Health Law issues involve federal, state, and local law and regulations. There are two main areas for which legal representation is commonly needed: Health Care Regulation Compliance and Medical Malpractice. Regulatory Compliance, includes health care provider issues, regulation of providers, Anti-kickback and Stark law and legal issues regarding relationships between and among providers, legal issues regarding relationships between providers and payers, and issues regarding the delivery of health care services. Medical Malpractice covers controversies that arise when allegations of inadequate medical care are presented by patients against doctors, nurses, hospitals or other health care providers. Our team of attorneys provide creative legal, regulatory and business solutions to a comprehensive range of health care institutions and medical professionals involved in the provision and financing of health care and associated services. Our health law group has extensive experience in representation of hospitals in cases involving hospital responsibility and malpractice claims as well as corporate and administrative assessment.
Some of our services are:
- Litigation of medical malpractice in state and federal courts. Claims arising under the Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act.
- Corrective actions under the Health Care Quality Improvement Act and Medical Staff Bylaws, HIPAA and other patient privacy regulation and bioethical controversies.
- Representation in Certificate of Necessity and Convenience proceedings and administrative cases before the Office of the Patient Advocate, the Woman’s Advocate Office and other government agencies.
- Counsel to hospital administration staff and boards on regulatory matters, such as Anti-kickback and Stark laws and regulations, contstructuring of self insurance programs, corporate compliance and credentials.