Mike Hess, JD
Bass, Berry & Sims PLC
Michael Hess leads the firm's Specialty Pharmacy & Pharmaceuticals Practice Group. His ability to balance legal issues with business issues has earned him a reputation as a go-to lawyer in the specialty pharmacy industry.
His practice involves a range of legal counseling for leaders in the pharmacy industry, including:
- Specialty Pharmacy - Helping large and small specialty pharmacies develop their businesses through contract negotiation and counseling on regulatory and operational requirements.
Drug Distribution - Providing legal, regulatory and negotiation support related to the supply chain to specialty and retail pharmacies, wholesale distribution centers, reimbursement hub services, co-pay and coupon program services, adverse event or clinical hotline services, and associated software and program design agreements.
- 340B Pharmacy Contracts - Structuring contract arrangements for hospitals, FQHCs, Ryan White Clinics and hemophilia treatment centers to access 340B discounted drugs for eligible patients.
- Transactional Support - Advising private equity firms and strategic buyers in the identification, evaluation, bid process, diligence and acquisition of potential specialty pharmacy and acquisition targets.