HELPING HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS SUCCESSFULLY GROW
Chris provides legal counsel and problem solving to help medical providers successfully grow and respond to the ever-changing market, including strategic planning and guidance, health care integration, transactions and collaborative joint ventures, compliance, and the handling of day-to-day legal needs.
With a broad knowledge of health care laws and regulations, Chris advises clients on ways to comply with the many laws and regulations governing health care providers, reducing risk, and avoiding legal issues that could prevent them from reaching their goals.
EXPERIENCED HEALTH CARE ATTORNEY
With over 25 years of legal experience, Chris represents and counsels numerous hospitals, health systems, physicians, physician practice groups, and other health care businesses on a variety of legal matters such as:
STRATEGIC INITIATIVES: Medical and hospital transactions; acquisitions; joint ventures; strategic planning; integration strategies; compensation models; mergers and affiliations.
AGREEMENTS: Professional services, lease and employment agreements; third party payer contracting and negotiation; real estate acquisitions and leases; vendor contracts.
COMPLIANCE: The Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, False Claims Act, Civil Monetary Penalty Law; antitrust laws; HIPAA, HITECH Act; nonprofit and tax exempt issues; compliance programs and audits.
ADMINISTRATION: Medical staff issues, credentialing and disciplinary actions; patient issues; quality and peer review; risk management; human resources issues; employee relationships; dispute resolution and litigation.
CORPORATE: Business entity selection and formation; preparation, review, and amendment of governance documents; board advice and guidance; ownership buy-in and redemption transactions.