Yelena Greenberg

Yelena Greenberg



Yelena Greenberg



  • Overview


    Yelena Greenberg advises hospitals, academic medical centers, nursing homes, physician groups, and university health centers and clinical programs on a broad range of health law issues. Lena is a member of the firm’s Health Law Group.


    Lena advises health care clients on various privacy-based regulatory matters, including compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and its intersection with the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA, the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and the 21st Century Cures Act – Information Blocking Rule. In addition, Lena advises clients on 340B Program compliance, Medicare and Medicaid program compliance, and fraud and abuse laws. Lena also counsels health care clients on provider and facility licensing laws and scope-of-practice issues.


    Lena provides counsel to health care clients in transactions involving vendor contracting, clinical affiliations, joint ventures, and clinical service agreements. She also has experience assisting nonprofits in establishing funding agreements, confidentiality agreements, and in conducting due diligence of potential funding candidates.

    Lena is a Rappaport Fellowship Alumni, and previously worked in health policy and research at the Harvard School of Public Health in the areas of surgical safety improvement, medical liability reform, and in studies evaluating the Affordable Care Act.

  • Experience
    • Professional Associations

      Professional Associations

      Massachusetts Bar Association
      Health Law Section Council (2024)
    • Community Involvement

      Community Involvement

      Rappaport Center for Law and Public Policy
      Student Mentor, Fellowship Program

      Boston University School of Law
      Student Mentor, Health Law Mentorship Program

      Hartford Dress for Success
      Career Mentor
    • Publications


      "Legal Considerations When Addressing Health Care Staffing Shortages," co-authored with Sapna K. Jain, published by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) (5/23/2023)
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      "Addressing COVID-Related Staffing Shortages," co-authored with Sapna K. Jain, published as part of the MBA Section Review of the Massachusetts Bar Association’s (MBA) eJournal (March/April)
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    • Presentations


      "Common Legal Issues Affecting College/University Health Professions Program," co-presented with Danielle H. Tangorre, an R+C-hosted webinar (9/27/2023)
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      "Addressing COVID-Related Staffing Shortages: Strategies to Recruit and Retain Employees," co-presented with Sapna K. Jain, presented by the Massachusetts Bar Association (5/10/2023)
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      "Structuring Clinical Affiliation Agreements, Overview of Key Considerations and Recent Obstacles," an R+C-hosted Education webinar (6/22/2022)
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    • News

      R+C in the News

      • April 8, 2024

        Yelena Greenberg Authors AHLA Article on 340B Payment Remediation

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      • January 8, 2024

        Yelena Greenberg Appointed to Massachusetts Bar Association Health Law Section Council

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      • May 31, 2023

        Yelena Greenberg and Sapna Jain Co-Author SHRM Article on Strategies to Address Nursing Shortages

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      • May 2, 2023

        Yelena Greenberg and Sapna Jain Co-Author Massachusetts Bar Association Article on COVID-Related Staffing Shortages

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    • Legal Updates/Newsletters

      Legal Updates/Newsletters

      "Health Law Diagnosis - HRSA Confirms End of COVID Waiver of Advance Registration Requirement for Provider-Based Clinics" (10/30/2023)

      "Health Law Diagnosis - Connecticut Expands Nurse Protections Relating to Hospital Nurse Staffing Plans, Scope of Practice, and Overtime" co-authored with Conor O. Duffy and Ivy K. Miller (8/9/23)

      "Health Law Diagnosis - Connecticut Places Checks on PBM Contracts in Support of 340B Covered Entities" co-authored with Ivy K. Miller (7/13/23)

      "Health Law Diagnosis - OIG Compliance Updates" (4/26/2023)

      "Clinical ColLABorative - Legal Insights in Laboratory Compliance" co-authored with Edward J. Heath, Kathryn M. Rattigan and Danielle H. Tangorre (7/14/2022)