Chair of the firm’s Health Care and Insurance Regulatory Service Groups, Janet Craig is a seasoned attorney in health care law and regulatory insurance issues. Janet is experienced in certificate of need and licensure, reimbursement, managed care, fraud and abuse, HIPAA, and Stark I and II. A former General Counsel of the Kentucky Department of Insurance, she has an active regulatory practice. She represents a host of insurers and HMOs on matters ranging from market conduct and financial exams to mergers, change of control and rate filings.
Requirements for Self-Insurance
Kentucky Health Law Institute, UK CLE, September 2, 2020
HIPAA Marketing and Fundraising: What's Covered and What's Not
Nuts and Bolts workshop on HIPAA
University of Kentucky Health Law Seminar, March 15, 2002
Kentucky Health Law, UK 2000/2004
Health Care and Insurance Regulatory Service Group, Co-Chair
Business Acceptance Committee, Member
Recruiting Committee, Member
Lateral Recruiting Committee, Co-Chair
Management Committee (Feb. 2016-Jan. 2020)
Charitable Contributions Committee, Former Member
Kentucky Commission on Women, Board of Directors (2014-18)
American Heart Association - Central Kentucky Chapter, Board of Directors
Headley-Whitney Museum, former Board president
University of Kentucky Art Museum, Advisory Board
Leadership Kentucky Class of 2002
Eastern Kentucky University, Board of Regents
Ms. Craig served as General Counsel and Director of Market Conduct and Enforcement at the Kentucky Department of Insurance. She was also Special Counsel to the Senate Insurance and Banking Committee of the Kentucky General Assembly. Janet has served on the boards of the Better Business Bureau, High Street YMCA, Lexington Clinic Foundation, and LexArts. She is a member of the American Heart Association - Central Kentucky Chapter Board of Directors, Eastern Kentucky University Board of Regents, on the board of the Headley-Whitney Museum and the Advisory Board for the University of Kentucky Art Museum. Ms. Craig was appointed by Governor Beshear to the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Commission on Women (2014-18). She served as Chairman of the Lexington Arts and Cultural Council (now LexArts) when it raised more than $750,000 in the Horsemania public art project. She was also a member of the Leadership Kentucky Class of 2002. Ms. Craig enjoys painting, gardening and spending time with her family, husband Jim, son Matthew and daughter Megan, grandchildren James and Lily, and her Cavalier Spaniel Boone.
Martindale-Hubbell® AV-Preeminent® Peer Review Rated
Martindale-Hubbell® Bar Register of Preeminent Women Lawyers
Best Lawyers In America®, Health Care Law and Insurance Law (1993-2023)
Best Lawyers In America®, Lexington Area Lawyer of the Year in Insurance Law (2013)
Best Health Lawyers in America (1995-present)
Who's Who in American Lawyers (1995-present)
Janet Craig of Stites & Harbison is one of the best healthcare attorneys in the country.
. . . tremendous amount of health care regulatory expertise and is always available when needed. She clearly takes an interest in her clients.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 98 of its lawyers are included in the 2023 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Additionally, 11 Stites & Harbison attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 19 attorneys are recognized in “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes attorneys early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 93 lawyers are included in the 2022 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers® has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Additionally, 11 attorneys are named as “Lawyer of the Year” and 14 attorneys are recognized in “Best Lawyers: Ones to Watch,” which recognizes attorneys early in their careers for outstanding professional excellence in private practice in the United States.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Stites & Harbison, PLLC is pleased to announce that 82 lawyers are included in the 2021 Edition of The Best Lawyers in America©.
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WEBINAR (via Zoom)
Sarah Spurlock, Janet Craig and Dustyn Jones will be presenters at this WEBINAR presented by UK Law Continuing Legal Education on September 2-3, 2020.
LOUISVILLE, Ky.—The Best Lawyers in America© 2020 has recognized 75 Stites & Harbison, PLLC attorneys as selected by their peers in 49 areas of practice. Forty-three of those attorneys selected have been honored for 10 consecutive years or more.