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Lindsey T. Rogers-Seitz

Of Counsel
Fax +1.919.831.7040
Lindsey Rogers-Seitz is of counsel at the firm’s Research Triangle Park office. She is a member of the health care and FDA practice group, focusing her practice on health care regulatory and transactional matters. Ms. Rogers-Seitz has specialized knowledge in the area of hospital acquisitions and affiliations, physician contracting, corporate governance and fraud and abuse laws. She provides counseling to health systems related to strategic affiliations, contracting matters, and other compliance matters.

Professional Background

Prior to joining the firm, Ms. Rogers-Seitz served as associate general counsel for University of Colorado Health, a non-profit health care system in Denver, Colorado, where she was counsel for the Southern Region and provided legal advice to management and the board of directors on a variety of corporate and regulatory matters, including the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, EMTALA, CMS and The Joint Commission requirements, and other health care regulations. Additionally, Ms. Rogers-Seitz drafted, reviewed and negotiated a variety of contracts, including space and equipment leases, professional services agreements, on-call agreements, medical director agreements, and various supply chain contracts. She also provided counsel regarding complex business transactions, including hospital mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, entity formation and governance issues.

Prior to working at University of Colorado Health, Ms. Rogers-Seitz served as corporate counsel at Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., in Ridgefield, Connecticut, where she specialized in Sunshine Act implementation, contracting and rebates, and fraud and abuse issues. She began her career as an Associate at Ropes & Gray, LLP in New York, New York in the private equity group. She transitioned to the health care group, where she focused on health system affiliations, private equity investments in the health care sector, corporate governance, government investigations, and the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute and the False Claims Act.

Professional/Civic Activities

  • Colorado Bar Association
  •  American Health Lawyers Association
  • Counseled large health system in relation to its strategic affiliation with national health plan.
  • Advised leading health system in regard to its $17 million acquisition of a large multi-specialty physician practice.
  • Advised a health system in New England in regard to its comprehensive governance restructuring.
  • Advised client on various issues, including fraud and abuse, in regard to a $200 million acquisition of its medical device portfolio company.
  • Counseled a New York state university in relation to its submission of a Medicaid state plan amendment pertaining to supplemental physician payments.
  • Counsel to New York-based hospital in relation to a United States Attorneys Office Civil Investigative Demand involving potential violations of the Anti-Kickback Statute and Stark Law.
  • Counseled large health system on multiple bond issuances.
  • Responsible for regular advice on compliance with the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law and False Claims Act for a hospital located in Nassau County.
  • Involved in negotiation of an innovative affiliation between two large Colorado health systems, including a ground sublease, central utility plant agreement and shared services agreement. \
  • Advised clinically integrated network on various matters, including Participating Provider Agreements, Management Services Agreements, and company policies.
  • Advised Chief Medical Officer, Medical Executive Committee and Board of Directors of large health system on a variety of medical staff matters.
  • Drafted and filed IRS Form 1023 applications for 501(c)(3) tax-exemption for two community hospitals.
  • Completed transfer of four free-standing emergency departments from an affiliated entity to its related hospital.
  • Converted a community hospital from a limited liability company to a non-profit corporation, including drafting and organizing all required corporate documents, approvals and filings.
  • Counseled health system on purchase of remaining ownership interests of a joint venture, including drafting Amended and Restated Operating Agreement, Transition Services Agreement and other documents.
  • Advised large health system in acquisition of local critical access hospital.