Partner, Healthcare Industry Co-Chair

Patsy Powers

Legal knowledge backed by real-world healthcare experience

Healthcare clients facing compliance questions - such as structuring transactions and physician relationships, internal investigations and the possible disclosure of violations of Stark and anti-kickback violations - rely on Patsy Powers to identify practical solutions. As a past leader of Waller's healthcare regulatory group, Patsy has advised hospital leaders,  their counsel and compliance departments in all manner of complicated regulatory problems.


Patsy's Related Experience

HCA acquires Meadows Regional Medical Center

Served as special healthcare counsel to HCA in the acquisition of Meadows Regional Medical Center and part of Meadows Health.

HCA acquires Frisbie Memorial

Represented HCA in the acquisition, including providing regulatory diligence and completing facility-related regulatory filings.

HCA acquires North Carolina-based Mission Health in $1.5 billion transaction

Served as special healthcare regulatory counsel to HCA Healthcare, Inc. in its $1.5 billion acquisition of North Carolina-based Mission Health.

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  • J.D., University of Tennessee, 1991
    • Managing Editor - Tennessee Law Review
    • Heiskell Donelson Student Leadership Award
  • B.S., Vanderbilt University, 1984

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee


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Professional Involvement

  • Member, Health Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association
  • Member, Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association

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Community Involvement

  • Member, Board of Directors, Nations Ministry

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