In this highly-regulated industry, we are proactive and not afraid to approach tough situations, making a point to address each issue one by one. Our fraud and abuse lawyers provide analysis and compliance counseling while helping clients navigate critical government investigations and self-disclosures.
Serving often as outside operations or regulatory counsel, we also guide hospitals and health systems, hospices, home health, and other post-acute providers through complex provider reimbursement issues arising under Medicare, Medicaid, and other health programs. We have a successful track record in defending ZPIC and RAC audits, Medicare, OIG, and other governmental agency investigations. We also work closely with our Healthcare Transactions and Change of Ownership Teams to address pre-transaction due diligence analysis and transaction structure.
The privacy and security issues faced by healthcare companies continue to evolve while the risk of greater penalties increases. We provide guidance on issues arising under HIPAA, HITECH, and other laws governing the privacy of personal medical information. We also advise on the development and implementation of compliance programs and corporate governance issues involving compliance (including negotiating and navigating complex CIAs).