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Seven Things To Know When You Receive A Notice Of Investigation From The Department Of Health

Hospital Law

The Health Law Firm and its attorneys represent hospitals, specialty hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers (ASCs) and other health care institutions. Our attorneys understand the ever-changing legal and regulatory issues surrounding these institutions. A number of our attorneys have prior experience working as health professionals, administrators and attorneys in hospitals and teaching hospitals.

The wide range of legal and operational challenges that surround hospitals and healthcare facilities is ever-changing. Retaining legal representation that will assist institutons to be efficient, compliant and proactive is imperative for its success. The Health Law Firm and its attorneys are experienced in representing our clients in a multitude of areas within hospital law, including but not limited to:

        Memoranda of understanding (MOUs)
        HIPAA compliance
        Stark Law
        Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) complaints and surveys
        Medicare reimbursement issues
        Medicaid reimbursement issues
        Corporate structure and governance issues
        Antitrust issues
        Responses to governmental investigations
        Medical staff issues
        Peer review matters
        Clinical privileges hearings
        Nursing staff issues
        Nursing investigations and licensing
        EMTALA complaints
        Administrative hearings
        Clinical investigation protocols
        Investigational Review Boards (IRBs)
        Medical malpractice defense litigation
        Qui tam, whistle blower and False Claims Act cases
        Defense of litigation in state or federal courts
        Department of Health complaints
        Medical licensing
        Conflict of interest counsel

Corporate Compliance

Adherence to all compliance requirements helps hospitals to avoid violations. The Health Law Firm will use its experiences in the health care profession to better suit its clients in compliance matters, including:

        Defense of fraud and abuse claims
        Internal compliance investigations
        HIPAA law compliance
        Compliance with federal and state anti-kickback laws
        State privacy and security laws
        Physician recruiting

Research and Clinical Trials

The number of reported research violations resulting from clinical research has grown. This growth has raised critical questions about how to protect the safety of humans involved in the research. An experienced attorney will provide counsel to help organizations navigate through the legal, operational and ethical issues associated with clinical research trials. Click here to review our services in relation to charges of misconduct in science or research fraud.

Contact an Experienced Attorney

The Health Law Firm and its attorneys understand the complex laws and regulations governing the health care industry. Contact us, today, to discuss your legal concerns with our experienced attorneys.