Tracy Miller has extensive experience advising health care clients on legal and regulatory matters, including corporate governance and transactions, compliance, conflicts of interest, human subjects research, quality and patient safety, medical staff bylaws, and legal issues posed by medical advances. Tracy has represented health care systems, hospitals, nursing homes, home care providers, and health plans in connection with individual matters, policy development, and compliance reviews.
From 2002-2007, Tracy served as General Counsel and Senior Vice President of the Catholic Health Care System in New York City where she directed legal services for the Health System, its three hospitals, seven nursing homes, and home care and hospice programs. Among other matters, she advised the Health System and its member facilities and providers regarding corporate reorganization and governance, hospital mergers and transactions, shared services, professional and vendor contracts, medical staff matters, HIPAA, and compliance policies, practices, and investigations. Tracy also has significant experience providing legal and strategic advice to health care systems and providers regarding health care quality, including board oversight of quality and patient safety.
Prior to joining Cadwalader, Tracy served as Executive Director of the Center for Health & Pharmaceutical Law & Policy at Seton Hall University Law School, where she focused on conflicts of interest in the relationship between industry and health care providers, including the Payments Sunshine Act and the Anti-Kickback Statute. Tracy is also the former Vice President for Quality and Regulatory Affairs at the Greater New York Hospital Association and served as Project Director of the National Quality Forum Planning Committee, a group of industry leaders and experts convened by Vice President Gore to establish the National Quality Forum on measurement and reporting. Tracy was the founding Executive Director of the New York State Task Force on Life and the Law. Under her leadership, the Task Force devised the Family Health Care Decisions Act, the health care proxy law, and the law on outpatient do-not-resuscitate orders that comprise the primary body of extant law on treatment decisions in New York State.
Tracy is listed as a top health care lawyer in Best Lawyers in America/U.S. News and World Report. She is Past Chairperson of the 1,300-member Health Law Section of the New York State Bar Association and a member of the Health Law Section Executive Committee. Tracy also serves as Vice Chair of the Conflicts of Interest and Transparency Group of the American Health Lawyers Association. She has written and spoken extensively about health care law, policy, and ethics. Tracy graduated with honors from Harvard Law School and Brown University.