Area of focus

Hospitals and Health Care Providers

Changes in government policy, regulation, and the market are transforming hospital operations and health care delivery — constantly adding new challenges to an already demanding environment.

We leverage our previous experience as top government officials in regulatory and policy agencies. And we leverage our long...

Representative experience

Vanderbilt University on transfer of its medical center, dozens of ancillary businesses and sites, and a 50-hospital affiliated network to a newly formed independent organization.

St. Louis University on acquisition of St. Louis University Hospital from Tenet Healthcare and contribution of hospital assets to newly formed joint venture with SSM Health.

Lead trial counsel for Advocate Health Care; defended against FTC’s preliminary injunction action to stop Advocate’s proposed merger with NorthShore University Health System.

Albert Einstein Medical Center on its separation from the Jefferson Health System.

Developing and coordinating an institution-wide strategy for compliance when a multilocation hospital system faced imminent HIPAA implementation deadlines.

Johns Hopkins University on several university ventures involving cancer immunotherapies, infectious diseases, clinical trial services, neurology, and dermatology.

Representing provider networks in multiple investigations of their clinical integration and joint negotiations with health plans by federal and/or state antitrust enforcers.

Advising UnityPoint Health and the UW Health on proposed collaborations of health plans and provider systems in Wisconsin.

The University of California System on various healthcare-related matters.

The University of Virginia and its medical center in a US$500m merger of UVA’s Culpeper Hospital and Novant Health’s Northern Virginia operations.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center on a combination by joint operating agreement of North Carolina Baptist Medical Center and Wake Forest Health.

Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center in its establishment of a captive venture capital program.

University of Colorado Health on its acquisition of Yampa Valley Medical Center in Steamboat Springs, CO.

UW Health in the negotiation of a joint operating agreement to deepen its partnership with UnityPoint Health-Meriter hospital through the sharing of resources and facilities in Madison.

Sponsorships and Speaking Engagements

2018 Antitrust in Healthcare Conference

Leigh Oliver was a panelist for the "Hospital Mergers: Counseling Clients in Light of the Appellate Cases" discussion at the 2018 Antitrust in Healthcare Conference in Arlington, Virginia.

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Health care program penalties rise with Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018

Buried within a two-year budget agreement, among hundreds of pages of federal spending legislation, are key changes to several federal health care fraud statutes. The Bipartisan Budget Act...

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Blog Post

Boost for digital health in Germany – restrictions on remote treatment could be overturned in May 2018

At the next Annual General Meeting of the German Medical Association (Deutscher Ärztetag), the current restrictions on remote treatment by German physicians will most likely be...

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Court upholds DOJ antitrust lawsuit challenging Carolinas HealthCare System's anti-steering provisions Antitrust and Competition Alert

Despite a recent decision by the Second Circuit suggesting that anti-steering contractual provisions in other industries may not be anticompetitive, DOJ's lawsuit (United States v....

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Five hot topics affecting health care providers today Life Sciences and Health Care Videos

Jeff Schneider is a partner in the health regulatory practice group at Hogan Lovells, focusing on transactions and regulatory counseling involving health care providers, such as...

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Antitrust lawsuit against Carolinas Healthcare System shows DOJ support of steering, transparency initiatives Antitrust and Competition Alert

The antitrust agencies have made it clear that hospital mergers are a high enforcement priority. A new lawsuit, United States v. Carolinas Healthcare System, brought by the Department of...

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