Cassie’s practice primarily involves advising health care clients on transactional and regulatory matters, including serving as regulatory counsel on health care transactions and assisting clients in establishing and implementing MSO-PC arrangements. She frequently oversees the health care regulatory aspects of complex transactions in the health care industry, including recent private equity investments in pediatric, dental, ambulatory surgery, and addiction treatment providers. She has also served as regulatory counsel to various institutional lenders in financing transactions in connection with the acquisition of health and life science industry companies. Cassie regularly acts as a subject matter expert, advising clients on HIPAA/privacy compliance, telehealth and other digital health matters, corporate practice issues, professional and facility licensing, determinations of need/certificates of need, and Medicare and Medicaid compliance. Cassie also has experience advising non-profit organizations on matters related to formation and corporate governance.
Throughout her career, Cassie has worked with providers, payors, individual patients, and a range of investors in the health care space, so she understands the unique challenges facing clients in the ever-changing health care landscape. She enjoys working with interdisciplinary teams to come up with creative solutions to her clients’ problems.
Prior to joining Mintz, Cassie worked as in-house counsel at a national senior living company. There she advised the business on matters related to state and federal health care regulations, physician arrangements, reimbursement, fraud and abuse, and HIPAA/privacy. Cassie’s in-house experience informs current her practice, enabling her to anticipate and relate to clients’ legal and business needs.
A member of the firm’s Pro Bono Committee, Cassie is particularly passionate about addressing health disparities, focusing on increasing access to reproductive health care and behavioral health services, including substance use disorder treatment. She currently serves on the Board of the South Boston Collaborative Center, a substance abuse and mental health treatment center located in South Boston.
Telehealth Update: DEA Extends Flexibility in Prescribing Controlled Substances via Telehealth Through 2024
October 24, 2023 | Blog | By Cassandra Paolillo, Stephnie John
Effective July 1, Florida Will Prohibit Offshore Storage of Health Records and Require Additional Ownership Disclosures
June 20, 2023 | Blog | By Kate Stewart, Cassandra Paolillo
Telehealth Update: DEA Issues Temporary Rule on Prescribing Controlled Substances via Telehealth as the Public Health Emergency Comes to an End
May 10, 2023 | Blog | By Ellen Janos, Cassandra Paolillo
Telehealth Update: DEA Issues Long-Awaited Proposed Rule on Prescribing Controlled Substances via Telehealth
March 3, 2023 | Blog | By Ellen Janos, Cassandra Paolillo
February 9, 2023 | Webinar
Telehealth Update: PHE Extended Through April 2023, But Some Key Telehealth Flexibilities Will Stick Around Longer
January 12, 2023 | Blog | By Ellen Janos, Cassandra Paolillo
December 7, 2022 | Blog | By Dianne Bourque, Lara Compton, Kathryn Edgerton, Cassandra Paolillo, Kate Stewart
September 1, 2022 | Blog | By Ellen Janos, Cassandra Paolillo
Health Law Diagnosed – Digital Health During the PHE and Beyond: Leveraging Telehealth to Address Disparities in Access to Care
June 14, 2022 | Podcast | By Bridgette Keller, Cassandra Paolillo
News & Press
October 12, 2023
Events & Speaking
Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation
Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Health Care Industry Foundation (WBL) Event
Recognition & Awards
- Best Lawyers in America: Ones to Watch - Health Care Law (2024)
- Massachusetts Super Lawyers Rising Stars: Health Care (2022 – 2023)
- Member, American Health Law Association
- Member, Boston Bar Association
- Board Member, South Boston Collaborative Center