Health Law Section

This section works to further the knowledge of its members in federal, state and local healthcare law. The section also sponsors the nationally recognized annual Health Law Forum, as well as the primer course for attorneys new to the health law practice.

Immediate Past Chair
Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare
1211 Union Ave Ste 700
Memphis, TN 38104
(901)516-0560
Chair
Waller Lansden Dortch & Davis...
511 Union Street, Suite 2700
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)244-6380
Vice-Chair
Anderson Busby PLLC
PO Box 2588
Knoxville, TN 37901-2588
(865)249-8011
Staff Coordinator
Tennessee Bar Association
221 4th Avenue N. Suite 400
Nashville, TN 37219
(615)383-7421

TennCare Director Resigns

Tennessee Division of TennCare director Gabe Roberts is stepping down from his position to return to the private sector, effective March 2, the Nashville Post reports. The resignation comes months after he led the drafting of Tennessee’s proposed Medicaid block grant amendment. He also led the design and implementation of the Tennessee Health Care Innovation Initiative, the Employment and Community First CHOICES program and the agency’s strategy to combat the opioid epidemic, according to the agency. Roberts joined TennCare in 2013 as general counsel. He was named deputy director in 2016 and director in 2018. No successor has been named.

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TJC Seeking Staff Attorney

The Tennessee Justice Center is seeking a full-time staff attorney to develop and execute legal and policy solutions and to advocate for access to quality and affordable health care, nutrition and access to justice. The position, which will be based in the organization’s Nashville office, also will be responsible for providing direct legal services. Apply by Feb. 7 by sending a cover letter, resume, writing sample, bar number and three references to crossini@tnjustice.org. Please include “staff attorney” in the subject line of the email. Read the full job description and qualifications here.

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