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The Healthcare industry is more complicated than ever. There are constant changes to rules and regulations, consolidation, pressures to control costs and an increase in demand due to a rapidly aging population.


The healthcare industry is more complicated than ever. There are constant changes to rules and regulations, consolidation, pressures to control costs, and an increase in demand due to a rapidly aging population. Tucker Arensberg’s Healthcare Practice Group understands these issues and is here to assist you. Tucker Arensberg lawyers have experience in all major healthcare law issues:

  • Compliance – Anti-Kickback, Stark, Corporate Compliance Programs, Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), and Office of Inspector General (OIG) Investigations.
  • Reimbursement – managed care contracts, federal, state, and commercial reimbursement issues and audits.
  • Professional Organization – mergers, acquisitions, and succession for professional corporations, limited liability entities (e.g., LLCs, LLPs, RPCs), joint ventures, general and limited partnerships, tax-exempt organizations, and health care businesses.
  • Credentialing and Licensing for Individuals and Healthcare Facilities – state licensing disputes and disciplinary actions, medical staff hearings, and institutional licensing (Long Term Care (LTC), Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC), Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), etc.).
  • Employment contracts and restrictive covenants.
  • Tax and Employee Benefits – Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA), qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, HSAs, and 403(b) plans.
  • Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) – Electronic Medical Record (EMR)/Electronic Health Record (EHR) and other software licensing and Intellectual Property issues.
  • Healthcare Institution Relationships – professional and administrative, practice support, lease and joint venture, and other agreements with hospitals and physician practices.
  • Professional Societies and Organizations.
  • Independent Practice Networks or Associations – Multi-practice networks of healthcare professionals for marketing and contracting.

Our lawyers have years of experience advising clients regarding their legal, business, and strategic issues and can draw upon substantial resources and knowledge in all of these areas to provide answers to your healthcare law problems.

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Healthcare Representative Experience:

  • Represented a large physical therapy practice in the negotiation of leases within its multi-state footprint.
  • Assisted physicians with numerous issues including compliance, credentialing and peer review, reimbursement, contracts, HIT, HIPAA, and telehealth.
  • Represented a national specialty hospital in a successful defense of a multi-million-dollar business privilege tax assessment in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County.
  • Represented a healthcare provider that faced religious and gender discrimination claims from a former employee. The attorney aggressively sought dismissal of the complaint due to its legal deficiencies and used early subpoenas to obtain recordings from underlying unemployment compensation proceedings to find audio that directly contradicted the former employee’s core factual claim, which led to a prompt and favorable resolution of the case.
  • Represented health care companies in employment discrimination cases.
  • Frequently negotiates employment agreements for physicians, dentists, veterinarians, and other healthcare professionals. 
  • Drafted a successful appellate brief in Pennsylvania Physical Therapy Association and Waterford Physical Therapy, Inc. v. Oleksiak, 2021 WL 478064.
  • Assisted over one hundreds healthcare providers in preparing HIPAA compliance plans and providing ongoing counsel.
  • Represented multiple physical therapy practices in implementing growth strategies through acquisition and the establishment of de novo clinics.
  • Represented multiple state physical therapy professional associations regarding a variety of issues.
  • Assisted two publicly traded companies regarding the ongoing review of distribution, supply, and service contracts.
  • Represented multiple regional rehabilitation provider networks on a variety of issues, including formation and ongoing operations.
  • Represented clients in vaccine injury cases in the United States Court of Federal Claims.
  • Represented multiple physical therapy providers regarding the transfer of partial ownership interests and the negotiation of governance and shareholder documents.
  • Represented multiple buyers and sellers of the assets and associated real estate of dental practices.
  • Represented multiple physical therapy providers in successful third-party payer appeals.
  • Corporate planning and structuring in the healthcare field including HIPAA and Medicare compliance, third-party insurance, and Medicare audit defense for clients.
  • Structured more than 20 health care physical therapy rehabilitation networks throughout the United States.
  • Negotiated and implemented service arrangements and joint ventures between hospitals and rehabilitation therapy companies.

We offer a dedicated blog so that you can be informed on the latest developments in the industry. Visit to view the content and subscribe. 

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