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Elliot A. Bertasi

Elliot A. Bertasi

Associate

Expertise

  • Healthcare
  • Cybersecurity and Privacy

WSG Practice Industries

Activity

Profile

Elliot Bertasi is an associate in the Healthcare Practice Group and works with clients on healthcare transactions, as well as regulatory and operational matters affecting healthcare providers, on a day-to-day basis. His healthcare transactional experience includes sales, mergers and acquisitions of a variety of provider types, including hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, physician practices and behavioral health facilities. Elliot’s regulatory and operational work includes advising clients on issues with licensing and compliance with federal and state anti-kickback and self-referral laws, corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting laws, and drafting physician employment agreements and residency affiliation agreements.

Elliot is also a member of the Cybersecurity and Privacy team. He mainly focuses on HIPAA compliance, including the privacy, security and governance of big data (e.g., electronic health records) in the healthcare industry. This work includes conducting privacy and data security diligence in healthcare transactions, structuring complex telemedicine arrangements, and assisting healthcare facilities and other industry stakeholders with data breach and security incident responses. Elliot is currently expanding his interests in this area to blockchain and artificial intelligence.

Elliot received his J.D. (cum laude) from Duke University School of Law, where he was executive editor of the Alaska Law Review and co-director of the Street Law Society. He also earned a B.A. focused on Anthropology and International Studies (summa cum laude) from the University of Tennessee. Prior to entering law school, Elliot worked for the U.S. Agency for International Development in Washington, D.C., and in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Bar Admissions

  • Tennessee, 2018

Education

  • Duke University School of Law, J.D., 2018, cum laude; Executive Editor, Alaska Law Review; Co-Director, Street Law Society; Duke Law Dean’s Scholarship; Horvitz Summer Fellowship in Public Law
  • University of Tennessee, B.A., 2013, summa cum laude; Phi Beta Kappa; Boren Scholar; Baker Scholar
Areas of Practice

Cybersecurity and Privacy | Healthcare

Articles

Information Blocking Rule Compliance Date Extended Due to Pandemic
Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP, October 2020

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC) released an interim final rule on October 29, 2020, delaying the implementation of the information blocking rule under the 21st Century Cures Act (Information Blocking Rule)...

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