Health Law

DUGGAN BERTSCH provides expert health law services, centering on regulatory and transactional representation for established industry stakeholders and start-up organizations.

The Health Law practice of DUGGAN BERTSCH provides clients with comprehensive and knowledgeable advice on a diverse landscape of industry matters.  While our healthcare lawyers have vast experience in the field, they also collaborate with other DUGGAN BERTSCH practices to provide a full and integrated of slate of services to clients; including Corporate and transactional and tax and estate planning services. The Health Law practice stays abreast of the fast-moving healthcare regulatory and legal environment; to place clients in the best position to achieve their goals. 

The Health Law Practice includes the following services:
  • Medicare, Medicaid, and Commercial Insurer Provider Enrollment  and Filings
  • Compliance with Critical Regulations and Risk/Regulatory Evaluations; including Fraud & Abuse, Stark Law, Anti-Kickback, Conditions of Participation 
  • Commercial and Government Payor Claims Reimbursement and Audit Support 
  • Self-Disclosures to CMS, OIG, and DOJ 
  • Business Organization, Capitalization and Financing
  • Provider and Vendor Contracting and Networks
  • Fair Market Compensation and Credentialing 
  • Mergers & Acquisitions, Strategic Alliances and Anti-Trust Review 
  • Compliance and Privacy Program Development, Policies, and Training Programs
  • Privacy and Cybersecurity Impact Assessments and Reporting (e.g., HIPAA, HITECH, and GDPR)
  • Clinical Research Operational Regulatory Issues and Revenue Cycle Compliance 
  • Food & Drug Administration Safety Reporting and Device Approval  
  • Telemedicine/Telehealth Federal and State Regulatory Analysis, Commercial and Government Payor Rule Surveys, and General Corporate Matters
  • Dental and Healthcare Discount and Benefit Plans 
  • Corporate and Regulatory Matters Involving Retail and Compounding Pharmacy Sales and Acquisitions
  • Detailed Multi-Disciplined Due Diligence Processes Involving the Start-up of Urgent Care and Retail Walk-In Medical Clinics