Health Care Law

This is a challenging time to run any business in the health care industry. Many of the old rules no longer apply, health care laws are more complicated than ever, and future legislation will continue to change how this industry must operate. The result is likely to be greater uncertainly and more tough choices.  

Much Shelist's health care attorneys provide straightforward solutions to the complex business, legal, and regulatory issues that you can face every day. Our real-world approach is grounded in the practical – we immerse ourselves in our clients’ business, identify their specific needs and deliver the most effective counsel possible. 

Our team has significant experience representing provider-owned medical groups, large health systems, for-profit and not-for-profit hospitals, ancillary care providers, pharmacies, home health agencies, supportive living facilities, combining care retirement communities, life care centers, hospices, managed care companies, and other clients at every stage of the business lifecycle – from startups to established enterprises. We also have an extensive practice advising assisted-living facilities, long-term care facilities, rehabilitation centers, and other facilities that serve the disabled and senior citizens facing medical challenges. 

We serve health care clients in the following key areas:

  • Counseling, including day-to-day operational concerns, employment and administrative matters, vendor agreements, compliance, intellectual property, and real estate and construction issues 
  • Transactions, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, financings and investments 
  • Regulatory Matters, including compliance with anti-kickback/fraud and abuse, Stark law, Medicare, state licensure, certificate of need and other regulations 
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution, including regulatory and civil litigation against federal and state governmental agencies, dispute resolution and governmental and law enforcement investigations