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Kelly Hagan Health Care Law Attorney, Portland, Oregon

Kelly T. Hagan


503-796-2423 Direct

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Professional Experience
Kelly Hagan's legal practice focuses on health care business formations and transactions, affiliations, joint ventures, and acquisitions. He is experienced in the formation of coordinated care, management services, and accountable care organizations, transitioning organizations toward value-based reimbursement, including data-sharing and its anti-trust implications, the creation of provider networks, and credentialing, medical staff and peer review issues. Mr. Hagan has decades of experience with physician recruitment and contracting; and health care regulatory compliance, including fraud and abuse, antitrust, EMTALA, HIPAA privacy and security compliance, and data breach investigation and defense. Mr. Hagan is a Certified Information Privacy Professional/US by the International Association of Privacy Professionals.* Formerly Legal Policy Advisor to Oregon's Labor Commissioner, Mr. Hagan also advises health care clients on employment matters.

Mr. Hagan is listed in The Best Lawyers in America for his work in health care law.

* The Supreme Court of Washington does not recognize certification of specialties in the practice of law and that the IAPP's CIPP certification is not a requirement to practice law in the state of Washington.

Professional & Community Activities
Mr. Hagan is a past president of the Multnomah Bar Association and a former director of the Multnomah Bar Foundation. He is a past-Chair of the Health Law Section of the Oregon State Bar, the Oregon State Bar's Joint Committee on the Medical Profession, and the Multnomah Bar Association's Group Insurance Committee. He has chaired the Health Law Section's Committee on Health Information and Privacy, and served on the Task Force to Improve the Care of Terminally Ill Oregonians. Mr. Hagan is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals.  He formerly served on the Ethics Committee of Southwest Washington Medical Center, and currently serves as a member of the Ethics Committee of Adventist Medical Center in Portland. Mr. Hagan contributes to the Oregon Human Resources Manual's chapter on "Health care portability and privacy," published by Associated Oregon Industries, and is the author of the Oregon State Bar's Health Law Manual, chapter 5 ("Death, Anatomical Gifts, and Physician-Assisted Suicide"), and co-author of chapter 3 ("Confidentiality and Disclosure of Health Information"). Mr. Hagan is the 2007 recipient of USA Volleyball's Youth and Junior Olympics Division's Outstanding Male Coach Award.

Mr. Hagan has lectured at the University of Oregon School of Law, Willamette Law School, the Oregon State University Graduate Program in Public Health, the School of Healthcare Administration and Leadership, Pacific University, and the Oregon Health & Science University.

In his free time, Mr. Hagan enjoys camping and exploring the Pacific Northwest. 

Representative Clients
Adventist Health
Diagnostic Imaging Northwest, P.C.
Oregon Anesthesiologist Group, P.C.
Northwest Permanente, P.C.
Permanente Federation, LLC
Trauma Specialists, LLP
Kryptiq Corporation
Northwest Specialty Clinics, LLC
Medical & Surgical Specialists, P.C.
Walla Walla General Hospital

Portland Business Alliance breakfast forum, "Cybercrime Becoming a Common Menace" panelist, Portland Business Alliance, October 27, 2015

Cybersecurity: Technology and the Law , "Getting Your House in Order: Pre-Breach Planning Essentials" panelist, Law Seminars International, August 14, 2015


Admitted to Practice
Oregon State Courts
Washington State Courts
United States District Court, District of Oregon
United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit

Mr. Hagan's publications include chapters in the Oregon Health Law Manual on disability discrimination, physician-assisted suicide, and medical privacy (OSB CLE 1993, 1997 & 2003) and the Health Law chapter of Oregon Legislation (OSB CLE 1991, 1993, 1995 & 1997), "HIPAA Patient Privacy Rules," Member Services Bulletin (OAHHS 2000); "The Impact of HIPAA on Litigation Practice," Litigation Journal, Vol. 20, No. 3 (OSB 2001).

University of Oregon School of Law, Juris Doctor degree (1978)
Stanford University, Bachelor of Arts degree (1975)

It's Time For Your Company to Prepare For a Health ‎Care Privacy Audit, The Portland Business Journal , March 25, 2016
When Handling Health Info, Destroy That Data ‎Securely, April 10, 2015
Oregon Court of Appeals Holds No "Loss of ‎Chance" Negligence Under Oregon Law, April 9, 2015
Health care providers: Take note of new Medicare rules that go into effect today, February 3, 2015
Expanded Medicare Disqualification Standards Effective Feb. 3, 2015, January 7, 2015
ICD-10 Implementation Delayed Another Year‎, August 8, 2014
September 23, 2014, Deadline for Revised HIPAA ‎Business Associate Agreements, July 24, 2014
Major New Cyber-Security Issues Require Your ‎Attention ‎, April 14, 2014
Deadline for Reporting 2013 Data Breaches to the ‎U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, February 18, 2014
Business Associate, Esq.: HIPAA's New Normal, October 17, 2013
Health Plans Must Certify Compliance with HIPAA ‎Standard Transaction Rule by Year's End, September 26, 2013
HIPAA Deadline Looms: September 23, 2013‎, September 4, 2013
HIPAA's New Normal: The Omnibus HIPAA Rulemaking, May 16, 2013
The Omnibus HIPAA Rulemaking: HIPAA's New Normal, February 18, 2013
Affordable Care Act Rules for 501(c)(3) Hospitals, July 5, 2012
Privacy & Consumer Protection Law360 Q&A with Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt's Kelly Hagan, September 27, 2011
Breach Notification and Remediation - Who is going to pay for all this?, May 6, 2011
The Race is Over: The Red Flag Has Fallen, March 8, 2011
HIPAA 2.0: The Proposed HITECH Amendments to the HIPAA Rules, August 16, 2010
"Red Flag" Rules Enforcement Delayed Until December 31, 2010. Potentially Applicable to Any Business that Provides Credit. , July 15, 2010
HITECH Act Broadens The Scope of HIPAA, March 1, 2010

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