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The heavy regulation imposed on the healthcare industry by constantly changing federal and state laws forces healthcare providers and others working in the industry to balance significant legal compliance burdens with their efforts to advance their healthcare businesses. Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Healthcare team works as a proactive partner with clients in the healthcare industry to guide them through the compliance and other obstacles they face. We work with clients across the healthcare spectrum – including providers, suppliers, investors, and vendors alike – to strategically advise them in all stages of their businesses, from working on compliance and policy issues to handling acquisitions, mergers, healthcare transactions, employment and employee issues, litigation (medical malpractice and other healthcare), managed care, white collar criminal defense, whistleblower cases, joint ventures, licensure and survey matters, reimbursements, enforcement actions, and other regulatory compliance issues. Our goal is to be a respected partner and advisor in helping our healthcare industry clients cost effectively and creatively plan for success, avoid legal pitfalls, and solve problems. Our healthcare clients include:  

  • Healthcare providers, including physicians, hospitals, medical centers, and clinics
  • Health systems
  • Biotechnology companies
  • Managed care companies
  • Dental support organizations
  • Dental and orthodontic providers
  • Clinical research organizations
  • Physician organizations
  • Senior housing and long-term care facilities
  • Pharmacy benefit managers
  • Research facilities
  • Manufacturers and distributors of pharmaceutical products, medical devices, dietary supplements, biotech products, and durable medical equipment 

Parsons Behle & Latimer’s Healthcare team utilizes a cross-disciplinary team approach to counselling those in the healthcare industry, often working closely with our intellectual property, employment, corporate and litigation practice teams. We help clients create and implement compliance programs for Medicare and Medicaid, HIPAA, employee benefits, wellness programs, controlled substances and prescription drug dispensing and distribution, federal and state anti-kickback laws, and other healthcare-related endeavors. When individuals or businesses in the healthcare industry are threatened by administrative actions, lawsuits, private or government audits, or criminal actions, our attorneys bring deep and broad experience to defend such threats.

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National expert on HIPAA, Medicare audits and investigations
2013 Defense Verdict for a Client Podiatrist
Expert regarding the Medicare Secondary Payer Act (MSPA)


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