Ivette Sanchez joined Ropes & Gray's corporate department in 2017 and practices as part of the firm’s health care group. Ivette provides regulatory, transactional and compliance advice to a range of health care clients, including hospitals and health systems; universities and medical schools; managed care organizations; physician and provider networks; and health care focused private equity firms.
During law school, she worked as a legal intern at a large New York non-profit home health agency and at a private university’s office of the general counsel. She was also a teaching assistant for contracts and a board member of NYU Law Women.
Before law school, she worked as a paralegal at the New York County District Attorney’s Office and a program assistant in the public health program of an international philanthropy.
- Provided regulatory and compliance counseling to providers and payors on a broad range of issues, including licensure, fraud and abuse laws and especially, reimbursement and billing matters (including Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicaid and value-based payment programs).
- Assisted private equity firms with health care transactions (including those involving a variety of providers such as hospice, home care, nephrology, radiology, primary care, veterinary as well as contract research organizations and reimbursement appeals), including research and analysis related to practitioner scope of practice and corporate practice of medicine issues.
- Represented a New York managed long-term care plan in responding to a subpoena and civil investigative demand.
- Represented community-based providers, academic medical centers, payors and other for-profit and tax-exempt organizations in corporate transactions including formation, financing, affiliations and asset sales.
- Provided advice to a national pharmacy store chain in managing a Corporate Integrity Agreement.
- Researched requirements in state law to obtain informed consent for release of laboratory’s genetic testing results.
- Advised a dialysis facility on the New York Certificate of Need process for an asset purchase.
- Advised New York managed care plans (including MLTCs and MMCs) regarding multiple regulatory and audit issues, including provider networks, marketing and enrollment issues.
- On pro bono matters, she has prepared a fiscal sponsorship agreement for an arts organization for individuals with disabilities, advised an immigration advocacy organization on administrative law matters in response to changes in agency policy, and assisted low-income New Yorkers with preparing tax returns as part of the Food Bank for New York City’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program.
- Author, “Having Your Cake and Eating It Too? New York State Proposes ‘Limited Establishment’ for Hospitals and Other Article 28 Facilities,” NYSBA Health Law Journal (Winter 2020)
- JD, New York University School of Law, 2017; Hirschhorn Scholar; N.Y.U. Journal of Legislation and Public Policy
- BA (History), cum laude, Columbia College, Columbia University, 2011
Admissions / Qualifications
- New York, 2018