At Burr & Forman, our capabilities cover both business and trial needs for the health care industry, from physician practices, hospitals, long-term care providers, surgery centers, and home health agencies, to medical device and pharmaceutical companies and health care lenders. In such a complex and regulated environment, we practice preventative law by not only assisting clients with achieving their goals, but also avoiding unnecessary legal issues.
We assist our health care clients in a number of ways related to their businesses, including corporate formation, compliance, governance, mergers and acquisitions, taxation, and transactional needs. In addition, our health care team is experienced in assisting clients with certificate of need filings and proceedings.
Should litigation arise, our team understands the intricacies of representing health care clients in matters related to false claims and qui tam defense, fraud and abuse, regulatory issues, contractual and other commercial litigation, as well as medical staff, licensure, and third-party payor hearings.
We work with a number of clients in the health care industry including:
- Hospitals and health systems
- Ambulatory surgery centers
- Diagnostic centers
- Physician practices
- Hospice and home health providers
- Clinical laboratories
- Health insurance companies and HMOs
- Medical device and biotech companies