Yale H. Bohn is of counsel with Pepper Hamilton LLP, resident in the Princeton office. Mr. Bohn is a member of the Health Sciences Department. He focuses his practice on health care law, representing hospitals and health systems, ambulatory surgery centers, outpatient diagnostic and treatment centers, physician groups, pharmaceutical manufacturers, medical device companies, group purchasing organizations, and retail-specialty, long-term care, and compounding pharmacies, with respect to a broad range of regulatory, risk management and transactional matters. He has significant experience in regulatory issues affecting health care mergers, acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, restructurings and reorganizations, collaborative arrangements and medical and pharmaceutical supply chains. Mr. Bohn also regularly advises clients with respect to federal and state fraud and abuse laws (including the federal Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark, false claims and civil monetary penalties), HIPAA privacy and security issues and development of compliance programs.
Before joining Pepper, Mr. Bohn was vice president and general counsel at Princeton HealthCare System for over 10 years. There he established an organization-wide legal infrastructure, providing leadership for all legal matters, including corporate, taxation and pension, contracting, policy development, health law/regulatory, employment dispute avoidance/resolution, risk management and litigation, health care joint ventures (including the structuring, development, and management of ambulatory surgery centers and other hospital-physician joint ventures), real estate transactions and medical staff issues. As a member of a turn-around team, he assisted with the development, relocation and opening of University Medical Center of Princeton at Plainsboro. He also served as counsel to the Board of Trustees, liaison to the Governance & Nominating Committee, legal advisor to the Medical Staff Executive, Bylaws, Credentials and Biomedical Ethics Committees, member of the Joint Conference and Professional Affairs Committee, and counsel to Princeton HealthCare System Foundation, Inc.
Before that, Mr. Bohn was partner and chair of the Tax and Employee Benefits Department at Smith, Stratton, Wise, Heher & Brennan in Princeton, NJ. He also was in private practice with firms in Boston and Philadelphia and a director with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.