Cathy Ehrgott is a transactional attorney with a focus on the health care and life sciences industries. She has experience in leading significant transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, distressed acquisitions and dispositions, joint ventures, affiliations, private placements, and asset and stock purchases and sales for clients throughout the health care industry. Cathy also represents hospitals and health systems, academic medical centers, insurance and managed care companies, and other industry clients in implementing innovative integration and alignment strategies. She advises clients in the development of accountable care organizations (ACOs), bundled payment arrangements, and strategic affiliations.Cathy has considerable experience negotiating health care-related commercial agreements, including PBM and pharmacy rebate agreements. In the managed care industry, she has negotiated operational agreements including payor, ASO, PHO, and vendor agreements, as well as professional, ancillary, and facility provider agreements. She also advises clients regarding general health law issues, including licensure, fraud and abuse, and the Knox-Keene Act.