Jerry W. Taylor
Location: Nashville, TN
Jerry W. Taylor concentrates his practice in the areas of health care law, administrative law and commercial lending. Jerry has more than 25 years of legal experience in the area of regulatory compliance for health care providers in both the public and private sectors.
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 and 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 and facility licensing, Medicare and Medicaid issues, Stark and anti-kickback laws, and physician contracting. In addition to his health care practice, Jerry represents lenders in structuring and closing commercial loan transactions.
Recent Articles and Speaking Engagements
- "Can I Be Detained for Being Ill?," Nashville Bar Journal, Vol. 14, No. 10, November 2014
- "Tennessee A.G. Clarifies C.O.N. Law on Free Standing Emergency Departments," Stites & Harbison Client Alert, November 3, 2014
- "2014 Tennessee Health Law Updates," Tennessee Bar Association 26th Annual Health Law Forum
- "A Brief History on the Road to Healthcare Reform: From Truman to Obama," Becker's Hospital Review, February 11, 2014
- "Health Care Reform in America: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly," Nashville Bar Journal, November 2013
- "Let’s give health law a chance to work," The Tennessean, October 3, 2013
- "Wild World of the Affordable Care Act," Renasant Bank and Stites & Harbison complimentary seminar, Nashville, Tenn., June 27, 2013
- "Let’s Hope Politics Doesn’t Foil Expanded Health Care," The Tennessean, April 11, 2013
- "Tennessee opts out of ACA Medicaid Expansion - with a caveat," Stites & Harbison Client Alert, March 29, 2013
Before Stites & Harbison
Mr. Taylor 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.
Best Lawyers in America®, Administrative/Regulatory Law and Health Care Law (2015)
Nashville Business Journal, Health Care Heroes (2014)
Nashville Medical News, InCharge Healthcare, 2011, 2012, 2013
Nashville Bar Association "Article of the Year" Award for Health Care Reform in America: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly, 2014