Emily B. Kretchmer

Emily B. Kretchmer: Attorney with Krokidas & Bluestein LLP
  • Partner at Krokidas & Bluestein LLP
  • 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
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  • Emily Kretchmer is an associate at the Firm, concentrates her practice in the areas of health care, non-profit, administrative and corporate law. Ms. Kretchmer represents health care organizations in transactional matters such as mergers, acquisitions, affiliations, tax-exempt bond financing and contracts, as well as corporate compliance and legislative and regulatory matters.
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Emily focuses her practice on regulatory compliance and operational matters affecting health care and human service providers and facilities. She works with providers across the care continuum including, but not limited to, hospitals, community health centers, clinics, long-term care facilities, and assisted living providers. Emily also works with continuing retirement communities, substance use disorder facilities, behavioral health providers, home health and hospice agencies, group practices, senior housing, early education programs and other individual providers.

Emily advises her clients on strategic affiliations, mergers and acquisitions, contracts, and tax-exempt bond financings. Emily also counsels clients on corporate compliance and legislative and general regulatory matters including state and federal regulatory filings, advice and guidance on state licensure requirements, fraud and abuse, health information privacy and security, as well as Medicaid and Medicare. She is also experienced in conducting overpayment appeals and investigations.

Emily is a member of the Boston Bar Association, Health Law Section, Legislative Committee. Emily has written and lectured on a wide variety of subjects spanning corporate compliance, Medicare, HIPAA, and health care transactions for several professional and trade organizations including, the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Foundation, Massachusetts Senior Care Association and Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education.

In 2018, Emily was named a “Best Lawyer in America” in Health Care Law, by U.S. News & World Report. Emily has also been named a “Rising Star” in the practice of Health Care Law in Boston Magazine’s New England Super Lawyers since 2012 and is listed in the Super Lawyers Women’s Edition. She is also a member of Boston Health Care for the Homeless Program’s Emerging Leaders Board.

Emily is a 2001 graduate of Tufts University and a 2006 cum laude graduate of Suffolk University School of Law where she also obtained a concentration with distinction in Health and Biomedical Law.

Areas of Practice (4)

  • Health Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Nonprofit Corporations
  • Health Care Corporate Law

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
617-963-0452  Phone
617-482-7211  Phone
617-482-7212  Fax
University Attended:
Tufts University, B.A., 2001
Law School Attended:
Suffolk University, J.D., cum laude, 2006
Year of First Admission:
2006, Massachusetts
Boston and Massachusetts Bar Associations; Women's Bar Association of Massachusetts; American Health Lawyers Association.

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