Richard D. Watters advises all types of health care clients from large hospital systems to individual physicians, nurses and other health care professionals on various matters including general health care laws and regulations, business operations, physician contracting, governance and corporate issues, licensing/regulatory compliance, the Stark Law, fraud and abuse, EMTALA, Certificates of Need, medical staff issues, practice and business acquisitions, joint ventures, Medicare and Medicaid conditions of participation, and reimbursement and contract negotiations.
Mr. Watters has considerable experience in obtaining Certificates of Need for hospitals, nursing homes and imaging centers. He has also obtained numerous multi-million dollar verdicts for his hospital and nursing home clients in Medicaid reimbursement appeals. He often represents health care institutions and individual professionals before regulatory agencies, licensing bodies, professional organizations, medical staff committees, PROs, Medicare and managed care.
Areas of Concentration — Health Care Law
Business & Corporate