Robert M. Keenan focuses on healthcare regulatory and transactional matters. A partner in both our Healthcare and Data Security and Privacy practices, Rob represents health industry clients in a broad a range of issues.
Rob advises health systems, hospitals, home health companies, pharmacy benefit management companies, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, physician organizations, and managed care companies on a wide range of federal and state regulatory matters, with a particular focus on health information privacy and security as well as fraud and abuse issues.
In addition, Rob represents health industry clients in transactional matters, including healthcare regulatory due diligence in connection with mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures between healthcare providers, managed care contracting and general contracting.
Rob is experienced in health information privacy issues for covered entities and business associates regulated by HIPAA and for medical device and pharmaceutical companies that encounter HIPAA-related issues. He also focuses on advising hospitals and health systems on regulatory and structuring issues related to physician practice acquisitions and employment.
A regular speaker and writer on health law issues, the Chambers USA Client’s Guide to America’s Leading Lawyers for Business, and Guide to the World’s Leading Healthcare Lawyers. He is an active member of the American Health Lawyers Association, the Health Law Section of the American Bar Association, and the State Bar of Georgia, and is also a member and past President of the Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys.