Kate F. Stewart


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  • Health Law
  • Mergers, Acquisitions & Other Transactions
  • Privacy & Security - HIPAA Compliance
  • Health Care
Contact InfoTelephone: 617.348.4427
Fax: 617-542-2241
Internet: Each Attorney's Internet Address takes the following form: first initial, last name @mintz.com (e.g., rmintz@mintz.com)

University Tufts University, B.A.; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, M.P.H.
Law SchoolGeorgetown University, J.D.
Admitted2011, Massachusetts

Professional & Community Involvement
•Member, American Health Lawyers Association
•Best Practices of Health Care Curriculums Project


Kate's practice involves a variety of regulatory and transactional matters.

Kate works with hospitals, dialysis providers, retail clinics, clinical laboratories, pharmacies, and third-party administrators. She provides regulatory advice to clients on issues such as HIPAA Privacy Rule compliance, telemedicine requirements, and third-party administrator licensure. In her transactional practice, Kate has served as corporate and regulatory counsel to hospitals and dialysis providers in acquisitions and joint ventures, including due diligence, change of ownership, and contracting.

Before joining Mintz Levin, Kate served as a law fellow at the O'Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law, based at Georgetown University Law Center. At the O'Neill Institute, her work focused on international health regulations, pre-exposure prophylaxis for HIV/AIDS, and Georgetown University's Center of Excellence for Regulatory Science and Innovation.

Kate was a Summer Associate at the firm in 2009.

During law school, she was the editor-in-chief of The Tax Lawyer.

•Mintz Levin Represents Lowell General Hospital in Merger with Saints Medical Center, (07.10.2012)

•Co-author, CMS Publishes Final Sunshine Act Rule Creating New Regulatory Landscape for Physician-Manufacturer Interactions, BNA's Health Care Fraud Report (03.06.2013)
•CMS Publishes Final Sunshine Act Rule; Data Collection to Begin on August 1, 2013, Health Law Alert (02.04.2013)
•Sunshine Act Rule Reference Chart, Health Law Alert (02.04.2013)
•HIPAA Omnibus Rule Reference Chart, Health Law Alert (01.22.2013)
•Co-author, Section 501(r) and Nonprofit Hospital Joint Ventures, Taxation of Exempts (09.2011)
•Co-author, Food and Drug Administration Regulation of Food Safety, Journal of American Medical Association (2011)
•Author, Note, Property Tax Exemptions for Nonprofits Hospitals: The Implications of Provena Covenant Medical Center v. Department of Revenue, Tax Lawyer (2009)


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HIPAA Settlement Continues to Emphasize the Importance of Security Policies and Procedures
Kate F. Stewart, February 19, 2015
A recently announced settlement between Anchorage Community Mental Health (“ACMHS”) and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Office for Civil Rights (“OCR”) emphasizes, once again, the importance of compliance with the Security Rule and keeping IT...

Office for Human Research Protections Releases Draft Guidance
Kate F. Stewart, January 16, 2015
On October 24, 2014, the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) announced in the Federal Register that it has released, and is seeking comment on, its Draft Guidance on Disclosing Reasonably Foreseeable Risks in Research Evaluating Standards of Care (“Draft Guidance”). The Draft...

CMS Announces Plan for Reporting Returned Sunshine Act Payment Data
Kate F. Stewart, November 5, 2014
On October 30, 2014, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) announced the procedure for applicable manufacturers and group purchasing organizations (“GPOs”) to report payment and ownership information that was previously excluded from reporting in the Open...

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Kate F. Stewart

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