Health Law
Health Law

Health Law

We represent hospitals, medical groups, physicians/PHOs, ambulatory surgical centers, health plans/TPAs, medical malpractice insurers, pharmacies, nursing homes, diagnostic imaging centers and other clients with their increasingly complex legal needs, including:

  • Federal/state regulatory compliance
  • False Claims Act
  • Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute
  • Managed care and third-party payor governance and compliance
  • HIPAA/HITECH compliance
  • Medical Staff privileges and disputes
  • Physician recruitment and employment matters
  • Physician pracice aquistitions
  • Joint venture and affiliation agreements
  • Government investigations and prosecutions
  • Risk management and patient safety issues
  • Labor, employment and personnel issues
  • Antitrust counseling and litigation
  • General contracting
  • Other health care business transactions

Our attorneys have broad experience and expertise in trial advocacy and regulatory compliance, as well as current clinical and health care issues. Cases involving health care entities and providers present unique liability concerns and can have a serious impact on the community at large. Our attorneys provide a critical perspective in presenting the provider's point of view. We vigorously defend cases involving medical and dental malpractice, antitrust issues, medical staff hearings, and regulatory appeals. Our in-depth understanding of the health care industry, the unique operational regulatory, reimbursement and issues facing providers, and the litigation and insurance climate in which our clients operate, allows us to assist our clients in establishing effective risk prevention and reduction programs designed to avoid litigation iand assume legal compliance.

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