About Lisa Atlas Genecov

Lisa Atlas Genecov, national co-chair of the firm's Health Care practice, counsels health care providers in connection with major transactions and regulatory issues, helping them to discover strategic opportunities under the Affordable Care Act and other health care laws. She has more than 30 years of experience structuring transactions and implementing advances to quality of care in ways that achieve her clients' goals while complying with the law.

Major deals, major opportunities

In transactional matters, Lisa has particularly deep experience with mergers and acquisitions, sometimes involving private equity funding. She previously acted as lead transaction counsel for a network of nonprofit hospitals in a deal that created the largest member-owned health care company in the United States. On the regulatory side, she has advised on compliance issues with initiatives ranging from virtual care programs to mobile apps.

Lisa's clients include health systems, hospitals and medical groups. In addition to counseling clients on acquisitions of entire hospitals or service lines, she also advises on the development of accountable care organizations and clinically integrated networks and strategies to align the incentives of physicians, hospitals and payors. She also assists clients with physician recruitment, physician practice management and fee-splitting issues.

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Practice Focus

  • Mergers and acquisitions (M&A)
  • Health care fraud and abuse issues
  • Stark law
  • Licensure and change of ownership matters
  • Corporate governance

Representative Experience

  • Represented large health care network of nonprofit hospitals in acquisition of one of the largest US alliances of nonprofit academic medical centers. Created the largest member-owned health care company in the United States.  *
  • Represented large, regional nonprofit health system in joint venture with national health care payor regarding health plans and insured and self-insured products. Combined integrated care teams, health insurance benefits and administrative services to promote efficiencies and lower costs of care.  *
  • Represented large, national for-profit health system with change of ownership, notifications and related filings and other health care regulatory matters in its $4.4 billion acquisition of another large health system.  *
  • Represented national hospice care operator in acquisition of various hospice agencies around the United States. Also served as lead transaction counsel in sale of the hospice care operator to larger hospice care company. *
  • Represented large, regional nonprofit health system on setting up its virtual care program. Addressed regulatory issues, prepared and negotiated contracts, and structured various affiliations for the provision of telemedicine and digital health services.  *
  • Represented large national health care system with respect to physician telemedicine initiatives. Addressed Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law and other regulatory issues; privacy and security issues; Medicare and state law reimbursement issues; and multiple vendor contract issues.  *
  • Represented digital health/mobile app company in health care regulatory matters, including HIPAA privacy and security issues. *
  • Represented national physician practice management company in joint venture transaction with Texas nonprofit health system for development of urgent care centers.  *
  • Represented large, for-profit health system on health care regulatory matters in joint venture with large, national ambulatory surgical services company. *
  • Represented private equity group in acquisition of large anesthesia practice management company and its affiliated anesthesia medical practice.  *
  • Represented Texas nonprofit regional health system in acquisition of large cardiology practice.  *
  • Represented revenue cycle solutions subsidiary of large for-profit health system in joint venture with large Catholic health system regarding revenue cycle services. *
  • Represented national health care staffing company in acquisitions of other staffing companies and a technology company providing scheduling and other management solutions.  *
  • Represented urgent care, occupational medicine and health care work site company in numerous acquisitions of primary care physician practices across the United States.  *
  • Represented proton cancer treatment center developer in health care regulatory, corporate and transactional matters for development and operation of proton treatment centers with academic medical centers in Texas, Maryland and Georgia; and with a large health system and its affiliated medical practice in California.  *
* Experience prior to Katten

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