Kate L. Pamperin


Kate L. Pamperin


Kate Pamperin focuses on counseling clients with respect to a wide range of transactional and health care regulatory compliance matters. Her experience includes assisting health care clients with mergers and acquisitions, affiliations, and the formation of friendly professional corporations.

Kate is particularly focused on the crossover of health care regulatory work and employment law. She has worked on a variety of labor & employment matters within the industry, including: drafting employment, bonus, and separation agreements; assessing restrictive covenants; and preparing comprehensive employee handbooks for telehealth clients that comply with employment laws in all 50 states.

She is a member of the Health Care Practice Group and as well as the Telemedicine & Digital Health Industry Team.

Representative Experience

  • Advised on compliance with state and federal laws affecting multistate licensure and scope of practice issues for direct-to-patient and remote patient monitoring telemedicine business models.
  • Advised on federal and state requirements for remote prescribing, including controlled substances.
  • Analyzed corporate practice of medicine and compliance considerations for virtual care physician services across the country.
  • Drafted a compliance program for a digital health company.
  • Represented a multinational medical device company with its sale to a private equity firm.
  • Represented a California health system in connection with its acquisition of a regional hospital.
  • Represented a Massachusetts health system in connection with its acquisition of seven urgent care centers.
  • Prepared cross purchases for physician group practices.
  • Assisted a clinical laboratory with investigating and disclosing instances of noncompliance with the federal FCA, AKS, and Stark Law, using the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Inspector General, and Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services self-disclosure protocols.
  • Represented a children’s health system in an employee lease negotiation with multiple physician groups, completing the drafting of the employee leasing agreements.
  • Advised durable medical equipment clients on licensure and operational requirements.


  • French
17 November 2023 Health Care Law Today

Telehealth Providers: HHS Issues HIPAA Best Practices

Recognizing the evolving landscape of care delivery and growth of telehealth, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services published a resource guide aimed at assisting telehealth providers in explaining the privacy and security risks to patients that engage in telehealth.
27 September 2023 Deals and Wins

Foley Serves as Lead Counsel to UF Health in Acquisition of Flagler Health+

Foley & Lardner LLP served as lead counsel to UF Health, the University of Florida’s academic health center, in its acquisition of Flagler Health+.
22 May 2023 Health Care Law Today

Florida’s New Prohibition on Offshoring Patient Information

Florida health care providers and digital health technology platforms should be on alert that a newly passed law requires providers using certified electronic health record technology (CEHRT) to ensure that all patient information, regardless of whether the data is stored in the cloud or a third-party computing facility, is physically maintained within the United States or Canada.
08 December 2022 Blogs

Workplace Violence: CMS Warns of Violations of Hospital Conditions of Participation

Workplace violence has become one of the key management challenges and sources of enterprise risk for hospitals over the past several years. Threats from patients, visitors, and staff have increased, sometimes with tragic consequences.
12 September 2022 Health Care Law Today

It’s Time To Review Your Online Patient-User Interface: DOJ Issues New Federal Guidance on Telemedicine and Civil Rights Protections

As online digital health services continue to enjoy broader use and appeal, federal regulators are concerned some telemedicine online patient-user interfaces fail to accommodate persons with disabilities and limited English proficiency.
28 March 2022 Labor & Employment Law Perspectives

Florida’s “Stop Woke” Act Limits the Topics Employers Can Discuss in D&I Training

Florida became the first to pass a law placing strict limitations on the topics that an employer can discuss when conducting diversity training.