Simmons Perrine Moyer Bergman PLC

Healthcare Law

In the last few decades, American healthcare, and consequently healthcare law, has become increasingly complex and more heavily regulated. Healthcare providers’ daily business transactions and healthcare activities may implicate state and federal laws or regulations. Medical malpractice lawsuits also remain a reality for healthcare providers. Our team of healthcare law lawyers, which includes both business and litigation lawyers, can assist in navigating the regulatory waters, defending a malpractice action, or advising on any number of other legal issues facing healthcare providers. 

Legal services provided:

Healthcare law business transactions

  • Draft and review of professional employment contracts
  • Draft private equity agreements
  • Develop corporate structure
  • Advise and develop compensation policies
  • Advise and draft policies on labor and employment issues

Medical malpractice defense

Representation of healthcare providers in licensing matters

  • Advise professionals regarding licensing requirements
  • Represent licensed professionals during board investigations
  • Defend licensed professionals in board actions to suspend, revoke or otherwise limit licensure

Hospitals and hospital staff members

  • Assist with corporate compliance matters
  • Advise on medical staff issues
  • Act as general corporate counsel

Long-term care

  • Collection on accounts
  • Assist with regulatory compliance

Health regulatory   

  • Advise and draft policies for the compliance with the HIPAA privacy rule

Asset protection and estate planning

  •  Specialized estate planning for physicians and medical professionals, including asset protection planning