With healthcare reform, operating a medical practice requires a keen business eye. The regulatory and financial burdens on professional healthcare providers have never been greater or more fraught with potential pitfalls. However, for the determined, opportunities can be found in all of these challenges, with the right legal advisors assisting in the process.
The Husch Blackwell team has decades of experience advising physicians and other professionals on the nonclinical aspects of their business. We help providers resolve reimbursement issues, analyze potential business transactions and develop strategies to preserve and grow into the future.
We stay up-to-date on the critical issues affecting our clients by monitoring the latest industry developments, including changes in the countless state and federal healthcare laws and regulations that impact the delivery of healthcare services and the latest trends in consolidation and integration.
Calling upon our in-depth understanding of the industry and applicable laws, we assist healthcare professionals on many of the day-to-day legal issues affecting their practices, as well as unique and complex business arrangements involving:
Husch Blackwell attorneys routinely serve as primary outside counsel for single and multispecialty physician practices, hospital-based physician groups and self-employed physicians, providing legal advice on a variety of matters, including the Stark Law, the federal anti-kickback law, state fraud and abuse statutes, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and other federal state laws and regulations.