Hospitals and Health Care Institutions

Our Health Care attorneys represent general acute care and psychiatric hospitals, as well as community health centers, nursing homes, home health agencies, ambulatory surgery centers, academic medical centers, substance abuse treatment facilities and urgent care centers.  We regularly represent these clients before the Department of Public Health, the Office of Health Care Access, the Department of Social Services and other regulatory bodies, and we serve as corporate counsel to numerous clients involved in joint ventures, corporate reorganizations, financings and compliance matters.  We have, for example, provided counsel on the following matters:

  • Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement/fraud and abuse
  • Internal and government investigations
  • Strategic partnerships and joint ventures
  • Certificate of Need (“CON”) proceedings and advice
  • Tax-exemption
  • Professional discipline and credentialing proceedings
  • HIPAA/HITECH Act
  • Corporate structure, governance and compliance
  • Health information technology (HIT) and technology licensing
  • Managed care contracting
  • Tax-exempt bond financing
  • Advising board members and management on governance matters
  • Patient rights and adverse event reporting
  • Medical staff credentialing and corrective actions
  • Drafting and amending bylaws
  • Structuring compliance programs and policies
  • Executive employment and severance agreements
  • Exclusive provider agreements (e.g., radiology, pathology)

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