McLain & Merritt represents healthcare providers, product manufacturers and insurers in both transactional and litigation matters. Our attorneys assist clients in the areas of health and healthcare law, professional and medical malpractice, medical licensing board matters, physician contracts, hospital and medical staff privileges, product liability, litigation, appeals, mediation and arbitration. We have represented numerous health systems, academic health centers, hospitals, physicians, physician groups, and other healthcare entities and professionals, in matters involving general business, confidentiality, contracts, credentialing, informed consent, insurance, licensing, malpractice, managed care, recruitment, peer review, privacy, quality assurance, Medicare, Medicaid and private payer reimbursement, staff privileges and other health law issues. We also advise healthcare clients regarding compliance with state and federal fraud, abuse, anti-kickback, self-referral and safe harbor laws, rules and regulations, and represent clients in agency, board, hospital committee and court proceedings.

Our services include legal advice, representation and assistance to healthcare clients, with particular focus on:

  • Healthcare Transactions, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Healthcare Provider/Provider and Provider/Payer Disputes
  • Healthcare and Physician Contracts
  • Healthcare Entity and Practice Formation
  • HIPAA, Health Information Privacy and Security Compliance
  • Medical and Professional Licensing Board Matters
  • Medical and Professional Malpractice Investigations, Defense, Litigation and Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Medical Staff Credentialing, Privileges and Peer Review
  • Practice Sales and Acquisitions
  • Restrictive Covenants Advice and Litigation
  • Stark, Anti-Kickback, Civil Monetary Penalty and False Claims Act Issues


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