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Healthcare Law

Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn has represented individual physicians, physician groups, individual hospitals, hospital systems, health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, mental health centers, durable medical equipment suppliers, and healthcare professionals in the highly-regulated healthcare industry for many years.

We are committed to providing our healthcare clients personalized, timely and cost-effective services, applying a team approach and maximizing the efficiency of our human and physical resources. Our healthcare attorneys draw upon the expertise of the firm’s labor and employment, tax, business, real estate and intellectual property attorneys to provide advice in a broad range of legal matters of concern to clients in the health care industry.

Types of Matters

KDDK healthcare law attorneys are often called upon to represent clients in the following types of matters:

  • Organization of Professional Corporations and Limited Liability Companies for Health Care Professionals
  • The purchase and sale of medical practices
  • Physician employment, independent contractor, locum tenens and non-competition agreements
  • Compliance with fraud and abuse and physician self-referral issues
  • Joint venture arrangements between physicians and hospitals
  • Consultation and advice concerning Medicare and Medicaid issues
  • Tax matters related to exempt organizations
  • Medical facility licensing
  • Development and implementation of compliance plans
  • Consultation and advice concerning peer review issues
  • Development of and advice concerning general personnel policies and procedures and employee handbooks
  • Real estate lease and purchase agreements
  • Corporate acquisitions
  • Consultation, advice and representation as corporate bond counsel
  • Consultation and advice concerning intellectual property issues
  • Retention and release of medical records
  • Risk management
  • Consultation and advice concerning corporate and bylaw issues
  • Bond financing for hospitals

Healthcare Litigation

Litigators at Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn handle a wide array of disputes involving encountered by doctors, patients and hospitals alike, and we understand the needs of the medical community. We understand that our clients desire and expect a successful outcome within a reasonable budget and proper time frame. We conduct a thorough review of the merits of each case and the anticipated costs of litigation, including alternative dispute resolution methods.

A sampling of our representation in this area includes:

  • Professional liability defense
  • Defense of false claims act and qui tam claims
  • Release of medical records
  • Medical staff disputes
  • Licensing
  • Civil rights
  • Contract disputes
  • Appointment of guardians and health care representatives
  • Disputes concerning Medicare, Medicaid and third-party payer reimbursement
  • Defending employers against discrimination, wrongful termination, NLRB and other employment claims
  • Non-competition and non-disclosure matters