Ken Burgess Appointed to North Carolina Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging

Ken Burgess

RALEIGH, NC—Ken Burgess, a prominent health care attorney with the law firm of Baker Donelson, has been appointed by North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Aging (GAC).

The GAC advises the Governor and the Secretary of Health and Human Services on a range of matters, including recommendations aimed at improving human services to the elderly; promoting public understanding of the problems of the aging and the need for new state programs in the field of aging; and preparation of a plan describing the quality, extent, and scope of services being provided, or to be provided, to elderly people in North Carolina.

A shareholder in Baker Donelson’s Raleigh/Research Triangle office, Mr. Burgess has more than 35 years of experience in advising health care clients on a wide range of regulatory, litigation, compliance, and operations issues. His practice includes advising clients on Certificate of Need, Medicare/Medicaid enrollment and licensure issues, acute care and long-term care operations issues, appeals of quality-of-care issues, and transactional matters.

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