For over 50 years, our firm has provided legal service to individuals and entities in the healthcare industry. Today, our diverse, national practice enables us to provide a unique perspective on the issues you face in the rapidly changing healthcare environment. We utilize our knowledge of the business, financial and operational components of your industry to deliver value beyond traditional legal services.

We work with a wide variety of individuals and entities in the healthcare field, such as: 

  • ACOs
  • National, state and specialty healthcare societies and associations
  • Clinical testing companies
  • Concierge medicine
  • Drug and pharmacy companies
  • Dialysis centers 
  • Healthcare billing and management companies
  • Healthcare product vendors and distributors
  • Healthcare technology and biotech companies, including start-up ventures
  • Home health providers
  • Hospitals and hospital systems, including specialty hospitals
  • Imaging centers
  • Laboratories
  • Private equity and venture capital sponsors in healthcare transactions
  • Banks and other financial institutions involved in healthcare ventures
  • Long-term care providers
  • Medical device companies 
  • Medical staffs
  • MSOs
  • Multi and single specialty clinics and groups
  • National, state and specialty healthcare societies and associations
  • Occupational medicine providers
  • Pathology groups 
  • Pharmacies
  • Physicians in all specialties (private practice and academic) and other healthcare professionals, including dentists, optometrists, podiatrists, and veterinarians
  • PPMCs
  • Provider-owned managed care organizations
  • Rural healthcare facilities 
  • Surgery centers, urgent care centers, and other free-standing medical centers
  • Technology and IT healthcare facilities
  • Dental service organizations and dental management practice companies

Our services to individuals and entities in the healthcare field include:

  • Affordable Care Act counseling
  • Antitrust issues
    • Advice on the formation, acquisition, sale or merger of healthcare entities
    • Counsel regarding antitrust litigation, including civil and criminal price fixing matters
    • Assistance with Hart-Scott-Rodino filings and other interactions with regulatory agencies
  • Corporate law
  • Counsel with regard to accreditation and licensing issues
  • Data privacy and cybersecurity 
    • Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinic Health Act compliance
  • Design, drafting and compliance requirements of benefits and qualified retirement plans
  • Estate planning 
  • Financing
  • Food and drug administration compliance and filings
  • Fraud and abuse services
    • Assistance with compliance with Medicare and Medicaid anti-kickback laws and Stark laws and regulations
    • Representation in civil and/or criminal investigations of potential violations of fraud and abuse laws
    • Representation and assistance in connection with Medicare, Medicaid or private payor audit investigations
    • Development of arrangements that fulfill your business objectives while eliminating or minimizing fraud and abuse risk
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Healthcare business restructuring
  • Joint venture, mergers and acquisition assistance 
  • Labor and employment advising 
  • Litigation representation 
  • Managed care contract review and negotiation
  • Medical staff relation matters
    • Credentialing
    • Medical staff bylaw requirements
    • HCQIA and Joint Commission requirements
    • Disciplinary proceedings and appeals
  • Network affiliation assistance
    • Developing or affiliating with other systems or networks
    • Negotiation of financial arrangements, governance issues, antitrust review, licensure, representation and regulator compliance
  • Real estate
  • Reimbursement
    • Advise on Medicare, Medicaid, TRICARE and commercial payor reimbursement
    • Assist in the review and negotiation of hardware/software and billing contracts
  • Restructuring
  • Tax-exempt matters
    • Structuring of business relationships with private individuals or taxable entities
    • Limitations imposed on contracts 
  • Transaction services
    • Deal execution, with experience on transaction sizes ranging from $2 million to almost $400 million 
  • Overpayment demands, audits, appeals, internal investigations, prepayment reviews, payment suspensions
  • Payor disputes

Key Contacts


Dale R. Vlasek
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