Ted Tucci, a partner in the Health Law Group, chairs the firm's Health and Benefits Litigation Team. His clients include for-profit and nonprofit health care providers and hospital systems, home health agencies, nursing homes, pharmaceutical manufacturers and retail pharmacies, outpatient and imaging centers, assisted living facilities, and human services agencies.
Health Law Litigation
Mr. Tucci regularly defends health care clients and their officers and directors against a wide array of claims involving alleged wrongful acts arising out of health care operations. He handles government investigation responses, antitrust claims, commercial disputes, and class actions against health system clients. He has successfully defended whistleblower actions brought in a variety of jurisdictions pursuant to the False Claims Act. Mr. Tucci has also litigated the leading cases in Connecticut on matters involving restriction or termination of medical staff privileges and medical education.
Mr. Tucci counsels and represents health industry clients in risk management and administrative law proceedings. He has served as counsel for both hospitals and hearing committees in bylaw administrative proceedings involving staff privileges, peer review, and physician discipline issues. He regularly handles financial and reimbursement audit matters before state and federal agencies, licensure proceedings, certificate of need requests, and appeals of rate determinations by governmental agencies.
Mr. Tucci has appeared before state regulatory agencies on certificate of need, regulatory enforcement actions pertaining to reimbursement, and overpayment matters.
Mr. Tucci has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Health Care Law since 2006 and in the area of Insurance Law in 2017 (Copyright 2016 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC). He has also been named to the Connecticut Super Lawyers® list in the area of Health Care since 2006 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.).