Health Care Law

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The firm offers comprehensive services to a variety of health care-related providers, including physician groups, hospital-based physicians, dental practices, diagnostic facilities, home health entities, clinics, surgery centers, long term care facilities, hospitals, insurers, health care professionals, and other health care institutions and organizations. We provide counseling and representation in the areas of general corporate matters, antitrust, tax, restructurings, financings, labor and employment law, regulatory issues, real estate transactions, and other legal issues related to health care.

We understand the challenges presented to the rapidly changing health care industry and are dedicated to providing a full-service approach to our clients, combining our legal problem-solving skills with business and management consulting. We also counsel our health care clients in relation to corporate planning, contractual relationships, acquisitions and divestitures, joint ventures, and other business arrangements, including compliance with Medicare/Medicaid, anti-kickback, and physician self-referral rules.

Members of our Health Care Law Practice Group make the commitment to stay informed of any new legal or business developments in the health care area that affect our clients. We always focus on the resolution of problems and results that give our clients flexibility and long-term solutions.

The following is a sampling of the types of services provided by our Health Care Law Practice Group:

Regulatory Compliance

Our firm actively follows changes in regulations affecting our clients in the health care industry. We are committed to providing up-to-date, practical advice to our clients concerning compliance with applicable regulations.

Restructuring

We provide clients with our extensive experience in acquiring, selling, and merging all types of businesses, including all health care organizations. We assist our clients in all aspects of the transaction, including initial planning, consideration of tax implications, negotiation, assistance in securing financing for pre and post transaction entities, preparation of all necessary documents, and filings and closing matters.

Employment Issues

Our attorneys are experienced in the nuances of employment issues as related to health care entities and provide counseling on all aspects of employment law. We assist our clients in complying with all employment and labor laws as well as assist our clients in strategizing to maximize all available opportunities to protect employers. We regularly assist our clients in preparing and negotiating all types of health-related employment contracts, from professional to staff positions.

Financing

We assist our health care clients in locating, obtaining, and structuring debt financing to meet the needs of all of our clients.

Antitrust

Our firm advises health care organizations in connection with antitrust implications and issues arising out of operational matters as well as transactional matters. We have experience with all federal antitrust laws as well as all state statutes and regulations.

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