Healthcare

Healthcare

RFBN has been providing legal advice to healthcare providers for more than 50 years. We have represented hospitals, nursing homes, and other institutional providers of healthcare services—including serving as general counsel. Our clients run the range of the healthcare industry, from community-based hospitals and academic medical centers to non-institutional providers, including individual physicians, physician groups, dentists, and other healing arts practitioners.

Our work for institutional healthcare clients has included:

  • Advice and counsel on business organization formation issues
  • Drafting of medical staff bylaws
  • Advice on compliance with various state and regulatory matters including the Health Care Quality Improvement Act, the Stark Act, and fraud and abuse law
  • Preparation of and negotiation of hospital-based and non-hospital-based provider contacts
  • Major medical equipment purchases
  • Computer hardware and software contracts
  • Affiliation, joint venture and merger agreements
  • Securing exemption of properties from real estate taxation

Our efforts on behalf of our physician, dentist, and other non-institutional provider clients has included:

  • Advice and counsel on medical staff disciplinary actions
  • Advice and counsel on licensure revocation matters
  • Business entity formation
  • Preparation and negotiation of employment contracts
  • Review of managed care contracts
  • Practice management issues, practice sales, and practice dissolution matters.