BGD Health and Insurance Team Expands to Welcome Attorney René R. Savarise as Partner
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (May 9, 2016) - Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP is pleased to announce that experienced health care attorney René R. Savarise has joined the firm as a partner and is now a member of the Health and Insurance Team. René has more than 25 years of experience related to health care law, and will continue her practice from the firm’s Louisville office.
René focuses her practice in the areas of general health law, regulatory compliance, fraud and abuse, and False Claims Act matters. She regularly advises health care providers of all types, including health care facility clients, hospitals, physician practices, and physicians. Her day-to-day work includes counseling clients on the application of the various health care laws, including the Federal Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Law, with respect to hospital and physician transactions, and advice on EMTALA, billing and payment, and other regulatory matters.
She has assisted clients with self-disclosures and with the preparation and implementation of compliance plans. René has coordinated internal investigations related to regulatory compliance issues, recommended corrective action, and provided compliance education. Her practice also includes regular counsel related to hospital and physician joint ventures, recruitment, preparation and review of provider contracts and subcontracts, and other transactional matters.
“We are delighted to welcome René to BGD,” said Daniel E. Fisher, leader of the Health and Insurance Team. “Her depth of experience addressing the legal issues confronted by the health care industry makes her a great asset to our clients and firm. René is a proven leader in health care in our region and a valuable addition to our expanding health and insurance team. We look forward to working with her.”
René currently serves on the board of directors of various civic and professional organizations and is a frequent lecturer on health law issues. She has been named to the Louisville Magazine “Top Lawyers” list in the area of Health Care Law twice, and selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America® since 2006. She is a past chair of the Louisville Bar Association Health Law Section and past director of Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys. Prior to joining to BGD, René was a shareholder at Hall, Render, Killian, Heath & Lyman, P.C.
René is admitted to practice in Kentucky, Indiana and Pennsylvania, and in U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, U. S. Court of Appeals for the Third and Sixth Circuits, and U.S. District Court, Western District of Pennsylvania. She received her J.D. from Duquesne University School of Law, and her B.A. from University of Pittsburgh. You can learn more about René and her practice by visiting her profile on the firm website.
Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP is a business law firm providing transactional, litigation and government services to clients across a variety of industries and business sectors. The firm also provides estate planning and other services to individuals and non-profits. BGD has served the legal and business needs of clients for more than a century; additional firm information is available at www.bgdlegal.com.