Mark A. Cunningham: Lawyer with Chambliss, Bahner & Stophel, P.C.

Mark A. Cunningham

Mark Cunningham chairs the firm's Health Care Section and serves as counsel for leading health care participants on a regional and national level, including medical practice management companies, billing companies, physician practices, outpatient diagnostic centers, ambulatory surgical centers, hospital-based providers, dentists, optometrists, home health agencies, assisted care living facilities and hospices.
Chair, Health Care Section
Chattanooga,  TN  U.S.A.
http://www.chamblisslaw.com
Phone423.757.0219

Peer Rating
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AV® Preeminent

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Practice Areas

  • Health Care
  • Business
  • Corporate Governance and Business Organizations and Planning
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Health Care
  • Manufacturing
 
Contact InfoTelephone: 423.757.0219
Fax: 423.508.1219
http://www.chamblisslaw.com
 
Mailing AddressLiberty Tower|Suite 1700, 605 Chestnut Street, Chattanooga, Tennessee, 37450
 
University The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, B.A., with honors, 1993
 
Law SchoolTulane University Law School, J.D., magna cum laude, 1997
 
Admitted1997, Tennessee
 
Memberships 

Professional

•Meritas, Health Law Section, past Co-Chair
•American Health Lawyers Association

Bar Associations

•Tennessee Health Law Section Executive Council (2013 - current)
•Chattanooga Bar Association
•Tennessee Bar Association
•American Bar Association

Community

•Chattanooga Carolina Club, President
•Southern Lit Alliance, past Board Member
•Re:Start - The Center for Adult Education, past Vice President
•Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Greater Chattanooga, past Board Member

 
BornChattanooga, Tennessee, May 13, 1971
 
Biography

Mark Cunningham chairs the firm's Health Care Section and serves as counsel for leading health care participants on a regional and national level, including medical practice management companies, billing companies, physician practices, outpatient diagnostic centers, ambulatory surgical centers, hospital-based providers, dentists, optometrists, home health agencies, assisted care living facilities and hospices.

Mark has worked with clients to navigate a wide variety of health care laws and regulations. As an example of Mark's experience, he has recently worked with clients to address the following areas of concern: practice acquisitions, physician practice restructuring, physician employment agreements, professional service agreements, physician/hospital ventures, medical director agreements, EMR agreements, Stark and Anti-Kickback compliance, health care and payor audits, co-management agreements, non-compete and non-solicitation agreements, HIPAA and patient privacy laws, physician recruitment agreements, Medicare enrollment, payor disputes and antitrust law.

In addition, Mark provides services to other businesses in general corporate issues. He has represented both buyers and sellers in various commercial transactions and has specific experience with asset purchase transactions, stock purchase transactions, mergers and joint ventures.

Noteworthy

Mid-South Super Lawyers, Mid-South Rising Stars, Health Care
Best Lawyers in America, Health Care Law
•Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated
•Avvo 9.3 Rating
Who's Who in American Law
•Leadership Chattanooga, 2003 Class
•CALI Award in Commercial Law-Secured Transactions
•Stone Container Corporation Scholarship Recipient

Media

Legal Updates

01.25.2012 Advising the Modern Day Columbus: A Checklist for the Multi-State Teleradiology Provider

10.17.2011 Are Remote Deposit Services Safe?

Seminars / Events

11.07.2013 Annual Health Care Seminar (Firm Seminar)

10.02.2013 Tennessee Bar Associations's 13th Annual Health Law Primer (Speaking Engagement)

04.25.2013 Chambliss Health Care Attorneys to Speak at 2013 Tennessee Medical Group Management Association Annual Meeting (Speaking Engagement)

04.05.2013 MedTenn 2013: TMA 178th Annual Meeting

Firm News

08.15.2013 Chambliss Attorneys Honored by Best Lawyers

05.07.2013 Mark Cunningham Receives AV Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Rating

08.24.2012 Twenty-Two Chambliss Attorneys Selected Best Lawyers in America 2013

11.07.2011 Chambliss Congratulates Attorneys Recognized in Mid-South Super Lawyers

09.01.2011 Best Lawyers in America 2012 Recognizes 21 Attorneys from Chambliss

 
Reported CasesExperience; Outside General Counsel for one of nation's largest billing and practice management companies; Restructuring of complex physician governance and compensation documents; Development of physician joint ventures with hospital partners in leading physician specialties; Outside health care counsel in a multi-million dollar acquisition of billing and information technology company, which entailed intensive review of billing and coding issues, HIPAA and related compliance mattersOutside health care counsel in a multi-million dollar acquisition of billing and information technology company, which entailed intensive review of billing and coding issues, HIPAA and related compliance matters; Representation of health care clients in health care audits and reviews with private and federal payors; Reorganization and preparation of health care compliance documents for leading health care participants in the Tennessee and Georgia regions; Frequent negotiation of professional service agreements between hospitals and hospital-based physicians; Successfully represented radiology practice in obtaining favorable advisory opinion from Office of the Inspector General regarding joint venture with hospital; Representation of national health care company in its acquisitions of physician practices; Representation of various regional physician, dental and other medical businesses in complex health care transactions including acquisitions, co-management arrangements, real estate investments, accountable care organizations and multi-stage joint ventures
 
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Mark A. Cunningham

605 Chestnut Street
ChattanoogaTN 37450




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