Susan B. Steelman
401 Commerce StreetNashville, TN 37219-2449
Susan Steelman concentrates her practice primarily on health care law. Ms. Steelman advises clients on regulatory and transactional health care matters, including fraud and abuse compliance and investigations, privacy and security of health information, FDA regulatory compliance, Medicare and Medicaid coverage and reimbursement, and risk management and insurance issues. She has extensive experience in dealing with fraud and abuse analyses, including Stark, Anti-Kickback, and state self-referral laws, HIPAA, HITECH, and federal and state privacy laws, drug, biotech, and device issues, day-to-day hospital operational issues, compliance committees and programs, hospital risk management and insurance, contract drafting and negotiation, hospital and physician relationships, joint ventures and management agreements, recruitment of physicians, physician group practice and compensation issues, medical staff bylaws and credentialing, clinical trials and human subject research, licensure, certification, and accreditation, including Joint Commission survey preparation and CMS and state audits, employment issues, third-party payor and managed care issues, and Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues.
Ms. Steelman has advised a broad range of health care clients, including hospitals and health systems, physician groups, pediatric facilities, surgery centers, diagnostic centers, rehabilitation facilities, women's hospitals, occupational health clinics, clinical research institutions, pharmaceutical companies, device manufacturers, clinical reference laboratories, and managed care plans. In connection with counseling clients, Ms. Steelman frequently addresses emerging issues, such as the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA), the HIPAA Final Omnibus Rule, and cGMP drug manufacturing issues.
- "Ethical and Effective Negotiation: What Every Lawyer Should Know About Making a Deal," American Bar Association, March 2013
- "Healthcare Reform Forum," LaGrange Troup County Chamber of Commerce, February 2013
- J.D., Vanderbilt University School of Law, 1995
- B.A., Vanderbilt University, 1992
- Dean's List
- Arts & Science University Scholarship
- College Scholars/Honors Program
- American Bar Association
- American Health Lawyers Association
- Tennessee Bar Association
- Utah Bar Association
- Alabama State Bar Association