Elliott B. Pollack is a member of Pullman & Comley’s Health Care Department and editor of Health Care Insights, its quarterly newsletter.

Elliott addresses the legal concerns of  proprietary and not-for-profit institutional health care providers such as hospitals, nursing homes, substance abuse facilities and clinics.  He actively represents physicians in their regulatory, transactional, reimbursement, managed care and medical/legal affairs.  Elliott litigates before the Department of Public Health, Connecticut Medical Examining Board, Department of Social Services, Office of Health Care Access and in the courts, including the Connecticut Supreme Court.

Representative Experience

  • Frequent involvement in state licensure and medical staff disciplinary negotiations and proceedings on behalf of both hospitals and physicians
  • Counsels institutional and individual providers in health care business transactions
  • Complex litigation in many certificate-of-need and rate-related matters including rehabilitation hospital certificate-of-need proceedings ultimately decided by the Connecticut Supreme Court
  • Development and formation of joint ventures between institutional health care providers and physicians
  • Design of many proprietary health care joint ventures between physicians both before and after enactment of Medicare/Medicaid fraud and abuse safe harbor rules and restrictions imposed by federal Stark legislation

Contact Info

  • Hartford
    90 State House Square
    Hartford, CT 06103-3702
  • Professional Affiliations

    American Bar Association, Health Law Section

    Connecticut Bar Association, Health Law Section

    Hartford County Bar Association

    American Health Lawyers

    Association Healthcare Financial Management Association

    Community Involvement

    Vice president, member, board of directors and former president,

    The Hartford Dispensary Past president,

    Greater Hartford Legal Aid Foundation

    Connecticut Medical Examining Board, 1991-1994

    Health law editor, ABA Preview

    Adjunct faculty member, University of Connecticut School of Law

    Honors & Recognitions

    Listed in The Best Lawyers in America in the area of health care

    Listed in Chambers USA, America's Leading Lawyers to Business, 2011, in the area of health care

    Case Studies

    Bar and Court Admissions

    • Connecticut
    • U.S. District Court, District of Connecticut
    • U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit
    • U.S. Supreme Court


    • Law clerk to former Associate Justice Howard W. Alcorn of the Connecticut Supreme Court


    Columbia Law School, LL.B.

    Columbia College, A.B.

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