Kathleen Carver Cheney, Esq.
Kathleen Carver Cheney’s unique qualifications include a clinical background as a nursing leader combined with more than 15 years of healthcare transactional and regulatory experience. She represents a range of healthcare providers with a focus on long-term and post-acute care. Her clients include skilled nursing facilities, adult care facilities, assisted living, home health agencies, hospices, managed long term care plans, and commercial lenders in the areas of acquisitions, regulatory compliance, finance, real estate, fraud and abuse, compliance, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, survey and certification, Certificate of Need, HIPAA privacy, and end-of-life issues. Kathleen speaks and writes extensively on issues relating to healthcare quality and innovation. In her pro bono work, she has acted on behalf of the African-American Policy Forum, the Social Work Hospice/Palliative Care Network, Judy’s Run for Stroke Awareness, Citibar Justice Center Women’s Immigration Project, Citibar Veterans Project and GEMS Sex Trafficking Project.
Partner Kathleen Carver Cheney is Featured Presenter at GNYHCFA Seminar “Managed LTC Expands to Nursing Homes: Are You Ready?”
Served as regulatory counsel for the purchase of a nursing-home chain that involved obtaining new licenses and Medicare/Medicaid provider agreements for 130 nursing facilities in 17 states.
Represented a purchaser in the acquisition of nine nursing facilities in the Northeast.
Represented a commercial lender in financing the acquisition of four nursing facilities out of Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
Represented a commercial lender in financing a $150 million acquisition of four nursing facilities in New York and New Jersey.
Obtained a New York State Department of Health Certificate of Authority for a Managed Long Term Care Plan.
Negotiated commercial leases for nursing facilities and provider offices.
Represented borrowers in financing and refinancing transactions including HUD.
Represented a nursing home chain in divesting itself of a non-performing New Jersey nursing facility.
Advised the operator of a pediatric nursing facility regarding regulatory issues.
Represented providers of early intervention services, applied behavioral therapies for autism, and psychological services for nursing facility residents.
Analyzed corporate practice of medicine and nurse practitioner scope of practice issues for an e-prescribing service.
Obtained state attorney general and supreme court approval for disposition of assets by a not for profit corporation.
Represented a large regional hospice in contracts with nursing facilities for residential and inpatient services.
Obtained New York State Public Health and Health Planning Council approval for construction of a replacement nursing facility in Brooklyn, and for expansion of nursing facilities in upstate New York and on Long Island.
Obtained New York State Public Health and Health Planning Council approval for a nursing facility to open an on-site dialysis center.
Appealed a Medicare audit of a psychological service provider with 100% recovery of proposed recoupments.
Prepared HIPAA compliance programs and updated for 2013 HIPAA and HI-TECH amendments.