The experienced attorneys at Wise Carter regularly advise healthcare providers on how to comply with the complex array of legal and regulatory rules applicable to them.

Our Compliance Services

Day-to-Day Operational Advice

Our services for healthcare providers include day to day operational advice, as well as strategic planning for the ever-changing long-term view of the healthcare industry. Advice of this type requires detailed knowledge of the complex and overlapping federal and state laws and regulations applicable to the healthcare industry.

Compliance Plans

Wise Carter also assists its healthcare provider clients with preparation and review of compliance plans tailored to each client’s operations to facilitate ongoing compliance efforts.

Counseling on Healthcare Laws and Regulations

Wise Carter attorneys are knowledgeable and routinely advise clients on special healthcare laws and regulations affecting their organizations on a daily basis, such as:

  • State ethics laws
  • Certificates of Need
  • Stark
  • Fraud and Abuse laws
  • The Affordable Care Act
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • 340B Pharmacy Programs

Our attorneys also advise clients with special tax and antitrust laws affecting the structure and implementation of:

  • Preferred Provider Organizations
  • Physician-Hospital Organizations
  • Leases and Service Contracts with Publicly Financed Hospitals
  • Tax-Exempt Healthcare Foundations
  • Community Hospitals
  • Group Purchasing Organizations

Corporate Governance and Medical Staff Issues

We also assist clients on matters related to corporate governance and medical staff issues, including peer review and due process proceedings. We efficiently negotiate and prepare transaction documents for a wide variety of public and private healthcare providers. Transactions we commonly handle include:

  • Physician Recruitment
  • Employment and Practice Acquisition Contracts
  • Hospital Leases and Management Contracts
  • Affiliations and Joint Ventures
  • Co-Management Agreements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Bundled payments and Downstream Contractors

Wise Carter attorneys dedicate themselves to staying up to date on this fast-paced and ever changing area of the law so that we can provide quality counsel to our healthcare provider clients.

Contact Wise Carter

For legal assistance with healthcare compliance strategies and counseling, please contact one of the attorneys below.