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Rupasri Sikdar Lloyd

Rupasri Sikdar Lloyd

Partner, Dell Graham, P.A., Licensed Healthcare Risk Manager
  • Health Care Law, Business Law
  • Florida, Pennsylvania
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Rupa is the healthcare regulatory partner and chief privacy officer for Dell Graham. With over fifteen years of experience, and a Certificate in Health Law, she offers advisory, consulting, and legal services to small to mid-size businesses, healthcare providers, and vendors of healthcare providers, on a wide range of transactional and regulatory matters. Her expertise in the healthcare field paired with a strong background in labor relations make her a valuable resource for employers seeking assistance in navigating the regulatory quagmire created by healthcare reform. In addition to her law licenses, she is also licensed by the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration as a Health Care Risk Manager, and is Board Certified as a Professional in Patient Safety through the National Patient Safety Foundation.

Practice Areas
  • Health Care Law
  • Business Law
  • Free Consultation
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Contingent Fees
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Professional Experience
Dell Graham, P.A.
- Current
Comprehensive advisory, consulting, and legal services to small to mid-size businesses and health care providers on a wide range of contracting, business, compliance, and healthcare transactional and regulatory matters. Focus of legal services is on preventative measures, proactively addressing emerging issues to help our clients avoid potential legal pitfalls: *Electronic Health Record and other Software Licensing Agreements *Entity Formation, Governance and Restructuring *Healthcare Reform (Affordable Care Act) *Contract Drafting, Review, and Negotiation *Physician Recruitment *Fraud and Abuse (Stark and Anti-kickback) Compliance Plans *HIPAA/ HITECH Policies and Procedures *Leasing Arrangements for Real Property, Equipment, and Personnel *Real Estate Development/ Facilities Design *Agreements with Pharmaceutical Companies and Medical Device Companies *Mergers & Acquisitions
Associate Director of Health Administration
University of Florida Health Science Center
Responsible for the drafting, review, revision, conflict resolution, and proper processing of clinical services and other contractual agreements involving any of the more than ninety units across the six colleges of the UF Health Science Center. Wide-ranging practice involves ensuring any proposed contractual arrangement i) conforms to the myriad of federal and state laws, rules, regulations and other standards applicable to Health Science Center arrangements; ii) is financially and operationally equitable to the organization; iii) accords with existing agreements and policies, but is flexible enough to allow for future contractual arrangements the organization may wish to pursue; and iv) is crafted to best manage the organization’s liability exposure, including any risk management concerns. • Developed standardized business associate templates to enable UF Health Science Center-wide compliance with HIPAA implementation specifications, including updates as needed to address later enacted security standards, HITECH ARRA regulations, healthcare reform and state privacy laws. • Handle majority of real property leases entered into by the faculty practice plan corporations of the Health Science Center colleges for occupancy by UF clinics and other facilities, including complex transactions involving extensive build-outs, new construction, state-owned, and bond-financed property. • Draft, review, and negotiation of wide range of agreements, including medical director, professional services, asset purchase, locum tenens, search firm, physician recruitment, pharmaceutical consulting, purchase of medical equipment/supplies, TPA, educational training, and auxiliary services. • In connection with UF College of Medicine’s Electronic Medical Record implementation, negotiate and provide legal advice to secure key concessions from counsel for various vendors and consulting firms. • Supervise, train, and mentor junior staff attorneys, coordinators and program assistants. • Perform original risk management review to identify concerns and work closely with UF risk management/self-insurance program office to address. • Negotiate with outside counsel to bring standard private corporate terms in accord with contracting requirements applicable to a public institution/ state entity. • Address UBIT and other tax implications of various entrepreneurial activities. • Continually review proposed regulations affecting the health care industry to ensure contractual terms put in place remain current and compliant.
Associate Attorney
Houston Harbaugh, PC
Worked directly for Chair of Health Law Department. Helped physician practices to navigate the various governmental regulatory, third party payor and compliance laws in the health care arena, through a transactional practice in health care law with particular emphasis on corporate and employment relationships between health care practices and their physician employees.
Cornell University
Certification in Healthcare Facilities Planning & Design | Health Administration
University of Florida
Certificate in Healthcare Risk Management (2008) | Healthcare Risk Management
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
J.D. (2001) | Certificate in Health Law
Honors: Cum Laude Health Law National Moot Court Competition Dean's Merit Scholarship
Activities: Law Clerk, Pennsylvania Health Law Project PA Bar Certified Legal Intern Law Clerk, PA Human Relations Commission Family Support Legal Clinic
Cornell University
B.S. (1998) | Industrial & Labor Relations
Honors: President Pre-Law Society Vice President Mock Trial Executive Board Fellow, Cornell Tradition
Superior Accomplishment Award
University of Florida
Excellence for the Future in Healthcare Fraud and Abuse
Professional Associations
Florida Bar Health Law Section
- Current
Florida State Bar # 579491
- Current
Pennsylvania State Bar # 88031
- Current
American Health Lawyers Association
Member, Author
- Current
Certificate in Health Law
University of Pittsburgh School of Law
Certificate in Healthcare Risk Management
University of Florida
Certificate in Healthcare Facilities Planning and Design
Cornell University
Board Certified Professional in Patient Safety
National Patient Safety Foundation
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