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Jeffrey L. Kapp (Jeff)


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  • The Ohio State University (J.D. with honors 1993; Managing Editor, Law Journal); Miami University (B.A. magna cum laude 1990; Phi Beta Kappa)

Bar Admissions

  • Ohio

Jeff Kapp practices in the area of health care transactions and has more than 20 years of experience in M&A and various types of unique and innovative joint ventures, affiliations, and outsourcing transactions. He represents hospitals and health systems in strategic transactions, such as hospital mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and contractual arrangements, including transactions involving ambulatory surgery centers, hospice and home health services, and federally qualified health centers. Jeff represents hospitals and health systems in a variety of physician contracting matters, including co-management, recruitment, employment, medical director, and hospital-based physician agreements. He also has represented these clients regarding significant business functions, such as the negotiation of strategic supply management, equipment leasing, and consulting agreements.

Jeff counsels health systems, hospitals, emergency medical service providers, academic medical centers, and medical device companies regarding compliance matters, including Medicare fraud and abuse and Stark Law compliance, tax-exempt organization rules, HIPAA's privacy and security regulations, security breach notification laws, and other general health law issues.

Jeff's outsourcing practice focuses on negotiating and drafting customer-side transactions for information technology, benefit plan administration, and other administrative services. He is also experienced in negotiating and drafting software licenses, services, and maintenance agreements.

Jeff is a member of American Health Lawyers Association and served as a vice chair for the AHLA's Business Law and Governance Practice Group. He served as president of the Society of Ohio Healthcare Attorneys. He serves as the board chair of Vocational Guidance Services and serves on the board of Cleveland Play House, both Cleveland-based nonprofit organizations.

Honors & Distinctions

  • Recognized in each of the past five years (2013-2017) as one of the leading lawyers in his field by Chambers USA

    Listed in Best Lawyers in America, including as Cleveland Healthcare Law Lawyer of the Year for 2016 and 2018

    Listed in Ohio Super Lawyers and Cambridge's Who's Who in American Law

    Named as one of the "Outstanding Healthcare Transaction Lawyers" by Nightingale's Healthcare News
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