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Jacy J. Hurst


Jacy is an experienced commercial litigator and transactional attorney. She practices primarily in the areas of healthcare regulation, compliance and business transactions and employment law. She advises clients regarding healthcare governance, Stark Law compliance, HIPAA reporting and compliance, the Anti-Kickback Statute, 340B compliance and Medicare/Medicaid compliance. She has experience negotiating and drafting a wide range of contracts for healthcare organizations including provider employment contracts, service agreements, referral agreements, affiliation agreements and collaborative practice agreements. Jacy also advises regarding compliance with federal and state regulations related to Health Information Exchanges (HIE). 

Jacy has experience advising Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) regarding regulatory compliance issues including HRSA requirements and the Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA). She advises regarding all aspects of the FTCA including coverage evaluation through litigation.

Prior to joining Kutak Rock, Jacy was general counsel and chief compliance officer for a healthcare organization and previously practiced in the areas of business and employment litigation. 

In addition to her healthcare representation, Jacy has extensive commercial and employment litigation experience. She has represented various types of companies in insurance coverage, ERISA, product liability and employment litigations. She currently represents healthcare and other organizations in the area of employment law, including policy development, human resources consulting and employment litigation. Jacy defends employers against claims involving discrimination and harassment based on race, sex, sexual orientation, disability and religion, through all stages of litigation including responding to administrative charges and conducting investigations. She also has experience defending violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, including collective actions.