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William J. Spratt, Jr.

Partner 
Three Brickell City Centre
98 Southeast Seventh Street
Suite 1100
Miami, FL 33131
 
Tel:
305.982.5512
Fax:
305.374.5095
 
 

Bill Spratt represents large healthcare companies and private equity sponsors in multi-jurisdictional transactions, traversing complex state and federal healthcare laws and regulations. A former healthcare administrator, he counsels institutional and non-institutional healthcare providers including hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, outpatient and urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, hospices, home health agencies, health maintenance organizations, clinical laboratories, radiation therapy centers, durable medical equipment companies, physician networks, and specialty physician groups.

Bill has significant experience structuring acquisitions, sales, mergers, and reorganizations of healthcare businesses, and analyzing securities documents in healthcare transactions. He counsels clients on fraud and abuse matters, federal and state regulatory compliance, antitrust issues, managed care arrangements, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues, risk management, and interstate and international healthcare transactions. Bill is Board Certified in Health Law by The Florida Bar.

He is former chair of The Florida Bar Health Law Certification Committee and has taught health law as an adjunct faculty member in the Master of Health Administration programs at Florida Atlantic University and Nova Southeastern University Huizenga Graduate School of Business and Entrepreneurship.

 
Representative Experience
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Represented a hospice/home health company in a public merger, with the surviving company operating in 39 states
 
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Represented a private equity sponsor in the divestiture of a durable medical equipment company operating in 26 states
 
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Represented a hospice/home health company operating in various jurisdictions in licensure, accreditation and Medicare/Medicaid compliance matters
 
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Represented the operator of radiosurgical facilities in the development of a proton therapy center with an academic medical center
 
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Represented specialty healthcare providers in resolving overpayment and Medicare enrollment controversies
 
Awards & Recognition
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The Best Lawyers in America 2008-2013, 2015-2018, Listed in Florida for Health Care Law
 
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Chambers USA 2006-2017 Ranked in Florida for Healthcare
 
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Super Lawyers Magazine 2006-2017, Listed in Florida for Healthcare
 
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South Florida Legal Guide Top Lawyers 2014-2015, Listed for Healthcare
 
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Miami Herald's Super Lawyer 2006-2013, Top Florida Lawyer
 
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Florida Trend's Legal Elite 2004, 2006, 2008-2012, Healthcare
 
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South Florida Business Journal 2005, 2007, Recognized as a Heavy Hitter in Health Care
 
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Medical Business-South Florida Edition 1993, Best Healthcare Attorney Award
 
Published Works & Lectures
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AHLA Connections, Author, "Trends in Health Care M&A What's Hot/What's Not," August 2015
 
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Summer Anatomic Pathology Conference of the Florida Society of Pathologists, Presenter, "Recent State and Federal Developments Affecting Pathologists and Laboratory Medicine," July, 2014
 
Professional Memberships & Activities
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American Bar Association (Health Law Section)
 
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American Health Lawyers Association
 
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Florida Association of Hospital Attorneys
 
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Florida Bar Health Law Certification Committee, former Chair, Vice Chair, and Member
 
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Florida Bar Health Law Section, former Chair of the Legislative Committee
 
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Visiting Nurse Association of Dade County, Inc., former Chairman of the Board of Directors
 

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William J. Spratt, Jr.

Practice
Healthcare
Education
J.D., University of Miami School of Law, 1986; cum laude; Moot Court Competition Winner, Wig and Robe Society Award for Excellence in Oral Advocacy, Moot Court Board Member
M.S., Florida International University, 1974
B.A., University of South Florida, 1968
Bar Admissions
Florida
 
 
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