Jerry W. Taylor is a veteran healthcare attorney in the areas of regulatory compliance and administrative law with a focus on state agencies and departments. He has formerly served as General Counsel to the state agency responsible for the certificate of need program, and as an Assistant Attorney General for the State of Tennessee, where he was primarily responsible for the defense and prosecution of civil suits involving public health care issues. Following this public service, he entered into the private practice of law in 1994.
Mr. Taylor's background affords him a broad and balanced knowledge of laws and regulations affecting the health care industry, and the ability to effectuate practical solutions to legal concerns of clients. He has successfully represented clients including hospitals, physicians, long term care providers, surgery centers, imaging centers, home health and hospice providers and others in obtaining certificates of need, licenses, and other regulatory approvals for the establishment and operations of health care facilities and services. Other areas of practice in which he has significant experience include professional licensing, Medicare and Medicaid issues, Stark and anti-kickback laws, and physician contracting.