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  • Education
    • J.D., University of Tulsa, 2006, with highest honor; Order of the Curule Chair; Tulsa Law Review, Editor
    • B.S., Finance, William Jewell College, 2003
Jack Beal’s practice focuses on health care corporate and transactional matters for a wide variety of provider types, in both the for-profit and nonprofit context. Jack’s client work includes day-to-day advisement on contracting and compliance needs. His contracting work involves drafting and negotiating a variety of health care contracts, including physician services and employment agreements, management agreements, and affiliation agreements. Jack’s compliance work encompasses numerous federal and state health law requirements, including EMTALA, Medicare provider-based regulations, and Medicare 340B billing guidelines, with a particular focus on state licensing and practice regulations, HIPAA (and the HITECH Act), the Anti-Kickback Statute and the Stark Law.

Jack also has significant experience with health care merger and acquisition transactions. In connection with this work, he advises clients in the structure, development and negotiation of health care business arrangements to achieve strategic goals and has specific expertise in structuring innovative arrangements to align and improve the quality and cost effectiveness of care in numerous settings.


  • Represented teaching hospital in alignment of hospital and physician clinical operations through organization of new multi-specialty faculty practice plan owned by teaching hospital and affiliated medical school, along with long-term professional and administrative services agreements with new faculty practice plan and 600+ affiliated physicians, and long-term academic and research affiliation agreement with affiliated medical school.
  • Represented teaching hospital in three-party joint venture to develop and operate a new rehabilitation hospital.
  • Represented teaching hospital in acquisition of outpatient hospital and physician operations of niche industry-focused health system.
  • Represented teaching hospital in joint venture to develop and operate a provider-based radiation oncology department of local community hospital.
  • Represented teaching hospital in affiliation to develop and manage a bone marrow transplant program for community hospital.
  • Represented teaching hospital in partnership with real estate development company to construct and operate a new medical office building on campus of teaching hospital.
  • Served as outside general counsel providing legal advice and guidance on all contracting, compliance and legal needs to 650-bed community hospital and related health system organization located in the midwest region; 265-bed community hospital and related health system organization located on the east coast region; and 171-bed rural hospital and 25-bed sister hospital and related health system organization located in the northwest region.
  • Represented rural hospital organization in sale of hospital facility to regional health network.
  • Represented health system in acquisition of majority interest in financially distressed ambulatory surgery center and subsequent unwind and dissolution of surgery center by hospital and physician partners.
  • Represented health system in sale of hospital-based chronic renal dialysis clinic to large publicly-traded dialysis supplier.
  • Represented health system in sale of retail pharmacy to regional pharmacy network.
  • Represented private equity sponsor in platform acquisition of multi-state network of ambulatory surgery centers and clinics.
  • Represented private equity sponsor in platform acquisition of multi-state network of dental and orthodontic clinics, including subsequent add-on and roll up acquisitions and daily representation of clinic network.
  • Represented multi-state behavioral health provider in acquisition of private behavioral health and social welfare agency.