Health Care Law


Plunkett Cooney’s Health Care Industry Group was formed to meet the unique needs of clients in the increasingly complex business of health care. Using a multi-specialty approach, our attorneys solve and prevent problems for all types of health care providers, payors, and health-related businesses. 

Our satisfied clients include physicians and physician networks, single- and multi-specialty professional practices, physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other mid-level providers, physician-hospital organizations, integrated delivery networks, pharmacies, tertiary care facilities, community hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, long-term care facilities, imaging centers, behavioral health facilities and providers, rural health clinics, laboratories, home health agencies, independent diagnostic testing facilities, DME suppliers, rehabilitation agencies, three-share programs, insurance companies, HMOs and managed care plans.

Our experienced attorneys provide a broad range of preventive and curative services in the areas of:

  • Business Transactions
        -  Management Services Arrangements and Contracts
        -  Mergers and Acquisitions
        -  Joint Ventures
        -  Sales
  • Managed Care Contracting and Disputes
        -  Negotiation
        -  Drafting and Review
        -  Risk-Sharing and Pay-For-Performance Arrangements
        -  Termination and Post-Termination Issues
  • Medicare and Medicaid
        -  Reimbursement
        -  Participation
  • Compliance
        -  Fraud and Abuse
        -  Self-referral (Stark)
        -  HIPAA
        -  Antitrust
        -  Payor Requirements
  • Investigations and Enforcement Actions
        -  Criminal Defense (State and Federal)
        -  Civil Suits (including False Claims and Qui Tam)
        -  Administrative Sanctions and Civil Money Penalties
        -  Payor Audits
        -  Regulatory Agencies and Administrative Proceedings
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution (Mediation and Arbitration)
        -  As Resolvers
        -  As Advocates
  • Provider Contracts and Recruitment
  • Corporate
        -  Entity Formation and Counseling
        -  Shareholder and Member Actions
  • Licensure, Accreditation, Participation and Exclusion
  • Health Information Technology (including EHR/EMR, Licensing)
  • Commercial Litigation (Plaintiff and Defendant)
  • Credentialing, Peer Review and Medical Staff
        -  Policies and Bylaws
        -  Disciplinary Proceedings
        -  Data Bank
  • Labor and Employment
        -  Collective Bargaining
        -  Dispute Resolution
        -  Litigation
        -  Policy Development
        -  Noncompetition
        -  Wage & Hour
        -  ERISA
  • Real Estate
        -  Sales
        -  Acquisitions
        -  Financing
        -  Leasing
        -  Construction
        -  Joint Ventures
  • Professional Liability
  • Estate Planning
  • Tax

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