Ann Hollenbeck is an experienced health care lawyer who advises health care industry clients on telehealth, reimbursement, pharmacy/340B, human subjects research, and fraud and abuse matters. She advises academic medical centers and health systems on clinical and research affiliations, faculty and physician compensation, and effort reporting. Ann also represents health care entities and telehealth platforms in transactional matters such as ancillary services and pharmacy arrangements, joint ventures, and physician-hospital relationships, such as co-management arrangements. She regularly advises health care entities regarding the negotiation of clinical trial-related agreements, including virtual clinical trials, and related regulatory matters, such as Medicare reimbursement and institutional review board responsibilities.
Ann's recent experience includes advising providers on threatened whistleblower claims, collaborating with in-house legal and compliance personnel to assess Medicare reimbursement irregularities in the clinical research arena, and disclosing facts and circumstances of compliance challenges to federal agencies.
Ann previously served as assistant general counsel at the University of Michigan. She is a Fellow of the Michigan State Bar Foundation and a member of the American Health Lawyers Association and of the State Bar of Michigan (former chair, Health Law Section). Ann is a member of the community board of Ele's Place in Ann Arbor and the board of directors of Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra (former president).
Ann has been quoted in publications, such as MedPage Today and Crain's Detroit Business, and has published on various health care topics, including digital health and pharmacy services.
The following represents experience acquired prior to joining Jones Day:
Prepared provider gain sharing structure for CMS Comprehensive Care for Joint Replacement Model.Structured clinical integrated network among physician groups and hospital in response to health care reform initiative.
Negotiated acquisition transaction for specialty hospital.
Structured collaborative human subjects research consortium among research institutions, hospitals and physicians.
Counseled hospitals on compliance issues arising with non-fair market value transactions, fraud/abuse, research, and physician matters.
Advised long-term care and home health provider on collaborative relationships with other providers in response to readmission penalties and related quality initiatives.
Evaluated fraud/abuse and Stark issues to structure successful hospital and physician joint venture and other arrangements for radiology, physical therapy, and outpatient surgery services.
Advised non-profit tax-exempt Board of Directors on TBOR2 (intermediate sanctions) protections offered by IRS for insider transactions and physician/executive compensation plans.
Advised medical school in educational affiliation arrangements and faculty compensation.
Led team in conducting audit of academic health care system’s physician compensation practice.
Drafted research, licensing, and joint venture agreements among health care institutions, medical researchers, and pharmaceutical companies.
Structured recruitment arrangement between hospital and physician group within confines of tax-exempt principles and fraud/abuse regulations.
Provided counseling as to the impact of the Medicare reimbursement rules for routine patient care costs in clinical trials.
Analyzed the application of federal and state fraud and abuse statutes to the financial relationships created by clinical trials.
Obtained favorable private letter ruling from IRS regarding unique activities of health care trade association.
Structured tailored physician incentive compensation plan at academic hospital.
Provided overviews of the various regulatory and accreditation standards that are applicable to potential conflicts of interest in Board of Directors’ governance and clinical research contexts.
Evaluated physician compensation relationships with drug company clinical trial sponsors in context of conflict of interest regulations.
Counseled health plan on formation and Michigan regulatory matters.
Jones Day's 2020 Speaker Series: Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Big Data: What You and Your Organization Should Know
The Impact of Emergency Declarations and State Actions to Combat Coronavirus on Health Care Providers
Telemedicine and COVID-19: CMS Touts Virtual Check-Ins, Has Authority to Implement Telehealth Waivers
OIG Approves Online Directory’s Per-Click Fees, Signaling Growing Acceptance of Healthcare Technology
- May 6, 2019
Legal and Regulatory Issues with Teledermatology, Current Dermatology Reports
- March 5, 2019
Health Care Compliance Legal Issues Manual, Co-Editor, American Health Lawyers Association
- December 2018
Institutional Review Boards, Co-author of Secondary Findings in Genomic Research, American Health Lawyers
Publications Prior to Jones Day
Advice for the Non-Healthcare Lawyer Representing Clients in Arrangements with Hospitals and Other Health Care Providers (February 2017) Michigan Bar Journal
Representing Hospitals and Health Systems Handbook (August 2016) Co-author American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Policy and Review: The IRB's Imperative in Incidental Findings in Research (April 2016) Co-author American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
Health Care Compliance Legal Issues Manual (2014) Co-author American Health Lawyers Association (AHLA)
- December 3, 2019
Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, and Big Data: What You and Your Organization Should Know
- June 21, 2019
Pharmaceutical Compliance & Legal Issues, Health Care Compliance Association Regional Conference
- March 7, 2019
Federal Regulatory Update, Health Law Institute, Institute of Continuing Legal Education/Michigan State Bar Association
Speaking Engagements Prior to Jones Day
Incidental Findings in Genomic Research: Ethics, Law and Practicality, Legal Issues Affecting Academic Medical Centers and Other Teaching Institutions, AHLA co-sponsored with National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) and Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC),
Hospital/Physician Relationships and the Law, Excellence in Governance Fellowship, Michigan Health and Hospital Association
Grand Rapids, MI
Clinical Research Update - How Will New Developments Impact Your Institution?, Legal Issues Affecting Academic Medical Centers and Other Teaching Institutions, AHLA co-sponsored with National Association of College and University Attorneys (NACUA) and Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Tax Issues in Clinical Research, Tax Issues for Health Care Organizations Conference, American Health Lawyers Association
Research Collaborations between AMCs and Community Hospitals, Legal Issues Affecting Academic Health Centers and Other Teaching Institutions Conference, American Health Lawyers Association
- Indiana University (J.D. magna cum laude 1993; Indiana Law Review); Butler University (B.S. in Accounting cum laude 1990)
- Michigan, Indiana, and Illinois
Named 2018 Detroit Health Care Law "Lawyer of the Year" by Best Lawyers in America
Acritas "Star Lawyer" (2018 and 2019)
Named one of the "100 Most Connected Business People in Metro Detroit," Crain's Detroit Business (2016)
Repeatedly recognized as a top lawyer by DBusiness, Michigan Super Lawyers, and Best Lawyers in America
Editorial Advisory Board Member (Health) — Law360 (2017)