We take an integrated approach to representing healthcare providers and entities and are experienced in representing individuals and entities in establishing, maintaining, and protecting practices.
These matters include transactional matters, such as corporate issues, regulatory compliance, reimbursement and employment issues, and litigating related matters including defending professional liability lawsuits brought against skilled nursing facilities. Our attorneys also have extensive knowledge and experience in health care provider reimbursement issues.
These issues include Medicare and Medicaid participation and enrollment, appeals for denial of coverage, third-party insurance contract issues, special investigations unit inquiries and audits, and other managed care issues. Our firm assists healthcare providers to comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) and the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH).
Our clients range from individuals to institutional providers and include:
- assisted living facilities,
- durable medical equipment suppliers,
- professional health trade care associations,
- medical billing companies,
- pharmacists, skilled nursing facilities and,
- home health agencies.
Our integrated approach helps ensure compliance with all of the relevant statutes and regulations in the healthcare arena, including the Anti-Kickback Statute, Stark Law, HIPAA and HITECH regulations, Medicare Conditions of Participation, OSHA regulations and numerous other laws.
We are also experienced in all aspects of professional licensure representation, including before professional licensing boards, Division of Consumer Affairs, and Office of Administrative Law.
We have represented healthcare providers before Nevada and before other jurisdictions Board of Medical Examiners, Board of Dentistry, Board of Nursing, Board of Physical Therapy Examiners, Board of Social Work Examiners, Board of Chiropractors, and Board of Psychological Examiners.
We handle matters from simple inquiries to appearances before licensing boards or committees up to fully-contested matters, including matters involving summary suspension. Our attorneys are also experiences in the special issues related to hospital privileges, including applying for privileges, peer review, limitation or revocation of privileges and hospital fair hearings. We also counsel providers on reporting requirements and issues related to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), Health Integrity Practitioner Data Bank (HIPDB) and New Jersey Physician Profile.