Nate Lykins

Ensuring compliance during healthcare deals

Healthcare providers rely on Nate Lykins to provide assistance with the regulatory aspects of healthcare transactions including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, and divestitures. Providers also trust Nate's  advice and counsel on federal and state healthcare regulations, including the Stark Law, the Anti-kickback Statute, licensing regulations, Medicare certification, and other operational issues. Additionally, Nate conducts interviews healthcare providers to ensure their compliance with corporate integrity agreements (CIA) as part of the settlement of federal healthcare fraud and abuse investigations.

Nate's Related Experience

HCA sells Garden Park Medical Center

Served as special healthcare counsel to HCA Healthcare Inc. and provided due diligence and regulatory review support to the company in its sale of Garden Park Medical Center in Gulfport, Miss to Singing River Health System.

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.

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  • J.D., Belmont University College of Law, 2014
    • Articles Editor, Belmont Law Review
    • Bruin Scholarship Recipient
  • B.A., cum laude, Furman University, Philosophy, 2008

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee


The Best Lawyers in America© Ones to Watch

  • Health Care Law, 2021

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Nashville and Tennessee Bar Associations

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