HEALTH CARE COMPLIANCE

At Suarez Gaitan — The Health and Business Law Group our health care attorney represent physicians and other health care professionals, as well as health care facilities and suppliers in a wide spectrum of legal, regulatory and business health care needs.  Our health care compliance attorneys provides professional and compliant solutions to the requirements imposed by State and Federal statutes, regulations, Administrative Code (F.A.C.) and policies that affect a health care industry’s daily business practice.

Our health care practice group offers a full range of legal services, including:

HEALTH CARE TRANSACTIONS

Our corporate healthcare attorneys  focus primarily on issues associated with the buying and/or selling of a health care practice, including transaction planning and negotiation, due diligence, corporate restructuring and related regulatory matters triggered by a health care transaction, such as antitrust; anti-kickback; Medicare and Medicaid audits, inspections and investigations; HIPPA;  certification, licensing and accreditation; as well as others.   For over 25 years our corporate healthcare attorneys have been representing physician practices, health care clinics, home health agencies, rehabilitation facilities (ORF or CORF), Community Mental Health Centers and Partial Hospitalization Programs (PHP), pharmacies, nursing homes, assisted living facilities (ALF), independent diagnostic testing facilities (IDTF), medical device companies, as well as other health care businesses, making them uniquely qualified to assist you.

HEALTH CARE COMPLIANCE & RISK MANAGEMENT COUNSELING

Our firm advises physicians, suppliers and other health care providers on the constantly evolving statutes and regulations that affect their businesses.  We provide legal representation on matters relating to Medicare and/or Medicaid enrollment and participation, medical record requests, state and federal audits, facility inspections, non-disciplinary monitoring hearings, appeals before the Florida Board of Medicine, negotiation of Consent Agreements and Non-disciplinary Agreements.

MEDICARE, MEDICAID & THIRD PARTY PAYER REIMBURSEMENT

The attorney’s at Suarez Gaitan — The Health and Business Law Group have experience representing physicians, suppliers and other licensed health care providers in Medicare, Medicaid and Private Third Party Payer insurance reimbursement appeals, overpayments, audits and fraud investigations. Our attorneys have represented clients in administrative hearings before CMS contractors, the Office of Medicare Hearings and Appeals, as well as Florida’s Division of Administrative Hearings and Appeals. Our firm also represents physicians, suppliers and other healthcare providers appealing reimbursement determinations with private third party payers, including Medicare Advantage programs.

BUSINESS & LITIGATION

Suarez Gaitan –The Health and Business Law Group handles a wide range of legal issues for physicians, suppliers and physician groups, from corporate representation to commercial litigation including non-compete/covenant not to compete litigation, Anti-kickback, Anti-Markup, and Stark guidance. The firm also acts as general counsel to solo and group practices, providing advice on all matters affecting health care businesses including but not limited to corporate matters, practice management, compensation structuring, non-compete and covenant not to compete disputes, partner or shareholder disputes, asset protection, Medicare and/or Medicaid participation and enrollment issues and revocations, medical billing consulting and audits, contract management and paperless filing, electronic medical record compliance, HIPAA compliance, as well as Landlord-tenant disputes, foreclosure defense and prosecution.

PHYSICIAN LICENSE DEFENSE

Suarez Gaitan — The Health and Business Law Group represents physicians in disciplinary matters and misconduct proceedings before and against The Florida Board of Medicine, and the Board of Osteopathic Medicine. Our attorneys regularly represent physicians in both disciplinary and post-disciplinary matters.

Disciplinary and misconduct proceedings can result from a complaint filed by a patient, employee, colleague, or other; a malpractice claim; a negative peer review action or determination. Suarez Gaitan — The Health and Business Law Group provides quality representation in all matters involving licensure defense and advocacy to physicians faced with disciplinary actions by a state board licensing agency, a hospital or medical staff peer review committee, a civil or criminal court of law.

To speak with an established health care attorney, e-mail Suarez Gaitan — The Health & Business Law Group at info@suarezgaitanlaw.com or call us at 786.440.8115. We offer flexible fee arrangements.

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