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K. Kelly White Bryant

K. Kelly White Bryant

K. Kelly White Bryant is a Member of the firm located in the Louisville office where she is a member of the Health Care Service Group.  Kelly’s practice is devoted to health law, focusing on regulatory matters, transactional matters and certificate of need matters.  Kelly’s certificate of need experience includes preparation and submission of applications, representation in CON hearings and CON decision appeals for a broad range of provider types, including:  ambulance, home health, hospice, acute care beds, psychiatric beds, psychiatric residential treatment facilities, neonatal special care beds, rehab agencies, cardiac catheterization, ambulatory surgery center, limited service clinic, MRI, mobile health service and linear accelerator. 

Kelly’s health law experience also includes: fraud and abuse analysis; physician self-referral issues; hospital/physician contracting; representation before the Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure and other licensing agencies; and reimbursement issues.

Recent News, Articles & Speaking Engagements

  • "Residents in Business," with Ozair M. ShariffSarah Cronan Spurlock,  faculty panel, University of Louisville School of Medicine, May 15-17, 2018
  • "Employment Contracting Seminar," with Ozair M. ShariffSarah Cronan SpurlockDustyn B. Jones,  Kentucky Medical Association, Louisville, Ky., January 27, 2018
  • "Residents in Business," with Ozair M. ShariffSarah Cronan Spurlock,  faculty panel, University of Louisville School of Medicine, May 15-16, 2017
  • "Health Facility Licensure 2.0: New OIG Procedures," presentation, Kentucky Health Law Institute, September 16, 2016
  • "Residents in Business," with Ozair M. ShariffSarah Cronan Spurlock,  faculty panel, University of Louisville School of Medicine and Greater Louisville Medical Society, May 24-26, 2016
  • "Residents in Business," with Ozair M. Shariff,  faculty panel, University of Louisville School of Medicine and Greater Louisville Medical Society, May 13, 2015
  • "The changing face of Kentucky’s long-term care," Medical News, October 13, 2014
  • "Residents in Business," faculty panel, University of Louisville School of Medicine and Greater Louisville Medical Society, May 22, 2014
  • "Hot Topics in Health Care Law," co-presented at the UK Health Law Institute, November 8, 2013
  • "Residents in Business," program, served on faculty panel, University of Louisville School of Medicine and Greater Louisville Medical Society, June 8, 2013
  • "Physician Employment Contracting Symposium," with Ozair M. ShariffSarah Cronan Spurlock,  co-presenter, Kentucky Medical Association, November 3, 2012
  • "Physicians' Financial Relationships with Drug and Device Companies Made Public (Physician Payments Sunshine Act)," Medical News, September 2012
  • "The Certificate of Need Program: The Other Side of the Story," Louisville Bar Briefs, November 2011
  • "The Role of Accountable Care Organizations in the U.S.," Louisville Bar Association Bar Briefs, Vol. 10, No. 11, November 2010
  • "Preparing Healthcare Providers for the RAC Program," co-author, Louisville Bar Association's Association's Bar Briefs, August 2009
  • "Health Planning, Certificate of Need and Health Facility Licensure Law in Kentucky," co-author, Kentucky Health Law (5th ed.), 2009
  • "Hospital and Medical Staff Credentialing and Peer Review," co-author, Kentucky Health Law (5th ed.), 2009
  • "Information and Access Issues in the Health Care Environment," Kentucky Health Law, (5th ed.), 2009
  • "E-discovery and Electronic Health Information," Kentucky Health Information Management Association annual meeting, Louisville, Ky., June 5, 2008
  • "The Role of Qui TamRelators in the Health Care Industry and the Supreme Court's Recent Decision in Rockwell v. United States," published in §1.09 of Health Law and Compliance Update by John Steiner, 2007

More Than Stites & Harbison

Ms. Bryant joined Stites & Harbison in September 2007 after participating in the firm's summer associate program. While in law school, she was a senior staff member for the Kentucky Law Journal and, in the spring of 2006, she served as a clerk for the Fayette District Court judges. Ms. Bryant is the President of the Board of Directors for the Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys. She is a past Chair and past Vice-Chair for the Louisville Bar Association Health Law Section and previously served on the Louisville Bar Association CLE Committee. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Louisville Bar Foundation, Medical News and the Neighborhood House, a community center in Louisville’s Portland neighborhood. For many years, Ms. Bryant served as a volunteer attorney for the Louisville Legal Aid Society, providing representation in obtaining domestic violence restraining orders. She was also was previously on the Board of Directors for the American Heart Association.

Professional Accolades

Best Lawyers in America®, Health Care Law (2019)

Kentucky Super Lawyers®, Rising Star (2013-18)

Business First of Louisville, Partners in Health Care People to Watch (2014)

Louisville Magazine Top Lawyer (2016)

Community Involvement

  • Kentucky Academy of Hospital Attorneys, President of Board of Directors
  • Medical News, Board of Directors
  • Neighborhood House, Board of Directors
  • Focus Louisville, Fall 2013 Graduate