Chris Churchill chairs the firm's Health Law Group. He represents hospitals, medical groups, physicians/PHOs, ambulatory surgical centers, health plans/TPAs, pharmacies, nursing homes, diagnostic imaging centers and other clients in healthcare matters involving federal/state regulatory compliance, False Claims Act, Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute, managed care and third-party payor agreements, ACO/bundled payment initiatives, Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement denials and appeals, corporate governance and compliance, HIPAA/HITECH compliance, medical staff privileges and disputes, physician recruitment and employment matters, physician practice acquisitions, joint venture and affiliation agreements, and other healthcare business transactions.
In addition to his healthcare practice, Chris is a member of the firm’s Food & Agribusiness Group, which includes work with FDA regulatory compliance, trade regulation, antitrust, false advertising, unfair competition and other business/litigation matters. He also has worked as corporate general counsel and in private practice, in handling matters involving business arrangements, corporate transactions, corporate compliance, software/technology licensing and commercial contracting.
Chris has served on the Health Care Policy Committee of the Alexander Graham Bell Association in Washington, D.C., as well as on the boards of various healthcare and not-for-profit organizations. He is also the author of numerous articles/publications on healthcare, compliance and business issues. Chris is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.