Find Lawyers in San Antonio, Texas for Health Care Law
Mike Kreager, the founder of the firm, is a business attorney and is board certified in tax law, having practiced in San Antonio for more than 40 years. He advises private companies, individuals and non-profit organizations on business and tax law matters. In addition, Mike represents physician practices and other medical providers, medical facilities and medical device companies. The Texas Medical Association published two of Mike’s books: (1) Employment Contracts for Physicians: The C...
Mary Rowe joined KreagerMitchell in September 2007. Previously, Mary was a shareholder with the Midland law firm of Cotton, Bledsoe, Tighe & Dawson, P.C., where she practiced in the Business Section. Mary is extremely versed in structuring, negotiating, and documenting various business transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures, employment issues and financial matters. Mary has represented numerous financial institutions and companies in negotiating their lending transactions. Mar...
Joshua Sutin helps clients unravel complex legal and business issues related to employee benefit plans, tax-exempt organizations, and business tax planning. He counsels both businesses and not-for-profit organizations on the full range of tax and employee benefits issues. Experience Qualified Retirement Plans. Joshua counsels clients regarding their qualified plans, including employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs), and advising on tax qualification of plans, fiduciary duty issues, Department ...
Peter H. Wickersham practices Health Care, Corporate, and Business Transactions Law, specializing in the representation of physicians and other health care providers in connection with business transactions, entity formations, federal and state regulatory matters, physician recruitment and employment arrangements, and practice operations. He represents a wide range of health care providers across Texas, including individual physicians, physician group practices, independent diagnostic testing...
Health Care Law Definition
- 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.
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