Tracy  M. Field

Tracy M. Field

Partner | Atlanta Office
T: (404) 420-1146
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Practice Group(s)



  • Stanford University - B.A., Human Biology, 1983
  • University of California - Berkeley - M.S., Health and Medical Sciences, 1985
  • Emory University School of Law - J.D., 1993

Admitted to Practice

  • Georgia
  • North Carolina



Tracy  is a member of the firm's Health Industry practice group. Tracy focuses her practice on advising health care and life sciences companies regarding regulatory and operational issues including Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement matters, compliance programs, OIG and government investigations, HIPAA and HiTech issues, as well as clinical research trials, including conflicts of interest issues. In addition to experience in private practice, Tracy worked as a chief compliance officer and executive for a large health system. In that position, Tracy managed operations for the hospital system’s compliance, government appeals, privacy, and information security departments.  Prior to her legal career, Tracy worked in clinical genetics and reproductive endocrinology.


Tracy is the past Chairperson of the Health Law Section of the State Bar of Georgia and has served on its Executive Committee. She frequently presents on issues impacting health care providers and life sciences companies.


Professional and Civic Involvement

  • Past-Chair, Health Law Section, State Bar of Georgia, 2008-2009; Member, Executive Committee (2005-2011)
  • Leadership Atlanta, Class of 2008
  • Member, American Health Lawyers Association
  • Member, Health Care Compliance Association


  • Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business, Healthcare
  • The Best Lawyers in America, Healthcare Law, 2010-2011, 2014-2016, 2018
  • Atlanta Magazine Top 50 Women Lawyers in Georgia, 2010
  • Atlanta Magazine Super Lawyer, 1996-2010
  • AV rated, Martindale-Hubbell

Publications and Presentations

  • Anatomy of an Overpayment Analysis, Wolters Kluwer Educational Webinars, December 13, 2018.
  • Physician Employment Contracts, Top Docs Radio Show, Medical Association of Georgia, November 27, 2018.
  • Navigating Repayment Dilemmas: Who's Right?, 2018 Tennessee Hospital Association Fall Compliance Conference, September 14, 2018.
  • Latest Trends in Medical Necessity Reviews, Statistical Sampling, and Extrapolation, Compliance Officers' Roundtable Retreat, Lake Oconee, Georgia, September 5, 2018.
  • Anatomy of an Overpayment Analysis, 15th Annual Health Care Corporate Compliance Education Retreat, June 21, 2018.
  • Anatomy of an Overpayment Analysis, webinar for the Tennessee Hospital Association, May 31, 2018.
  • Georgia Academy of Healthcare Attorneys Annual Meeting & Health Law Update, May 2-4, 2018.
  • Real World Repayment Dilemmas: DRG Validation v. Clinical Validation v. Quality Measures v. Government Audit Findings, 22nd Annual Compliance Institute, April 15-18, 2018.
  • Anatomy of an Overpayment Analysis, 2018 Regional Compliance Conference, January 19, 2018.
  • Audits, Overpayments and Statistics! Recent Developments, 2017 Tennessee Hospital Association Fall Compliance Conference, September 22, 2017.
  • Statistical Sampling and FCA Implications, 2017 Georgia Hospital Association Compliance Retreat, September 7, 2017.
  • Statistics in Audits Issues/FCA Update, 14th Annual Health Care Corporate Compliance Education Retreat (FHA), June 9, 2017.
  • "Random" is Not Necessarily "Valid": Managing and Defending Against Statistics in Audits and FCA Claims, HCCA 21st Annual Compliance Institute, March 27, 2017.
  • Emerging Issues / Hot Topics Panel, HCCA Charlotte Regional Conference, March 17, 2017.

  • The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) 60-Day Overpayment Rule, State Bar of Georgia Annual Advanced Health Care Law Seminar, September 30, 2016.

  • Update on Reimbursement, Regulatory and False Claims Act Issues: The 'All You can Eat Buffet' for Compliance Officers, Georgia Hospital Association (GHA) 9th Annual Compliance Officers Retreat, September 7, 2016.
  • Update on Recent Audits by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General, North Carolina Healthcare Financial Management Association Summer Institute, September 1, 2016.
  • Heads or Tails? What You can Do to Challenge the Government's Use of Statistics in Hospital Audits, Tennessee Hospital Association (THA), June 30, 2016.
  • Update on False Claims Act Cases and Governement Audit Activities, THA 2015 Fall Compliance Conference, September 11, 2015.
  • Internal Investigations and Government Audits, GHA 8th Annual Compliance Officers Retreat, September 9, 2015.
  • Preferred Provider Agreements: Managing Hospital Relationships in Post-Acute Settings, THA's Home Care Alliance Group, August 13, 2015.
  • Hot Topics on Case Law and Current Investigations, Florida Hospital Association's 12th Annual Health Care Corporate Compliance Education Retreat, June 18-19, 2015.
  • Scope of Practice Issues in Georgia, GHA Compliance Officers Roundtable, May 8, 2015.
  • Hot Topics in Healthcare Qui Tam Cases, QUI Tam, SEC, CFTC and IRS Whistleblower Claims Update, presented by the Institute of Continuing Legal Education (ICLE), Georgia, March 18, 2015.

  • Healthcare Reimbursement, Fundamentals of Healthcare Law seminar presented by ICLE, Georgia, March 13, 2015.
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