TAMPA, FL – Senior Attorney Grant Dearborn has been elected to the Florida Bar Health Law Section Executive Council and will serve a three-year term. The Health Law Section’s goal is to provide a forum for communication and education leading to the improvement and development of the field of health law. Another goal of the section is serving the Bar and the public generally in interpreting and carrying out the professional needs and objectives in the area of health law.
Grant is a Board Certified Health Care Lawyer with almost 20 years of health law experience. Before joining Shumaker, Grant served as in-house counsel to a multicounty health care system, which was comprised of a health plan, four hospitals, pharmacies, a physician group of 300 doctors, DME, labs, and hospice. He most recently served as their Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer. Grant is familiar with the challenges that senior leaders and boards must overcome and manage. He also knows how to reduce risk and build compliant cultures. In addition, Grant was a lawyer for the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) for seven years, including serving as Chief Facilities Counsel and through such experience, he has special insight on regulatory matters.
Grant’s vast experience includes complex litigation and transactions, Stark and anti-kickback, compliance, audits, privacy, and HIPAA matters, as well as hospital, pharmacy, physician group, and health plan operations.