Just as healthcare providers’ relationships with their patients are integral to their work, so are our relationships with the healthcare providers we counsel. We want to help those in healthcare navigate all legal and compliance issues with utmost efficiency and care, so they can keep providing the highest quality of care to their patients.

The healthcare practice of our firm and our affiliates covers healthcare providers at the institutional and individual levels and focuses on legal issues dealing with standard operations, regulation and transaction matters. Our attorneys have wide knowledge of the federal, state and local laws by which healthcare providers, vendors and patients must abide, and the regulations that institutions must follow, ranging from hospital operations to reimbursement and secured financing to risk-sharing between managed care networks.

Our clients include both for-profit and non-profit hospitals and networks, research centers, nursing facilities, medical device manufacturers, surgical centers, home health providers, pharmacies, clinical laboratories, physical therapy groups, IPAs and individual physicians and practices.

Regulatory Requirements & Legal Compliance

We work with healthcare providers to ensure their organizations and practices comply with and meet regulatory standards, and we counsel clients through regulation and compliance hearings and programs related to the following:

  • HIPAA, Medicare/Medicaid, False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback Act, Stark Law
  • Fraud and abuse laws
  • Physician self-referral laws
  • Medicare overpayment
  • CLIA revocation
  • Medi-Cal withholding/suspension
  • Corporate compliance
  • Licensing and accreditation
  • Hospital operations for practices including general acute care, psychiatric care and rehabilitation

Employment & Labor

Our attorneys are leaders in employment and labor law practices, which extends to employment within healthcare. We work with both institutional and individual clients to address all matter of healthcare-related employment and labor concerns, including:

  • Employment litigation and arbitration
  • Contract, non-competition and non-solicitation issues
  • Workplace harassment and discrimination
  • Whistleblower claims
  • Labor law compliance and union negotiations
  • Wage and hour matters
  • Medical staff relations and governance, including establishing credentials and privileges
  • Employment considerations specific to COVID-19 for both institutions and individual medical professionals

Corporate Healthcare Structure

Based on our decades of corporate law knowledge and experience, our firm and affiliates advise healthcare clients on structural and organizational matters, including:

  • Joint ventures and affiliations
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Corporate practice of medical compliance
  • Development and contracting of managed care network
  • Managing medical groups and IPAs
  • Tax exemption
  • Antitrust

For more information about our Healthcare practice, we invite you to contact: