Adrienne Testa is dedicated to providing effective, efficient and innovative legal solutions to health care clients. She leverages her deep understanding of health care issues to represent hospitals, physician groups and other health care professionals and organizations in a variety of health care matters. Adrienne works closely with seasoned Polsinelli attorneys to deliver clients strategic solutions tailored to their specific needs.
Adrienne’s experience includes counseling clients on a variety of state and federal health care laws and regulations, including fraud and abuse laws; corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting restrictions; facility and professional licensing and certification requirements; and Medicare and Medicaid enrollment and reimbursement rules. She frequently assists with healthcare providers’ mergers, acquisitions, and reorganizations, performing due diligence review, preparing transactional agreements, and facilitating the transfer and/or transition of governmental approvals.
Adrienne also advises clients on health information privacy and security compliance, particularly pursuant to the requirements set forth by HIPAA, CCPA, GDPR, and the Information Blocking prohibitions set forth by the Office of the National Coordinator (ONC). To this end, she has negotiated Data Processing and Business Associate Agreements, conducted HIPAA Risk Assessments, and prepared various tools – e.g., policies and procedures, guidelines, and flowcharts – to assist with clients’ day-to-day operational compliance.
Prior to joining Polsinelli, Adrienne was the Legal Fellow for a multistate health system. During law school, she clerked in the healthcare practice group of a Chicago law firm and worked as a legal extern in the general counsels’ offices for two Chicago-area hospitals. Adrienne graduated cum laude from Loyola University Chicago School of Law, where she received the Beazley Institute for Health Law and Policy Fellowship. While attending Loyola, Adrienne served as Editor-in-Chief for the Annals of Health Law and competed on Loyola’s Health Law Transactional Team.