Erin Smith Aebel: Lawyer with Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP

Erin Smith Aebel

Partner, Healthcare Practice Co-Administrator
Tampa,  FL  U.S.A.

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  • Healthcare
    University Loyola University, B.A., magna cum laude, 1993
    Law SchoolLoyola University, J.D., cum laude, 1996
    Admitted1996, Florida; 1997, United States District Court Middle District of Florida
    BornSt. Petersburg, Florida, November 3, 1971

    Erin Smith Aebel is board certified as a health law specialist by the Florida Bar. She represents physicians, hospitals and other healthcare providers in business law and including fraud and abuse, Stark, HIPAA and licensure.

    Erin's clients include hospitals, physicians, physician group practices, diagnostic imaging centers, pharmacies, clinical laboratories and medical spas.

    Erin regularly advises clients on Stark, fraud and abuse, HIPAA and licensure issues arising from joint ventures, acquisitions and changes of ownership. She regularly prepares and negotiates hospital-related agreements, physician employment agreements, and medical director agreements. Erin is frequently involved in licensure and scope of practice issues for her clients, including weight loss clinics, medical spas and other providers.

    While at Loyola Law School, Erin was the Articles Editor of the Loyola Law Review. She was awarded a Phelps Dunbar scholarship and the Warren E. Mouledoux Editor-In-Chief's award for outstanding law review dedication and service.

    Erin frequently speaks and writes on health care topics. She has been published in Florida Medical Business and by the American Health Lawyers Association.


    · AV® Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell

    · Florida Legal Elite by Florida Trend magazine

    · Florida Super Lawyer by Super Lawyers magazine, 2008 - 2013

    · Top Lawyer by Tampa Bay Magazine

    Professional and Community Affiliations

    · The Florida Bar, Executive Counsel to Health Law Section

    · The Florida Bar, Health Law Certification Committee

    · Network of Executive Women

    · American Health Lawyers Association

    · Indo-US Chamber of Commerce

    · American Diabetes Association Tampa Bay, Chair of Community Leadership Board; Walk Chair for the Step Out to Stop Diabetes Walk

    · Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida, Board of Directors

    · Hillsborough County Bar Health Law Section, past Co-Chair

    · Suncoast Health Care Executives, past President




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    Regarding Physician Payments Sunshine Act
    Erin Smith Aebel,Elena A. Kohn, August 1, 2013
    On August 1, 2013 a new reporting obligation under the federal Physician Payments Sunshine Act (“Sunshine Act”) takes effect. The Sunshine Act was originally signed into law on March 23, 2010, as part of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (“ACA”). The purpose...

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    Erin Smith Aebel

    101 East Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 2800
    TampaFL 33602


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