Find Lawyers in Raleigh, North Carolina for Health Care Law
Practice Area Overview
- Transactions such as mergers and acquisitions of hospitals and health care companies; forming and implementing accountable care organizations; designing and negotiating physician-hospital alignment arrangements; and joint ventures and partnerships among health care providers and with health plans.
- Financing and restructurings, including capital access, venture capital/private equity investments and partnerships, and bankruptcies.
- Defending and managing mission-critical audits and investigations of potential False Claims Act, Anti-Kickback, Stark Law or other fraud and abuse violations; advising on self-disclosures; and negotiation of settlements and corporate integrity agreements (CIAs) with government agencies.
- Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, including general counseling, appeals, and updates on new developments.
- Advising on complex compliance issues and on compliance plans and procedures.
- Managed care contracting, litigation, and design of new reimbursement and risk-sharing models.
- Health information technology, such as contracting for electronic health records, cloud computing, software licensing, hardware acquisitions, and IT services and outsourcing.
- Privacy and security compliance, including counseling clients on HIPAA and HITECH Red Flag rules; designing compliance policies and procedures; internal compliance audits; responding to OCR investigations; monetizing health data; and managing and reporting data breaches.
- Corporate, regulatory, and strategic counseling issues, such as corporate structure, new business models, governance, licensure, certification and accreditation, and medical staff structures.
- Health care business negotiations and dispute resolution.
The client base in the health law practice is diverse and wide-ranging:
- Institutional health care providers, such as academic and community hospitals and health systems.
- Senior living and post-acute care facilities, including skilled nursing facilities, assisted living facilities, community care retirement facilities, and home care and hospice facilities.
- Large physician groups, ambulatory surgery center and hospital developers, and ancillary service providers.
- Venture capital and private equity groups with health care funds and portfolio companies.
- Physician practice and health service management companies.
- Health care facility developers.
- Health insurers, reinsurers, and employer-sponsored health plans.
- Health information technology companies.
- Pharmaceutical companies and medical device manufacturers.
- Medical transportation companies.
- National provider and trade associations.
Noah H. Huffstetler, III is the managing partner of Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough’s Raleigh office. He practices in the areas of healthcare law, administrative law, and business and appellate litigation. Mr. Huffstetler is a lecturer in healthcare law, having participated in programs sponsored by the North Carolina Bar Association, the North Carolina Hospital Association, the North Carolina Medical Society, and the Duke University Graduate Program in Healthcare Administration.
Trish Markus is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Raleigh office with the healthcare practice group. She represents healthcare providers and related organizations across the country on an array of healthcare regulatory compliance, reimbursement, licensure, and operational matters, with a special focus on issues surrounding health information privacy, security, and technology. Ms. Markus regularly advises clients on HIPAA and other federal and state law privacy an...
Ross Sallade provides value to clients by tackling the complex legal regulatory, operational, reimbursement and enrollment matters that others might be reluctant to handle. Ross does so by drawing upon specialized knowledge for each matter which enables him to quickly evaluate urgent issues and provide practical recommendations. He also leverages a unique skill set that enables him to identify and work with the right federal and state regulators to pinpoint the heart of the issue and make rec...
David is a shareholder at Young Moore in Raleigh and focuses his practice on the healthcare and transportation industries. He educates and advises clients in matters pertaining to healthcare privacy and data security, breach notification and reporting requirements, and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) compliance. David currently serves as the Interim Associate Compliance Officer and Director of Privacy of an Academic Medical Center in North Carolina. David’s h...
PRESERVING HEALTHCARE CAREERS SINCE 2001. I opened my solo law practice in January 2001, after more than six and a half years as the first in-house chief prosecutor and general counsel to the North Carolina Medical Board. I concentrate my practice full-time in helping healthcare professionals obtain and preserve the constellation of rights necessary for successful practice. These include: Healthcare licensing board matters Hospital privileges Insurance credentialing and deselection DEA regist...
Bob Wilson is a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Raleigh office practicing with the healthcare group. Mr. Wilson has worked for nearly 35 years with healthcare industry clients to find innovative and regulatory-compliant business solutions in the constantly changing healthcare industry. Mr. Wilson devotes his law practice to the representation of healthcare providers such as hospitals, accountable care organizations, physician/hospital organizations, physicians, a...
An associate at Young Moore, Brittany focuses her practice on complex civil litigation and health care compliance. She represents clients in the areas of business litigation, transportation defense, and eminent domain. Brittany also advises and defends providers and professionals of long term care facilities. She also serves as a member of Young Moore’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Brittany earned her BA in political science from American University and her law degree magna cum la...
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