Ted Tucci is a partner in the Health Law Group and in the Litigation Section, where he chairs the firm's Health and Benefits Litigation Practice.
Mr. Tucci regularly defends health care clients and their officers and directors against a wide array of claims involving alleged wrongful acts arising out of health care operations. His experience includes handling government investigation responses, antitrust claims, commercial disputes, and class actions against health system clients. He has also successfully defended whistleblower actions brought in a variety of jurisdictions pursuant to the False Claims Act.
Mr. Tucci also has experience in counseling and representing health industry clients in risk management, administrative law, and staff privileges matters. His experience includes acting as counsel for both hospitals and hearing committees in bylaw administrative proceedings involving staff privileges, peer review, and physician discipline issues. He has litigated the leading cases in Connecticut on matters involving restriction or termination of medical staff privileges, medical education, provider deselection, and ERISA preemption. He also has appeared before state regulatory agencies on certificate of need, regulatory enforcement actions pertaining to reimbursement, and overpayment matters.
Mr. Tucci has been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® in the area of Health Care Law since 2006 and in the area of Insurance Law in 2017 (Copyright 2016 by Woodward/White, Inc., Aiken, SC). Mr. Tucci has also been named to the Connecticut Super Lawyers® list in the area of Health Care since 2006 (Super Lawyers is a registered trademark of Key Professional Media, Inc.).