Biography

Jim Flynn is chair of Bricker & Eckler's Health Care group. His general health care practice spans more than 26 years and includes transactional, regulatory, governance, reimbursement-related, health planning and long-term care matters, including experience advising boards and executives on such things as physician contracting, joint ventures, federal and state regulatory issues, fraud and abuse, False Claims Act, certificate of need, community health needs assessments, corporate compliance, corporate organization and governance, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, and federal and state administrative appeals. In these areas, he has appeared before federal and state courts, the Provider Reimbursement Review Board, administrative law judges, state agency administrative hearings, and in medical staff hearings.

Professional & Community Activities
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association Board of Directors (2015 - present)
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association’s Regulation, Accreditation and Payment Practice Group (2006 – 2015) – Chair (2013-2015) and Vice Chair (2006-2013)
  • Board Member, Cristo Rey Professional Work Study Program
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association; Admissions Committee
  • Member, Society of Ohio Hospital Attorneys
  • Member, Health Care Financial Management Association
  • Graduate, Leadership Columbus, Class of 2007
  • Co-founder and past President, Columbus Christmas in April (now known as "Rebuilding Together Columbus")
  • Former Board Member, President and Treasurer, Alzheimer's Association of Central Ohio
Presentations & Published Works
  • Speaker, "What the Settlements, Cases and Investigations Teach Us," Ohio Hospital Association Annual Meeting, June 2017
Bar Admissions & Activities
  • Admitted, Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Admitted, Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • Admitted, United States District Courts for Southern District of Ohio, the Northern District of Ohio and the District of Columbia
  • Admitted, United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, the Seventh Circuit and the District of Columbia
Awards & Recognition
  • Columbus Lawyer of the Year, Best Lawyers in America (Health Care Law), 2015, 2018
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (Health Care Law), 2001–2018
  • Recognized, ChambersUSA, Health Care with a Band 1 ranking, 2013–2017; Band 2 ranking, 2012
  • Listed, Ohio Super Lawyers (Health Care), 2004, 2007–2017; Top 5 Columbus, 2013; Top 50 Columbus, 2010–2015; Top 100 Columbus, 2009–2014
  • Ranked as AV Preeminent by Martindale-Hubbell
Education
  • University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1987; J.D., 1990)
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