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Edward (Ted) H. Townsend

He/Him/His
Partner

Ted Townsend advises hospitals, health care providers, nursing homes, pharmacies, federally qualified health centers, and other health care facilities and organizations in all aspects of operational, compliance, and governance matters, including corporate compliance, HIPAA, fraud and abuse, professional licensure and misconduct issues, the implementation of internal compliance programs, patient-related issues, medical staff issues, and behavioral health matters. Ted has significant experience advising strategic affiliations, including navigating physician practices and other health care entities through business acquisitions and sales, as well as other collaborative efforts, such as IPA formation and participation. Ted regularly counsels clients on contracting matters, including reviewing and negotiating vendor contracts, managed care agreements, and physician employment agreements for physicians at all stages of their careers.

Ted also provides counsel to health care providers in Federal (OIG and DOJ) and State (MFCU and OMIG) audits and investigations, including counseling clients with respect to Medicare and Medicaid voluntary self-disclosures.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, The Harley School, Board of Trustees
  • Member, Bivona Child Advocacy Center, Board of Directors
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association, Business and Health Law Sections
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, HFMA Education Committee

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Health Care Law
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2017-2021
  • Syracuse University College of Law
    • Order of the Coif
    • Editor-in-Chief, Syracuse Law Review, 2009-2010

PRESENTATIONS

  • Co-Presenter, “Health Care Immigration Virtual Event,” Harter Secrest & Emery Webinar, September 20, 2022
  • Presenter, “Annual Update: Fraud, Waste & Abuse Enforcement Trends,” New York State Health Facilities Organization (NYSHFA) Audio Conference, September 14, 2018
  • Presenter, “You Asked, We Answered: Penalties, Patient Transport and Practical Considerations for Tax Exempt Organizations,” Pandion and Western New York Healthcare Association (WNYHA) Joint Compliance Seminar, June 5, 2018
  • Presenter, “Annual Update: Fraud, Waste & Abuse Enforcement Trends,” New York State Health Facilities Organization (NYSHFA) Audio Conference, November 3, 2017
  • Presenter, “Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Protecting Your Employees from Discrimination While Protecting Your Workplace,” Harter Secrest & Emery’s Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 5, 2017
  • Presenter, “Annual Update: Fraud, Waste & Abuse Enforcement Trends,” New York State Health Facilities Organization (NYSHFA) Audio Conference, October 7, 2016
  • Presenter, “Regulatory Issues Facing Student Health Centers,” Harter Secrest & Emery Higher Education Institute, August 2, 2016
  • Presenter, “Successful Managed Care Contracting,” Genesee Health Facilities Association Conference, April 20, 2015

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Trinity College, B.A.

Ted Townsend advises hospitals, health care providers, nursing homes, pharmacies, federally qualified health centers, and other health care facilities and organizations in all aspects of operational, compliance, and governance matters, including corporate compliance, HIPAA, fraud and abuse, professional licensure and misconduct issues, the implementation of internal compliance programs, patient-related issues, medical staff issues, and behavioral health matters. Ted has significant experience advising strategic affiliations, including navigating physician practices and other health care entities through business acquisitions and sales, as well as other collaborative efforts, such as IPA formation and participation. Ted regularly counsels clients on contracting matters, including reviewing and negotiating vendor contracts, managed care agreements, and physician employment agreements for physicians at all stages of their careers.

Ted also provides counsel to health care providers in Federal (OIG and DOJ) and State (MFCU and OMIG) audits and investigations, including counseling clients with respect to Medicare and Medicaid voluntary self-disclosures.

PROFESSIONAL & CIVIC AFFILIATIONS

  • Member, The Harley School, Board of Trustees
  • Member, Bivona Child Advocacy Center, Board of Directors
  • Member, New York State Bar Association
  • Member, American Bar Association, Business and Health Law Sections
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, HFMA Education Committee

HONORS & AWARDS

  • Selected by peers for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® for Health Care Law
  • Selected to the Upstate New York Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, 2017-2021
  • Syracuse University College of Law
    • Order of the Coif
    • Editor-in-Chief, Syracuse Law Review, 2009-2010

PRESENTATIONS

  • Co-Presenter, “Health Care Immigration Virtual Event,” Harter Secrest & Emery Webinar, September 20, 2022
  • Presenter, “Annual Update: Fraud, Waste & Abuse Enforcement Trends,” New York State Health Facilities Organization (NYSHFA) Audio Conference, September 14, 2018
  • Presenter, “You Asked, We Answered: Penalties, Patient Transport and Practical Considerations for Tax Exempt Organizations,” Pandion and Western New York Healthcare Association (WNYHA) Joint Compliance Seminar, June 5, 2018
  • Presenter, “Annual Update: Fraud, Waste & Abuse Enforcement Trends,” New York State Health Facilities Organization (NYSHFA) Audio Conference, November 3, 2017
  • Presenter, “Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace: Protecting Your Employees from Discrimination While Protecting Your Workplace,” Harter Secrest & Emery’s Labor and Employment Law Conference, April 5, 2017
  • Presenter, “Annual Update: Fraud, Waste & Abuse Enforcement Trends,” New York State Health Facilities Organization (NYSHFA) Audio Conference, October 7, 2016
  • Presenter, “Regulatory Issues Facing Student Health Centers,” Harter Secrest & Emery Higher Education Institute, August 2, 2016
  • Presenter, “Successful Managed Care Contracting,” Genesee Health Facilities Association Conference, April 20, 2015

PRACTICE AREAS

ADMISSIONS

  • New York

EDUCATION

  • Syracuse University College of Law, J.D., magna cum laude
  • Trinity College, B.A.
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Edward (Ted) H. Townsend