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|University ||Emory University, B.S., Neuroscience/Behavioral Biology, high honors, 2007; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (M.P.H., 2011; Certificate in Bioethics/Health Policy)|
|Law School||Georgetown University Law Center, J.D., 2011 Assistant Editor, Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy|
Torrey K. Young is a health care lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP. She focuses on health care regulatory compliance and transactional matters. Ms. Young has significant experience conducting internal investigations, responding to government investigations, advising providers regarding compliance concerns, and assisting with managed care and clinical integration issues. She is a member of the firm's Health Care Industry Team and the Government Enforcement, Compliance & White Collar Defense Practice.
• Managed Stark and Anti-Kickback investigation for a hospital and provided legal analysis for self-disclosure
• Reviewed managed care contracts and advised national health system on language negotiations
• Responded to government investigation of public durable medical equipment company
• Counseled providers in general transactional and regulatory compliance matters, including employment negotiations, HIPAA compliance, and reporting requirements
In 2013, Ms. Young was named to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers - Rising Stars® list, which recognizes the top 2.5% of Massachusetts lawyers under 40.
Ms. Young graduated from Georgetown University Law Center (J.D., 2011) where she was an assistant editor for the Georgetown Journal of Law and Public Policy. She jointly earned her master's in public health from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (M.P.H., 2011) with a certificate in bioethics and health policy. Ms. Young's undergraduate degree is from Emory University (B.S., high honors neuroscience and behavioral biology, 2007).
Admissions and Professional Memberships
Ms. Young is a member of the Boston Bar Association, Health Law Section, the American Health Lawyers Association, and the Boston Inn of Court. She is also an active member of the Boston Young Healthcare Professionals and serves on the Prospect Hill Academy Young Professionals Advisory Board. Ms. Young is admitted to practice in Massachusetts and the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
Publications and Presentations
• "Medicaid Enforcement," Law360 (March 20, 2014)
• "Changing Practice Environment: Considerations for Clinical Integration and Joining ACO," presentation to Massachusetts Medical Society (September 23, 2013)
• "Clinical Research Practice Guide, 2nd Edition," American Health Lawyers Association (2013) (chapter co-editor)
• "Starting Out in Practice," presentation to Massachusetts General Hospital Anesthesia Fellows (November 13, 2012)
• "Legal Issues Concerning Identifiable Health Data Sharing Between State/Local Public Health Authorities and Tribal Epidemiology Centers in Select U.S. Jurisdictions," Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (January 23, 2012) (co-author)
• "The Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol: The Newest Component to the Stark Equation," The Advisory Board Company(December 2, 2011) (co-author)
• "Massachusetts Health and Hospital Law Manual," MCLE (2011) (chapter co-author)
• "Emergency Legal Preparedness for Hospitals and Health Care Personnel," Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness(June 2009) (co-author)
Documents by this lawyer on Martindale.com
CMS Says: Let's Make a Deal
Torrey K. Young, September 9, 2014
In the hours before everyone began enjoying Labor Day Weekend, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued an important inpatient hospital review update.
Hospitals Urging SCOTUS to Limit False Claims Act Penalties
Torrey K. Young, July 10, 2014
The American Hospital Association along with the United States Chamber of Commerce and the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America recently submitted an amici curiae brief in support of petitioners, Gosselin World Wide Moving, urging the Supreme Court to bar excessive FCA penalties....
ICD-10 Delayed Again
Torrey K. Young, April 3, 2014
While I didn’t intend for the theme of my Health Care Law Today posts to be delays, there is no shortage of postponements to write about lately. The House and Senate passed H.R. 4302, Protecting Access to Medicare Act of 2014, which delays ICD-10 implementation until October 1, 2015. The main...
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