Janet A. Craig - Stites & Harbison, PLLC

Janet A. Craig

Listed in Best Lawyers since 1993

Chair of the firm’s Health Care and Insurance Regulatory Service Groups, Janet Craig is a seasoned attorney in health care law and regulatory insurance issues.  Janet is experienced in certificate of need and licensure, reimbursement, managed care, fraud and abuse, HIPAA, and Stark I and II.  A former General Counsel of the Kentucky Department of Insurance, she has an active regulatory practice. She represents a host of insurers and HMOs on matters ranging from market conduct and financial exams to mergers, change of control and rate filings.

Eastern Kentucky UniversityBA 1974University of Kentucky College of LawJ.D. 1978
American Bar AssociationKentucky Bar AssociationFayette County Bar AssociationAmerican Health Lawyers Association

Case History

Hospital Merger — Represent St. Luke Hospitals on its departure from Health Care Alliance of Cincinnati and its subsequent merger with St. Elizabeth Hospital 
Hospital/Insurance Sales & Acquisitions

Represent UK Healthcare in its acquisition of Samaritan Hospital 

Represent UK Healthcare on its sale of CHA to Humana 

  • Represent Citizens Security Life Insurance Co. in merger with downstream subsidy United Liberty Life Insurance Co.
  • Served as Kentucky counsel on the merger of Kentucky Blue Cross/Blue Shield plan with Anthem and served as Kentucky counsel on the Anthem demutualization 
Liquidation — Represented the Commissioner of Insurance/Liquidator of Kentucky Central Life Insurance Co. liquidation, including a negotiation of more than $1 billion reinsurance agreement with Jefferson Pilot 
Formation and Licensing — Represented University of Louisville and University of Louisville Hospital on their formation and licensing of a captive insurer and conversion of the captive into a reciprocal insurer 

Client Comments

"Janet is a pleasure to work with. She has a tremendous amount of health care regulatory expertise and is always available when needed. She clearly takes an interest in her clients."

Office Location

250 West Main Street, Suite 2300
Lexington, KY 40507-1758
United States

Lawyer of the Year Awards

2013 Lawyer of the Year in Insurance Law of the Lexington Metro Area
Janet A. Craig has earned a Lawyer of the Year award for 2013!

Practice Areas

Health Care Law
Insurance Law

Other Information

Gender: Female