Russell Ramzel is a health care attorney whose practice focuses primarily on regulatory compliance and transactional matters.  He represents a range of clients in the health care industry, including hospital systems, psychiatric hospitals, long-term care facilities, pharmacies, residential child care facilities and suppliers of health care technologies and services.  Mr. Ramzel works with clients to navigate agency licensure requirements, including residential child care licensing.  He regularly advises clients concerning Certificate of Need, the 340B Drug Pricing Program, HIPAA, CHOWs, mergers and acquisitions, electronic health records (EHR) and meaningful use, and fraud and abuse issues such as antikickback and Stark.


"Environmental Review of Permitted Pollution," Energy Law Journal, Vol. 32, No. 2, 2011

"2010-2011 National Health Law Moot Court Competition: Best Brief," Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 32, No. 4, 2012


Corporate restructure of residential child care facility+

Corporate restructure of professional engineering corporation to obtain licenses to practice in multiple states and begin practicing land surveying

Obtain Certificate of Need for life-care continuing care retirement community

Represent buyer in purchase of hospital in asset acquisition

Represent seller in sale of group practice to hospital system

Represent buyer in asset acquisition of psychiatric residential treatment facility

Draft resident agreements for life-care continuing care retirement community

Draft Business Associate Agreement and HIPAA policies and procedures for health care service web-based supplier

Represent defendant hospital concerning issues involving EHR system

Honors & Leadership

Honors & Recognitions

Editor-in-Chief, Energy Law Journal, 2011-2012

Order of the Curule Chair

Order of the Barristers

Phi Delta Phi

Phi Beta Kappa

Community & Professional

American Health Lawyers Association

American Bar Association

Oklahoma Bar Association

Tulsa County Bar Association

Board Member, TU Law Alumni Board

Board Member, TU Board of Advocates Board of Directors


Alerts & Publications


University of Tulsa, J.D., with highest honors, 2012

University of Arkansas, B.A., summa cum laude, 2004


  • Oklahoma - 2012
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