Jim assists various health care providers with their legal concerns and needs. Health care is a heavily-regulated, high-dollar industry, but at its heart, there are bright, dedicated individuals doing their best to help others with acute or chronic health issues. Jim particularly enjoys helping providers take care of legal issues so they can focus on carrying out their goals and missions of providing high-quality care to patients.
With more than 20 years of experience, Jim provides an array of legal services to hospitals, physicians, long-term care providers, diagnostic facilities, and others across the spectrum of patient care. He advises health care clients on a variety of contractual, regulatory, and general corporate matters, including managed care, employment and vendor contracts, physician recruitment, Anti-Kickback, Stark, and general regulatory compliance. He also advises clients on Medicare and Medicaid issues, governance structures and other various health care-related issues. A large portion of his work has been transactional in nature, including joint ventures and mergers and acquisitions.
In addition to his frequent work with providers. Jim also regularly counsels other participants in
the industry such as health insurers, manufacturers, consultants, provider associations, and
entrepreneurs. Jim assists these entities with a variety of matters such as contract drafting and
negotiation, regulatory compliance, and operational and business issues.
Jim is a frequent speaker and writer on managed care, Stark and other health care topics.
February 15, 2016
June 26, 2017
Northern Kentucky University Salmon P. Chase College of Law, J.D., 1995, magna cum laude
Northern Kentucky University, B.A., 1992
The Best Lawyers in America©, for Health Care Law 2008-2019
Kentucky Bar Association
Northern Kentucky Bar Association
Ohio State Bar Association
American Health Lawyers Association
Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys, former President
Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys
HealthPoint Family Care, Board Member
Diocesan Catholic Children’s Home, Former Board Member
Kentucky Health Cooperative, Inc., Former Board Member
Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys,Former President