Health care is arguably the most stringently regulated industry in the United States. Whether you are pursuing a health care business transaction, executing a contract, or establishing a risk-mitigating structure for your practice, you must ensure you meet strict regulations. Regulatory compliance is crucial because failing to do so can create exposure to audits, investigations, and serious penalties that jeopardize the success of your business and professional future.
At Hendershot, Cannon & Hisey, P.C., our Houston-based health care lawyers have decades of experience counseling health care professionals and practices across the country in a range of state and federal regulatory compliance matters, including those related to the False Claims Act, anti-kickback statute, Stark Law, and more.
Schedule a consultation with our law firm when you call (713) 909-7323.
With more than 150 years of collective experience, our legal team has the insight and resources to help clients in a range of regulatory matters, including:
In all of our work, we focus on preparedness-from ensuring that your healthcare business transaction is structured properly to ensuring that your practice stands up to the increasing scrutiny of state and federal regulators. Our services are utilized by providers throughout the U.S.
Numerous regulatory requirements govern transactions and business dealings involving health care professionals and facilities. The Stark Law, fraud and abuse statutes, False Claims Act, anti-kickback laws, and other regulations all affect which parties can be involved in a transaction and how the transaction should be structured.
We regularly handle transactional matters involving:
A sound compliance program is the best preventative medicine for any health care organization. Health care providers are under increased scrutiny from the Texas attorney general, the Department of Health and Human Services' Office of Inspector General (OIG), Texas Department of Insurance (TDI), and other government agencies. Even if you did not intend to commit a violation, you can face costly and time-consuming investigations, sanctions, penalties, and even criminal prosecution.
A comprehensive, properly implemented compliance plan provides clear direction to members at every level of the organization and minimizes the potential for you to be the target of an investigation.
Our health and medical law team develops individualized compliance programs for clients in an array of different healthcare settings, including medical practices, clinics, suppliers, and hospitals.
We address all issues relevant to your organization, with a focus on:
Our Houston-based attorneys at Hendershot, Cannon & Hisey, P.C. proudly serve clients throughout Texas and the U.S. Call (713) 909-7323 to arrange an initial consultation with a member of firm, or fill out an online form to get started.