Health Care Law

Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn has experience representing individual physicians, physician groups, individual hospitals, hospital systems, health maintenance organizations, preferred provider organizations, mental health centers, durable medical equipment suppliers and health care professionals in the highly regulated health care industry for many years. Our health care 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. Attorneys in the health care law section are often called upon to represent clients in the following 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.

KDDK’s health care clients also rely upon the business and legal acumen of our attorneys to advocate for them in disputed matters. A sampling of our representation in this area includes the following:

  • Release of medical records.
  • Medical staff 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.

At KDDK we are committed to providing our health care clients personalized, timely and cost-effective services, applying a team approach, and maximizing the efficiency of our human and physical resources.