Health Care

Our Regional Health Care Group represents a broad range of industry organizations and professionals across an extensive scope of services. We are engaged with health care systems, hospitals, clinics, group practices, physicians, ventures, and vendors. We provide expertise in the areas of business formation, governance, transactional, operational, risk management, physician employment, licensed professional medical staff, human resources, compliance, academic affiliation, medical research trials, litigation and other specialized subject matters. GableGotwals Attorneys served as external general counsel to health systems, hospitals, group practices, ventures and Ambulatory Surgery Centers — overseeing the legal affairs of these organizations.

GableGotwals work with physicians spans more than 25 specialty areas. We have participated in development projects for hospitals and ventures, including land acquisition, construction, equipment acquisition, licensure, vendor relationships, medical staff governance and employee relations. Our team can structure and administer health care business ventures, mergers, participating provider and other professional relationships. We assist with regulatory compliance issues. Our attorneys form group practices and address issues that arise when physicians join and separate from employment with a group practice. GableGotwals administers all facets of risk management activities, including variance and claim assessment and corrective action plan implementation, subpoena and medical records administration, HIPAA/HITECH compliance, medical negligence claims assessment and supervising defense counsel. In addition, we provide consultation in all aspects of an organized medical staff, including bylaws and regulations development and enforcement, physician credentialing and privileging, physician disciplinary and fair hearing matters, and NPDB reporting. Our representation of non-profit and for profit health care providers includes consultation in the areas of fraud and abuse, anti-trust, the Stark laws, HIPAA, corporate compliance plan and accreditation matters. Our Firm also provides expertise in the areas of real estate, tax, Native American law, securities, financings, employment law and litigation.
GableGotwals’ areas of counsel include:

  • Health care contracting, acquisitions and sales
  • Bond financing
  • Corporate organization
  • HIPAA
  • Insurance and payor contracting
  • Charitable and tax issues
  • Fraud and abuse
  • Stark
  • Medical environmental counseling and defense
  • Health care compliance
  • Employment law including physician contracts
  • Joint ventures
  • ASCs
  • Antitrust
  • Legal and business advice
  • Litigation
  • Labor relations

Primary Firm Contact(s) for this area of law:

Robert S. Glass Robert S. Glass
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918-595-4835
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David B. McKinney David B. McKinney
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918-595-4860
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