Lisa English Hinkle

Lisa English Hinkle

Member
Location:
Lexington, Kentucky
Phone:
859-231-8780
Fax:
(859) 281-6480
Email:

Lisa English Hinkle is a Member of McBrayer, McGinnis, Leslie & Kirkland, PLLC and Chair of the Health Care Law section. Ms. Hinkle has practiced law throughout Kentucky since her graduation from the University of Kentucky College of Law in 1982. She has been nominated and identified as U.S. News Best Lawyers in America in the field of health care for four consecutive years (2010-2013), and was recognized by Business Lexington as a 2012 Leading Woman of Central Kentucky.

Ms. Hinkle has extensive experience in the health care law industry. She represents institutions such as hospitals and nursing homes as well as individual medical professionals, including physicians, mid-level practitioners and nurses. She also represents small offices and large offices that are part of large networks. Some of the services she commonly provides are in the following areas: Regulatory Compliance; Certificate of Need and Licensing; Survey and Certification; Health Care Transactions; Physician Contracts; Professional Rights Defense; Fraud and Abuse Issues; and Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement and Appeals; and Privacy.

Ms. Hinkle is extremely active in civic affairs at the state and local level, including Hospice of the Bluegrass, Board Member; Bourbon County YMCA, Secretary Treasurer; Pioneering Health Communities Task Force, Chair; American Health Planning Association, Member; Fayette County Bar Association, Member; The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, Resident.

Her long list of published works can be found below and viewed on the media coverage page available on our health care law practice area page.

   

Areas of Practice

  • Health Care Law
  • Physicians and Practices
  • Kentucky Board of Medical Licensure
  • Risk Management
  • Fraud and Abuse
  • Professional Rights
  • Long Term Care
  • Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Physician
  • Insurance and Managed Care
  • Life Sciences Law

Bar Admissions

  • Kentucky, 1982
  • U.S. District Court Eastern District of Kentucky, 1982
  • U.S. Court of Appeals 6th Circuit, 1982

Education

  • University of Kentucky College of Law, Lexington, Kentucky
    • J.D. - 1982
    • Honors: Member, Mortar Board
    • Honors: Recipient, American Jurisprudence Award for Trusts and Estates
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky
    • B.A. - 1979
    • Honors: Omicron Delta Kappa
    • Honors: Phi Beta Sigma
    • Honors: Alpha Lambda Delta
    • Major: English
    • Minor: Business

Published Works

  • The Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange: How Obamacare is Changing the Health Insurance Marketplace, Medical News, December, 2012
  • Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange: What will it mean for small businesses?, Business Lexington, November 9, 2012
  • The Perils of Prescribing Controlled Substances, M.D. Update, 2012
  • The New Business of Prescribing Controlled Substances, Business Lexington, June 8, 2012
  • Hospital Payment For Performance: Driven By Physician's Quality, M.D. Update, May, 2012
  • Health Law Potpourri: Essential Ingredients, Louisville Bar Association, Bar Briefs January 2012
  • On the Enforcement Radar: The 2012 OIG Work Plan, Kentuckydoc, Feb-March 2012, Volume 3, Issue 6
  • Who is the Doctor Anyway?, M.D. Update, October 2011
  • Physicians and Nursing Facilities: Never-Ending Liability?, Kentuckydoc October/November 2011
  • Room for Improvement, M.D. Update, May 2011
  • Physician Certification Rules Change for Home Health and Hospice, M.D. Update, March , 2011
  • Avoiding Delays: Tips for Prescribing in the Long Term Care Setting, Medical News, March, 2011
  • Preparing For 2011: Recent PPACA Developments and Newly Effective Provisions, Kentuckydoc, March 2011, Volume 2, Issue 6
  • ACO's: An Alternative to Employment by a Hospital?, M.D. Update, January , 2011
  • Have You Googled Yourself Recently?, Kentuckydoc, December 2010- January 2011, Volume 2, Issue 5
  • Are Your Employees Tweeting Their Time Away?, M.D. Update, November , 2010
  • CMS Voluntary Self-Referral Disclosure Protocol: How it works, and when to utilize it, Kentuckydoc November 2010, Volume 2, Issue 4
  • Impaired employees: Every employer has them! , HR the Human Resource, Oct-Nov 2010, Volume 3, Issue 5
  • Telemedicine, Telehealth, E-Prescribing: Telewhat??, Kentuckydoc , Volume 2, Issue 3, October , 2010
  • The Devil's In the Details-Health Care Reform for Employers, HR the Human Resource, Vol. 3, Issue 4, 2010
  • Physicians-Pay Attention: Medical Staff Bylaw Changes Are Coming, Kentuckydoc, Vol. 2, Issue 1, 2010
  • Physicians: After Health Care Reform, Will You Know Health Care Fraud When You See It?, Kentuckydoc, Vol. 1, Issue 11, 2010
  • An Antidote to Health Care Reform for Physicians?, M.D. Update, Vol. 1, Number 5, 2010
  • Doctors at Risk, M.D. Update, Vol. 1, Number 2, 2010
  • Physicians Get Ready: CMS Releases the RAC Bounty Hunters, M.D. News, Vol. 2, No 8, 2009
  • On-Call Contracts: New Strategies for Physicians and Hospitals, M.D. News, Vol 2, No 5, 2009
  • 2009 Resolutions for Physician Practices, M.D. News, Vol 2, No 1, 2009

Classes/Seminars

  • Rural Health Employment, State Law Firm Health Group, 2010 - Present
  • Issues in Healthcare Law, Midway College MBA Program, 2009 - Present
  • Employment Policies and Procedures: A Critical Legal Update for Employers, MMLK, 2009 - Present
  • Kentucky Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (KAHSA) , Annual Conference 2011
  • Fraud, Waste and Abuse, Kentucky Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, 2012

Honors and Awards

  • 2013 Top Rated Lawyer by American Lawyer Media and Martindale-Hubbell™
  • 2012 Leading Woman of Central Kentucky by Business Lexington
  • The Best Lawyers in America®, 2010 - 2013
  • Kentucky Super Lawyers ®, 2007
  • American Jurisprudence Award for Trusts and Estates
  • Member, The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation (Resident)

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • American Health Planning Association, Member, 2011 - Present
  • Fayette County Bar Association, Member, 1982 - Present
  • The Fellows of the American Bar Foundation, Resident, 2000 - Present
  • American Bar Association, Member, 1990 - Present
  • American Health Lawyers Association, Member, 1990 - Present
  • Hospice of the Bluegrass, Board Member, 1993 - 1998
  • Hospice of the Bluegrass, Vice Chair, 1994
  • Hospice of the Bluegrass, Chair, 1995 - 1996
  • Hospice of the Bluegrass, Board Member, 2006 - Present
  • Bourbon County YMCA, Secretary Treasurer, 2009 - Present
  • YMCA Pioneering Health Communities Task Force, Member, 2009 - Present
  • Volunteers of America of Kentucky, Bluegrass Advisory Council, 2002 - 2005
  • Lexington Arts and Cultural Council, Member, 2004 - 2007
  • Family Care Center, Member, 2004 - 2009

Past Employment Positions

  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit, Staff Attorney, 1987
  • Federal Trade Commission, Staff Attorney, 1987 - 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Kentucky, Law Clerk, 1982 - 1983
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, Law Clerk, 1983 - 1985
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of Ohio, Law Clerk, 1985 - 1986

Pro Bono Activities

  • Hospice of the Bluegrass Patient Advocate