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James F. Flynn

Jim Flynn is a partner in and chair of Bricker & Eckler's Health Care group. His general health care practice focuses on transactional, reimbursement-related, health planning and long-term care matters, including experience in 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.

Jim represented a hospital in Riverside Methodist Hospitals v. Tommy Thompson (2003 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 15163, 2003), overturning disallowance of residents in IME count based on nature of residency program activities; represented the Ohio...

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Professional & Community Activities

  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association; Chair of Regulation, Accreditation and Payment Practice Group
  • Member, Columbus Bar Association; Admissions Committee
  • Member, Society of Ohio Hospital Attorneys

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Bar Admissions & Activities

  • Supreme Court of Ohio
  • Supreme Court of the United States of America
  • United States District Court for District of Columbia

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Awards & Recognition

  • Listed, Top 5 Columbus Ohio Super Lawyers 2013, Top 50 Columbus Ohio Super Lawyers 2010-2015, and Top 100 Ohio Super Lawyers 2009-2014 in Ohio Super Lawyers
  • Listed, Best Lawyers in America (health care law) 2001-2015; Columbus Lawyer of the Year in Health Care law (2015)
  • Recognized by ChambersUSA in Health Care Law with a Band 1 ranking, 2013-2014; Band 2 ranking 2012

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  • University of Notre Dame (B.A., 1987; J.D., 1990)

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CHNAs and Your Tax Exempt Status

CHNAs and Your Tax Exempt Status
Jim Flynn and Chris Kenney provide guidance on the IRS' Community Health Needs Assessments.