H. Carol Saul is a partner in the Healthcare Practice and leads its Hospitals and Health Systems Initiatives. Ms. Saul has been recognized by Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business as a leader in healthcare since 2009. Ms. Saul is a member of the firm's Diversity Committee and the Benefits Committee, and co-chairs the Firm's Women's Initiative.
Ms. Saul's practice focuses on regulatory counseling to investors in the healthcare sector and to a broad range of providers: hospitals, academic medical centers, physical therapy, and home and community-based services providers, including home health, hospice, infusion therapy, home medical equipment (HME) and assisted living.
Ms. Saul’s areas of focus include the Stark Law, the Anti-Kickback Statute and other federal and state fraud and abuse laws, compliance counseling, privacy and security (HIPAA/HITECH Act), health regulatory due diligence and Medicare/Medicaid reimbursement matters. She also has extensive experience with HIPAA compliance, enforcement and audits; safe harbor structuring of healthcare joint ventures; voluntary disclosure counseling; multistate credit balance analysis; and Medicaid Part B enrollment and termination issues. She frequently advises boards of directors on regulatory risk and compliance.
Ms. Saul is certified in healthcare compliance by the Health Care Compliance Association and serves on the American Bar Association Task Force for Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act compliance. She is a member of Women Business Leaders of the U.S. Healthcare Industry, a former member of the Board of Directors of the Community Health Accreditation Program and a past president of the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center Board. Ms. Saul serves on the Board of the Directors of the Georgia Campaign for Adolescent Power and Potential. Ms. Saul is also a charter member of the High Museum of Art and a member of The Temple, Hebrew Benevolent Congregation of Atlanta.