Health Care

Bullivant Houser Bailey's interdisciplinary practice team counsels clients on a complete range of legal matters related to the health care industry. We pride ourselves on the depth of experience we have – from business-related issues such as practice formation and real estate to more specialized issues, such as employment law, HIPAA compliance and restructuring.

Our attorneys represent individuals and groups of health care providers, retirement communities, skilled nursing facilities, assisted living and residential care facilities, physician/hospital organizations, provider networks, integrated delivery systems, trade associations, and home health agencies. We provide counsel on:

  • Compliance counseling and defense
  • Choice of entity, governance and formation
  • COBRA
  • Cost-sharing and joint venture structuring
  • Employment and labor law, including immigration matters
  • Environmental regulations
  • ERISA and employee benefits
  • Facility licensure, accreditation, and certification
  • Fraud and abuse claims and investigations
  • HIPAA compliance and privacy issues
  • Insurance and risk management
  • Intellectual property
  • Litigation, including malpractice defense
  • Managed care and other third party payor contracting
  • Medicare/Medicaid
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Nonprofit and charitable status issues
  • Owner and employee compensation and incentive arrangements
  • Real estate, including purchasing, leasing and financing
  • Restructuring and reorganization
  • Staff issues, including credentialing, peer review and disciplinary hearings
  • Stark compliance
  • State and federal regulatory issues
  • Succession planning
  • Technology and software licensing
  • Tax