Dennis Nabors

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614 South Hull Street
Montgomery, Alabama 36104
T: 334.223.3011
F: 334.263.0960

Dennis Nabors, shareholder in the Montgomery office, focuses his practice in health care law and related public policy issues. Mr. Nabors is well versed in Alabama's political arena as the former Chief of Staff to Governor Guy Hunt, the former Assistant Attorney General for the State of Alabama White Collar Crime and Civil Rights, the former City Attorney for Montgomery and the former Executive Vice President and Chief Lobbyist for the Alabama Hospital Association.

Mr. Nabors helps health care clients such as hospital systems, long term care companies, home health agencies, hospice agencies, Medicaid billing agencies and physician groups navigate through the many government health care agencies and regulations to achieve their business goals. Because he regularly works with local and national government health care agencies, Mr. Nabors has a great understanding and strong relationships with the local and national health care payors, the Alabama Certificate of Need Review Board, the Alabama State Health Planning and Development Agency, the Alabama Department of Mental Health, the Alabama Department of Public Health and the Alabama Board of Nursing.

Representative Matters

  • Represented national Medicaid billing and collections provider in connection with a significant problem concerning payment practices with the Alabama Medicaid Agency.
  • Represented the largest U.S. comprehensive home health care provider and one of the largest providers of outpatient hospice services in numerous matters concerning dramatic new changes in legislation affecting the industry. Drafted amendments to proposed regulatory changes from the industry leaders to reach a consensus with government regulators.
  • Represented the Alabama State Health Planning and Development Agency in the course and conduct of the certificate of need law.
  • Represented the Alabama Medicaid Agency concerning several funding matters.
  • Represented the Alabama Board of Nursing in several licensure matters.
  • Represented national, regional and local hospitals, nursing homes, ambulatory surgery centers, home health agencies and hospices in numerous attempts to obtain and oppose the award of certificates of need for many types of services and expenditures.
  • Represented a group of small and rural hospitals attempting to obtain Medicaid maternity waiver qualification from the Alabama Medicaid Agency.
  • Represented the Alabama Hospital Association in the drafting of legislation concerning organ solicitation and transplantation services in Alabama.
  • Represented the Alabama Hospital Association in the passage of a tort reform package of legislation.
  • Represented Critical Access Hospitals attempting to achieve licensure in Alabama.
  • Represented numerous health care clients monitoring certificate of need legislation in Alabama.
  • Represented numerous health care clients attempting to adjust, amend or redraft the State Health Plan of Alabama.
  • Represented the State Health Planning and Development Agency in the updating and drafting of different versions of the State Health Plan of Alabama.
  • Represented end stage renal disease business entities qualifying to do business in Alabama as well as in the acquisition of certificates of need.
  • Represented numerous health care clients by filing Declaratory Rulings from the Certificate of Need Review Board.
  • Represented the health care entity that developed the first facility to have a CyberKnife Robotic Radiosurgery System in Alabama.
  • Represented hospitals experiencing closure from mismanagement.
  • Represented ambulance companies.
  • Successfully defended attacks on physician managed organizations by competing hospitals.
  • Successfully acquired authority to build a new hospital.
  • Handled numerous health care public policy issues.
  • Lecturer at regional financial health care conferences.


  • Alabama, 1980
  • U.S. District Courts, Northern, Middle and Southern Districts of Alabama


  • University of South Alabama, B.S., 1975
  • Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, J.D., 1980