Butzel Longs Health Care Practice has in depth experience and a wide range of resources to help clients deal with ongoing business issues, critical regulatory and litigation-related matters and complex transactions. That experience is more important now than ever, as the health care industry faces continual economic challenges and potentially significant governmental action.
We understand the unique legal, operational and economic issues and relationships inherent in the health care industry and have the expertise to counsel a broad spectrum of clients, including medical equipment manufacturers and retailers health care providers, including physicians, dentists, nurses and other professionals such as ambulatory, surgical centers, health facility groups, entities providing home care and physical therapy, hospitals, long term care and hospice facilities, nursing homes, managed care providers, medical device and pharmaceutical manufacturers, among others.
The issues we deal with include HIPAA compliance, hospital provider relations, joint ventures, labor & employment, M&A and restructuring, medical malpractice defense, medical staff/fair hearing, peer review, professional licensure, real estate, regulatory compliance, research agreements, Stark/anti-kickback, taxation, RAC audits, alternative risk, anti-trust, bond financing, certificates of need, corporate organization, criminal defense, electronic discovery, environmental and medical hazardous waste issues, FCA and Civil including Qui Tam actions and health information technology. We also serve on various industry and professional health care law boards, are members of state bar health care law sections, have lectured at various educational seminars relating to health care law and have published articles in numerous health care law journals.