Herrick serves all segments of the health care industry, from medical practices and pharmacies to managed care organizations. Our clients have the advantage of our decades of practical experience in the day-to-day issues of health care organizations as well as the complex legal and regulatory concerns they face.
We have a team dedicated to helping our clients navigate the intricate requirements of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA), a complex body of law which carries severe penalties for noncompliance. We can help you draft and implement a comprehensive a HIPAA compliance plan, tailored to accommodate your business' staffing, budgetary and scheduling needs. We also have a network of HIPAA consultant partners who can help with the related information and technology issues.
Our health care lawyers understand how corporate governance for a business in this industry is unlike it in any other. Our inter-disciplinary team comprises corporate, tax and health care attorneys, whom you can count on for guidance in governance and compliance matters, including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.
Health Care as a Business
Though unique, health care businesses face many of the same issues as businesses in other industries. Our health care clients take advantage of Herrick's experience in the full range of corporate legal issues, including government relations, real estate, trust and estate planning, and litigation. We are also recognized leaders in the field of "business divorce" and help medical practices to reach fair agreements about the dissolution of the practice.
Highlights of our service include: