Sama Kahook

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Associate

Atlanta
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Overview

Sama Kahook is building her practice in the healthcare industry with a focus on regulatory and compliance matters and technology. She has experience providing support to attorneys and clients regarding HIPAA and patient privacy, healthcare technology, mergers and acquisitions, fraud and abuse and clinical research programs.

As a former legal fellow with the American Medical Association’s Office of the General Counsel, Sama’s deep understanding of the issues facing her clients in healthcare matters allows her to give practical, thoughtful advice to address their specific needs and work toward a satisfactory outcome.

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  • Advise institutional healthcare facilities on compliance with healthcare regulatory laws, including federal and state fraud and abuse laws, HIPAA and federal and state reimbursement laws.
  • Assist with healthcare transactions, including asset purchase transactions, equity transactions, employment agreements and medical director agreements.
  • Analyze telehealth, telepharmacy and telenursing regulations.
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Experience

  • Advise institutional healthcare facilities on compliance with healthcare regulatory laws, including federal and state fraud and abuse laws, HIPAA and federal and state reimbursement laws.
  • Assist with healthcare transactions, including asset purchase transactions, equity transactions, employment agreements and medical director agreements.
  • Analyze telehealth, telepharmacy and telenursing regulations.

Recognitions and Memberships

Memberships

  • Illinois Bar Association
  • Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys

Prior Positions

  • American Medical Association, Office of the General Counsel: Legal Fellow (2020 to 2021)
  • The Honorable Amy M. Totenberg, U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia: Legal Extern (2020)
  • The Honorable Presiding Judge M. Yvette Miller, Georgia Court of Appeals: Legal Extern (2019)

Admissions

  • Georgia
  • Illinois

Education

  • LL.M., Health Law, Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2021; Annals of Health Law and Life Sciences; Health Law Society
  • J.D., Emory University School of Law, 2020, Honors; Order of the Barristers; Emory Moot Court Society, Director of Standards; Health Law Society; Muslim Law Students Association; Middle Eastern Law Students Association
  • B.A., Political Science, Florida Atlantic University, 2017, summa cum laude

Languages

  • Arabic