Health Care & Life Sciences

Who We Are

The Health Care & Life Sciences attorneys at Norris McLaughlin provide a variety of services to clients throughout the health care field, including highly specialized work in the regulatory areas governing the delivery of health care services under state and federal law.  

What We Do

Our health care clients include hospitals and their affiliated corporations, medical societies, hospital medical staffs, health care service providers including physicians, psychologists, podiatrists, dentists, nurses, and social workers, nursing homes and other long-term care facilities, rehabilitation facilities, home care providers, medical device and pharmaceutical companies, retail pharmacies, health data analytics companies, laboratories, imaging centers, ambulatory surgery centers and other providers of health care services, insurance companies and practice management companies.  The types of matters handled by the health care and life sciences attorneys include:

  • Representation of Hospitals and Health Facilities
  • Representation of Physicians, Physician Groups, and other Healthcare Practitioners
  • Representation of Medical Staffs
  • Representation of Medical and Specialty Societies
  • Corporate Structuring of Health Systems and Entities
  • Healthcare Network Mergers, Acquisitions, Affiliations, and Joint Ventures
  • Peer Review Proceedings
  • Medical Staff Actions and Hospital Privilege Issues
  • Professional Licensing, Discipline, and Defense before State Licensing Agencies
  • Healthcare Practitioner Impairment
  • Specialty Certification Board Actions and Maintenance of Certification
  • CMS Investigations and Audits
  • Commercial Insurance Investigations and Audits
  • DOJ Healthcare Fraud and Abuse Investigations
  • DEA Investigations and Actions
  • HHS Office of Civil Rights Investigations and Actions
  • Physician Medical Practice Acquisitions
  • Medical Training Program and Affiliation Agreements
  • Exclusive Services Agreements
  • Clinical Research and Clinical Trial Agreements
  • Patient Consent and Treatment Matters
  • Physician Agreements (Employment, Incentive Compensation, Call Coverage, Services)
  • Healthcare Litigation
  • Medicare and Medicaid Reimbursement Matters and Regulation Compliance
  • Managed Care Agreements and Organizations
  • Certificate of Need, Licensure and Regulatory Requirements
  • Corporate Compliance Programs
  • HIPAA and HITECH Compliance Programs
  • Telemedicine Agreements
  • Regulatory and Compliance Counseling Including Fraud and Abuse, Stark, Anti-kickback, False Claims Act, HIPAA and HITECH
  • Employment Counseling and Litigation
  • Capital Finance
  • Construction of Hospitals and Other Facilities
  • Representation of Institutional Lenders Financing Health Care Projects
  • Tax-Exemption Issues
  • HITECH and Patient Safety Organization Matters
  • Guardianship Proceedings
  • Real Estate and Land Use (Medical Office Buildings)
  • Antitrust Counseling and Litigation
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