Doctor using computerHealth law emerged as a specialized area of law in the 1970s. Initially,the issues were primarily practice organization, credentialing and reimbursement.

We have represented healthcare clients continuously since then and, as the practice of healthcare has become increasingly complex and more heavily regulated, we have expanded and developed our expertise as well.

We are dedicated to assisting our clients in all of the following areas:

  • Compliance
    • Stark and anti-kickback
    • Corporate compliance programs
    • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
    • Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigations
    • Reimbursement
    • Managed care contracts
    • Federal, state and commercial reimbursement issues
    • Audits
  • Privacy & Information Security 
    • Privacy
    • Health information technology (HIT)
    • HIPAA
    • Telehealth and telemedicine
  • Practice Organization and Management
    • Professional corporations
    • Limited liability entities (LLCs, LLPs, RPCs)
    • Joint ventures
    • General and limited partnerships
    • Tax-exempt organizations
    • Practice mergers and acquisitions
    • Shareholder agreements
  • Credentialing and licensing for individuals and health care facilities
    • State licensing disputes
    • Disciplinary actions
    • Medical staff hearings
    • Institutional licensing
    • Long term care (LTC)
    • Ambulatory surgical center (ASC)
    • Skilled nursing facilities (SNF)
  • Employment issues
    • Employment contracts
    • Restrictive covenants
    • Harassment/discharge claims

We also work closely with our colleagues in other practices on many of the issues that arise: