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Tyler Profilet is an associate with Gjerset & Lorenz, LLP. Mr. Profilet’s practice focuses on the representation of healthcare providers in transactional, reimbursement, and regulatory matters, with a focus on Medicaid supplemental reimbursement programs. He has experience representing providers in several states, including Texas, Louisiana, Florida, and Georgia.
Mr. Profilet assists in developing innovative strategies to support clients in arriving at the best regulatory and financial outcome in light of reimbursement concerns. His transactional experience includes drafting physician employment agreements, indigent care agreements, management agreements, asset purchase agreements, and corporate documents related to acquisitions of hospitals and clinics. He also has experience negotiating and drafting contracts between non-profit corporations and healthcare providers and assisting clients with understanding the projected financial outcomes of the transactions. As part of his transactional work, Mr. Profilet has experience incorporating and constructing mechanisms to protect existing and create new Medicaid financing sources and payment streams.
Mr. Profilet also advises hospitals and governmental entities in the development, implementation, and operation of Medicaid supplemental reimbursement programs, including assisting hospitals in obtaining additional payments from Medicaid managed care organizations for services provided to Medicaid managed care beneficiaries. He also advises clients in Louisiana on their participation in the hospital directed payment program and the impact of changes to the program.
Mr. Profilet’s regulatory experience includes advising hospitals regarding Medicaid Disproportionate Share Hospital (DSH) funding qualification, compliance, audits, and hospital provider taxes. He also advises clients regarding the effects of legislative and regulatory proposals that impact Medicaid reimbursement.
Mr. Profilet has also worked with the in-house counsel at Time Inc. in New York City and in the corporate transaction practice group of a large international law firm. Before beginning his legal career, Mr. Profilet worked as a television journalist for KFVS-TV and as a multimedia journalist for the athletic department at the University of Notre Dame.
- Tulane University Law School, J.D., cum laude, 2016
- Managing Editor, Tulane Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property
- Director, Tulane University Legal Assistance Program
- CALI Excellence Award – Sports Law: International & Intellectual Property
- CALI Excellence Award – Deposition Practice & Procedure
- University of Missouri, B.J., cum laude, 2008
- Honors College degree
- American Bar Association
- American Health Lawyers Association
- Austin Bar Association