Carmody’s Healthcare lawyers are experienced in handling healthcare mergers and acquisitions, and similar change-of-control transactions. With a thorough understanding of the legal and regulatory issues affecting providers, we represent nonprofit and for-profit hospital organizations, physician groups, and specialized healthcare centers. Our work spans joint operating agreements, the acquisition of nonprofit hospitals by for-profit systems, and the unique issues associated with the conversion of nonprofit hospitals.
Carmody is committed to helping clients manage myriad forces changing the healthcare landscape. We represent healthcare industry clients across a wide range of transactional and litigation matters including healthcare reform, federal and state regulatory compliance, risk prevention, patient care issues, labor and employment, HIPAA/health information technology, Medicare/Medicaid and third-party reimbursement, nonprofit law and medical malpractice defense.
Compliance and Regulatory
The Healthcare Compliance and Regulatory Team has extensive experience with all facets of healthcare compliance, administrative investigations, governmental agency inquiries, and fraud and abuse issues. We have provided compliance counsel, assistance and representation for healthcare provider entities, including hospitals, physician hospital organizations, physician groups, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, individual providers, and others involved in healthcare delivery. Our lawyers have extensive experience assisting healthcare providers with the full spectrum of healthcare compliance, audits, self-reporting, HIPAA, DPH, DCP, DEA, CMS and fraud and abuse analysis and defense issues.
Our team has also assisted hospitals, health systems, and other healthcare providers with engaging in internal compliance investigations, developing compliance programs, conducting compliance education and training, and implementing reporting protocols. We have assisted a broad range of clients with the development and ongoing operation and review of compliance programs, and other responses to the rapidly changing healthcare regulatory landscape.