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Christopher J. Churchill
Partner

Senior Living Industry Group Chair

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Christopher J. Churchill
Partner

Senior Living Industry Group Chair

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Lancaster, PA

Chris is the chair of the Baley Snyder Senior Living Industry Group and a member and former chair of the Health Care Industry Group. Chris also is a member of the firm’s Business Practice Group.

He represents hospitals, medical groups, physicians/PHOs, ambulatory surgical centers, health plans/TPAs, pharmacies, CCRCs/nursing homes, diagnostic imaging centers and other clients in health care matters involving federal/state regulatory compliance; False Claims Act and whistleblower actions; Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute; managed care and third-party payor agreements; Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement denials and appeals; corporate governance and compliance; HIPAA/HITECH compliance and data breaches; medical staff privileges and disputes; physician recruitment and employment matters; physician practice acquisitions; group purchasing organizations; joint ventures, mergers and affiliation agreements; other general business transactions.

In addition, Chris is a member of the firm’s Food & Agribusiness and Transportation industry groups, where he assists on matters involving regulatory compliance, trade regulation, antitrust, false advertising, unfair competition and other business/litigation matters. He also has served as corporate general counsel for a health care information technology company, handling matters involving 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 health care and not-for-profit organizations. He is also the author of numerous articles/publications on health care, senior living, corporate compliance and business issues. Chris is a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and the Pennsylvania Bar Association.

In his free time, Chris enjoys biking, hikes, exploring wildlife and traveling with his children.

RECOGNITION
  • JD Supra, “Most Read Article 2016,” Food & Beverage category
MEMBERSHIPS
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Pennsylvania Bar Association
PRESENTATIONS
  • “COVID-19 Vaccine: The Impact on Health Care and Long Term Care”, webinar (December 2020)
  • “Federal Sentencing Guidelines and Effective Compliance Programs”, Financial Executives International – Professional Development Session (2017)
  • “Compliance Program Effectiveness”, Barley Snyder Business Seminar Series (2012)
  • “Managed Care Compliance 101+”, HCCA Conference (2012)
  • “Evaluating Your Compliance Strategy”, Barley Snyder Business Seminar Series (2011)
OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
  • Former adjunct professor for graduate studies in health care administration, St. Francis University
Christopher J. Churchill
Education
  • Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law, J.D.
  • University of Virginia, B.S. Business
  • University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School Executive Finance Program
Admissions
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Pennsylvania
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Third Circuit
Community Involvement
St. James Episcopal Church, Lancaster

Chancellor to the Vestry Board

Arbor Association

Member of Board of Directors

Alexander Graham Bell Association of Washington, D.C.

Former audit committee member

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