Kimberly Boike is a business attorney who concentrates her practice in the healthcare and not for profit fields.
Kim advises healthcare entities of all sizes including, healthcare systems, hospitals, senior living providers, such as continuing care retirement communities and skilled nursing facilities, physicians and healthcare startups on a multitude of issues with a focus on regulatory concerns such as compliance with HIPAA from both a privacy and security perspective, fee-splitting prohibitions and other critical federal and state regulations. With a strong background in healthcare regulatory compliance, Kim advises entities of all sizes on compliance with federal fraud and abuse laws and federal Stark Law. She works closely with clients to strategize and implement compliance policies, as well as to enhance her clients' understanding of potential risk areas to avoid future compliance issues.
Kim regularly works with healthcare entrepreneurs on structuring new models for healthcare delivery such as direct primary care and utilization of telemedicine. Kim is passionate about client education and regularly speaks on issues affecting her clients, including compliance with HIPAA and other federal and state laws. She also counsels her healthcare clients on tax-exempt bond financings, complex mergers and acquisitions, structuring relationships across the continuum of care, hospital/physician joint ventures and affiliations. In addition, Kim advises her clients on employment agreements, business associate agreements, managed care agreements, corporate structuring and medical staff issues.
Kim was instrumental in the founding of Chuhak & Tecson's newest practice group--Not for Profit & Mission-Based Organizations. Recognizing that not for profits face unique challenges, the group is dedicated to providing these organizations with a full range of services specifically designed to meet their needs. Kim advises a variety of not for profit organizations, including hospital systems, daycare centers and community foundations, on a host of issues, such as tax-exempt financings, executive compensation and corporate reorganizations. She regularly presents to boards of directors on best governance practices and regulatory compliance issues, and ensures that her not for profit clients have succession plans in place to continually advance their missions.
An active member of the firm, Kim serves on Chuhak & Tecson's Recruitment Committee and previously chaired the Associate/ Paralegal Oversight Committee.
In addition, Kim serves as the chair of the Development Council of Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center and also serves on its Governing Council. The Council focuses on strategic fundraising and "friendraising" to advance the mission of Advocate Masonic, which has been named one of the nation's top 100 hospitals by Thomson Reuters for the past three years. She also serves on the board of the Advocate Charitable Foundation.
For nine consecutive years, Kim was named to the Illinois Super Lawyers Rising Stars list, which is awarded to only 2.5 percent of attorneys in the state.
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