Dana R. Gache´ practices in the areas of general corporate and business matters, estate planning, corporate and entity formations, corporate law, and health care regulatory compliance. Dana's health care advisory experience includes representing numerous multi-specialty physicians, practice management companies, managed care networks, health maintenance organizations, hospitals, nursing homes, durable medical equipment companies, and other health care organizations in matters involving formation and operations; certificate of need review; Stark and Medicare fraud and abuse compliance; federal and state regulatory compliance; development and implementation of compliance programs; reimbursement, billing, and contractual issues relating to Medicare, Medicaid and third party payors; antitrust compliance; mergers and acquisitions; and formation and contracting with managed care joint ventures.
Education and Honors:
Dana received her bachelor's degree, cum laude, in history/general business from the University of Montevallo in 1992, her masters in public health from the University of Alabama in Birmingham in 1995 and her law degree from the Cumberland School of Law in 1995.
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Professional Affiliations and Public Engagements:
Over her career, Dana has lectured on many health care issues before the Medical Group Management Association (both local chapters and at numerous state meetings), the American Cancer Society, the Birmingham Association of Underwriters, the Alabama Radiology Association and the Shelby County Mental Health team. Dana also co-authored the "Corporate Practice of Medicine, A 50 State Survey," for the National Health Lawyers Association and authored many articles in local and state publications relating to corporate compliance programs, qui tam actions and general health law updates. Dana is a member of the Alabama Bar Association, the American Health Lawyers Association and the American Bar Association.
- Tres Dias of Birmingham
- Via Nueva of Birmingham
- Basketball Coach of Westminster School
Prior to Forming the Gache Law Firm:
Dana has worked for and with many law firms in the Birmingham Area. After graduating from law school in 1995, Dana worked for Sirote & Permutt, P.C., a full service law firm in Birmingham, Alabama. She has also worked at Walston & Wells, LLP and Dempsey, Steed, Stewart, Ritchey & Gache´, LLP. Ms. Gache´ is still affiliated with Dempsey Steed, and also formed her own law firm—The Gache Law Firm, P.C.
Family and Recreation:
With our kids at Disney World—when they were younger!
- Business Law
- Estate Planning
- Corporate and Entity Formations
- Corporate Law
- Health Care Regulatory Compliance