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In Brief: A Digest of Rural Health Providers Projects

Client Success
  • Creating rural physician hospital organizations (PHOs).
  • Assisted rural hospital in negotiating an operating lease with a large healthcare system.
  • Assisted rural hospital with OIG self-disclosure and favorable settlement of several problematic physician relationships.
  • Advised on unique governance issues for public rural community hospitals and approvals needed to affiliate with an urban health system.
  • Advised a rural community hospital with clinically integrating its orthopedic service line through co-management arrangement.
  • Represented rural hospitals in connection with lobbying efforts to create additional funding opportunities.
  • Assisted rural hospitals, including critical access hospitals (CAHs), with physician recruitment and retention.
  • Assisted urban health system in structuring relationship with rural hospitals to develop contracting networks.
  • Assisted urban health system in responding to RFP for management/leasing arrangements with rural community hospital provider.
  • Represented creditors committee in successful Chapter 9 proceeding of rural hospital district.
  • Serving as outside general counsel for numerous CAHs.
  • Drafted affiliation agreements between CAHs and larger acute care systems and federally qualified health centers.
  • Created compliance programs for CAHs, including board of directors training.
  • Assisted rural hospitals and critical access hospitals with Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues.
  • Updated medical staff bylaws.
  • Counseled a rural hospital with physician disciplinary and medical staff issues.
  • Created template for physician contracting agreements.
  • Developed physician alignment strategies.