Anjana D. Patel

Anjana D. Patel


Anjana Patel is Co-Chair of the Sills Cummis & Gross Health Care Practice Group. Ms. Patel represents a diverse group of health care providers, including hospitals, nursing homes, home health agencies, ambulatory surgery centers and other ambulatory care facilities, pharmaceutical and medical device companies, investment funds specializing in health care, physician groups, dialysis companies and various other health care facilities and businesses.  

Ms. Patel represents health care providers in a variety of complex business transactions including strategic transactions designed to better position providers in light of the new Health Care Reform Law and its mandate for delivery of care reform (such as ACOs and medical homes) and payment reform (such as bundled payments). She also actively represents clients in mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, affiliations, MSOs, IPAs, PHOs and a variety of contractual matters, including professional services agreements, recruitment and employment.

Ms. Patel provides guidance and compliance strategies with respect to health care regulatory issues involving federal and state fraud and abuse laws, the Stark and state self-referral laws, corporate practice of medicine, fee-splitting, non-profit and tax-exemption law, and licensure and certificate of need regulation. In addition, she provides advice on the organization, governance and operations of non-profit and for-profit companies.

Ms. Patel is a frequent speaker at conferences, both nationally and regionally, on health care issues, and has authored numerous articles in various health care industry publications.

Ms. Patel serves as Co-Chair of the Firm’s Diversity Committee.

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Rankings & Recognition

Chambers USA®* 2010-2014, New Jersey Healthcare
The Best Lawyers in America®* 2011-2015, Health Care Law
New Jersey Super Lawyers®* 2012-2014, Health Care
New Jersey Super Lawyers®* "Rising Stars" 2008-2009, 2011, Health Care
New Jersey Law Journal’s®* “40 Under 40” 2007
Recipient of the Asian Pacific American Lawyers Association of New Jersey, Inc. Award in Recognition of Professional Achievement (April 2007)

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Vice Chair, American Health Lawyers Association, Post-Acute and Long-Term Services Practice Group
Member, American Bar Association
Member, New Jersey State Bar Association, Health and Hospital Law Section
Faculty Member, The Governance Institute
Health Law Advisory Board, Wolters Kluwer