Elizabeth F. Hodge
Elizabeth F. Hodge
Of Counsel 
401 East Jackson Street
Suite 1700
Tampa, FL 33602

Betsy Hodge represents a variety of healthcare providers in compliance and transactional matters. Betsy provides guidance to clients, including physicians and hospitals, regarding compliance with applicable federal and state statutes and regulations. These include the HIPAA regulations, state laws regarding physician self-referrals and patient-brokering, and laws concerning human research. Betsy has developed significant experience regarding the HIPAA Privacy, Security, Data Breach Notification, and Administrative Simplification regulations. Betsy also assists clients in buying and selling their healthcare businesses.

Betsy is the former president of the Florida Academy of Healthcare Attorneys and is a member of the Florida Hospital Association's HIPAA Preemption Analysis Task Force.

American Association of Orthopaedic Executives, Co-Speaker, Webinar, "Don't Let Compliance Keep You Up at Night! Maximize Your Time & Effort with These Tips & Tools," March 6, 2014
Law360, Author, "11th Circuit Issues Cautionary Opinion for Transactional Lawyers," March 28, 2013
Law360, Co-Author, "Assessing Key Provisions of ACA Implementation," January 15, 2013
Florida Academy of Healthcare Attorneys, Editor, "Court Invalidates Trauma Center Apportionment Rule," January 2, 2013
Florida Association for Managed Care Professionals Conference, Co-Presenter, "Decoding Fact from Fiction: Health Insurance Exchanges," November 8, 2012
Florida Hospital Association, Corporate Compliance Education Retreat for the Florida Healthcare Corporate Compliance Association, Panel Moderator, May 18, 2012
The Florida Osteopathic Medical Association Cardiovascular and Medicine Symposium, Presenter, "ACO's? What are They? What Should You Know," April 27, 2012
The Academy of Medical Management Seminar, Co-Presenter, "The ACO Rule: Accountable Care Organizations and Integrated Medicine," March 22, 2012
The Academy of Medical Management Seminar, Co-Presenter, "Physician Recruitment Legal Problems and Recruitment Policies," and "Physician Recruitment Contracts-Thorough, Legal & Fair," March 22, 2012
Florida Hospital Association Risk Review, Co-Author, "Organization or Development of RHIO or HIN for Risk Managers," October 18, 2011
Florida Academy of Healthcare Attorneys/Florida Healthcare Corporate Compliance Association Joint Meeting, Co-Presenter, "Patient Transfer Agreements - A Checklist and Guide for Hospital Managers in Florida," 2010
Florida Academy of Healthcare Attorneys/Florida Healthcare Corporate Compliance Association Joint Meeting, Co-Presenter, "Breach Notification Under the HITECH Act," 2009

Florida Academy of Healthcare Attorneys (FAHA), President; Liaison to Florida Healthcare Corporate Compliance Association
Florida Hospital Association HIPAA Preemption Analysis Task Force, Member
Leadership Tampa Bay, Class of 2013, Graduate
The Florida Bar, Healthcare Section, Member
Florida Hospital Association, Member
American Health Lawyers Association, Member

Associated News, Events and Publications

Elizabeth F. Hodge


J.D., Washington & Lee University School of Law, 1998
B.A., Duke University, 1985; Economics

Home | Contact Us | Terms & Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Follow Akerman on Twitter   Connect with Akerman on LinkedIn
©2014 Akerman LLP, Akerman (Nevada) LLP. Attorney Advertising.