Justin Hickerson

A focus on healthcare compliance

Justin Hickerson provides counsel on regulatory compliance and operational issues to healthcare providers ranging from hospitals and health systems to ambulatory surgery centers, dental support organizations and vision care providers. His experience includes Medicare billing and reimbursement issues, provider contracts, physician recruitment agreements and professional and facility licensure. Additionally, in transactional matters such as mergers, acquisitions, and joint ventures, Justin assists with change of ownership filings and other regulatory requirements.

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Get To Know Justin

Justin is married to his law school sweetheart. He loves watching movies and traveling.

Justin's Related Experience

LifePoint Health acquired by Apollo, merged with RCCH HealthCare Partners

Represented LifePoint Health and provided transaction, healthcare regulatory, tax, employee benefits and real estate advice to the company.

PE-backed gastroenterology practice acquires similar practice based in Seattle

Served as transaction and healthcare regulatory counsel to a PE-backed gastroenterology in its acquisition of a similar practice based in Seattle.

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., magna cum laude, Belmont University College of Law, 2017
    • Health Law Certificate
    • Notes Editor, Belmont Law Review
    • Events Coordinator, Health Law Society
    • 2nd Place L. Edward Bryant, Jr. National Health Law Transactional Moot Court, 2016 and 2017
  • B.A., summa cum laude, University of Tennessee, Political Science, 2014
    • Judge John M. Scheb Prize for distinguished performance in the study of law
    • Service & Volunteer Medallion for more than 100 hours of community service

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee

Professional Involvement

  • Member, Leadership Health Care
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, Tennessee and American Bar Associations

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