John M. Kirsner

Partner at Jones Day

John M. Kirsner

John M. Kirsner

Partner at Jones Day

Biography

John M. Kirsner - Partner of Squire Sanders (US) LLP.
John Kirsner acts as both counsel and advocate for insurance companies, health plans, managed care organizations, hospitals, other healthcare providers and governmental organizations.

His extensive transactional work with insurers and health plans includes mergers and acquisitions and joint venturing. He also has considerable experience dealing with legislative matters, focusing on insurance regulation, health plan liability and patient bill of rights issues. His transaction experience particularly focuses on electronic commerce in health insurance and healthcare.

John’s managed care experience includes network formation, managed care contracting and an emphasis on managed care insolvency issues such as bankruptcy, liquidation and workout arrangements.

His experience in representing hospitals and other healthcare providers involves significant joint venture transactional work, contract analysis, regulatory review and compliance issues.

John is a frequent speaker at local, regional and national conferences relating to managed care and other health law issues. He has also published a number of articles on these topics. John is the author of the chapter, “Antitrust Issues in Managed Care Contracting,” published in the sixth edition of Health Plans Contracting Handbook in 2011. He is also the co-author of Managed Care Contracting Survival Guide for Healthcare Providers, published by HCPro Inc. in 2006. Additionally, his book chapter, “Protecting Against Payor Insolvency,” was published in the 2001 edition of the American Health Lawyers Association’s Managed Care Contracting Handbook.

John is a past chair of the Ohio State Bar Association’s Health Care Law Committee and is currently co-chair of the Online Membership Services Advisory Panel. He is also a member of the American Health Lawyers Association. John has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America since 2007. He has been named an Ohio Super Lawyer each year since 2006 and in 2005 Super Lawyers listed him among its Rising Stars.
Education
The Ohio State University, J.D., with honors, 1992
University of Michigan, B.A., 1989

Admissions
Ohio, 1992
Services

Healthcare
Healthcare Reform
Financial Services
Insurance
Life Sciences
Awards and Distinctions

The Best Lawyers in America® 2013
Ohio Super Lawyers 2012
The Best Lawyers in America® 2012
Ohio Super Lawyers 2011
The Best Lawyers in America® 2011
Ohio Super Lawyers 2010
The Best Lawyers in America® 2010
Ohio Super Lawyers 2009
The Best Lawyers in America® 2009
Publications FTC Health Care Division Issues Advisory Opinion Letter Approving PHO
February 2013
New Year's Resolution: Learn from Halifax How to Better Protect the Attorney-Client Privilege
January 2013
CMS Finalizes Payment Policies Under the CY 2013 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule
December 2012
Health Plans Contracting Handbook: A Guide for Payors and Providers, Sixth Edition
November 2011
Resources for ACOs: The Final Rule and New Opportunities
November 2011
HHS Proposes Rules to Increase Patient Access to Laboratory Reports
October 2011
Health Care Alert
CMS Finalizes Electronic Prescribing Incentive Program Rule September 2011
Health Care Alert
HHS Proposes Modifications to HIPAA Disclosure Accounting Requirements June 2011
Health Care Alert
CMS Issues Final Rule Revising Conditions of Participation for Telemedicine May 2011
Interview With John Kirsner and John Wyand: the "Primary Care Institute" as a Contractual Framework for Hospital-Physician PCMH Support
October 2010
Health Care Alert
FAA Proposes New Rules for Air Ambulances October 2010
Health Care Alert
HHS Proposes Significant Changes to HIPAA Marketing Provisions – Part Three of a Three-Part Series September 2010
Health Care Alert
The Impact of Proposed HIPAA Changes on Research Part Two in a Three-Part Series August 2010
Health Care Alert
Department of Justice Kyphoplasty National Investigation Now Includes Ohio Hospitals August 2010
Health Care Alert
HHS Proposes Significant Changes to HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules — Part One of a Three-Part Series August 2010
Health Care Alert
HHS Issues Final Rules to Support Meaningful Use of Electronic Health Records August 2010
Health Care Alert
HHS Proposes Significant Changes to HIPAA Privacy and Security Rules - Part One of a Three-Part Series August 2010
Health Care Alert
Ohio Medical Home Pilot – Regulatory Enforcement Remains a Question June 2010
Health Care Alert
FTC Extends “Red Flags” Rule Enforcement Date to December 31, 2010 June 2010
Health Care Alert
CMS Proposes Revisions to Conditions of Participation for Telemedicine June 2010
Labor & Employment Update
Reasonable Breaks and Lactation Rooms for Nursing Employees – New Law Leaves Employers Without Answers May 2010
Health Care Reform: Why Physician Employment Is Not A Strategy by Itself
May 2010
Structuring Physician Agreements for Mutual Success
May 2010
Health Care Update
Recovery Zone Facility Bonds for New Medical Office Building Construction, Electronic Medical Record Systems and High-Tech Medical Equipment February 2010
Health Care Alert
State Peer Review Protection May Not Apply to Malpractice Actions Brought in Other States December 2009
Antitrust Issues in Health Care
September 2009
Health Care Alert
Fraud Enforcement and Recovery Act of 2009 and Health Care Providers June 2009
Immigration Alert
USCIS Provides Guidance on H-1B Visas for Health Care Practitioners June 2009
Labor & Employment Alert
New Medicare Secondary Payer Reporting Deadlines Extended May 2009
Health Care Alert
FTC Grants Three-Month Delay of Enforcement of "Red Flags" Rules May 2009
Health Care Alert
Court Finds Economic Credentialing Is Against Public Policy April 2009
Health Care Alert
Deadline Nears for Compliance With Red Flag Rules March 2009
Health Care Alert
Economic Stimulus Act Expands HIPAA, Funds Health Information Technology February 2009
Health Care Alert
"Never Events": Payor-Provider Contracting Implications January 2009
Health Care Alert
2009 Medicare Physician Fee Schedule Includes Final Anti-Markup Rule and New Rules for IDTFs December 2008
Health Care Alert
What the Health Care Industry Can Expect From HHS Secretary Daschle November 2008

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Career History
Prior

Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP provides legal services. The company is a law firm that represents private companies. The company was founded in 1890 and is headquartered in Cleveland, OH.

Partner
2014 - Current

Jones Day LP provides legal services. The company's practice areas include banking and finance, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, real estate, government regulations, tax, financial institutions litigation and regulation, business restructuring, and private equity. It offers services to the airlines, aviation, automotive, construction, energy, healthcare, insurance, media, pharmaceuticals and telecommunication industries. Jones Day was founded in March 1893 by Edwin J. Blandin and William Lowe Rice and is headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio.

Transactions
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Community Health Systems, Inc. purchases Forum Health

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Cardinal Health, Inc. purchases Enturia, Inc.

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Cardinal Health, Inc. purchases VIASYS Healthcare, Inc.

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