Healthcare Services

Healthcare Services

With over a decade of experience in health law, our attorneys have developed a robust and sophisticated healthcare practice advising professionals in a wide range of professions and specialties, including physicians, dentists, optometrists, pharmacists, podiatrists, veterinarians, as well as professional group practices in a variety of settings and specialties.  We are committed to helping our clients navigate the complex business and regulatory landscapes of the health care industry and letting them focus on what matters most- their patients. Our services include the following:

TRANSACTIONAL SERVICES

  • Affiliations, joint ventures and other contracting arrangements with hospitals, health systems and other providers
  • Compensation arrangements
  • Corporate and group practice formation and structuring
  • Dental Practices and Dental service organizations (DSOs)
  • Employment Agreements
  • Management service organizations (MSOs) or medical management companies
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Non-physician practitioner matters including physician assistants, nurse practitioners, optometrists, opticians, etc.
  • Physician ancillary service lines, including diagnostic testing, physician in-office prescription drug dispensing, medical spas, and product sales
  • Restrictive covenants – non-competition, non-solicitation and confidentiality agreements

REGULATORY SERVICES

  • Compliance with federal (STARK, AKS) and state health care laws and regulations
    • Compliance programs
    • Internal investigations
    • Response to investigations and litigation
  • Corporate practice of medicine and fee-splitting laws and regulations
  • Fraud and abuse compliance and investigations
  • License Disciplinary Proceedings
  • Medical staff issues
    • Credentialing
    • Medical staff bylaw requirements HCQIA and Joint Commission requirements
  • Reimbursement and Payor audits