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Rupasri Sikdar Lloyd

Rupasri Sikdar Lloyd

Shareholder, Healthcare Transactional/ Regulatory
  • Health Care Law, Business Law
  • Florida, Pennsylvania
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Summary

Rupa is a shareholder in GrayRobinson’s Gainesville and Jacksonville law firm offices. With nearly two decades of experience and a certificate in health law, she specializes in health care operational, corporate, transactional and regulatory matters. She advises clients in many facets of their business, including privacy and data security, fraud and abuse, corporate governance, labor relations, licensure and discipline, quality improvement and healthcare risk management. She routinely conducts due diligence including the preparation and negotiation of agreements in connection with telehealth, software licensing, EMR, practice sale and acquisition, medical equipment, real property leases, physician employment and medical directorships.

Rupa is licensed to practice in Florida and Pennsylvania and is an elected member of the Executive Council of the Florida Bar Health Law Section, and an approved Mediator with the American Health Lawyers Dispute Resolution Service. She has authored articles with the American Health Lawyers Association and MGMA, lectured on health law topics as an adjunct Professor of Law with University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate Healthcare Compliance program, participated as a guest lecturer at the University of Florida Levin College of Law and as a visiting Professor of Law at the University of Toledo College of Law.

Practice Areas
  • Health Care Law
  • Business Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Florida
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Pennsylvania
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Languages
  • Bengali
  • Spanish
Professional Experience
Shareholder
GrayRobinson, P.A.
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Services include as needed outside general counsel services and comprehensive advisory counsel on a wide range of contracting, business, compliance, and healthcare transactional matters. Advocate for healthcare practices through legal advisory support in all facets of their business operations from corporate formation to daily operational needs, to licensure and disciplinary matters. We work to manage risk of potential legal pitfalls through strategically implemented preventative measures. We proactively streamline and simplify the administrative side of clients' businesses freeing-up their time to focus on their service-line, without constant worry of being blind-sided by often complex regulatory constraints and emerging legal issues.
Partner
Dell Graham, P.A.
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Comprehensive advisory, consulting, and legal services to small to mid-size businesses and health care providers on a wide range of contracting, business, compliance, and healthcare transactional and regulatory matters. Focus of legal services is on preventative measures, proactively addressing emerging issues to help our clients avoid potential legal pitfalls: *Electronic Health Record and other Software Licensing Agreements *Entity Formation, Governance and Restructuring *Healthcare Reform (Affordable Care Act) *Contract Drafting, Review, and Negotiation *Physician Recruitment *Fraud and Abuse (Stark and Anti-kickback) Compliance Plans *HIPAA/ HITECH Policies and Procedures *Leasing Arrangements for Real Property, Equipment, and Personnel *Real Estate Development/ Facilities Design *Agreements with Pharmaceutical Companies and Medical Device Companies *Mergers & Acquisitions
Associate Director of Health Administration
University of Florida Health Science Center
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Responsible for the drafting, review, revision, conflict resolution, and proper processing of clinical services and other contractual agreements involving any of the more than ninety units across the six colleges of the UF Health Science Center. Wide-ranging practice involves ensuring any proposed contractual arrangement i) conforms to the myriad of federal and state laws, rules, regulations and other standards applicable to Health Science Center arrangements; ii) is financially and operationally equitable to the organization; iii) accords with existing agreements and policies, but is flexible enough to allow for future contractual arrangements the organization may wish to pursue; and iv) is crafted to best manage the organization’s liability exposure, including any risk management concerns. • Developed standardized business associate templates to enable UF Health Science Center-wide compliance with HIPAA implementation specifications, including updates as needed to address later enacted security standards, HITECH ARRA regulations, healthcare reform and state privacy laws. • Handle majority of real property leases entered into by the faculty practice plan corporations of the Health Science Center colleges for occupancy by UF clinics and other facilities, including complex transactions involving extensive build-outs, new construction, state-owned, and bond-financed property. • Draft, review, and negotiation of wide range of agreements, including medical director, professional services, asset purchase, locum tenens, search firm, physician recruitment, pharmaceutical consulting, purchase of medical equipment/supplies, TPA, educational training, and auxiliary services. • In connection with UF College of Medicine’s Electronic Medical Record implementation, negotiate and provide legal advice to secure key concessions from counsel for various vendors and consulting firms. • Supervise, train, and mentor junior staff attorneys, coordinators and program assistants. • Perform original risk management review to identify concerns and work closely with UF risk management/self-insurance program office to address. • Negotiate with outside counsel to bring standard private corporate terms in accord with contracting requirements applicable to a public institution/ state entity. • Address UBIT and other tax implications of various entrepreneurial activities. • Continually review proposed regulations affecting the health care industry to ensure contractual terms put in place remain current and compliant.
Associate Attorney
Houston Harbaugh, PC
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Worked directly for Chair of Health Law Department. Helped physician practices to navigate the various governmental regulatory, third party payor and compliance laws in the health care arena, through a transactional practice in health care law with particular emphasis on corporate and employment relationships between health care practices and their physician employees.
Education
Cornell University
Certification in Healthcare Facilities Planning & Design | Health Administration
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University of Florida
Certificate in Healthcare Risk Management (2008) | Healthcare Risk Management
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University of Pittsburgh School of Law
J.D. (2001) | Certificate in Health Law
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Honors: Cum Laude Health Law National Moot Court Competition Dean's Merit Scholarship
Activities: Law Clerk, Pennsylvania Health Law Project PA Bar Certified Legal Intern Law Clerk, PA Human Relations Commission Family Support Legal Clinic
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Cornell University
B.S. (1998) | Industrial & Labor Relations
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Honors: President Pre-Law Society Vice President Mock Trial Executive Board Fellow, Cornell Tradition
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Awards
Superior Accomplishment Award
University of Florida
Excellence for the Future in Healthcare Fraud and Abuse
CALI
Professional Associations
Florida Bar Health Law Section
Member
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Florida State Bar # 579491
Member
- Current
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Pennsylvania State Bar # 88031
Member
- Current
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American Health Lawyers Association
Member, Author
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Certifications
Certificate in Health Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Certificate in Healthcare Risk Management
University of Florida
Certificate in Healthcare Facilities Planning and Design
Cornell University
Board Certified Professional in Patient Safety
National Patient Safety Foundation
Websites & Blogs
Website
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Contact & Map
GrayRobinson, P.A.
SW 2ND AVE, SUITE 106
GAINESVILLE, FL 32601
USA
203 NE 1st Street
203 NE 1st Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
USA
Telephone: (352) 372-4381
Fax: (352) 376-7415