Kristen McDermott Woodrum concentrates her practice in the area of healthcare law, including regulatory compliance and transactional matters. Well-versed in the nuances of healthcare law, Kristen anticipates potential issues and provides practical counsel while working with clients to structure complex transactions, including acquisitions, joint ventures and other strategic affiliations.
Kristen also advises clients on day-to-day operational and compliance matters, including fraud and abuse laws, such as the federal Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, and the HIPAA; Medicare/Medicaid billing and reimbursement, licensure and accreditation; third-party payor issues; and state fee-splitting, fraud and abuse; and corporate practice of medicine laws.
- Represented a multicampus hospital system in its acquisitions of ancillary facilities, including imaging centers, ambulatory surgery centers, laboratories, urgent care centers and radiation therapy facilities.
- Assisted a community hospital in the development of a clinically integrated network of providers, including evaluation of corporate structure and healthcare regulatory issues, and preparation of key documents, such as participation agreements and CIN policies and procedures.
- Advised a multicampus hospital system regarding physician-hospital arrangements and provided transactional representation in connection with practice acquisitions; employment, medical director, response and call coverage agreements; and other professional services arrangements.