Riddell Williams’ Health Care practice provides the following services:
Health Care Providers
We counsel hospitals, clinics, continuing care retirement communities, home health, hospice, and other health care providers on matters including formation and organization; tax issues related to their structure; HIPAA compliance; fraud and abuse; employment contracts; labor relations; antitrust issues, mergers and acquisitions; and staff privilege issues. We also help health care businesses plan, construct, and finance new facilities and remodel existing facilities, including certificate of need compliance.
We assist health care service contractors, health insurers, HMOs and other managed care entities on such specific subjects as alliances, mergers and acquisitions, HIPAA compliance and state insurance regulation.
We advise physicians, dentists and other health care providers on forming professional service entities, establishing ambulatory surgery centers, real estate investments, and retirement plans. We also provide advice on joining or leaving other practitioners, practice agreements with hospitals, office sharing agreements, sale of professional practices, staff privilege issues, state licensure and disciplinary matters.
HIPAA Business Associates
We assist companies involved in data analytics, medical devices, and other products and services with their HIPAA compliance and other issues related to the HITECH Act.
Our attorneys have drafted and amended legislation and regulations concerning the full spectrum of health care law including health care finance, managed care, liability reform, peer review protections, practitioner scope of practice, insurance code and confidentiality of medical records.
Medicare and Medicaid Issues
We assist health care providers with Medicare reimbursement, Medicaid litigation, and agency investigations and negotiations.