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Health & Healthcare Law

The Health Care Law Practice Group of Hudson, Potts & Bernstein services the legal needs of health care professionals, covering a large spectrum of issues on a regional, statewide, and national basis. The uniquely qualified attorneys of our firm focus on a wide range of areas, including: hospital and hospital district representation; long-term care; professional practice groups; disability law; elder law; and general hospital law. Lawyers in this section of the firm have an in-depth knowledge of regulatory nuances and legal ramifications associated with the rapidly changing arena of health law. Healthcare Lawyers Handling a Wide Range of Cases There are many circumstances under which players in the always growing healthcare industry need legal assistance. Federal and state laws that apply to health care are both complex and ever-changing, yet compliance is essential for safety and to avoid liability. Healthcare law matters can apply to local agencies or can be on a state or nationwide basis, and the healthcare attorneys at Hudson, Potts & Bernstein have the experience and knowledge of this complex area of law needed to assist you in any type of matter. We regularly assist many different clients with a wide array of healthcare matters including the following:
  • Professional practice groups
  • Hospital law
  • Representation of hospitals or hospital districts
  • Elder law
  • Disability law
  • Compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Operational and compliance policies
  • Certification and recertification for Medicaid and Medicare
  • Accreditations, corrective action plans, and appeals
  • Corporate governance
  • Licensure
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Medicaid, Medicare, or private payor audits
  • Transactional and contractual arrangements
  • Documentation
  • Vendor issues
Because healthcare law is constantly evolving, it is always wise for agencies to develop a relationship with a highly skilled healthcare law attorney who can provide ongoing advice and counsel to prevent legal disputes or challenges. Our attorneys can review and help develop agency policies, draft and negotiate contracts, and work to ensure compliance in many different areas of healthcare. In the event a conflict should arise, we have extensive healthcare litigation experience and will represent the interests of your agency. Having the right healthcare attorney can increase your agency's profits and protect your assets in numerous ways. In addition, many physicians, hospitals, and other healthcare companies face a host of business law questions and issues, as well, involving employees, contracts, government relations, and more. We can provide assistance with any legal matter that your healthcare business faces so that your company can thrive without fear of unnecessary liability. We seek innovative solutions to your healthcare law issues, which can be transactional, regulatory, or litigation. Contact our office to receive the assistance you need today.

Helping Hospice and Home Health Care Professionals

Hospice and home health agencies deal with a vast number of regulatory, transactional, and legal issues on a regular basis in Louisiana and across the United States. Hudson, Potts & Bernstein regularly assists such companies with a wide range of matters, including the following:
  • Compliance with state and federal regulations
  • Operational and compliance policies
  • Certification and recertification for Medicaid and Medicare
  • Accreditations, corrective action plans, and appeals
  • Corporate governance
  • Licensure
  • HIPAA compliance
  • Medicaid, Medicare, or private payor audits
  • Transactional and contractual arrangements
  • Documentation
  • Fraud and abuse investigations and claims
  • Vendor issues
Ensuring that your hospice or home health agency is in full compliance with all applicable laws and regulations is critical, and our attorneys understand the vast web of regulatory requirements and how to prevent violations. From policy advisement to operational implementation of policies, we can counsel your agency on the most efficient methods of compliance. We can also advise you regarding day-to-day documentation, payments, and other transactions. Should a legal issue arise regarding contracts, employment, fraud or abuse claims, or any other type of allegations, our law firm will provide skilled representation every step of the way. Contact a Louisiana Medical Malpractice and Healthcare Law Firm for Help Many healthcare attorneys do not fully understand the business side of the industry and business lawyers may not know how to decipher the complex healthcare laws and policies in our nation. At Hudson, Potts & Bernstein, our healthcare law attorneys have the unique experience and ability to provide comprehensive representation for any healthcare agency or medical professional. Please contact us online or at 1-318-388-4400 today.