Health Care Law & Litigation

McCandlish Holton’s Health Care Practice group dates to the founding of the firm. Whether representing a large hospital system in a complex transaction, navigating state and federal regulations, advocating for providers in reimbursement disputes, counseling clients on joint venture or employment opportunities, or general commercial litigation, we use our innovation and experience to find smart and effective solutions for our clients.

Our practice includes representation of a broad range of participants in the health care industry, including all of the following:

  • Health Systems
  • Hospitals
  • Long-Term Care Facilities
  • Physician Practices
  • Individual Health Care Providers
  • Insurers and Other Payors
  • Joint Ventures
  • Non-Profits
  • Local Governments, Boards, and Constitutional Officers

We counsel clients on:

  • Complex transactions, including acquisitions, mergers, and joint ventures
  • Certificate of Public Need
  • Medicare and Medicaid payment disputes and appeals
  • Licensure and certification disputes
  • Managed care/insurance regulation
  • Fraud and abuse compliance
  • Antitrust compliance
  • Application for and maintenance of tax-exempt status
  • Physician recruiting and contracting
  • H-1B Visas for physicians and medical technologists
  • Medical staff issues
  • Real estate development for hospitals and medical office buildings
  • Trial and appellate litigation of health care regulatory matters

We represent clients in state and federal courts on matters such as:

  • Regulatory and licensing litigation
  • Breach of contract
  • Supplier disputes
  • Real estate disputes
  • Medical malpractice defense, including physicians and nurses
  • Employment claims made by employees
  • Non-competition claims, trade secrets and confidentiality claims
  • Privacy and data breach claims, including HIPPA, and external or internal theft

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