Professional Practices & Health Care

WHP’s Health Care attorneys provide legal counsel to health care professionals on HIPAA, fraud and abuse, Medicare regulatory compliance, antitrust compliance and other health care regulatory matters. In addition, we provide legal counsel on all manner of physician agreements, including negotiation and preparation of employment agreements, medical director agreements, services agreements and medical office lease agreements.

Health care professionals have wide-ranging and often complex legal needs. Having represented individual physicians, large and small practice groups, hospitals and other health care-related service providers, our health care attorneys have the knowledge, experience, and capabilities to meet those needs.

Our Firm’s Health Care attorneys also have the experience to represent health care professions be they physicians, dentists, optometrists, chiropractors or podiatrists, either on an individual or group basis, with respect to general corporate matters and planning, as well as with respect to any type of merger or acquisition involving a health care business. The group offers assistance with the following services, among many others:

  • Alternative Delivery Systems (PPO’s, HMO’s, CMP’s, Joint Ventures)
  • Financing
  • Health Planning, Certificate of Need
  • Hospital/Physician Contracting
  • Informed Consent/Refusal
  • Insurance Review; Self-Insurance Alternatives
  • Inter-Facility Contracting
  • Medical Staff By-Laws and Medical Staff Matters
  • Medicare and Other Third-Party Reimbursement Compliance and Audits
  • Medical Records and Related Issues
  • Reorganization or Corporate Structures
  • Taxation and Tax-Exemption of Non-Profit Organizations