We offer all forms of legal services to assist new or existing business to succeed, including (i) formation of corporations, LLCs and general partnerships; (ii) maintaining corporate formalities such as minutes, resolutions, etc.; (iii) preparation and negotiation of contracts; and (iv) creation of various policies and procedures, employee handbooks and other business forms. In addition, we can assist in the sale or acquisition of business, regulatory matters as well as general business advice.
Doing business in the healthcare industry raise significant challenges due to the extensive regulations. As such we offer our clients with comprehensive regulatory and transactional services. Our experience includes representing physicians, hospitals, medical device companies, DME, orthopedic, tissue bank, home health services, imaging centers, etc. and providing advice on the anti-kickback statue, Stark, Sunshine Act, FCPA, False Claims Act, Medicare and MediCal regulations.
HIPAA and Patient Privacy:
All healthcare providers are concerned about how they handle protected health information of their patients and need to ensure they comply with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 and the HiTECH Act of 2009 (collectively "HIPAA"). Our firm can provide assistance with HIPAA programs, training, investigations, business associates agreements, Notice of Privacy Practices, etc. to ensure our client's use and/or disclosure of PHI is compliant with all the appropriate privacy and security laws.
With increased legislation concerning corporate ethics, it is important that businesses have a solid compliance program in place to comply with the federal sentencing guidelines and to better ensure it can prevent and detect illegal/unethical conduct. Compliance programs have been standard in the healthcare, defense and finance industries and are expanding into new industries as well. Our firm can develop and assist in the implementation of a compliance program that is effective and not financially detrimental to a business' bottom line. Whether it's a plan, code of ethics, policies and procedures, training, investigations, audits, etc. - we can help.