Carol is a partner in the Healthcare practice and co-chair of the Hospitals & Health Systems and Healthcare Private Equity industry teams. She is a prominent healthcare lawyer who handles regulatory counseling for private equity investors and healthcare providers. Her clients include hospitals, academic medical centers, dental, optometric and physical therapy management companies, home health providers, hospices, assisted living facilities, and numerous private equity investors in the health care sector.
Carol’s proactive yet practical regulatory risk and compliance advice is often sought by boards of directors. She provides legal guidance on the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute and other federal and state fraud and abuse laws. Clients trust her careful counseling on privacy and security (HIPAA/HITECH Act), health regulatory due diligence and Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement matters. She frequently advises on HIPAA compliance, enforcement and audits, safe harbor structuring of healthcare joint ventures, clinical trial contracting, voluntary disclosure counseling, corporate practice of medicine laws, and enrollment and termination issues. Carol is sought out as a regulatory advisor to innovative and emerging providers such as medical meal delivery, integrative medicine and palliative care providers.