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Haynes and Boone, LLP

Phillip L Kim

Phillip L Kim



  • Privacy and Data Security

WSG Practice Industries


Phil Kim has extensive experience in healthcare law and focuses his practice on transactional and regulatory healthcare matters. He represents various types of providers, ranging from healthcare systems, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, physician groups (including non-profit health organizations, or NPHOs), home health providers, and other healthcare companies on the buy- and sell-side of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and operational matters, which include regulatory, licensure, contractual, and administrative issues.
Phil also assists a number of multinational technology companies entering the digital health space with various service and collaboration agreements for their wearable technology. His clients also include public medical device, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical companies, as well as the investment banks that serve as underwriters involved in the public securities offerings for such healthcare companies.
Phil has assisted several clients with myriad types of healthcare arrangements and provider agreements, including the transition of hundreds of physicians from a prior physician group to a new NPHO with a restructured employment model. He has also reviewed and drafted a wide range of professional services agreements, clinical and educational affiliation agreements, lease agreements, business associate agreements, and other services agreements between healthcare companies and various other entities in both the private and public sectors.
Phil regularly advises clients on healthcare compliance issues involving liability exposure, the Stark law, anti-kickback statutes, and HIPAA/HITECH privacy issues. He also counsels clients on a broad spectrum of matters involving state and federal healthcare laws, complex business structuring and formation issues, employment issues, and matters involving various government agencies, including different state Medicaid agencies, the Texas Medical Board, and Medicare Administrative Contractors.

Bar Admissions

U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas
U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas


J.D., Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law, 2011, cum laude; Executive Editor, SMU Science and Technology Law Review
B.A., Government, University of Texas at Austin, 2007, with honors
Areas of Practice

Privacy and Data Security

Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Regularly provide routine operations counsel and regulatory and compliance advice regarding federal and state laws and regulations for national hospital systems, individual hospitals, physician groups, ambulatory surgery centers, and other healthcare organizations.

Represented investors and operators in the formation of non-profit health organizations (NPHOs), formerly known as "5.01(a) organizations").

Represented client in transitioning all arrangements to an NPHO that served as a subsidiary of a county hospital district.

Represent various provider types before state licensing agencies including the Texas Medical Board.

Conduct internal compliance reviews and assessments for healthcare clients.

Health Law Vitals - A Healthcare Newsletter from Haynes and Boone, December 2018
Haynes and Boone, LLP, December 2018

Should States Embrace Telehealth Parity? Parity in telehealth is the notion that health services provided via telehealth technology should be treated equally as health services provided face-to-face. This is consistent with coverage parity, which requires payors to provide the same level of insurance coverage for patient encounters and services, while payment parity (a.k.a...

Resources for Healthcare Providers in the Aftermath of Hurricane Harvey
Haynes and Boone, LLP, September 2017

Hurricane Harvey has radically impacted every industry in southeastern Texas, including healthcare providers, who continue to analyze potential next steps in ensuring operations can resume so that they can further assist those in need of healthcare services. Below are several links to resources that may be helpful for healthcare providers attempting to navigate through their options...

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