Jack L. Caynon, III

Special Counsel

1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1400
Portland, Oregon 97205

503.227.1111 Main
503.243.1652 Direct

Assistant: Stephanie R. Fulk-Higgs: 503.243.1661 x 214

Practice Areas
Overview
Jack is Special Counsel and a member of the firm's Health Care Group and Business Group. He focuses his practice on health care law and all areas of corporate transactions.

Jack is a seasoned health law attorney, with over 20 years' experience serving in various in-house, senior-level legal positions within the health care industry. Most recently he was a partner and co-chair of Mirick O'Connell's Health Law Group. Prior to that he was Vice President and General Counsel for Salem Health in Salem, Oregon, a $700 million integrated health system. At Salem Health, Jack was responsible for managing all legal affairs as well as having oversight over its Corporate Compliance department. He drafted and approved contracts, managed the use of Salem Health's external legal service providers, served as the liaison to regulatory agencies, and provided counsel on all legal matters. Jack has held similar positions at Southcoast Health System in New Bedford, MA, Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk, VA, and Roper Care Alliance in Charleston, SC.

He currently advises health care clients on regulatory, fraud, abuse, and compliance issues to ensure that contracts, affiliation and coordination agreements, and other business arrangements meet both federal and state statutory and regulatory requirements. Jack also advises clients on complying with the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, and HIPAA. He also counsels clients with regard to Medicare and other payor issues, physician and medical staff matters, and Accountable Care Organizations.

Jack represents a broad range of healthcare providers, including medical and osteopathic doctors; psychologists, nurses, dentists, and other allied health professionals; and complementary and alternative medicine practitioners such as chiropractors, acupuncturists, and massage therapists. His clients include hospitals, healthcare educational institutions, health insurance organizations, telemedicine providers, and entrepreneurs in the health, wellness, and lifestyle industries.

Whether advising start-ups or established companies, he brings his entrepreneurial spirit and caring insight to cutting-edge legal and regulatory challenges.

Jack served as an intelligence operative in the United States Air Force (1980-1984). 
Education
B.A., summa cum laude, University of Maryland University College
J.D., Yale Law School  
Admitted to Practice
Oregon State Bar
Connecticut Bar Association 
Massachusetts Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association
Representative Cases
Created New Nonprofit Healthcare Research Institute
Incorporated the Albert Institute for Bladder Cancer Care and Research.

Formed Captive Insurance Company for Hospital Before its Mutual Insurance Company had Collapsed
Formed a solely owned captive insurance company in Bermuda for the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters.

Negotiated Resolution to Conflict Between Hospital and its Exclusive Provider of Radiology Services

After negotiations between management and independent radiologists had broken down, resolved the conflict by presenting both parties the option of aligning their interests in a provider-based radiology center along with a management agreement with the physicians.

Created Hospitalist Group after Negotiating with Vendor to Employ its Former Physicians into the Newly Created Group

Under an extremely short deadline, worked with former vendor's counsel to transfer physicians to the new Salem Health Hospitalist Group.

Professional Organizations
American Bar Association, Health Law Section
American Health Lawyers Association
Oregon State Bar, Health Law Section
Publications

Jack is quoted in the following news articles:

A Shifting Employment Landscape Demands New Negotiating Tactics for Docs
http://www.medpagetoday.com/resource-center/Infectious-Diseases/Shifting-Employment-Landscape/a/52410

Rise of Superbug Jeopardizes Patient Safety
http://www.fiercehealthcare.com/special-report/rise-a-superbug-jeopardizes-patient-safety

Kaci Hickox's Ebola Quarantine Raises Legal Questions Surrounding Response
http://www.ibtimes.com/kaci-hickoxs-ebola-quarantine-raises-legal-questions-surrounding-response-chris-christie-1714276

South Shore Hospital to pay $1.8M fine over kickbacks
https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2015/01/20/doctors-association-settles-kickback-case-with-state-feds-for-million/tLYXO5PnP9vY2sjmctuACO/story.html

Articles
Speaking Engagements
Understanding the Recent Changes to the Stark Law Regulations: What Lies Ahead in 2016 and Beyond LIVE Webcast (November 2016)
News
Languages
Korean
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Practice Areas
Education
B.A., summa cum laude, University of Maryland University College
J.D., Yale Law School  
Admitted to Practice
Oregon State Bar
Connecticut Bar Association 
Massachusetts Bar Association
Virginia Bar Association

Jack L. Caynon, III

Special Counsel


1000 SW Broadway, Suite 1400
Portland, Oregon 97205

503.227.1111 Main
503.243.1652 Direct

Assistant: Stephanie R. Fulk-Higgs: 503.243.1661 x 214
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Jack is Special Counsel and a member of the firm's Health Care Group and Business Group. He focuses his practice on health care law and all areas of corporate transactions.

Jack is a seasoned health law attorney, with over 20 years' experience serving in various in-house, senior-level legal positions within the health care industry. Most recently he was a partner and co-chair of Mirick O'Connell's Health Law Group. Prior to that he was Vice President and General Counsel for Salem Health in Salem, Oregon, a $700 million integrated health system. At Salem Health, Jack was responsible for managing all legal affairs as well as having oversight over its Corporate Compliance department. He drafted and approved contracts, managed the use of Salem Health's external legal service providers, served as the liaison to regulatory agencies, and provided counsel on all legal matters. Jack has held similar positions at Southcoast Health System in New Bedford, MA, Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk, VA, and Roper Care Alliance in Charleston, SC.

He currently advises health care clients on regulatory, fraud, abuse, and compliance issues to ensure that contracts, affiliation and coordination agreements, and other business arrangements meet both federal and state statutory and regulatory requirements. Jack also advises clients on complying with the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, and HIPAA. He also counsels clients with regard to Medicare and other payor issues, physician and medical staff matters, and Accountable Care Organizations.

Jack represents a broad range of healthcare providers, including medical and osteopathic doctors; psychologists, nurses, dentists, and other allied health professionals; and complementary and alternative medicine practitioners such as chiropractors, acupuncturists, and massage therapists. His clients include hospitals, healthcare educational institutions, health insurance organizations, telemedicine providers, and entrepreneurs in the health, wellness, and lifestyle industries.

Whether advising start-ups or established companies, he brings his entrepreneurial spirit and caring insight to cutting-edge legal and regulatory challenges.

Jack served as an intelligence operative in the United States Air Force (1980-1984). 
Languages
Korean
Representative Cases
Created New Nonprofit Healthcare Research Institute
Incorporated the Albert Institute for Bladder Cancer Care and Research.

Formed Captive Insurance Company for Hospital Before its Mutual Insurance Company had Collapsed
Formed a solely owned captive insurance company in Bermuda for the Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters.

Negotiated Resolution to Conflict Between Hospital and its Exclusive Provider of Radiology Services

After negotiations between management and independent radiologists had broken down, resolved the conflict by presenting both parties the option of aligning their interests in a provider-based radiology center along with a management agreement with the physicians.

Created Hospitalist Group after Negotiating with Vendor to Employ its Former Physicians into the Newly Created Group

Under an extremely short deadline, worked with former vendor's counsel to transfer physicians to the new Salem Health Hospitalist Group.

Speaking Engagements
Understanding the Recent Changes to the Stark Law Regulations: What Lies Ahead in 2016 and Beyond LIVE Webcast (November 2016)
Professional Organizations
American Bar Association, Health Law Section
American Health Lawyers Association
Oregon State Bar, Health Law Section