Jessica Captain Novick represents healthcare providers and other entities with respect to mergers and acquisitions, corporate structure, and day-to-day operational and regulatory issues.
She advises clients in structuring complex business arrangements to comply with complicated federal and state healthcare laws, and prepares sophisticated business agreements and corporate and healthcare compliance plans.
Jessica also advises clients on issues related to compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and the privacy and protection of health information under related state law.
She is known for being thorough and efficient in complicated transactions and when working with challenging time constraints. Her passion for the deal-making process, ability to offer innovative solutions in relatable terms and strong analytical skills allow her to be an effective negotiator.
- Representing several medical practices (anesthesiology, obstetrics and gynecology, ophthalmology, hospitalist, and radiology), veterinarians, ambulatory surgical centers, and outpatient surgery facilities in connection with the purchase and sale of stock or assets to a hospital, private equity firm or entity owned by a physician. Negotiating and drafting the purchase agreement and any ancillary documents.
- Preparing a comprehensive HIPAA Compliance Program for healthcare providers that incorporates Administrative Simplification Provisions of HIPAA, as amended by the final rule issued by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on January 25, 2013.
- Preparing business associate agreements for numerous medical practices (anesthesiology, radiology and dermatology) to use with their business associates and for other clients in the healthcare industry acting as business associates.
- Analyzing management services agreements for different healthcare entities (clinical laboratory, hospitalist, dental practice and cardiac catheterization laboratory) to determine whether the arrangements comply with Florida’s healthcare laws.
- Analyzing whether several joint venture relationships (e.g.,between a hyperbaric and wound care practice and a hospital, and between a dialysis center and physicians) would violate federal healthcare law.
- American Health Lawyers Association
- American Bar Association
- Florida Bar Association: Health Law Section, Tax Section, Business Law Section
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- J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 2007; Legal Intern for the Honorable William M. Hoeveler, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida; IRS: Volunteer Income Tax Assistance
- B.A., University of Florida, 2004, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Admissions : U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, Florida.
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