Lisa Boyle chairs the firm's Health Law Group. She has spent more than 25 years representing a wide range of health care providers, including health systems, hospitals, physicians, physician groups, and ambulatory surgery centers. In addition, she represents clinically integrated networks, accountable care organizations, home health agencies, continuing care retirement communities, and federally qualified health centers.
Ms. Boyle has substantial experience representing health care providers in all types of complex transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private placements, and reorganizations. She regularly serves as counsel to health systems, hospitals, and physician groups in developing strategies and structuring and documenting sophisticated joint ventures.
Ms. Boyle regularly advises health care providers on the myriad regulatory issues they face, such as compliance with the Stark law, the anti-kickback statute, and the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA); gainsharing; medical staff and peer review; clinical integration, physician recruitment, and compensation; medical staff bylaws; management arrangements; and electronic medical records. She also focuses on corporate governance, corporate compliance, risk management, and patient care issues.
Ms. Boyle is an advocate of community work. Each holiday season, she coordinates Robinson+Cole's drive to collect gifts for more than 130 needy children from the Northwest Boys & Girls Clubs of Hartford. She served on the Board of Trustees and as an officer of the organization for more than 15 years.
Ms. Boyle frequently lectures on a variety of health care topics, including the Stark law, clinical integration, physician recruitment, physician compensation, peer review, HIPAA, and informed consent. She is the author of the book entitled HIPAA—a Guide to Health Care Privacy and Security Law, published by Aspen Publishers. Ms. Boyle is also a contributor to Robinson+Cole's health care blog, Health Law Diagnosis.
Ms. Boyle is AV® Preeminent™ Peer Review Rated in Martindale-Hubbell™ in the area of Health Law (Martindale-Hubbell Peer Review Ratings is a trademark. AV Preeminent is a certification mark of Reed Elsevier Properties, Inc.). She has been ranked in Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business in the state of Connecticut in the area of Healthcare since 2011. Additionally, she has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Health Care Law since 2010.