Tucker Arensberg’s Healthcare Practice Group includes some of the most experienced health law attorneys in the region. Some of our attorneys have been practicing in this area since the 1970s, when health law emerged as a specialized area of law. We handle the legal problems so our clients can handle the important work of caring for patients. We work with physicians, physical therapists, dentists, optometrists, and all other professional care givers to help them avoid the many legal traps of running a practice. Tucker Arensberg lawyers have experience in all major health law issues:

*Employment Issues – employment contracts, restrictive covenants, wage and hour issues/audits, harassment/discharge claims and unemployment/workers’ compensation claims

*Compliance – Anti-Kickback, Stark ,Corporate Compliance Programs, HIPAA and OIG Investigation

*Reimbursement – managed care contracts, federal, state and commercial reimbursement issues and audits

*Practice Organization – professional corporations, limited liability entities (e.g. LLCs, LLPs, RPCs), joint ventures, general and limited partnerships, tax-exempt organizations, practice mergers and shareholder agreements

*Credentialing and Licensing for Individuals and Health Care Facilities – state licensing disputes and disciplinary actions, medical staff hearings and institutional licensing (LTC, ASC, SNF, etc.)

*Tax and Employee Benefits – ERISA, qualified and non-qualified retirement plans, HSAs and 403(b) plans

*Estate, Succession and Retirement Planning – wills, powers of attorney, trusts, family limited partnerships, business succession planning, incapacity and retirement planning and asset protection planning

*Intellectual Property – Hardware and software lease and license agreements, Protection and enforcement of trademarks and patents, Technology transfer to start-up companies and licensing and assignment of technology to third party companies

*Hospital Relationships – professional and administrative, practice support, lease and joint venture and other agreements with hospitals and physician practices

*Professional Organizations – C-corporations, professional corporations, limited liability companies, Sub-S filings and partnerships for health care professionals

*Trade Associations – associations under § 501(c)(6) and tax-exempt organizations and foundations under § 501(c)(3)

*Independent Practice Networks or Associations – Multi-practice networks of healthcare professionals for marketing and contracting
Our lawyers have years of experience advising clients regarding their legal, business and strategic issues and problems, and can draw upon substantial resources and knowledge in all of these areas to provide answers to your health law problems.

Using the Medlaw Blog: Archives and Searches

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