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Christopher D. Phillips


Chris has practiced with Kutak Rock for more than 30years. He has extensive experience in healthcare law, with particular emphasis on healthcare regulatory issues and hospital/physician transactions and arrangements. He assists clients with respect to a wide variety of matters, including the following:

  • Physician contracting, including hospital-based physician contracts, other specialty service agreements, and physician recruitment agreements
  • Structuring of physician employment arrangements, including hospital-affiliated practices and group practices, and physician compensation models
  • Practice acquisitions
  • Cost-containment agreements
  • Clinical co-management agreements
  • “Under arrangements” agreements
  • Physician office leases, including time-share leases
  • Provider-based status considerations
  • Academic medical center requirements
  • Compliance matters, including self-disclosure considerations
  • Anti-kickback statute compliance
  • Stark Law compliance
  • Tax-exempt status matters, including exemption applications, regulatory advice, unrelated business income tax considerations, and private use restrictions relating to tax-exempt bond financing
  • State law healthcare regulatory matters