About Health Law Observer, Stevens & Lee’s Health Care Department blog
The Health Law Observer blog provides timely information and legal commentary on issues related to payment and reimbursement, regulatory reform, antitrust and health care transaction matters.
The blog is produced and edited by the lawyers in Stevens & Lee’s Health Care Department.
Stevens & Lee assists health care organizations, physicians and other providers in meeting the many challenges they face in a changing and consolidating industry. Our health care industry team includes lawyers who exclusively serve the health care industry, as well as lawyers who focus on tax, tax-exempt finance and labor and employment law for health care institutions, and government affairs specialists.
We represent many types of health care organizations, including some of the largest health care providers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and throughout the Mid-Atlantic region, in a complete range of transactional, regulatory, tax and litigation matters. Our health care lawyers serve as counsel to acute care, post-acute care and specialty health care organizations, health systems, physician practices, health insurers and other health care providers, suppliers and organizations.
Our health care lawyers counsel clients in a wide range of matters, including mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, affiliations and restructurings, Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, compliance and related regulatory matters including fraud and abuse compliance and training, health care contracting, clinical research, HIPAA compliance, licensure, exempt organization tax planning and tax-exempt financing, governance, medical staff matters, the purchase and sale of medical practices, service expansion and reconfiguration, antitrust and liability planning. We also serve as general counsel in the traditional areas of corporate, real estate and labor and employment law.
Our experienced litigators assist clients in defending a variety of litigation matters, including commercial health care litigation, medical staff matters, fraud and abuse, licensing, covenants not to compete and managed care litigation, and also provide representation before state and federal regulatory agencies. We have extensive experience, both criminal and civil, in litigation matters before administrative agencies and state and federal courts.