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Healthcare

Healthcare

As the healthcare industry continues to undergo sweeping regulatory changes and unprecedented innovation- it requires attorneys who know the industry inside and out.

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Reuben J. Ortega


 

As the healthcare industry continues to undergo sweeping regulatory changes and unprecedented innovation, companies face significant structural and operational challenges. Heightened government scrutiny of industry practices adds to the complexity of operating in the market for all providers, payors, manufacturers, distributors, and suppliers. Compliance with the evolving maze of laws and regulations is the paramount concern — and requires attorneys who know the industry inside and out.

We advise a wide spectrum of healthcare providers, payors, suppliers, hardware manufacturers, distributors, research facilities, and their partners, from local startups to global enterprises, with unmatched value added through our first-hand understanding of each stakeholder’s business in the product, services, and supply chains.


 

Some of our clients Include:

Healthcare Institutions

Academic medical centers, nonprofit and for-profit hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and long-term care, including skilled nursing, assisted living, home health, and other senior residential care settings.

Healthcare Practitioners

Physician-hospital affiliated entities, including accountable care organizations, physician-hospital organizations, and other physician and provider-sponsored entities; large physician and dentist specialty and multi-specialty group practices.

Management and support organizations

Physician-hospital affiliated entities, including accountable care organizations, physician-hospital organizations, and other physician and provider-sponsored entities; large physician and dentist specialty and multi-specialty group practices.

Life sciences companies

Pharmaceutical and biologics companies, medical device and combination manufacturers, durable medical suppliers, and wholesale distributors.

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A multidisciplinary approach

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The depth of knowledge and experience, not only in the law but also in the business, science, finance, and politico-economic environment of the healthcare marketplace, distinguishes our team’s value proposition by its multidisciplinary approach, exceptionally quick learning curve, and unique efficiencies. Our areas of expertise, project work and service capabilities include the following:

 

Business Transactions

Full-service capabilities to handle complex corporate, contractual, licensing, and financial transactions, including a full continuum of finance and delivery integration and joint ventures of any size and scale.

Regulatory counseling and submissions

Regulatory counseling and approvals of all types (e.g., licensing, inspections, audits, gap analyses, and corporate and privacy compliance); substantive law advice and counsel regarding all aspects of PPACA, ERISA, HIPAA, HITECH, COBRA, ADA, FMLA, and others; healthcare tax exemption; antitrust issues; state insurance, health law and privacy and security; legislative and regulatory drafting, advocacy, and testimony in Congress, federal executive agencies, and state government.

Compliance advice and management

Counseling on federal and state fraud and abuse prevention, including anti-kickback, anti-self referral, fee-splitting and false claims act compliance; corporate compliance program development; government investigations; coverage, payment, and price reporting; document retention, data privacy and data security protections.

Healthcare dispute resolution

Litigation and risk management, including government investigations, appellate practice, healthcare commercial litigation, assistance with corporate integrity agreements, and civil investigative demands.

 

 

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