Healthcare Law

THE USLAW NETWORK Healthcare Community attorneys provide experienced counsel to clients within the healthcare sector, including physicians, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and other healthcare professionals as well as manufacturers, distributors, and medical device inventors.  Healthcare issues can be complex as a result of changing laws and regulation. We help clients manage the issues through a wide array of legal knowledge – from the local, state and federal views –combined with the extensive healthcare industry familiarity that we share throughout USLAW.

Why Choose USLAW NETWORK Healthcare Law Firms?

Our attorneys offer a wide array of legal experience throughout the healthcare industry, and through the USLAW Healthcare Community, we are focused on helping our clients strategically deal with the complexities of health law. From healthcare transactions to licensing and regulatory issues and all types of healthcare litigation, we have access to leading healthcare attorneys who have a deep knowledge of the legal issues. USLAW Healthcare attorneys offer a comprehensive understanding of both healthcare regulation and risk management, so we can help clients pursue business strategies that minimize the risk of litigation and regulatory action.

Areas of Practice

  • Accountable Care Organization structuring and operation
  • ADA and Fair Housing
  • Certificate of need
  • Clinical research and liability issues, including practice-based clinical trials, informed consent, IRB operations
  • Contract review/drafting between healthcare providers and institutions and managed care organizations
  • Corporate compliance programs, design and implementation
  • Corporate practice of medicine
  • EMTALA
  • ERISA
  • False Claims Act litigation
  • Federally Qualified Health Centers
  • Healthcare accreditation issues (The Joint Commission, NCQA, etc.)
  • Healthcare financing
  • Healthcare facility licensing and regulatory issues, including administrative challenges and appeals
  • Health information exchanges, state and federal
  • Health information privacy and patient confidentiality and security issues, including HIPAA, HITECH, and state-specific compliance and breach notification investigations and protocols
  • Hospital/physician or other provider joint ventures
  • Insurance coverage opinions and litigation
  • Long-term care, assisted living, and senior housing
  • Medical board and other professional licensing board matters
  • Medical ethics and liability issues, including consent to treatment, end-of-life, and fertility
  • Medical record retention pursuant to federal and state requirements
  • Medical staff, credentialing, and peer review
  • Medicare and Medicaid regulations and compliance
  • Medicare, Medicaid, and other third-party payor audits and reimbursement, including administrative appeals and court challenges
  • Mental health code issues under state laws
  • Merger and acquisition of healthcare facilities
  • Patient Safety Organizations
  • Physician recruitment, employment, and termination
  • Physician partnerships
  • Professional liability litigation
  • Stark Law and Anti-Kickback Statute compliance, disclosures, 60-day payback, and litigation
  • Telemedicine and Health 2.0 technology companies, including healthcare social media issues