Healthcare Fraud & Abuse

The health care industry is highly regulated. Health care clients need attorneys who understand these regulations as well as the business of health care. Because our health care lawyers focus extensively on the health care industry, they develop comprehensive knowledge and familiarity with ever-changing areas of the law. They are able to provide practical advice on how to navigate complex issues, minimize risk, and still accomplish your business objectives. They have extensive experience analyzing proposed and actual arrangements, evaluating compliance and billing matters, drafting and negotiating contracts, and preparing and filing self-disclosures, as well as counseling health care industry participants on day-to-day operations.

We assist clients in a wide range of matters affecting health care companies, such as:

• Stark and anti-kickback compliance & analysis
• Internal investigations
• Compliance program development
• Compliance program reviews
• HIPAA privacy and data security compliance
• Development of joint ventures
• Preparation of Management Services Agreements
• Managed care contracting and compliance
• Corporate practice of medicine compliance
• Medical staff relationships
• Medicare coverage and reimbursement issues
• Addressing potential overpayments
• Physician recruitment
• State licensing and regulatory matters
• Laboratory compliance and reimbursement matters
• Health care regulatory due diligence