Carrie B. Riley is a Partner in the Health Care practice group who specializes in transactional and federal grant-related matters. Ms. Riley’s clients include a wide array of non-profit health care entities, with a focus on federally qualified health centers and behavioral health providers.
Ms. Riley helps her clients navigate the complex web of programmatic requirements and fraud and abuse laws in the context of implementing transactions as between providers. Health centers and other federally-funded/designated organizations turn to Ms. Riley because of her vast experience implementing collaborative relationships that leverage benefits while ensuring compliance with applicable law. Common transactions include mergers, successor in interest grant transfers, purchase of services agreements and residency program affiliations.
Ms. Riley is also well-versed in matters regarding the health center program and the applicable Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) requirements. Ms. Riley routinely advises clients regarding numerous compliance-related issues related to obtaining designation as a federally qualified health center and operating in compliance with applicable requirements. For example, Ms. Riley advises clients in matters related to grants management, service and site expansion, procurement, staffing and governance. In addition, she assists clients in preparing for HRSA operational site visits and in responding to compliance findings.
Ms. Riley also has unique experience assisting organizations that maintain a Title X Family Planning project, either as direct grantees or as subrecipients. She also regularly provides trainings to federally qualified health centers and their community partners across the country and has presented at numerous national conferences.
Ms. Riley has had a long-standing interest in public health activities. Prior to law school, she worked for four years at the JSI Research & Training Institute, Inc., a public health research and technical assistance organization, assisting Title X family planning providers.