Carolyn Heyman

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Healthcare and Transactional Law

Carolyn’s practice includes healthcare, non-profit, corporate and real estate law. She assists clients with a wide variety of business and healthcare issues including HIPAA compliance, medical billing audits, corporate formation, applications for tax-exemption, real estate contracts, and healthcare policies and procedures. Carolyn enjoys working with businesses of all types and sizes, from sole practitioner physician offices to large Native Alaskan corporations.

Representative Healthcare Experience

  • HIPAA compliance plans
  • Informed consent and patient confidentiality issues
  • Physician recruiting, employment and partnership agreements
  • False Claims Act and Medicare/Medicaid fraud response
  • Alaska Medicaid and private insurance audit appeals for providers
  • Regulatory work including Medicare, Stark and Anti-kickback analysis
  • Electronic health records policies
  • Legal counsel for statewide regional health information organization
  • Representative Corporate and Real Estate Experience
  • Organization of limited liability companies and corporations
  • Negotiation and documentation (deeds, assignments, purchase agreements, etc.) of business and real estate acquisitions
  • Lease and contract review for corporate and healthcare clients


  • Smith College, A.B. in Economics, 1998
  • Duke University School of Law, J.D. 2001

Awards, Community Activities

  • Recipient, 2010 Alaska Top 40 Under 40 Award
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, Board of Trustees, Atwood Foundation
  • Member, Board of Directors, Anchorage Project Access
  • Alaska Bar Association, Health Law Section, Executive Committee
  • Alaska Health Information Security and Privacy Collaboration, Legal Workgroup Chair
  • Member, Commonwealth North
  • Associate Member, Alaska State Hospital and Nursing Home Association
  • Member, Anchorage Bar Association
  • Regular presentations to local and national organizations on HIPAA, Health Information
  • Exchanges, Electronic Health Records, Health Reform and Audit Compliance
  • Author, “The Basics of EMTALA: The Old and the New”, Health Lawyers News, Volume 7, No. 10, October 2003