Christopher B. Anderson

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Practice Areas

Health Care
Corporate, Business, & Commercial
Tax Exemption

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Christopher B. Anderson is a Partner at Hogan Marren Babbo & Rose, Ltd. Chris works with both institutional and professional health care providers, life science companies, and health care focused private equity funds on transactional, regulatory, and compliance matters. He frequently counsels clients and speaks on the development of strategic partnerships and initiatives designed to create synergies, advance quality, create efficiencies, and further align providers to take advantage of population health initiatives.

More about Christopher Anderson

Chris’s hospital-physician integration experience encompasses mergers, acquisitions, and affiliations of health systems, large physician groups, and other ancillary providers, as well as the formation of accountable care organizations, traditional and contractual joint ventures, pay-for-performance and gain sharing programs, co-management agreements, efficiency projects, clinical integration and other partnership opportunities. Chris has also represented various private equity funds related to investment opportunities in the health care space.

Throughout his practice, Chris regularly advises clients on various fraud and abuse, self-referral, and overbilling questions, as well as HIPAA compliance, licensure, and antitrust problems.

Chris is experienced in redesigning medical staff organizations, revising medical staff bylaws, and representing hospitals in medical staff investigations, disciplinary actions, internal hearings, and subsequent reporting requirements.

Chris has handled guardianship matters and counsels institutional clients on informed consent and substituted decision making.

Chris is a member of the Board of Directors of the Illinois Association of Health Care Attorneys and co-chairs its membership committee. Chris has been selected as a “Rising Star” in Health Care by Super Lawyers for the past three years, as well as holding an AV Preeminent Rating in Health Care by Martindale Hubble.

Professional Memberships/Activities

Illinois Association of Health Care Attorneys

American Health Lawyers Association

American College of Healthcare Executives


Speaking Engagements

  • “Law and Regulations” (Chicago Health Executive Forum, FACHE Board of Governors (BOG) Exam University 2015 , 1/28/2015)
  • “Where Are We Now: Hot Topics in Regulatory and Transactional Healthcare” (Chicago Bar Association Seminar, 2/26/2014)
  • “Evolving Knowledge Bases: Hot Topics Every Healthcare Attorney Should Know” (Illinois Association of Healthcare Attorneys 31st Annual Health Law Symposium 11/12/2013)
  • “Redesigning the Medical Staff and its Processes to Advance Quality Initiatives Across the Care Continuum” (National Association of Medical Staff Services (NAMSS) 37th Educational Conference & Exhibition, 9/21/2013)
  • “Quality Driven Healthcare: A Medical Staff's Increasing Role Post Healthcare Reform” (AHLA Hospitals and Health Systems Law Institute, 2/9/2012)
  • “The Final Rule: Considerations for Establishing an Accountable Care Organization” (Drinker Biddle Reath - Continuing Legal Education Series, 11/3/2011)
  • “Stark and Anti-Kickback Implication of Hospital-Physician Integration Projections in Light of Recent Court Decisions” (DePaul University College of Law, 10/11/2011)
  • “Quality Driven Health Care: A Hospital Board’s Increasing Role Post Healthcare Reform” (Illinois Association for Healthcare Attorneys - 29th Annual Health Law Symposium 10/1/2011)
  • “Shifting Views on Health Care Reform” (Drinker Biddle & Reath - Continuing Legal Education Series (7/1/2011)
  • “Health Information Technology: A Critical Component of Health Care Reform” (Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren - Continuing Legal Education Series, 3/1/2011)
  • “The Impact of Health Care Reform and the Development of an Accountable Care Organization” (2011 ACO Development and Complimentary Physician Integration Models Seminar, 10/1/2010)
  • “Health Care 101” (Illinois Association of Health Care Attorneys - 28th Annual Health Law Symposium, 10/1/2010)
  • “Finding Direction in a Changing Compliance Environment” (Boyer and Associates Seminar - RAC's & You 5/1/2010)
  • “Evolving Provider Compensation Models: A Renewed Focus on Hospital Provider Integration” Chicago Bar Association – Health/Hospital Law Biannual Meeting 4/1/2010
  • “Preemptive E-Discovery in Health Care Preparing for the Inevitable” (Chicago Bar Association - YLS Health and Hospital Law Section, 11/1/2008)
  • “E-Discovery and Health Care: Preparing for the Inevitable” (Loyola University Chicago School of Law 2/1/2008)
  • “Preemptive E-Discovery in Health Care Preparing for the Inevitable” (Chicago Health Care Risk Management Society, 1/1/2008)
  • “Informed Consent and Patient Rights” (Loyola University Chicago School of Law, 2008)


  • How Important is CMS's Recent Release of Hospital Inpatient and Outpatient Charges Data? (Bloomberg, 8/11/2013)
  • Responding to the Paradigm Shift in Health Care Delivery: Health System Affiliation Strategies (Insights Magazine, 12/9/2011)
  • Chapter 13 Managed Care in Law of Medical Practice in Illinois, Third Edition (West, Illinois Practice Series, 10/26/2011)
  • Reform of Hospital and Critical Access Hospital Conditions of Participation and Ambulatory Surgery Center Conditions of Coverage (Drinker Biddle & Reath, LLP, 10/26/2011)


Illinois (2006)
Wisconsin (2011)


University of Notre Dame, B.A. 2001

DePaul University College of Law, J.D. 2006