Luminate Law

Healthcare

Healthcare Law

In today’s environment, healthcare providers must navigate numerous federal and state laws while simultaneously providing high levels of care and cost-effective solutions.  At Luminate Law, we help our healthcare clients navigate the dynamic and changing landscape of healthcare law by giving strategic, innovative guidance that allows our clients to be compliant with the law, protect their interests, and run their practices.   Our attorneys have represented a wide range of healthcare clients across the nation, including hospitals, ambulatory surgical centers, behavioral health centers, accountable care organizations, single and multi-specialty practices, home health centers, adult day care centers, pharmaceutical companies, chiropractors, nurses, podiatrists, and healthcare technology companies.

  • Physician Employment Agreements and Compensation Arrangements
  • Provider Services Agreements
  • Fraud and Abuse Compliance (Stark, Anti-Kickback Law, Anti-Markup Rule, False Claims Act, etc.)
  • Policies and Procedures
  • Joint Commission and Other Accreditation
  • HIPAA and HITECH Compliance
  • Affordable Care Act Compliance
  • Governance
  • Entity Formation and Management
  • Medicare and Medicaid Compliance
  • Medical Staff Privileging
  • Healthcare Technology Licensing
  • Risk Assessment and Mitigation

Representative Experience

  • Negotiated a physician employment agreement, which resulted in net cost savings for our client that exceeded the cost of legal fees.
  • Represented an ambulatory surgical center in obtaining regulatory approval for change of control.
  • Advised a financially struggling hospital on improving billing practices to help achieve solvency.
  • Advised a healthcare technology company on licensing technology and obtaining venture capital funding.
  • Drafted policies and procedures to assist a behavioral health center achieve Joint Commission accreditation.
  • Drafted lease agreement and other agreements for a single-specialty physician organization and ensured that such agreements complied with Federal Anti-kickback and Stark Law.
  • Negotiated a service agreement between an anesthesia practice and a community hospital.
  • Represented a publicly-traded medical device company in a proposed acquisition of a competitor.

Publications

  • Dean H. Wang, Health Care Goes Retail, COMMERCIAL LEASING LAW & STRATEGY, Vol. 25, No. 8 (February 2012)
  • Dean H. Wang, Real Estate Strategies for Health Care Providers, LAW 360 (January 3, 2012)
  • Dean H. Wang, The Next Phase of the ACO Frontier, GLOBAL GOVERNMENT SOLUTIONS 2011 MID-YEAR OUTLOOK (July 2011)
  • Dean H. Wang, Physician Payment Sunshine Provisions: Making Payments to Physicians Publicly Available, STAYING WELL WITHIN THE LAW (Spring Issue 2010)
  • Dean H. Wang, Because the "Best Stuff on Earth" Sometimes Make the Best Lawsuits on Earth, LIFE SCIENCE PRACTICE ALERT (September 2009)
  • Dean H. Wang, Proposed Changes at FDA and Proposed Legislation Threaten Both Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Companies, LIFE SCIENCE PRACTICE ALERT (March 2009)

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