Health Care

Dorsey Health group lawyers work with clients ranging from publicly-traded companies to individual health care practitioners and from privately-held businesses to tax-exempt organizations. Highly experienced in the multifaceted health care industry, Dorsey Health attorneys represent a broad array of clients including:

  • Health Care Providers
    • integrated care systems
    • hospitals
    • physician clinics
    • ambulatory surgical centers
    • independent diagnostic testing facilities
    • imaging centers
    • academic medical centers
    • individual licensed professionals
    • nursing homes and assisted living facilities
    • home care and hospice providers
    • continuing care retirement communities and life care communities
    • clinical laboratories
    • pharmacies
  • Health Benefits Organizations
    • health insurers
    • health maintenance organizations
    • third party administrators
  • Tax-Exempt Entities
    • non-profit health care providers
    • specialty and trade associations
    • public charities
    • private foundations
  • Life Sciences Companies
    • medical device manufacturers
    • health information technology companies
    • pharmaceutical manufacturers
  • Accountable Care Organizations
  • Group Purchasing Organizations

The Dorsey Health practice uses a team approach to ensure that our clients receive timely and efficient service of superior quality. Our health care focus enables us to provide our clients with valuable industry insight in addition to our legal counsel.  We regularly advise our clients on the following types of matters:

  • Health Care Transactions
    • mergers
    • acquisitions
    • divestitures
    • joint ventures
    • strategic alliances
    • imaging arrangements
    • clinical trial agreements
    • participating provider agreements
    • network access agreements
    • reinsurance agreements
    • renewal rights agreements
  • Health Care Regulatory Matters
    • fraud and abuse and anti-referral laws, (e.g., Anti-Kickback and Stark)
    • corporate compliance plans
    • regulatory audits and investigations
    • Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement and billing
    • health facility licensure and certificate of need
    • medical staff governance, credentialing and privileging
    • FDA regulatory guidance
    • professional employment law advice
    • clinical research regulatory issues
    • HIPAA and state privacy and security
  • Non-Profit Corporation and Tax-Exempt Entity Advice
    • corporate structure
    • governance, fiduciary duties and conflicts of interest
    • organizational documents and amendments
    • tax-exemption applications and other federal or state filings
    • intermediate sanctions
    • private benefit
    • unrelated business income tax
    • tax-exempt financing
    • private foundation compliance
    • tax reporting and excise tax matters

On other matters of concern to health care clients, Dorsey Health lawyers routinely partner with our colleagues in other departments throughout the firm to meet the needs of each client.

We welcome the opportunity to discuss how our Health group can assist you.