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Pamela Polevoy

Special Counsel

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Pamela is Special Counsel in the firm’s Health Law Practice. Pamela specializes in leading multifaceted health care transactions, with over 24 years of mergers and acquisition experience, and 12 exclusive to the health care industry. Pamela garners broad institutional knowledge of her clients and their goals, which she considers essential to providing the best legal advice and counsel.

Pamela represents and guides health care providers with developing and engaging in arrangements to support their businesses and achieve their business objectives. Through acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, strategic roll-ups and other collaborations, Pamela draws upon her expertise in corporate and health care issues to help clients structure and execute a wide variety of transactions. Pamela guides health care providers to grow, consolidate, expand and navigate an evolving and changing health care landscape. Pamela takes pride in working with clients and counterparties to pursue arrangements that will result in improved care for their patients.

Pamela’s work spans across a range of health care businesses, including population health management, micro-hospitals, dialysis, radiology, ambulatory surgery centers, fertility and physician practices. As counsel and advisor, Pamela provides general counseling and regulatory advice to her health care clients on the intricate legal, regulatory and compliance frameworks essential to their transactions and their day-to-day business.


New York Joins Other States with Health Care Transaction Review Laws

May 11, 2023 | Blog | By Jean D. Mancheno, Cody Keetch, Pamela Polevoy

On May 3, 2023, New York joined Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Jersey, Oregon, Rhode Island, Washington, and California in enacting legislation that increases oversight over certain health care transactions. Governor Kathy Hochul signed the Fiscal Year 2024 New York State Executive Budget (FY 24 Executive Budget) into law which enacted the final version of Article 45-A of the New York Public Health Law (PHL) titled “Disclosure of Material Transactions.” The law takes effect on August 1, 2023.
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On March 22, 2023, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued updated guidance for home dialysis services performed in a skilled nursing facility or nursing home (the Updated Guidance). CMS first issued guidance addressing home dialysis services provided to nursing home residents on April 17, 2018 (the Original Guidance). The Updated Guidance incorporates responses to comments, questions, and feedback received during the ensuing five years from state survey agencies, dialysis providers, and other stakeholders, and current models of home dialysis care of a nursing home resident.
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New York Proposes Regulatory Review and Approval of Material Health Care Entity Transactions

March 1, 2023 | Blog | By Jean D. Mancheno, Pamela Polevoy, Lara Compton

On February 1, 2023, New York Governor Kathy Hochul announced the Fiscal Year 2024 New York State Executive Budget (the Executive Budget). One component of the Executive Budget’s Health and Mental Hygiene Article VII Legislation is a proposal to require certain “health care entities” to obtain approval from the New York State Department of Health (DOH) prior to consummating a material transaction.
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Health Care Deal Structures: What Will the Deal Look Like?

February 15, 2023 | Blog | By Pamela Polevoy, Deborah Daccord, Cody Keetch

Deal structure is the foundation of a health care transaction. This post offers practical tips and hypothetical case studies for laying the groundwork for a successful health care transaction.
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Removing Barriers to Second Chances

January 24, 2022 | Article

Mintz initiated many pro bono projects to combat systemic racism after the murder of George Floyd, including organizing Massachusetts Criminal Offender Record Information sealing clinics with the Lawyers Clearinghouse and conducting research for a Boston-based nonprofit into how housing authorities around the country evaluate applicants with open criminal charges.
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In this episode of the Health Law Diagnosed podcast, members of the Mintz Health Law team discuss their health law–focused 2022 New Year’s resolutions and how they’re helping clients and colleagues navigate the continued challenges and opportunities of the current era.
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CMS Finally Releases Proposed Rules for Medicaid Managed Care

June 10, 2015 | Blog | By Ryan Cuthbertson, Pamela Kramer

On Friday, Mintz Levin published an advisory on CMS’s proposed Medicaid Managed Care rules. This advisory provides contextual background, a helpful overview of the rule’s contents, and an in-depth discussion of some of the rule’s key provisions.
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Over a Decade in the Making: CMS Releases Long-Awaited Medicaid Managed Care Rule

June 5, 2015 | Advisory | By Pamela Kramer, Bridgette Keller, Lauren Moldawer

On May 27, 2015, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (“CMS”) published a 653-page proposed rule affecting the thirty-nine states (plus the District of Columbia) that use managed care organizations (“MCOs”) to administer their Medicaid benefits.
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Corporate Integrity Agreements: OIG Provides Glimpse of the Future

October 11, 2012 | Blog | By Pamela Kramer, Hope Foster

The OIG held a roundtable meeting with representatives from 32 companies that have entered into Corporate Integrity Agreements (CIAs) since 2009. Following from the August 7, 2012, roundtable meeting, this week the OIG published a roundtable paper Focus on Compliance: The Next Generation of Corporate Integrity Agreements. 
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