Jeffrey R. Murray Jr.

Associate

Atlanta
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Overview

Jeff Murray focuses his practice on offering comprehensive counsel to healthcare organizations, with experience navigating state and federal regulatory issues, transactional and operational concerns, government inquiries, and developing technologies. Utilizing over a decade’s worth of law and public policy knowledge, as well as practical experience aligning diverse stakeholders, Jeff understands how to find a path to success for clients.

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  • Provided healthcare entities with insight on changes in Medicare and Medicaid payment, federal anti-fraud laws and statutory drug programs.
  • Advised a large hospital system on regulatory and operational implications for the acquisition of another multi-hospital system.
  • Guided a provider through participating in a Congressional investigation and testifying before Congress.
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Experience

  • Provided healthcare entities with insight on changes in Medicare and Medicaid payment, federal anti-fraud laws and statutory drug programs.

  • Advised a large hospital system on regulatory and operational implications for the acquisition of another multi-hospital system.
  • Guided a provider through participating in a Congressional investigation and testifying before Congress.
  • Aided a hospital with structuring elements of its community benefit operations.
  • Counseled several members of Congress regarding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, “net neutrality” and the modernization of telecommunications laws, and updates for federal patent laws and copyright protections.

Recognitions and Memberships

Pro Bono

  • Instrumental in helping the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, obtain authorization to plan and build a Global War on Terror Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., to honor those who made sacrifices while fighting terrorism in Iraq, Afghanistan and elsewhere. Provided drafting assistance and secured necessary Congressional and Administration support to overcome a law requiring a war to have been ended for 10 years before Congress may consider authorizing the construction of military commemorative work on federal lands.

Services

Prior Positions

  • Georgia State Senate, Senate Research Office: Senate Aide (2016)
  • Senator Ted Cruz, R-TX: Legislative Director and Counsel (2013 to 2015)
  • Senator Jim DeMint, R-SC: Legislative Counsel (2009 to 2012)
  • The Nickles Group: Director, Legislative Affairs (2008 to 2009)
  • Representative Tom Feeney, R-FL: Legislative Counsel (2006 to 2008)

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Alabama

Education

  • J.D., Cumberland School of Law, 2005
  • B.A., Auburn University, 2000, cum laude

Blog

In The Blogs

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Health Law Update
CMS aims to decrease burdens and increase innovation in Medicare parts C and D with new April 2018 guidance
By Charlene L. McGinty, Jeffrey R. Murray Jr.
April 20, 2018
In regulations published on April 16, 2018, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) issued two new documents containing guidance primarily on the Medicare Advantage (MA) program and on the Medicare prescription drug benefit...
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Health Law Update
Defending Competitive Harm with Efficiencies: A Fire Swamp of Trouble
By Jeffrey R. Murray Jr.
May 25, 2017
The use of efficiencies as a defense remains without a firm footing in law when a transaction has demonstrable and substantial anticompetitive effects. In Rob Reiner’s classic fantasy adventure The Princess Bride, Princess Buttercup and...
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