Lisa Stewart Albright

Lisa is a member of the Corporate Department and Health Care Group. She draws on her health care knowledge to assist physicians, physician groups, acute care and long term care facilities with their transactional needs and compliance issues.

Lisa has acted as outside general counsel to a hospital client, advising it on compliance programs and policies, as well as issues regarding medical staff bylaws, physician contracting, HIPAA, EMTALA, Stark, Anti-kickback and managed care contracting. Lisa has assisted various clients in forming ventured ambulatory care facilities; drafted private securities offerings; negotiated payor agreements; and negotiated and drafted employment agreements, recruitment agreements, asset purchase agreements, separation agreements, equipment, employee and space leases, and management and administrative services agreements. She works with clients on the formation and re-structuring of business entities, including professional corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and non-profit and business corporations; has worked on hospital and other health care provider mergers and acquisitions; and provides clients with regulatory advice under licensing regulations, conditions of participation, and state and federal fraud and abuse law.

Representative Experience

  • Change of ownership for an assisted living facility, including New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services license and all ancillary licenses, registrations and permits
  • Sale of a physician practice to a hospital and physician employment contract
  • Formation of a freestanding proton beam cancer treatment center in New Jersey
  • Amended and restated operating agreement for a hospital and physician joint ventured ambulatory surgery center
  • Creation of a healthcare consulting firm
  • Physician recruitment and employment agreements within confines of the Stark law and anti-kickback statute, as well as their state corollaries
  • Creation of a provider-based ambulatory care facility
  • Advice on record retention requirements for clinical laboratories, hospitals and other health care facilities and physician groups
  • Revision of Notice of Privacy Practices for a physical therapy provider
  • Advice on managed care contracting and out-of-network status
  • Asset and stock purchase agreements for health care facilities and physician groups

Professional And Community Involvement

  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • New Jersey State Bar Association, Health and Hospital Law Section
  • Member of Parkway Elementary School PTA
  • Member of Fisher Middle School PTO
  • Secretary of Board of Ewing Public Education Foundation

Awards And Recognition

  • Named an “Awesome Attorney” by South Jersey Magazine in the field of Health/Administrative Law (2013, 2014)
  • Named a “Best Attorney in Business” in the Health Care category by Philly Biz Magazine (2016)

Articles

  • Responding to Data Breaches –  (December 2016 issue of New Jersey Lawyer, a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association)
  • Presenter at the New Jersey Hospital Association “Care Giver Webinar” on the New Jersey CARE Act (April 2015)
  • Presenter at the New Jersey Hospital Association hospital trustee webinar, “Compliance Issues for Hospital Trustees” (May 2015)
  • Co-presenter at the NJSBA’s Health Law Institute on “The Sale of a Health Care Facility”, November 1, 2013
  • Navigating Hospital Provider-Based Billing“, New Jersey Law Journal, September 2012
  • “Co-author, “Are Antitrust Actions Worth Pursing?”, Outpatient Surgery Magazine, April 2010
  • Co-author, “Battleground New Jersey: Is an “Anti-ASC Pandemic” Possible?, SurgiStrategies, January 2010
  • “ASCs in New Jersey Breathe Sighs of Relief: Appellate Division Makes Decision on Garcia Case”, SurgiStrategies (Newsletter), November 19, 2009
  • Co-author, “Out-of-network’s Risks Melting Away: Recent legal actions may reshape the market and benefit you”, Outpatient Surgery Magazine, August 2009
  • Co-author, “Forming a New Jersey Non-Profit Corporation and Seeking Federal Tax Exempt Status as a 501(c)(3) Charitable Organization – A Guide for New Jersey Artists and Artisans”, 2008

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