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Kim Harvey Looney

Kim Harvey Looney



  • Government Relations
  • Healthcare
  • Healthcare Compliance & Operations
  • Healthcare Government Investigations

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WSG Leadership

Women's Professional Forum Group

Tennessee, U.S.A.

Healthcare providers call on Kim Looney to advise them on day-to-day operational issues such as recruitment and employment, and regulatory issues such as maintaining ongoing compliance with Stark and federal anti-kickback regulations.

Key representative clients include:

Hospitals and physician organizations
Outpatient service providers
Long term care providers
Home health and hospice organizations
Investor-owned and non-profit providers
Psychiatric services providers

As a leader in healthcare regulatory compliance, Kim provides guidance to clients on the complex Stark and federal anti-kickback regulatory environment. Her transactional experience includes the analysis of fraud and abuse and other regulatory issues in structuring joint ventures and in mergers and acquisitions. As important as her comprehensive understanding of the regulatory environment, Kim offers clients innovative solutions in relatable terms.

Clients turn to Kim for her creative problem-solving skills in matters such as:

Regulatory issues such as physician self-referred (Stark) and federal anti-kickback matters
Compliance issues related to Medicare and Medicaid fraud and abuse
Operational issues such as licensing, Medicare certification and reimbursement, medical staff and state matters
Development of integrated delivery systems such as IPAs, PHOs, and ACOs
Certificate of need (CON) applications and hearings
Contract issues for managed care agreements, professional service agreements, and recruiting and employment agreements
Compliance issues and compliance plans
Reimbursement audits

Recognized for her leadership, Kim frequently speaks at state and national teleconferences and seminars on healthcare topics. Best Lawyers recognizes Kim as a leading attorney in the category of Healthcare Law.

Bar Admissions



J.D., Vanderbilt University, 1989
B.S., University of Tennessee, 1980
Areas of Practice

Government Relations | Healthcare | Healthcare Compliance & Operations | Healthcare Government Investigations | Healthcare Mergers & Acquisitions

Professional Career

Professional Associations

Member, Board of Directors, American Health Lawyers Association
Member, Nashville, Tennessee and American Bar Associations
Past Chair, Health Law Section of the Tennessee Bar Association
Vice Chair, Physician Organizations Practice Group of the American Health Lawyers Association
Fellow, Nashville Bar Foundation
Member, Inaugural Class of Leadership Law, Tennessee Bar Association
Past Chair, Health Law Section of the Nashville Bar Association
Member, Lawyers' Association for Women
Attorney for Justice, as recognized by the Tennessee Supreme Court

Professional Activities and Experience

Co-Chair, healthcare practice at Adams & Reese/Stokes Bartholomew, Nashville, Tennessee
Healthcare Consultant, Research and Planning Consultants, Austin, Texas
Professional Relations Representative, Electronic Data Systems, Dallas, Texas

WSG's members are independent firms and are not affiliated in the joint practice of professional services. Each member exercises its own individual judgments on all client matters.

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