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  • Education
    • LLM, DePaul University College of Law
    • J.D., University of Tulsa
    • B.A., University of Oklahoma
  • Court Admissions
    • U.S. District Court, Western District of Washington
    • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
    • U.S. Court of Appeals, Seventh Circuit
Jim Fredman’s practice focuses on a vast array of health care regulatory, transactional and operational matters. His breadth of experience and in-depth understanding of the Health Care industry enables him to present practical solutions to complex problems for his clients.

Jim focuses his practice on the general representation of health care providers, including:
  • Hospitals
  • Academic Medical Centers
  • Research Organizations
  • Clinically Integrated Networks
  • Managed Care Organizations
  • Public Hospital Districts
  • Oncology Providers
  • Medical Technology Companies
  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers 

Jim regularly advises providers, including academic medical centers, hospitals, research networks and pharmacies on research and clinical trial matters. His experience includes advising on regulatory compliance, policy development, clinical trial agreements, intellectual property, billing compliance, conflicts of interest, misconduct, audits and investigations. He also advises healthcare providers and technology companies on data and sample usage. Jim has served on Institutional Review Boards.

Jim strategically partners with clients on the formation and operation of clinically integrated networks and physician hospital organizations.  Jim’s advice includes antitrust compliance and the evaluation and negotiation of value based agreements.

Jim also has significant experience helping healthcare facilities and providers navigate government audits and investigations, fraud and abuse and self-referral law issues, clinical research, payor contracts and billing compliance. In addition, Jim’s expertise also spans: HIPAA Privacy and Security, Medical Staff Relations, and quality improvement. 

  • Assist Academic Medical Centers and other research organizations with regulatory requirements applicable to human research and clinical trial billing
  • Advise on clinical trial agreements, sponsor agreements and related intellectual property and publication matters
  • Assist with the formation and ongoing operations of research networks
  • HMO, PPO, PHO and ACO formation, including formation of clinical integrated network involving multiple health systems
  • Representing providers in payor contract negotiations, including risk contracts
  • Formation of PPS exempt cancer research hospital
  • Representation of hospitals, physician practices, hospices, pharmacies, ambulance service and other providers in government investigations, including billing, clinical trial and drug diversion matters
  • Assist health care providers with internal audits and investigations, development of corrective action plans and self-disclosure
  • Develop compliance programs, policies and procedures
  • Advise on physician self-referral and compensation compliance
  • Represent health care facilities and providers in medical staff, credentialing, quality improvement and employment matters
  • Represent hospitals, pharmacies and other health care facilities in licensure and accreditation matters
  • Represent physicians, physician assistants, pharmacists, nurses and other providers in licensing investigations and disputes
  • Advise on HIPAA and Washington Medical Records Act compliance
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Co-author, Washington Health Law Manual Fourth Edition
November 2021
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Speaker, WSBA Health Law Section Webinar
August 19, 2021
eAlerts Updates
May 14, 2021
eAlerts Updates
April 29, 2021
webinar Webinars
March 2021
eAlerts Updates
November 2020
webinar Webinars
June 24, 2020
eAlerts Updates
April 2019
eAlerts Updates
Medical staff insight, peer review analysis, and updates for health care organizations presented quarterly by the nation’s health care law firm of the year.1
September 2018
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New Obligations for Substance Abuse Records Under 42 CFR Part 2
Author, Washington Rural Health Collaborative
March 2018