Jennifer Hutchens practices in the area of corporate and commercial law, with a focus on health care and life sciences. She represents providers of all sizes, including dialysis providers, vascular access providers, hospitals and health systems, physician practices, management services organizations and other health care entities. Jennifer practices extensively in the areas of health care joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, and integration transactions. Her transactional health care experience also includes the negotiation and preparation of physician recruitment, employment, professional services and other commercial contracts. Jennifer frequently advises clients on regulatory and compliance issues at both the federal and state level, including the Anti-Kickback and physician self-referral (Stark) laws, corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting prohibitions, and licensure matters. She has experience assisting clients with health care compliance self-audits, acquisition due diligence, corrective actions, and self-reporting under the CMS Stark Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol and the OIG Self-Disclosure Protocol.