Our healthcare department specializes in transactions, compliance and dispute resolution. We serve as counsel to Private Equity invested healthcare platforms; medical, dental and multi-disciplinary practices; ambulatory surgery centers; solo practitioners; and employed physicians. We regularly assist our clients with contracts (buy/sell, employment, partnership, leasing), compliance (HIPAA, Kickback, Stark, etc) and dispute resolution (employee and patient related, third party payor audit and vendor relations).
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We serve as panelists to NYSDA and Counsel to Nassau County Dental Society. We represent the region’s largest dental service organizations and we hundreds of dentists in all areas of their practice including buy/sell, W2/1099s contracts, OPD defense, patient and payer issues, collections and general practice operations advice
We serve as general counsel to thousands of physicians with practices of varying sizes. Recent successful representations include: (1) a practice sale for $12.3 million; (2) successful closure before interview of OPMC matter; (3) successful resolution without admission of guilt in Third Party Payor audit; and (4) negotiating employment agreement for resident (we handle approximately 250 resident and fellow placements per year).
Recent successful representations include the formation and structuring of a large veterinary management company as well as several successful employment contract negotiations for both new and experienced practitioners.
We regularly structure multi-discplinary practice structures; defend at OPD; defend third party payor audit requests. Recent representations include massive reduction to third party payor audit demand, and roll up of multi office separate practice to multi-disciplinary.
In 2011 we won the seminal case impacting Appearance Enhancement use of Lasers in New York State, overturning the State Medical Board's position that only a medical licensee may use a laser. Dept of State Div. of Licensing Services v. Kaufman d/b/a RANDEE ELAINE SALON, 36 DOS APP 12. Since 2011 we have counseled, and continue to serve as counsel, to countless Appearance Enhancement clients requiring assistance, including but not limited to, advice on Corporate Practice of Medicine issues, defense at Department of State license issues or violation defense, client issues and general operational representation.
We serve as counsel to Ambulatory Surgery Centers and assist in all corporate matters including equity issuances, purchase of sales of equity interests and assets, counsel on general operation issues, accreditation matters, payer and patient issues
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