Healthcare business agreements are highly regulated and present unique and complex challenges. Concerns about healthcare fraud and abuse permeate every type of business arrangements by and among healthcare providers. Every agreement must be in writing and on specific terms. Oral agreements cannot shield a provider from allegations that the contemplated transaction was not fraudulent or structured in a manner leading to health care abuse. There are numerous laws and regulations prohibiting certain types of relationships by healthcare providers, most notably Stark and Anti-Kickback laws and rules. Direct or indirect participation in federal programs also involves complying with a multitude of regulatory challenges that require careful scrutiny of every transaction.
We routinely handle healthcare transactions ranging from simple to extremely complex, and are well-versed in the latest legal and regulatory requirements applicable to each category of business deals involving healthcare providers. Among others, we handle the following types of agreements:
Contact us to evaluate the propriety of your contemplated business transaction, conduct due diligence on the counter-party to your contemplated agreements, and negotiate the most advantageous terms of the final agreement.