Elisabeth A. Pimentel

Associate

Elisabeth A. Pimentel
Associate
office New Haven
phone 203-498-4343
fax203-782-2889
emailepimentel@wiggin.com


Biography

Based in the New Haven office, Elisabeth is an Associate in Wiggin and Dana's Health Care Practice where she advises health care providers on a wide range of corporate and regulatory issues. She regularly represents clients with respect to affiliations and mergers, provider and physician practice acquisitions, creation of medical foundations, and provider and physician professional services agreements and employment agreements. Her regulatory practice encompasses Medicare compliance; Certificate of Need matters before the Connecticut Department of Public Health's (DPH) Office of Health Care Access; federal and state tax exemption, HIPAA compliance and other privacy matters, and licensure matters before the Drug Enforcement Administration, the Connecticut Department of Consumer Protection, and the Connecticut DPH. Elisabeth previously served as the Interim Risk Manager in-house at a large academic medical center where she provided day-to-day risk management advice.

Before joining the firm, Elisabeth was a Judicial Intern for the Honorable Alfred V. Covello and for six years was an officer in the United States Navy where she conducted research in the field of medical education and simulation-based training technology.

Elisabeth received her J.D. with High Honors and an Intellectual Property Certificate from The University of Connecticut School of Law where she was the Business Manager for the Connecticut Law Review. She is the recipient of the 2011 American Law Institute - American Bar Association Scholarship and Leadership Award, the 2010 Aaron Nassau Award, and eight CALI awards for academic excellence in individual courses. She completed the MD coursework at The Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences and earned her B.A. magna cum laude with Honors and Distinction from Colby College where she majored both in Chemistry with a concentration in Cell Molecular Biology and in Classical Civilization.

Elisabeth serves as Secretary on the Board of Directors for the University of Connecticut's Law School Alumni Association, is a member of Wiggin and Dana's Diversity Committee, and is an author of several peer-reviewed publications.

Memberships

  • American Bar Association
    • Health Law Section
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Connecticut Bar Association
  • Connecticut Health Lawyers Association

Advisories

09.28.20172017 Summary of Key Connecticut Legislation Relating to Providers of Services to the Elderly
08.16.20162016 Summary of Key Connecticut Legislation Relating to Providers of Services to the Elderly
06.09.2016Physicians and Foundations and Facilities! Oh My!
02.18.2016CMS Issues Long-Awaited Final Rule on Reporting and Returning Overpayments
06.22.2015Five Tips from Wiggin and Dana's Health Care Compliance and Enforcement Roundtable
05.01.2015Getting the Board on Board: The OIG Releases Practical Guidance for Health Care Governing Boards on Compliance Oversight
09.30.20142014 Summary of Key Connecticut Legislation Relating to Providers of Services to the Elderly
04.09.2014Proper Prescription and Controlled Substance Practices: A Review of Federal and State Requirements
04.09.2014The Connecticut Prescription Monitoring and Reporting System
09.26.2013Presentation: Summary of 2013 Key Legislation Relating to Providers of Services to the Elderly
09.11.20132013 Summary of Key Connecticut Legislation Relating to Providers of Services to the Elderly
07.15.2013Hospice Payments to Nursing Homes
05.13.2013Office of Inspector General Releases Guidance on Compliance with Exclusion List Screening
01.16.2013Summary of Wiggin and Dana's Fifth Annual Health Care Compliance and Enforcement Roundtable on HIPAA Enforcement
09.26.20122012 Summary of Key Connecticut Legislation Relating to Providers of Services to the Elderly

Published Works

06.21.2012Interpretation and Enforceability of Indemnity Provisions in Maritime Contracts: We Really Do Have to Ask, Is It Salty Enough?U.S.F. Maritime Law Journal, Vol. 24, No. 2

office New Haven
phone 203-498-4343
fax203-782-2889
emailepimentel@wiggin.com

PRACTICE GROUPS

EDUCATION

  • University of Connecticut School of Law, J.D., 2011, High Honors
  • Colby College, B.A., 1998, magna cum laude

BAR ADMISSIONS

  • Connecticut


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