Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela

Boston,  MA  U.S.A.

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Practice Areas

  • Business Law
  • Healthcare
University Yale University, B.A.
Law SchoolBoston College Law School, J.D.
Admitted2010, District of Columbia; Massachusetts


American Health Lawyers Association
Boston Bar Association - Health Law Section


Kayla is an associate in the Business Law Department, and a member of the healthcare practice group. In her practice, Kayla advises health care entities on a variety of regulatory and transactional matters, including issues relating to the Medicare and Medicaid programs; federal fraud and abuse laws; the Affordable Care Act; the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA); and compliance. Kayla also has experience counseling accountable care organizations (ACOs), and has a deep understanding of the rules affecting these providers.

Before Edwards Wildman

Prior to joining Edwards Wildman, Kayla was an associate in the healthcare practice of a large, international law firm. She advised hospitals, health systems, managed care plans, insurers, pharmaceutical manufacturers and other healthcare clients on complex state and federal regulatory issues. Kayla also counseled clients in connection with internal and government investigations relating to the anti-kickback statute, the False Claims Act, the Stark law, and other laws and regulations relating to billing and coding.

Besides Edwards Wildman

Kayla is actively involved with the American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA), and serves on the organization's Advisory Council on Diversity.




American Health Lawyers Association

Boston Bar Association - Health Law Section


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Final Meaningful Use Regulations Published
Courtney Scrubbs,David S. Szabo,Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela, September 19, 2014
On September 4, 2014, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), and the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) published in the Federal Register a final rule on meaningful use. Significantly, the...

Final Meaningful Use Regulations under Review by OMB
Leslie J. Levinson,Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela, August 25, 2014
On August 8, 2014, the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) received the final rule addressing the meaningful use stage timeline, the definition of certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT), and the requirements for the reporting of clinical quality measures for 2014. The...

Massachusetts Finalizes Risk-Bearing Provider Organization Regulations
Leslie J. Levinson,Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela, August 25, 2014
On August 15, 2014, the Massachusetts Division of Insurance (the “Division”) released the final regulations implementing Chapter 176T of the Massachusetts General Laws (“Chapter 176T”).

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Michaela ("Kayla") Tabela

111 Huntington Avenue
BostonMA 02199-7613


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