Husch Blackwell has a national reputation for representing psychiatric hospitals, community mental health centers, mental and behavioral health physicians, and other behavioral health providers.
Behavioral health providers and executives depend on our team for valued advice in aspects of healthcare law unique to the behavioral health industry such as privacy, restraint and seclusion, and chemical dependency. Our team also has in-depth knowledge of the complexities surrounding the application of general healthcare laws such as the Emergency Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA) in a behavioral health context.
Several attorneys on our team hold advanced degrees in the mental health field, have formerly worked in-house at psychiatric health systems, and lend a deep understanding of the industry. We offer significant experience in the following areas: