Find Lawyers in Seattle, Washington for Health Care Law
Professional Experience David Corey is a trial attorney who exclusively defends physicians and hospitals against medical malpractice lawsuits and professional licensing proceedings. Dave has tried 19 medical malpractice jury trials, in addition to numerous other civil jury trials, bench trials and arbitration hearings and administrative hearings. Dave frequently represents physicians in licensing proceedings before the Washington Medical Commission. Prior to private practice, Dave was a crimi...
Carla DewBerry practices in the areas of health care law; mergers and acquisitions; and federal, state and local tax. Ms. DewBerry represents health care clients in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement matters, including related audits and litigation. In addition, she is an experienced tax and business counselor and represents clients in mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructurings, joint venture operations, licensing, and federal and state taxation matters. She provides counsel for clie...
David Gee is a seasoned health care attorney with over two decades of experience representing clinical laboratories, hospitals, long-term care facilities, and physicians. He counsels clients on a wide range of health care matters, including regulatory compliance, business operations and transactions, corporate governance, HIPAA and Stark regulations, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, managed care, patient rights, and quality assurance. David also advises employers in regards to employment ...
Peter Grant is a health law attorney with a national practice who has worked with medical group and independent practice association organizations on hospital-physician joint ventures, HMO and insurance regulation, and reimbursement and antitrust matters. He also assists clients with issues related to HIPAA, health care compliance, health information technology, and privacy and security. Peter lectures regularly before numerous organizations, including the Advisory Board, AMA, AHA, AMGA, MGMA...
Bob Homchick is a health care regulatory lawyer, he counsels clients in areas such as physician self-referral (i.e., the federal Stark Law and its state law counterparts), regulatory compliance and fraud and abuse. Bob also regularly represents hospitals, physicians, ancillary services providers, and others in a wide variety of transactional matters including mergers, acquisitions and affiliations and the formation and operation of joint ventures. His extensive experience includes the develop...
Amy represents health care providers and health care facilities in medical liability litigation, complex health care litigation, and licensing and disciplinary litigation. She also represents clients on a wide range of regulatory matters. As part of this latter focus, Amy counsels legal professionals, health care systems and physician groups on compliance with the HIPAA and HITECH Act, and primarily on the HIPAA privacy, security and breach notification requirements. Amy has been selected to ...
Tony Miles is a partner of Stoel Rives who focuses his practice on health care law with an emphasis on health care regulation and technology. He provides corporate, transactional and regulatory advice to a broad range of clients and entities whose products and services include multi-specialty physician practices, specialty and retail pharmacies, diagnostic radiology, disease management, electronic patient communication, e-prescribing and database support for clinical trials. Tony helps health...
Tim OConnell is a partner of Stoel Rives who practices in the labor and employment and telecommunications law sectors. Tim’s practice includes collective bargaining, unfair labor practice and representation proceedings before the NLRB and public sector agencies, labor arbitrations, equal employment and discrimination cases before administrative agencies and courts, wage and hour counseling and litigation, workplace safety and health disputes, wrongful discharge litigation, and general p...
David Robbins chairs the firm's Healthcare Industry Group and is a partner with the firm's Litigation practice, where he handles complex commercial litigation. For almost three decades, David's practice has focused on representing health care clients in litigation involving regulatory compliance, including false claims, anti-kickback, physician self-referral, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, antitrust, scientific misconduct and health care licensing issues. His clients include major acade...
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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