Hyesu Grace Kim
Hyesu Grace Kim joined Ropes & Gray in 2017 as an associate practicing in the corporate department, working primarily in the health care group. Grace advises health care providers, investors, and other health care organizations regarding a broad range of transactional and regulatory issues.
- Advised health care providers and a durable medical equipment manufacturer on Medicare reimbursement issues, including the preparation and submission of self-disclosures of overpayments to the Office of Inspector General for the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services.
- Counseled health care providers and investors on the prohibition against the corporate practice of medicine in various states.
- Advised clients on change of ownership and license transfer requirements applicable to pharmacies, dialysis companies, dental practices, senior living facilities, and care coordination companies.
- Assisted investors in the acquisition of a variety of health care facilities and the implementation of management services organization structures.
- Advised health care providers on mitigating and reporting privacy breaches under HIPAA and state privacy laws.
- Drafted HIPAA privacy and security policies and procedures for a biotechnology company.
- Advised health care companies on value-based care and alternative payment model (e.g., Direct Contracting Model) program requirements and transactional considerations.
- Drafted contracts governing the provision of professional and consulting services, non-disclosure of confidential information, and various transactional documents, such as directed stock transfer agreements, operating agreements, and administrative services agreements.
- Advised a pharmaceutical company in conducting an internal investigation of research study misclassification.
- Advised a federally qualified health center on submitting a request for reconsideration in connection with a Medicare billing revocation matter.
- Counseled nonprofit organizations on filing for recognition of exemption under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and state charity registrations.
- Co-author, “Should Health Orgs Join CMS' Direct Contracting Program?,” Law360 (February 5, 2020)
- Co-author, “A First Look At New HHS Prescription Drug Safe Harbors,” Law360 (February 15, 2019)
- Co-author, “Distributors Expose Health, Life Science Companies To FCPA Risks,” Law360 (August 14, 2018)
- Speaker, “The New AdvaMed Code,” Ropes & Gray Webinar (February 14, 2019)
- JD, University of Pennsylvania Law School, 2017; Editor-in-Chief, University of Pennsylvania Asian Law Review; Wharton Certificate in Management
- MBE, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine, 2017
- BHS, cum laude, University of Florida, 2014
Admissions / Qualifications
- Massachusetts, 2017