Patrick D. Seiter is the Taylor Porter Healthcare Team Leader. Practicing law since 1985, Pat represents and advises healthcare clients in a wide range of business, transactional and regulatory matters, including business organizations and contracts, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, managed care and provider network contracts, fraud and abuse, Stark, health information technology, HIPAA, EMTALA, medical staff, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, federal and state regulatory compliance, and alternative delivery and payment systems. He also has extensive experience and a particular interest in the unique relationships and challenges of academic medicine.
Pat has been selected for inclusion in The Best Lawyers in America®, and was named "Lawyer of the Year" for Healthcare Law in Baton Rouge in 2013 and 2016. He is ranked by clients in Chambers USA among the "Leaders in Their Field" in Healthcare Law in Louisiana.
Pat is a frequent author and lecturer on legal issues in healthcare. Along with his Juris Doctorate, he also holds a Masters of Public Health degree with a concentration in Healthcare Organizations and Policy. He is admitted to practice in Louisiana and Alabama.
In the community, Pat was recently reelected for a three-year term to the Woman’s Hospital Foundation Board of Directors. During his first three-year term, he served as a member of the Board’s Compensation Committee, Real Estate Committee, and the Committee for Elections and Membership. Foundation membership includes 120 physician and community leaders who are dedicated to preserving and advancing the hospital’s mission to improve the health of women and infants. Pat is a board member of The Bridge Center, a nonprofit that helps East Baton Rouge Parish residents facing mental health crises.
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