Health Law

Each lawyer in the Health Law Practice Group at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek provides expert advice and counsel to all types of healthcare providers on Long Island, in New York State and nationwide. Our client roster includes hospitals, physician groups, pharmacists, chiropractors, dentists, home health agencies and diagnostic and treatment centers.

REGULATORY

In today’s healthcare environment, providers must be vigilant in complying with changing legal requirements and government regulations. With so many issues to keep abreast of, all types of healthcare providers require expert advice and counsel to succeed, and avoid regulatory pitfalls and healthcare litigation, which may have a devastating impact on their ability to continue in their profession. Each of our lawyers in the health law regulatory group provides that expertise and is recognized as an authority, providing a sound perspective, while creating and building a partnership with clients to help them achieve their goals.

We regularly publish articles, lecture to professionals and counsel clients on the regulatory aspects of health law, hospital privilege issues, disciplinary actions, managed care, reimbursement and the latest federal and state laws and regulations concerning anti-kickback and professional misconduct issues. We not only offer healthcare litigation support and resolve regulatory problems after they surface, but also establish policies and create compliance solutions for clients of all sizes to prevent the type of government scrutiny so common in the current healthcare regulatory compliance climate.

TRANSACTIONAL

The attorneys in our Health Law Practice Group are recognized authorities on HIPAA law compliance and the healthcare industry regulations. They possess the insight and keen sense of order needed to effectively counsel clients whose businesses are focused on the provision of healthcare services. Our clients include:

  • Hospitals
  • Institutional Healthcare Providers
  • Group Practices
  • Individual Practitioners
  • HMOs and Other Insurance Carriers
  • Nursing Facilities
  • Home Healthcare Agencies
  • Diagnostic and Treatment Centers
  • Medical Equipment and Service Providers

Constant change in today’s healthcare environment has created a broad range of issues and opportunities for healthcare providers. Managed care, service delivery, referral practices, business structures, consolidation, licensure, regulation, HIPAA law compliance and the government’s role in the industry are at the center of this complex field. Ruskin Moscou Faltischek’s resources in corporate, employment, real estate, litigation and financial service law enhance the scope of the transactional healthcare law services we provide.

HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS

As a leader in the practice of health law in New York State, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek recognizes the unique needs of small physician practice groups and individual healthcare practitioners who, oftentimes, do not realize the options and information available to them. As such, the Healthcare Professionals Practice Group was established to provide top-quality, affordable legal services to healthcare providers including doctors, dentists, chiropractors and physical therapists, among others.

Services include preparation of employee, shareholder and partner agreements, advice on health law regulatory issues as well as the full range of related legal services, including employment and real estate law. Our team of experienced attorneys offers integrated services to handle all aspects of a practice’s legal needs, regardless of size. Our healthcare law attorneys assist clients in understanding that services and legal issues applicable to larger organizations also apply to smaller practices. Our healthcare attorneys’ goal is to empower clients with the knowledge they need to succeed.

HEALTHCARE FINANCE

The Healthcare Finance Practice Group at Ruskin Moscou Faltischek focuses on providing a comprehensive and value-added approach to our legal services for healthcare clients in New York and nationwide. In this capacity, we represent banks, financial institutions and healthcare providers in an array of medical practice financing transactions designed to provide the optimal solution for their financing needs. We have served as counsel to single corporate borrowers and multi-institutional healthcare systems alike.

Frequently, our healthcare clients require financing for working capital, expansion purposes, acquisition funding and more. We remain on the cutting edge of the current issues in healthcare finance, including evolving regulatory and legal issues facing the healthcare industry in its capital structures. We assist our clients in a broad range of financing matters including the structuring and closing of term loans, equipment leasing and lines of credit. Regardless of the type of financing required, our clients consistently tell us we are exceptionally skilled at issue spotting and applying innovative problem solving to ensure the consummation of the deal. Our ability to access regional and national financial sources ensures we are well positioned to meet the needs of our clients, regardless of the size or specifics of the transaction.

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