Jason S. Greis

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  • DePaul University College of Law, JD, cum laude, 2005
  • Emory University, BA, Phi Beta Kappa, 1998
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  • Illinois
Affiliations

President-Elect; Board Member (2011-2014); Co-chair (2005-2014), Membership Committee, Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys, 2014

Board Member, Chicago End-of-Life Care Coalition, 2007-2011

Board Member, Chicago Bar Association, 2007-2011

Member, American Health Lawyers Association, 2005-present

Jason regularly represents a variety of dialysis and nephrology providers, vascular access center operators and owners, academic medical centers, physician group practices, skilled nursing facilities, inpatient rehabilitation facilities, long term acute care hospitals, laboratory companies, healthcare information technology companies and other healthcare providers in structuring mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, accountable care and capitated care arrangements, syndications, divestitures and private placements implicating various regulatory compliance issues commonly associated with such transactions.

Jason regularly provides guidance on physician self-referral prohibitions and anti-kickback issues, the corporate practice of medicine, post-acute regulatory issues, fee splitting, false claims act matters, provider licensing, changes of ownership and control, acquiring certificates of need, physician employment and recruitment, compliance with The Joint Commission and other accreditation standards, hospital and medical staff bylaws and other regulatory compliance issues.

Jason is the President-Elect of the Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys and authors a newsletter and blog entitled, Greis Guide to LTACHs addressing issues of importance to long-term acute care hospitals. Jason has also served as the editor-in-chief of Health Care Law Monthly, a LexisNexis publication.

"Jason strives to create common-sense, business-oriented solutions to address even the most complex legal issues."

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Jason S Greis
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Representation of a nephrology practice in the sale of three home dialysis programs to a joint venture with a leading dialysis services company.

Named an “Emerging Lawyer,” Health Law, Leading Lawyers, 2015

Selected as a “Trusted Expert,” LTACH Law, Acute Long Term Hospital Association, Washington Report, 2009

Co-author, "False Claims Act Litigation under the Affordable Care Act," GP Solo, American Bar Assocation, March/April 2015
Co-author, "Deadlines Approaching for Providers, Nephrologists on HIPAA Compliance," Nephrology News & Issues, September 2013
Co-author, "Post-Acute Sector Deal Activity Increases In 2013," Law360, September 20, 2013
Co-author, "Alternative Dispute Resolution and Long Term Care: Can the Elderly Negotiate a Fair ADR Clause?," Health Care Law Monthly, October 2009
Co-author, "To Bundle or Not To Bundle: Lawmakers Explore the Question," LTC Advisor (Publication of the American Health Lawyers Association), Volume 12, Issue 3, August 2009
Co-author, "The FDA's Response to The GAO's Report: New Effort to Tighten The Pre-Market Review Process for Select Class III Medical Devices," Health Care Law Monthly, May 2009
Co-author, "Is Block Leasing in Trouble," Becker’s ASC Review, July 21, 2008
Co-author, "The National Nursing Shortage: Is Mandatory Nurse-to-Patient Staffing Ratio Legislation the Solution?," Health Care Law Monthly, July 2008
Author, "Legislative Update: Illinois Nurse Staffing by Patient Acuity Act," DePaul Health Law Newsletter, Winter 2007
Panelist, "Converting Your Office-Based Laboratory Into an Ambulatory Surgery Center," Converting Your Office-Based Laboratory Into an Ambulatory Surgery Center, October 5, 2017
Speaker, "Independent Physician Practice Mergers, Acquisitions and Affiliation Strategies" and "Exit Stage Right: Succession-Planning Strategies for Ensuring a Smooth Practice Departure," Physician Practice Webinar Series; Key Considerations for Remaining Independent or Selling Your Practice, McGuireWoods LLP Complimentary Webinar, May 25 and June 6, 2017
Speaker, "Practical Guidance for Converting a Vascular Access Center into an Ambulatory Surgery Center," 15th Annual Business and Legal Issues in Dialysis and Nephrology Symposium, May 18, 2017
Moderator, "Company Presentations," 14th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference, February 23, 2017
Moderator, "Opportunities and Challenges in the New Post-Acute Environment: A Look at the Altered Healthcare Landscape," 2nd Annual Interface Seniors Housing Midwest Conference, June 21, 2016
Moderator, "ESRD Seamless Care Organizations and Alternative Payment Models," 14th Annual Business and Legal Issues in Dialysis and Nephrology Symposium, May 19, 2016
Moderator, "Company Presentations" and "Featured Company Meet & Greet," 13th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference, February 24, 2016
Moderator, "Key Business and Legal Considerations for Developing a Profitable Vascular Access Center," 13th Annual Business and Legal Issues in Dialysis and Nephrology Symposium, April 14, 2015
Speaker, "Post Acute Sector: Home Health, Hospice and LTAC Investments," 12th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference, February 18, 2015
Speaker, Exploring Federal Anti-Kickback Enforcement Trends in Provider-Physician Joint Ventures, American Health Lawyers Association Webinar, January 2015
Speaker, "Structuring Your Medical Practice for Tomorrow While Effectively Addressing Today's Issues," 12th Annual Business and Legal Issues in Dialysis and Nephrology Symposium, May 15, 2014
Speaker, Impact of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2013 on Long-Term Care Hospitals, McGuireWoods LLP Complimentary Webinar, March 6, 2014
Moderator, Company Presentations, 11th Annual Healthcare and Life Sciences Private Equity and Finance Conference, McGuireWoods LLP and McGladrey LLP, February 25-26, 2014
Moderator, "Overseas Manufacturing and Contracting – Key Considerations," 5th Annual Medical Device and Life Sciences Conference: Innovation, Investing and Regulatory Issues, November 7, 2013
Speaker, "Physician Integration and Relationships," 11th Annual Business and Legal Issues in Dialysis and Nephrology Symposium, May 16, 2013
Presenter, "Alternative Sources of Revenue for Dialysis Providers," 10th Annual Business & Legal Issues in Dialysis & Nephrology Symposium, May 10, 2012
Presenter, "Clinical Co-Management Agreements: Look Before You Jump," Teleconference Co-presented with SG2, November 17, 2011
Presenter, "Emerging Trends in Physician Practice Acquisitions," 9th Annual Business & Legal Issues in Dialysis & Nephrology Symposium, May 12, 2011
Speaker, "The Future of LTACHs: A Case Study for Industry Consolidation," Acute Long Term Hospital Association Legal Issues Meeting, October 13, 2009
Speaker, "From Hospital to Home: Paying for the Next Evolution of Post-Acute and Senior Care," Post-Acute & Senior Care Conference, McGuireWoods LLP, September 10, 2009
Speaker, "Fundamentals of the LTACH Law after the MMSEA," Chicago Bar Association, May 13, 2009
Speaker, "RACs are Here: Are You Prepared," Internet Teleconference, March 3, 2009
Speaker, "Fundamentals of Federal Fraud and Abuse Laws," EVENT-Fundamentals of Federal Fraud and Abuse Laws, August 8, 2008
Speaker, "Solutions for Illinois Hospitals: Addressing Issues under the Hospital Report Card Act and the Nurse Staffing by Patient Acuity Act," Chicago Bar Association, February 29, 2008