Vice President, Operations Counsel
Mr. Hannagan focuses on operational and regulatory matters for Ardent’s hospitals, physician groups and health systems. As a healthcare regulatory attorney, his previous experience is comprised of transactional, operational and regulatory work for a broad range of companies, including hospitals and health systems, accountable care organizations, pharmaceutical companies, and ambulatory surgical centers.
His legal experience includes assisting health care providers with federal and state regulatory and operational issues; HIPAA; analyzing fraud and abuse self-referral and related issues affecting health care companies; conducting due diligence and analysis of joint ventures; mergers and acquisitions from a business and health care regulatory perspective; and representing healthcare providers in licensure and Medicare/Medicaid certification matters.
Mr. Hannagan graduated from Kansas State University with a B.A. in journalism and a minor in political science. He graduated from Indiana University Indianapolis Law School with honors with a focus on health law. While at Indiana University Indianapolis Law School, he served as editor of the Indiana Law Review. He received his master's of business administration from Lipscomb University.