- Health Law
- Mergers, Acquisitions & Other Transactions
- Privacy & Security - HIPAA Compliance
- Health Care
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|University ||Tufts University, B.A.; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, M.P.H.|
|Law School||Georgetown University, J.D.|
• 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 ofThe 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)
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
Notes from the Joint OCR/NIST HIPAA Security Conference
Dianne J. Bourque,Kimberly J. Gold,Kate F. Stewart,Stephanie D. Willis, October 2, 2014
As a service to our readers, we have distilled last week’s joint HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR) andNational Institute of Standards in Technology (NIST) conference, “Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security” into three phrases: (i) risk...
CMS Re-Opens Open Payments System
Kate F. Stewart, August 22, 2014
As my colleague Brian Dunphy previously reported, CMS temporarily closed the Open Payments system earlier this month. Open Payments is the online system through which pharmaceutical and device manufacturers covered by the Sunshine Act report payments and transfers of value made to physicians and...
CMS Proposes Changes to Sunshine Act Reporting
Kate F. Stewart, July 17, 2014
Drug and device manufacturers breathing a sigh of relief after completing their 2013 data submissions under the Physician Payment Sunshine Act (the “Sunshine Act’) must now contend with four proposed changes to the Sunshine Act regulations. On July 3, 2014 the Centers for Medicare &...
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