Radha Bachman represents a diverse array of health care entities including hospitals and health systems, physician groups, management service organizations, ambulatory surgery centers, and post-acute care providers.
As the daughter and sister of physicians, she is uniquely aware of the intersection between clinical, business and legal objectives in health care. Radha is one of only 128 attorneys in Florida to be board certified in Health Law by The Florida Bar. Radha has been selected as a Florida Super Lawyer in the practice of health care law and is a frequently sought after speaker on topics involving substantive legal issues facing the healthcare industry as well as diversity and mentorship in the legal profession.
On behalf of hospital and senior living clients, Radha provides counsel regarding system operations, joint venture and transaction structuring, physician employment and contracting, federal and private payor issues, HIPAA, licensing matters, and tax exempt issues. She also represents physicians and physician organizations of all sizes in structuring and executing deals with third party investors and private equity organizations, provider-to-provider mergers and acquisitions, corporate document preparation, Medicare revalidations, and general contract review. Radha is experienced in state and federal licensure, enrollment and permit filings and represents clients with the preparation of necessary applications through final approval.
Radha’s expertise extends to state and federal health care regulatory matters. She regularly helps health care clients develop legally compliant relationships, taking into account the myriad governmental and payor requirements. On behalf of her clients, Radha has participated in the Stark Self-Disclosure Protocol and interacted with CMS to achieve favorable settlements for clients under the protocol.
After receiving her law degree, Radha spent six months as an education fellow at a matriculation school in rural India. As a fellow, she developed and directed an intensive spoken English workshop for elementary school teachers and implemented long-term methods for advancing computer literacy among village students. Radha is conversant in Gujarati, the state language of Gujarat, India.
A graduate of University College London and Stetson University College of Law (both with honors), Elena has spent her entire legal career in the healthcare space, having worked for BigLaw and in-house. She understands the challenges businesses face when navigating the ever-changing healthcare regulatory landscape. At AdventHealth, Elena is responsible for advice and counsel to AdventHealth Medical Group in the West Florida Division on healthcare legal issues, including physician contracts, practice acquisitions, corporate matters, and federal and state law. She has two children and loves fine-tuning her debate skills with her young daughter. For an extra challenge, she takes on her teenage son – and sometimes wins.