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Health Care Business and Finance

We assist health care clients with the full range of their corporate and regulatory needs. We approach our business engagements in a practical way. We focus on the client’s goals and add value.

We often counsel and regularly advise clients on corporate governance issues, including conflicts of interest, corporate bylaws and committee charters. We advise hospitals and physicians on credentialing, privileging, peer review, professional misconduct, disciplinary action, compliance, and bylaws.   Members of our team have experience advising hospitals and other tax exempt entities with respect to community benefit, private inurement and unrelated business income tax issues.

Our combined team of health lawyers and mergers and acquisition lawyers together have represented many clients in reorganizations, acquisitions, integrations, joint ventures, and affiliations. Our representation has included expansion of health care systems to acquire new hospitals, assisting with the merger of a hospital system with an academic medical center and establishing a joint venture ambulatory surgery center with physicians.

Publications

May 11, 2015  Achieving Diversity in Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials
September 2, 2014  CMS Proposes Short-Term Inpatient Admission Settlement Process for Hospitals
January 14, 2014  IRS Releases Further Guidance for Tax-Exempt Hospitals
November 8, 2013  CMS Delays Post-Payment Reviews for "Short-Stay" Inpatient Admissions
November 6, 2013  Medicare Conditions of Participation for Community Mental Health Centers
August 8, 2013  Health Law 2013 Legislative Update
May 16, 2013  Certificate of Need Regulations Finalized and Released
February 12, 2013  HIPAA Final Rule
August 2, 2012  Breaches of Personal Information Must Now Be Reported to the Attorney General
June 28, 2012  Health Law Practice Group Discusses Supreme Court's Ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
June 6, 2012  DSS Publishes Final Regulations on Reimbursement of Medical Foundations
January 11, 2012  CMS Publishes Guidance on Medicaid RAC Program
November 22, 2011  DSS Releases Proposed Medical Foundation Regulations
November 17, 2011  OCR Begins Pilot Phase of HIPAA Privacy and Security Audit Program
November 10, 2011  New DRS Special Notice Regarding Hospital Net Patient Revenue Tax
November 7, 2011  Adding To The Value Of Health Care Construction
November 3, 2011  FINAL RULE: Medicare Program--Changes to the Ambulatory Surgical Centers Patient Rights Conditions for Coverage
September 28, 2011  Are You Aware of and Affected by These DPH Scope of Practice Requests?
September 7, 2011  Union Organizing in Health Care Made Easier
August 16, 2011  Health Law 2011 Legislative Update
August 8, 2011  Sample Workplace Violence Prevention Policy to Comply With New Connecticut Legislation
August 4, 2011  CMS Proposes to Extend the 3-Day DRG Window to Hospital-Owned and Hospital-Operated Physician Practices
July 11, 2011  OCR Proposes Significant Revisions to HIPAA Rules on Accounting of Disclosures
June 14, 2011  Partial Relief for Tax-Exempt Hospitals on Form 990 for 2010
June 10, 2011  CMS Clarifies that State Medicaid Agencies Have Ability to Protect Same-Sex Couples
June 3, 2011  CMS Issues Final Rule on Denial of Medicaid Payments for "Hospital Acquired Conditions"
June 3, 2011  CMS Announces Proposed Changes to eRX Incentive Program
May 16, 2011  Be Wary Of Medical Companies Bearing Gifts
May 5, 2011  CMS Releases Final Rule on Telemedicine Credentialing and Privileging
April 1, 2011  Proposed Rules Regarding Accountable Care Organizations Issued
February 28, 2011  First-Ever Civil Monetary Penalties Imposed for Violation of the HIPAA Privacy Rule
January 14, 2011  Summary of Proposed Certificate of Need Regulations

Events

April 26, 2017  What You Need to Know to Negotiate a Successful Health Care Transaction
September 18, 2015  American Bar Association Business Law Section Annual Meeting
March 24, 2014  Regulatory Landscape for Life Sciences and Medical Products & FDA Approval and Insurance Reimbursement
January 21, 2014  CCPA: Corporate Compliance Forum
March 15, 2013  Complying With the New HIPAA Regulations - Part II
March 1, 2013  Complying With the New HIPAA Regulations - Part I
January 11, 2012  Social Media Bootcamp Webinar Series, Level I, Part II: How to Use Social Media and Social Networking: Focus on Facebook and LinkedIn
December 15, 2011  Preparing For and Responding To Medicaid RAC Audits
December 13, 2011  Social Media Bootcamp Webinar Series, Level I, Part I: Introduction to the Hows and the Whys
September 20, 2011  Review of New Connecticut Legislation Affecting Health Lawyers
September 8, 2011  Preparing for and Responding to Medicare RAC Audits
June 15, 2011  An ERM Approach To RACs?
February 17, 2011  Preparing For and Responding To Medicare RAC Audits
November 17, 2010  Health Care Reform Workshop
October 21, 2010  Medical Futility Summit: Medicine, Law & Ethics
October 19, 2010  Subpoenas: What You Need To Know To Respond
October 14, 2010  Health Care Reform Workshop
June 30, 2010  Health Care Reform Series Workshop I
June 2, 2009  The Federal Stimulus Package and Expanding HIPAA Requirements
May 23, 2007  E-Discovery for Health Care Providers
January 1, 2005  Implementing an Effective Corporate Compliance Program
April 3, 2004  Genetic Risk and New Strategies for Breast and Ovarian Cancer
January 21, 2003  Uses and Disclosures Under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
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