million False Claims verdict,” J.D. Thomas quoted in Modern Healthcare
10.15.15“340B Mega-Rule Yields Clarity—And Controversy,” John Arnold Quoted in Pharmacy Practice News
10.09.15"Cincinnati hospital to pay $4.1 million to settle claims for unnecessary surgeries," Jennifer Weaver Quoted in Modern Healthcare
10.07.15"Will Physician Telehealth Consultations Cross State Borders?," John Arnold quoted in mHealth Intelligence
09.28.15"Edgemont Capital Partners Completes Sale of New Jersey Anesthesia Associates to MEDNAX," MarketWatch
09.11.15Mark Peters quoted in Modern Healthcare “Feds delay enforcement of home care wage rule”
08.10.15Kristen Larremore talks Stark Law in RevCycle Intelligence "Will CMS Proposed Stark Law Revisions Bring Doctors Relief?"
08.05.15Denise Burke quoted in Memphis Daily News "Memphis health pros respond to big insurers announcing merger deals"
07.18.15Colbey Reagan discusses behavioral health investments in Modern Healthcare "M&A Watch Q2: Pay parity draws investors to behavioral health"
07.08.15Don Stuart Speaks Re: ACA in Modern Healthcare, "Not-for-profit hospital's tax exemption case could signal trouble for others"
07.07.15Don Stuart quoted in Law360, "3 Takeaways From Hospital Tax Exemption Ruling"
07.06.15Fletcher Brown gives opinion on challenges to ACA in PartBNews "More patients, bigger practices likely the long-term outcome of King v. Burwell"
07.01.15Kim Harvey Looney talks Medicaid expansion in Modern Healthcare "Obama in Tennessee: 'Y'all should be able to find a solution' to Medicaid expansion"
06.20.15Attorney Mark Folk talks physician practices in latest Modern Healthcare article  "No hangover: Doc buying binge rolls on as systems learn from past deals"
05.30.15Don Stuart talks about "Taxing challenges as not-for-profit rules shift" in Modern Healthcare
04.06.15Waller counsels Ventas in definitive agreement to acquire Ardent Health Services for $1.75 billion
03.31.15“You need money to raise money, and other health IT investment tips from Nashville pros” from Waller’s Healthcare and Big Data Series
03.28.15Steve Blumenthal discusses malpractice concerns with wearable technologies in The Memphis Daily News
03.24.15George Bishop speaks about hospital investments in the Nashville Business Journal
03.21.15"They're making money on fee-for-service," Kim Looney talks ACOs in Modern Healthcare
03.14.15FBI raid at a Williamson County construction office as part of an ongoing investigation into nine Tennessee Department of Transportation and two Metro Nashville Airport Authority contracts in The Tennessean
03.07.15“Lifesavers or kickbacks? Critics say patient-assistance programs help keep drug prices high,” Don Stuart quoted in Modern Healthcare
01.21.15“Politics Versus Economics and the Enduring Mystery of Medicaid Expansion,” Fletcher Brown quoted in The Huffington Post
01.08.15“4 Trends in the current Stark Law enforcement climate,” Michelle Marsh quoted in Becker’s Hospital Review
12.31.14InCharge Healthcare 2015: Eight Waller Attorneys Recognized by Nashville Medical News
12.31.14InCharge Healthcare 2015: Denise Burke Recognized by Memphis Medical News
12.28.14“ACA faces key court test over its future,” Shannon Goff Kukulka quoted in The Tennessean
12.26.14“Providers keep borrowing while the borrowing’s good, fearing higher rates,” Robert L. Harris quoted in Modern Healthcare
11.25.14“Identifying trends in False Claims Act enforcement,” Jennifer Weaver quoted in Becker’s Hospital Review
10.29.14“New Member Spotlight,” Brian A. Pierce featured in DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar
10.18.14“Provider, pharmacy sector see lively quarter,” Ken Marlow quoted in Modern Healthcare
10.05.14“HCTL Spotlight: Matt Burnstein,” Healthcare Transaction Lawyers
09.30.14“Docs wary about release of payment data from drug firms,” Denise Burke quoted in The Tennessean
09.10.14“The Reward of HIPAA Risk Assessment,” Angela Youngberg quoted in For The Record
07.23.14“Doctors prepare for gift disclosure rules,”Denise Burke quoted in the Tennessean
07.11.14“Health IT and Liability: How to Protect Your Hospital When Software Fails,” E. Andrew Norwood quoted in Becker’s Hospital Review
07.10.14“Why health IT is so hot right now,” Don Moody and Matt Burnstein quoted in the Nashville Business Journal
06.30.14“Understanding Warranties, Representations and Sandbagging,” Matt Burnstein quoted in the Ambulatory M&A Advisor
06.18.14"MDSave raises $2M," Waller mentioned in The Nashville Post
06.11.14"Forget Target, your health care info is more at risk," Colbey Reagan quoted in The Tennessean
05.17.14"Provider debt levels up due to low rates, looser conditions," Robert L. Harris quoted in Modern Healthcare
04.15.14“Physician pay: What's a doctor worth?,” Michelle Marsh quoted in The Tennessean
02.03.14“The Antitrust Issue,” Beth Vessel quoted in Nashville Medical News
12.17.13"Incentives May Be Offered for HRAs That Omit Genetic Data, Attorney Says," Shannon Goff Kukulka quoted in Bloomberg BNA: Pension & Benefits Daily
12.03.13"CVS Caremark Puts Up $4M to End FCA Suit," Jennifer Weaver, attorney, mentioned, Health Law 360
12.02.13“Narrowing the scope of CIDs,” Bill Athanas quoted in Healthcare Finance News
09.27.13"Waller's Health Care Chief Talks Industry Trends," Ken Marlow quoted in Nashville Business Journal
09.19.13“Healthcare IT Security Is Difficult, But Not Impossible,” Robb S. Harvey quoted in CIO magazine
09.02.13“Paid Overpayments, Settlements Could Be Tax Deductible,” Leigh Griffith quoted in Medical Practice Compliance Alert
08.20.13“Managing Healthcare Litigation Costs,” by Paul S. Davidson, Healthcare Finance News
07.22.13“Amanda K. Jester Joins Waller as Partner"
07.08.13"Avoid NPP-doctor supervision violations for diagnostic tests," Kim Harvey Looney quoted in Medical Practice Compliance Alert
07.05.13"Industry reacts to employer mandate delay," Shannon Goff Kukulka quoted in Employee Benefit News
06.10.13"Take 7 steps to protect your practice's NPI, DEA numbers," Colbey Reagan quoted in Medical Practice Compliance Alert
06.03.13"A Cash-Raising Healthcare Real Estate Strategy," Jeff Calk quoted in HealthLeaders Media
04.26.13Bob Boston, Robb Harvey, Chase Cole and George Bishop Named to NBJ's "Best of the Bar"
03.05.13"Developing a "Best-in-Class" Internal Investigation Policy," William C. Athanas and John Park quoted in Health Care Law Roundtable
02.25.13"Empowered by ACA, old fraud law puts new scrutiny on doctors," Kim Harvey Looney quoted in American Medical News
02.06.13John Claybrook, Partner, co-Author of "The 36M Mistake: Why Hospitals and Health Systems Need to be Aware of Real Estate Risks", featured in Becker's Hospital Review
02.04.13"ACOs, Bundled Payments, Quality & Access," Kim Harvey Looney quoted in Nashville Medical News
10.31.12“To Be or Not To Be Independent: 5 Considerations for Community Hospitals,” Brian R. Browder quoted in Becker’s Hospital Review
08.06.12“Drawing Attention: Whistle-blowers Follow Spotlight to Nashville,” Jennifer Weaver quoted in Modern Healthcare
07.27.12"Health Scare"  THE DEAL PIPELINE
07.24.12“Cardiac Arrests – Hospitals anxious they could face hefty False Claims penalties in implanted cardiac defibrillator cases," MODERN HEALTHCARE
06.25.12Waller mentioned in HEALTHCARE FINANCE NEWS, "Waller expands into Austin, Texas"
06.19.12Waller mentioned in NASHVILLE POST, "Waller opens in Texas"
06.19.12Waller mentioned in NASHVILLE BUSINESS JOURNAL, "Waller opens new office in Austin"
06.19.12Waller mentioned in THE TENNESSEAN, "Waller law firm expands to Texas"
06.15.12Amy Roland in NASHVILLE BUSINESS JOURNAL, "Waller attorney: Vendor, expense key in electronic health records"
06.13.12"Is Your Hospital Considering a Transaction? 4 Legal Areas You Must Address," Brian R. Browder quoted in Becker's Hospital Review
05.01.12"An Overview of Recent Challenges to Hospital Transactions: Is the FTC Really More Aggressive?," Brian R. Browder quoted in Becker's Hospital Review
07.18.11BECKER'S HOSPITAL REVIEW, "8 Legal Considerations for Establishing or Expanding a Hospital Radiation Oncology Program"
06.28.10Walter Neilsen quoted by AMERICAN MEDICAL NEWS ONLINE, "Rental Brokers One Option for Help Finding Office Space"
01.21.10"Investors Watch Health Care in Wake of G.O.P. Win," Robert L. Harris quoted in the New York Times
-"Conversation with... Jeffrey C. Smith of Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis," Jeffrey Smith quoted in Memphis Business Journal
03.06.17“Data Security: Privacy and Security Audits May Be Moving From Education to Enforcement,” Kevin Page Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Health Law Reporter (Subscriber Content)
02.09.17“Data Breaches: Hospital Hit With $3.2M Penalty for Ongoing Health Data Security Lapses,” Kevin Page Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Health Law Reporter (Subscriber Content)
01.26.17“Data Breaches: Stolen Storage Device Leads to $2.2M Settlement for Insurer,” Kevin Page Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Health Law Reporter (Subscriber Content)
01.05.17“Privacy: Providers Can Disclose Private Health Information to Protect Public,” Kevin Page Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Health Law Reporter (Subscriber Content)
11.03.16“Privacy: Businesses Sharing Consumer Health Data Must Comply With FTC Act Too,” Kevin Page Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Health Law Reporter (Subscriber Content)
10.20.16“Data Security: Catholic Health System Reaches $2.1 Million Settlement,” Kevin Page Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Health Law Reporter (Subscriber Content)
03.31.16“Privacy: New HIPAA Audits May Prove Burdensome, Attorneys Say,” Kevin Page Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Health Law Reporter (Subscriber Content)
Events
06.05.18Kristen Johns joins panel at KraftCPAs "Blockchain for Healthcare" Seminar (VIDEO)
04.13.18“Healthcare Compliance: Ideas for Protecting and Preparing for Success," Presented by Fletcher Brown, Texas Association for Healthcare Financial Administration (TAHFA)
02.16.18“What Were They Thinking? They Actually Did That! Yes, Ethics Matters!!!," Presented by Fletcher Brown, UMC Health System Board Education Workshop
10.29.17“Medical Necessity and the False Claims Act: Investigating, Proving, and Defending FCA Cases Involving Issues of Medical Necessity,” co-presented by J.D. Thomas at the Health Care Compliance Association (HCCA) Healthcare Enforcement Compliance Institute.
10.18.17Leigh Griffith presenting "The New Partnership Tax Audit Regime Effective 2018: Update on the Surprising IRS Views With or Without Regulations" at the American Health Lawyers Association Tax Issues for Health Care Organization Conference
10.06.17“The Secrets of Open Meetings, Closed Sessions and Public Information,” Presented by Fletcher Brown, Texas Healthcare Trustee Webinar
10.04.17JD Thomas moderating "Medical Necessity and the False Claims Act - Lions and Tigers and Experts, Oh My." at the AHLA Fraud and Compliance Forum
09.19.17“Blockchain: How Will It Change Cybersecurity and HIPAA?,” Presented by A.J. Bahou, Information Security Conference (InfoSec 2017) Nashville and the Middle Tennessee Information Systems Security Association
09.07.17Katie Stenberg and John Tishler present "Red Flags for Healthcare Lenders: Swim with the Sharks or Sleep with the Fishes,” at at IMN’s Annual Midwest Bank Special Assets & Credit Officer’s Forum
08.25.17Health:Further: Blockchain Investing
07.06.17“The Role and Responsibility of the Board,” Presented by Fletcher Brown2017 Healthcare Governance Conference
05.18.17Ryan Cochran joins Turnaround Management Association Tennessee Chapter panel for "How Do You Know What is REALLY Going On? A practical guide for evaluating and advising distressed healthcare facilities"
02.27.172017 HCCA Board Audit Committee Compliance Conference
02.23.17“Top 10 Health Care Trends - 2017," Presented by Fletcher Brown, Mitchell County Hospital District Board Retreat
02.17.17“Healthcare Compliance: Ideas for Protecting and Preparing for Success,” Presented by Fletcher Brown, 2017 TAHFA and HFMA Lone Star - Lubbock Road Show
11.04.16Alabama Bar Association Healthcare Law Conference
11.04.16ACHE Chapter Panel Discussion - Listening to Employers: How Health Systems Can Support Population Health Management
10.21.16"The Art of Self Disclosure: When, Where, How," Co-presented by Kaitlyn L. Dunn, 28th Annual TBA Health Law Forum
10.05.16"Fraud and Abuse and Managed Care," Co-presented by J.D. Thomas, 2016 AHLA Fraud and Compliance Forum
10.03.16"Empowering Consumers" Kristen Johns - Panelist, Distributed Health: The Inaugural Blockchain Conference for the Healthcare Industry
07.28.16"Meeting The Challenges Of The Future: Small Community Governance Issues," Presented by Fletcher Brown, Texas Healthcare Trustees 2016 Healthcare Governance Conference
05.18.16“Developing, Defending and Leveraging Intellectual Property,” Co-presented by A.J. Bahou,  Southeastern Medical Device Association (SEMDA) 10th Annual Conference
05.17.16"Form Follows Function: Buyer and Seller Joint Ventures," Ken Marlow Panelist, 2016 AHLA Healthcare Transactions Conference
04.26.16“The Future of Texas’ Rural Hospitals: What the Data Tells Us and New Models for Preserving Access to Care,” Presented by Ryan Cochran, Texas Organization of Rural & Community Hospitals 2016 Annual Conference
04.21.16"Compliance Update," Co-presented by J.D. Thomas, 2016 ADSO Summit
02.29.162016 HCCA Board Audit Committee Compliance Conference
02.23.16“Health Law 101: A Backgrounder for Hospital Boards and Leadership,” Fletcher Brown, Presenter, The Governance Institute
01.31.16"The Intersection Between Fraud & Abuse and Managed Care—A Crash Course on Compliance," Co-presented by J.D. Thomas, 2016 HCCA Managed Care Conference
01.30.16“Legal Duties of Hospital Board Members and Regulatory Update,” Fletcher Brown, Presenter, Mitchell County Hospital District Board Retreat
01.19.16“Healthcare Compliance: Protecting and Preparing for Success,” Fletcher Brown, Presenter, The Governance Institute
12.08.15"Self-Disclosure: Why, When, Where and How," Co-presented by Kaitlyn L. Dunn, ABA Washington Health Law Summit
11.30.15"Healthcare M&A Update," Brian R. Browder, Presenter, Tennessee Society of CPAs 2015 Health Care Conference
11.03.15"Regulatory Roundtable Discussion," Denise D. Burke, Panelist, Musculoskeletal New Ventures Conference
10.08.15"Hospital Physician Integration in a New Health Care World," Kim Harvey Looney, Co-Presenter, Tennessee Bar Association 27th Annual Health Law Forum
10.07.15"Overview of Fraud and Abuse Laws," Co-presented by J.D. Thomas, 15th Annual TBA Health Law Primer
09.28.15"Health Care Lawyers Beware: Legal Ethics and Managing the Risks of Corporate Representation," Kim Harvey Looney, Co-Presenter, AHLA Fraud and Compliance Forum
06.30.15"Telemedicine, Telehealth, and Mobile Health: The Future is Today," Kim Harvey Looney, Co-Presenter, AHLA Annual Meeting
06.17.15“Freestanding Emergency Centers and States Considering Options,” Presented by Fletcher Brown and Colin Luke, National Freestanding Emergency Center 2015 Annual Conference, Dallas
06.08.15Eric Fugett to speak at Life Science Tennessee Mentor Network: Ask the Experts Panel "Advice on Academic Partners, IP and Regulatory Hurdles for Life Science Start-Ups"
05.13.15"Forming Urgent Care Centers: Addressing Complex Legal Challenges," Kim Harvey Looney, Co-Presenter, Strafford Webinar
04.29.15Jester to Speak at UT Law's 27th Annual Health Law Conference
04.07.15"Urgent Care Centers and Free-Standing Emergency Rooms: A Necessary Alternative Under the ACA," Kim Harvey Looney, Co-Presenter, AHLA Webinar
04.01.15National Rural Health Association
03.21.15Don Moody, Neil Krugman and Cory Brown to discuss CLO Legal during the Association of Dental Support Organizations Annual Meeting
03.20.15Don Moody and Neil Krugman present at the Association of Dental Support Organizations Annual Meeting
02.19.15"Litigation Holds In Healthcare," Paul Davidson and Tera Rica Murdock, Presenters, Strafford Publications, Inc. CLE Webinar
02.02.15"Hospital Physician Integration in a New Health Care World: Advice from the Trenches," Kim Harvey Looney, Co-Presenter, AHLA Hospitals and Physician Organizations Law Institute
12.11.14“Physician Compliance Programs Fundamentals,” Co-presented by Kaitlyn L. Dunn, American Bar Association CLE Webinar
12.05.14Waller Launches Healthcare and Big Data Series
10.09.14"Hospital/Physician Integration in a New Health Care World," Kim Harvey Looney, Co-Presenter, Tennessee Bar Association Health Law Section 26th Annual Health Law Forum
10.09.14"Government Perspectives on Healthcare Fraud and Enforcement," Moderated by J.D. Thomas, 26th Annual TBA Health Law Forum
10.08.14"Fraud and Abuse Laws: Examining a Hypothetical Physician Practice Acquisition," Co-presented by J.D. Thomas, 14th Annual TBA Health Law Primer
09.26.14"Laws You Need to Know but Didn't Know to Ask," presented by Denise D. Burke and Angela C. Youngberg, Tennessee Orthopaedic Society 2014 Annual Conference
09.09.14"Urgent Care Centers and Free-Standing Emergency Rooms," Kim Harvey Looney, Co-Presenter, Nashville Council of Health Care Attorneys
06.30.14"The New Frontier: Physician Integration from the Trenches," Kim Harvey Looney, Co-presenter at AHLA Annual Meeting
06.05.14Jeffrey Calk, Speaker at Healthcare Real Estate 20/20: The New and Changing Delivery of Healthcare and its Impact on Current and Future Investment, Development & Financing Strategies
04.24.14Practical Strategies for Successfully Handling Government Investigations & False Claims Act Litigation
04.11.14"Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Texas," Michelle D. Apodaca, Panelist, University of Texas School of Law 26th Annual Health Law Conference
04.04.14"ACA Delivery Reforms - The Impact on Texas Physicians," Michelle D. Apodaca, Presenter, Park Plaza Hospital Medical Staff Meeting
02.27.14"A Mid-Course Report Card on Healthcare Reform," Michelle D. Apodaca, Panelist, American Bar Association Health Law Section 15th Annual Conference on Emerging Issues in Healthcare Law
02.05.14"Urgent Care Centers and Free Standing Emergency Rooms: A Necessary Alternative under the ACA," Kim Harvey Looney, Co-Presenter, AHLA Physicians & Hospitals Law Institute
02.03.14“The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Home Care and Hospice Financial Markets: Buying, Selling and Valuation,” Moderator at 2014 Home Care 100
2013Healthcare Briefing Series
12.09.13“Key ACO Facts from the People Who Shaped the Medicare Shared Savings Program,” Michelle Apodaca, Moderator at the 11th Annual Washington Health Law Summit presented by the ABA Health Law Section
12.09.13"Wellness Programs Under Health Reform,” Shannon Goff Kukulka, Panelist at the 11th Annual Washington Health Law Summit presented by the ABA Health Law Section
10.21.13"ACOs and Other Models of Care: From Formation to Operation-Tax Considerations and More," by Don Stuart, AHLA, Tax Issues for Health Care Organizations, October 20 – 22, 2013, Arlington, VA
10.14.13“Getting Paid for HOW You Do: Navigating This New Era of Alternative Provider Payments,” Michelle Apodaca, Counsel, Co-Presenter, 2013 Texas Health Law Conference
10.13.13"Stark Infested Waters and Other Compliance Challenges When the Government Knocks on Your Door," Fletcher Brown, attorney, co-presenter 2013 Texas Health Law Conference
09.08.13"Board Ethics: Preparing for New Challenges," Presented by Fletcher Brown, Texas Healthcare Trustees’ New Board Member Orientation
08.22.13"Healthcare Fraud Update," Patricia O. Powers, Jennifer Weaver, and Richard W. Westling, Presenters at 2013 Healthcare Briefing Series
08.20.13"83rd Texas Legislative Update - From a Hospital Provider Perspective,"Michelle Apodaca and Fletcher Brown, Presenters at Healthcare Financial Management Association
08.16.13“The Nuts and Bolts of Healthcare Lending,” Robert L. Harris, Presenter at 2013 Southeastern Banking Seminar
07.26.13"Rapport and Realities: Enhancing the leadership and management relationship CEO and trustee panel discussion," Fletcher Brown, panelist, 2013 Texas Healthcare Trustee Annual Conference, Fort Worth, Texas
07.25.13"Healthcare Governance Foundations - Board Member Orientation," Fletcher Brown, co-presenter, 2013 Texas Healthcare Trustee Annual Conference, Fort Worth, Texas
07.18.13“Integration in Medical Staff,” Kim Harvey Looney, Panelist at AHLA Physician Organizations Bootcamp Webinar and Roundtable Discussion Series: The Anatomy of Physician Integration, Part VI
07.09.13"Trade Names, Trademarks and Branding for Healthcare Providers," Robert P. Felber, Jr., Presenter at Nashville Council of Health Care Attorneys
06.06.13"National False Claims Act and Qui Tam Trial Institute," Jennifer L. Weaver, Faculty Member, American Bar Association Center for Professional Development
05.22.13"Health Care Reform: Traps for the Unwary," Kim Looney and Shannon Goff Kukulka, Presenters at the Tennessee Society of Certified Public Accountants 2013 Controller's Conference
04.09.13"Mitigating the Risk of Health Care Data Breaches: A Practical Guide for the Industry," Robb Harvey, Panelist for Live Webcast for The Knowledge Group
03.07.13"Stark Law: A Roadmap to Real Estate Compliance," John Claybrook and Walter Neilsen, presenters, Medical Office Today webcast
02.22.13"Recent Trends in Academic Medical Center Acquisitions and Affiliations," Brian Browder, Panelist at the American Bar Association, Emerging Issues Conference
02.21.13"Regulatory Issues in Healthcare Real Estate Transactions – A Review of Stark and the Anti-Kickback Statute," Walter Neilsen, Panel on Webinar for AHLA Real Estate Affinity Group of the Hospitals and Health Systems Group
02.21.13Fletcher Brown speaks at Fisher County Hospital District Board of Directors Retreat
01.29.13"Financial Market Forecast - 2013," Robert L. Harris, Moderator at 2013 Home Care 100
11.29.12Directions in Healthcare 2012
11.29.12"Compliance Issues through the Eyes of the Board of Directors," Patricia O. Powers and Richard W. Westling, Panelists at Directions in Healthcare 2012
10.24.12“Urgent Care Centers: Key Legal Considerations,” Kim Harvey Looney and Matt Burnstein, Panelists at Strafford webinar/teleconference
10.19.122012 Healthcare Briefing Series, Part 8, "Tales from the Dark Side: The Plaintiff's Bar and How Healthcare Providers Can Avoid Litigation"
10.12.12“Representing Physicians: Potential Perils & Pitfalls – Life Cycle of a Physician-Practice,” Kim Harvey Looney, Panelist at American Health Lawyers Association Fundamentals of Health Law
10.04.12“Hospital-Physician Integration Models,” Kim Harvey Looney, Panelist at Tennessee Bar Association 24th Annual Health Law Forum
09.27.12“Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know about HR, but …,” Marcus M. Crider, Panelist at the Freestanding Ambulatory Surgery Center Association of Tennessee 2012 Fall Conference
09.14.122012 Healthcare Briefing Series, Part 7, "Crisis Management and the Interplay between Public Relations and Legal Counsel"
09.12.12AHLA Fair Market Value Bootcamp Webinar and Roundtable
08.23.12"Healthcare Fraud Enforcement Update," Jennifer Weaver, Patricia O. Powers, and Richard Westling, Presenters at 2012 Healthcare Briefing Series
8/8/2012"Recent Trends in Legal Financing Terms," Robert L. Harris, Presenter at Cressey & Company CFO Conference (August 2012)
07.31.12“ACOs Are Here to Stay-What To Do Now?,” Kim Harvey Looney, Panelist at LeadingAge Tennessee 2012 Annual Conference
07.26.12"Current Issues in Establishing and Defending FMV Compensation," Patricia O. Powers and Kim Harvey Looney, Presenters
06.21.122012 Healthcare Briefing Series, Part 4 - "Overpayments and Disclosures: Is Self-Reporting Still Voluntary?"
05.18.122012 Healthcare Briefing Series, Part 3 - "Immigration Considerations in Healthcare Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring"
05.16.12ABA 4th Annual National Institute on Internal Corporate Investigations and Forum for In-House Counsel
05.09.12“Hiring and Firing – Laying the Bricks to Effectively Support Employment Decisions,” Marcus M. Crider, Presenter at the Ambulatory Surgery Center Association 2012 Annual Meeting
05.03.12“Compliance and Transactions,” Kim Harvey Looney, Panelist at American Health Lawyers Association Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Bootcamp Webinar Series, Part V
04.20.122012 Healthcare Briefing Series, Part 2 - "Paradigm Shift: Bundled Payments and the Future of Reimbursement"
03.02.122012 Healthcare Briefing Series, Part 1 - "Compliance and Conflict: Effectively Enforcing Corporate Compliance Programs Without Turning Violators Into Whistleblowers"
02.27.12“ACOs Are Here to Stay-What To Do Now?,” Kim Harvey Looney, Panelist at American Health Lawyers Association Long Term Care and the Law Program
02.09.12“Careful Drafting: How Stark Has Changed The Risk Calculus.” Kim Harvey Looney, Panelist at AHLA Physicians and Physician Organizations Law Institute/ Hospitals And Health Systems Law Institute
12.15.11“A Closer Look at Medicare ACOs,” Kim Harvey Looney, Panelist at Modern Healthcare Webinar
11.07.11Directions in Healthcare 2011Directions_In_Healthcare_2011_Logo
11.07.11"Collaboration and Cooperation between Not-for-Profit and Investor-Owned Providers," Brian R. Browder, Moderator at Directions in Healthcare 2011
11/7/2011"Financing the Future: Options and Outlook for Not-for-Profit and Investor-Owned Providers," Robert L. Harris, Moderator at Directions in Healthcare 2011
11.06.11"Deal Making in Healthcare," Brian R. Browder, Moderator at Leadership in Healthcare - Argyle Executive Forum
10.27.11“Overview of the Medicare Shared Savings Program Final Regulations, Part II,” Kim Harvey Looney, Moderator at AHLA Accountable Care Organization Task Force Webinar
10.12.11“Physician Contracting Issues,” Kim Harvey Looney, Panelist at Tennessee Bar Association’s 2012 Health Law Primer
10.12.11“Latest and Greatest about ACOs,” Kim Harvey Looney, Panelist at Tennessee Bar Association 23rd Annual Health Law Forum
9/23/2011"Recent Trends in Healthcare Financing," Robert L. Harris, Moderator at Leadership Health Care
05.13.11Healthcare Law
05.10.11The ACO Era Begins: An Overview of Accountable Care Organizations Including Results from a New Survey on ACOs
4/1/2011"Financing Physician Practices: A Shifting Landscape," Robert L. Harris, Presenter at Yale Healthcare Conference
2/23/2011"Lockbox Remedies: Enforceability of Court Orders Directing Medicare and Medicaid Payments to Secured Lenders," Robert L. Harris, Presenter at Client Healthcare Team Retreat
10.07.10“ACOs and Other Integration Models,” Kim Harvey Looney, Panelist at Tennessee Bar Association 22nd Annual Health Law Forum
09.30.10"Hospital Systems' Perspectives on the Market," Brian R. Browder, Moderator at Healthcare Deal Making Summit
02.15.10"Due Diligence in Healthcare M&A Transactions," Brian R. Browder, Presenter at Vanderbilt Healthcare Business Association
09.21.09"Deal Execution from a Legal Perspective," Brian R. Browder, Presenter at Crafting the Deal in Healthcare M&A
09.15.08"How Much Diligence Is Due: What to Watch for in Healthcare Deals," Brian R. Browder, Presenter at Healthcare Deals: Looking Ahead
-Legislative Updates on Healthcare Issues in Texas and the Impact of the ACA in Texas, Michelle Apodaca, Speaker
-Ethics in Managed Care, Michelle Apodaca, Speaker
-Mental Health Parity, Michelle Apodaca, Speaker
-Medicaid Managed Care, Michelle Apodaca, Speaker
-"Affordable Care Act for General Practitioners: 13 Months and Counting," Cory A. Brown, Presenter at the Tennessee Bar Association CLE
-"New Governmental Focuses on Fraud and Abuse Enforcement," Cory A. Brown, Panelist for ACHE Chapter
-"HIPAA Update," Cory A. Brown, Co-Presenter for the West Tennessee Society for Healthcare Human Resources Administration
-Texas Insurance Institute 2013 Conference, 2013 Legislative Update
-“ACO Formation and Implementation,” Kim Harvey Looney, Panelist at AHLA Physician Organizations Practice Group and Accountable Care Organization Task Force  Webinar
Press Releases
06.14.18Waller Adds Four Attorneys in Nashville
05.03.18Chambers USA Recognizes 37 Waller Attorneys; Cites National Healthcare Status
04.30.18Healthcare Management Partners Leads Successful Sale of Nine Senior Care Facilities
04.24.18Waller named No.1 firm in the South on American Bar Association's annual Health Law sectionCapture
04.05.18Ken Marlow part of inaugural class for Nashville Business Journal's Health Care Awards[160628131730]Marlow-W-Kenneth-final
04.02.18Waller Boosts National Healthcare Regulatory Practice with the Hiring of Former CHS VP and Associate General Counselneil-web
01.18.18Waller Elects Nine New Partners
12.12.17Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis, LLP Ranked Top Health Law Firm in the South by the American Bar Association’s Health Law Section
08.24.17Waller Names Paula Torch Executive Director of Healthcare Department
07.20.17Chambers-Associate Gives Waller Top Ranking in Healthcare, Three Additional Categories Related to Associate Satisfaction
07.18.17Marc Adesso Joins Waller's Corporate Securities Practice
07.11.17Waller Receives Top Honors from Modern Healthcare and the American Health Lawyers Association for its Healthcare Practice
07.07.17Waller Adds Prominent Employment Attorney to Top-Ranked Tennessee Labor and Employment Practice
06.28.17Waller Adds Two Veteran Attorneys to Support Robust Healthcare Transactional,  Private Equity and Venture Capital Practices
05.26.1735 Waller Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA
02.01.17Don Moody Recognized Among Most Influential  in Dental Industry  as Waller Expands its Dental and DSO Legal Practice
01.17.17Waller Attorneys Named to Ambulatory M&A Advisor Leading Lawyers List
06.28.16Waller Earns “AHLA Top Honors” for the Tenth Consecutive Year
06.16.16Waller Adds New Partner, Four Associates
05.27.1632 Waller Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA; Healthcare Practice Earns National Recognition
01.11.16Waller Elects Seven New Partners
12.23.15Waller Named to The American Bar Association's Health Law Top 10 List
11.10.15Veteran Attorneys Patsy Powers and Richard Westling Return to Waller's Healthcare Compliance and Government Enforcement Defense Team
06.30.15Waller Receives Top Honors From American Health Lawyers Association for 9th Consecutive Year
06.10.15Waller Attorneys Set To Speak at First-Ever National Conference for Freestanding Emergency Centers
03.19.15Healthcare Attorney Elizabeth N. Pitman Joins Waller’s Birmingham Office
03.18.1528 Waller Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA
03.9.15Waller Named to The American Bar Association's Health Law Top 10 List
02.26.15Waller Launches Healthcare Law Blog
02.04.15Waller Adds 11 Attorneys, Expands Several Core Practice Groups
01.20.15Waller Names 11 New Partners
01.06.15Waller Strengthens Government Investigations and White Collar Practice With Hiring of Former Assistant United States Attorney J.D. Thomas
09.22.14Veteran Healthcare Information Technology Attorneys Steve Blumenthal and Kristen Johns Join Waller
07.17.14Waller Ranked Fifth Largest U.S. Healthcare Law Firm  by Modern Healthcare
06.17.14Waller Receives Top Honors from American Health Lawyers Association
06.12.14Five Waller Attorneys Named 2014 Alabama Super Lawyers
05.27.1432 Waller Attorneys Recognized in Chambers USA
05.13.14Waller Hires Morgan Ribeiro as Executive Director of Healthcare Department
04.23.14Waller Adds Five Healthcare Attorneys in Three Offices
03.18.14William Athanas and Rebecca Wright Pritchett  Named 2014 Top Attorneys by Birmingham Magazine
02.19.14Four Veteran Attorneys Join Waller as Firm Launches Memphis Office
10.28.13Noted Healthcare Attorney Colin Luke Joins Waller in Birmingham
10.05.12Waller Attorney Recognized as One Of Nashville's Top 30 Under 30
07.03.12Waller Receives AHLA Top Honors
06.19.12Waller Expands into Austin, Texas
02.24.12Twenty-Four Waller Lansden Attorneys Recognized as "Leaders in the Field" by Chambers USA
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