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Holly Carnell

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Education
  • Loyola University Chicago School of Law, JD, Certificate in Health Law, magna cum laude, Editor-in-Chief, Loyola University Chicago School of Law Public Interest Law Reporter, 2009
  • The University of Kansas, BS, Business Administration, 2002
Admissions
  • Illinois
Affiliations

Member, Chicago Bar Association

Member, American Health Lawyers Association

Member, Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys

Holly focuses on corporate healthcare transactional work and regulatory matters. She primarily counsels healthcare clients, including hospitals and health systems, multi- and single-specialty medical practices, physician-owned hospitals, and ambulatory surgery centers on a variety of matters, including structuring transactions, affiliation agreements and compliance matters. Holly also counsels clients on general corporate matters, anti-kickback and Stark issues, self-referral, corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting prohibitions, and licensure requirements. She has also assisted clients with revising and developing compliance plans and implementing compliance programs.

Holly regularly provides guidance to provider clients on the HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules and the HITECH Act, including counseling clients in addressing alleged breaches under HIPAA and the HITECH Act, and in responding to complaints filed under HIPAA with the Office for Civil Rights. She also advises clients on the legal issues related to electronic medical records and negotiation of electronic medical record agreements.

Prior to joining McGuireWoods, Holly was a client executive at Cerner Corporation where she worked within the client service organization and was assigned to several key customers including two large academic medical centers. She assisted customers with developing implementation strategies and served as a liaison between Cerner’s engineering, intellectual property and clinical teams and the customer.

While earning her law degree from Loyola University, Holly received the Chicago Women’s Bar Foundation General Academic Scholarship as well as the Joe K. Tse Scholarship in Health Law. She was also honored as a Bernard Conway Health Law Scholar and served as president of the Loyola University School of Law Health Law Society.

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Co-author, 9 Core Considerations for Boards of Directors Considering a Hospital or Health System Affiliation, Healthcare Insights, KeyBank Capital Markets and McGuireWoods LLP, 2014
Co-Author, "Expensive Mistakes: Preventing Technical Violations of the Stark Law," E-Briefings, The Governance Institute, May 2014
Co-Author, "All HIEs Are Not Created Equal: Privacy and Security Considerations Related to HIE Participation," HIT News, American Health Lawyers Association, April 2014
Co-author, The Top Areas in Healthcare for Private Equity Investment in 2014, McGuireWoods LLP, February 2014
Co-author, "Physician Compensation: 10 Core Legal and Regulatory Concepts," Becker's Hospital Review, August 19, 2013
Co-author, "HIPAA compliance: what providers should know about HITECH Act mandatory audits," Federal Employment Law Insider, June 2013
Co-author, "Are Your Vendors Violating HIPAA? Why Internal HIPAA Compliance May Not Be Enough," Becker’s Hospital Review, June 4, 2013
Co-author, "HIPAA Compliance: What Providers Should Know About HITECH Act Mandatory Audits," Becker's Hospital Review, April 17, 2013
Co-author, "HIPAA Compliance: 5 Key Considerations for Hospitals and Other Large Providers," Becker’s Hospital Review, April 2013
Co-author, "Focus on Life Science Compliance: The Evolution of Medical Affairs Departments," AHLA Connections, Vol. 15, No. 11, November 2011
Co-author, Private Equity Investing in Healthcare – 13 Hot and 4 Cold Areas, McGuireWoods White Paper, August 2011
Co-author, "The Impact of Healthcare Reform on Medical Device Companies," Health Care Law Monthly, July 2010
Co-author, "Health Care Reform Includes Significant Transparency and Disclosures Initiatives," BNA's Health Care Fraud Report, April 7, 2010
Co-author, Health Care Law: A Practical Guide, Matthew Bender Lexis, 2010
Co-author, "Effective Diligence in Healthcare Transactions," Financier Worldwide, September 2008
Co-author, "Highly Leveraged Investments in the US Health Care Sector," Financier Worldwide, July 2008
Author, "How Illinois is Using Telemedicine to Improve Health Care Access in Rural Communities," Public Interest Law Reporter, July 2008
Speaker, "HIPAA Compliance Issues for 2015," McGuireWoods LLP Healthcare Webinars, January 15, 2015
Moderator, "Current Issues in Privacy and Data Security - HIPAA, Handling Breaches, Health Information Exchanges and More," Becker's Hospital Review Annual Chief Information Officer Roundtable, November 4, 2014
Speaker, "Ensuring HIPAA Compliance in ASCs: New Rules, More Challenges, Higher Penalties," The Business and Operations of ASCs, Becker's ASC 21st Annual Meeting, October 24. 2014
Moderator, "Today’s Key Issues Impacting ASCs and Outpatient Strategies," 9th Annual Healthcare Provider Conference, September 18, 2014
Panelist, "6 Critical Considerations in Compliance Planning for Hospitals and Health Systems," Healthcare Litigation Conference, McGuireWoods LLP, April 8, 2014
Speaker, Healthcare Private Equity Update and Overview of 19 Niche Sectors, McGuireWoods Complimentary Webinar, March 5, 2014
Moderator, "Assessing HIPAA Compliance Health Through Diligence & Associated Risk/Liability Issues," 11th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference, McGuireWoods LLP and McGladrey LLP, February 25-26, 2014
Speaker, 10 Key Points Providers Should Know for 2014 HIPAA Compliance, McGuireWoods LLP Complimentary Webinar, January 16, 2014
Speaker, "Evaluating Transaction Structures and Potential Suitors: Assessing For-Profit and Non-Profit Proposals," Community Hospital Transactions and Affiliations, McGuireWoods LLP Complimentary Webinar Series, January 15, 2014
Speaker, "Antitrust Implications of Hospital Transactions – Maximizing Chances of Success and Minimizing Antitrust Risks," Community Hospital Transactions and Affiliations, McGuireWoods LLP Complimentary Webinar Series, December 11, 2013
Speaker, "Preparing for a Transaction – Physician Contract Review and Other Pre-Transaction Tasks," Community Hospital Transactions and Affiliations, McGuireWoods LLP Complimentary Webinar Series, November 13, 2013
Speaker, "Practical HIPAA Compliance Plans for ASCs," 20th Annual Ambulatory Surgery Centers Conference, October 25, 2013
Speaker, "Current Issues in HIPAA and Data Privacy," Healthcare Finance and Growth: 2013 Southeast Healthcare Provider Conference, September 24, 2013
Speaker, "Meeting the September HITECH Omnibus Rule Compliance Deadline," Focus on HIPAA Compliance, Thomson Reuters Webcast, July 31, 2013
Planning Chair, "Hospital and Health System Transactions: 10 Key Legal and Business Issues," American Law Institute CLE Webinar, May 16, 2013
Speaker, "The Key Legal and Risk Areas Facing Hospitals-From Anti Kickback, False Claims to Stark and Back to Anti Trust," Becker’s Hospital Review 4th Annual Meeting, May 11, 2013
Speaker, "Staying Protected in the Wake of the Omnibus Final Rule," Are You Still HIPAA Compliant?, McGuireWoods HIPAA and the HITECH Final Rule Webinar Series, March 19, 2013
Speaker, "Staying Protected in the Wake of the Final Rule Released January 17, 2013," Are You Still HIPAA Compliant?, Healthcare Consultants International, Inc. Webinar, February 13, 2013
Speaker, "Defending the Process and the Focus on the Buyer Joint Venture Model," Selecting a Suitor, McGuireWoods LLP & Juniper Advisory LLC Complimentary Webinar, December 6, 2012
Speaker, "Strategies for Protecting Patient Privacy in a HITECH World," HIPAA and Social Media, McGuireWoods Webinar, June 13, 2012
Speaker, "Conducting a Compliance Review of Your ASC or Physician Owned Hospital," 10th Annual Orthopedic, Spine and Pain Management-Driven ASC Conference: Improving Profitability and Business and Legal Issues, June 16, 2012
Speaker, Hospital Transactions and Affiliations, May 7 - September 13, 2012
Speaker, "Preparing for Physician Payment Sunshine in 2012," 3rd Annual Medical Device, Durable Medical Equipment & Diagnostics Conference, November 2, 2011
Speaker, "HIPAA Compliance in a HITECH World," McGuireWoods Webinar, May 25, 2011