Colin Luke has extensive experience in healthcare transactions and regulatory issues involving a wide range of providers in the academic, governmental, non-profit and for-profit sectors. He is routinely involved in Certificate of Need matters, joint ventures between physician and other types of providers and sales or mergers of healthcare providers.
Hospitals, health systems, physicians and outpatient services providers depend on Colin for assistance with regulatory compliance matters involving the federal Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark law, HIPAA and patient privacy, state healthcare regulations and the development of effective corporate compliance programs.
Healthcare clients also rely on Colin for assistance with operations issues such as provider and payor certifications, facility licensure, and Certificates of Need. Additionally, he is highly sought-after for his experience with a wide range of transactional matters including the acquisition and divestiture of healthcare facilities and the formation of healthcare joint ventures. Colin leads Waller's Healthcare Compliance and Operations practice which comprises nearly 30 attorneys and paralegals who focus exclusively on the complex federal and state regulations governing the healthcare industry.
Prior to joining Waller, Colin represented healthcare providers in the Southeast as a partner with two Birmingham, Alabama law firms. Early in his career, he served as Vice President and Corporate Counsel for Active Services Corporation, one of the nation's largest providers of adult day healthcare services. In this role, Colin managed the acquisition and development of healthcare facilities and oversaw the company's regulatory compliance program.
Served as lead transaction and healthcare regulatory counsel to Covenant Surgical Partners in its partnership with Arizona Centers for Digestive Health.
Represented Alabama-based Jacksonville Hospital in the transfer of RMC Jacksonville Medical Center to Jacksonville State University.
Represented Central Alabama Radiation Oncology in securing an appellate victory from the Alabama Supreme Court in an Open Records Act case against a competing health system.
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The Best Lawyers in America© (Woodward/White Inc.)
Mid-South Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters)
Alabama Bar's Health Law Section
Birmingham Business Journal
Harry S. Truman Scholar
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