Areas of Health Law Practice

The following lists are focused on for-profit and nonprofit, tax-exempt, as well as governmental facilities. Any related foundations and affiliated physician groups in Dallas can also find assistance within these areas of practice. For more information on our health care law, feel free to contact us and our skilled hospital contract lawyers in Dallas will help in answering any questions.

Hospital Law Practice:

Professional Service Agreements
Medical Office Space Leases
Medical Equipment Leases
• Medical Staff Bylaws, Rules, and Regulations
• Medical Staff Credentialing and Peer Review Actions (Including Hearing Officer Role) for Health Care Quality Improvement Act
• Hospital-Physician Joint Venture Development and Offerings
• Development of Nonprofit Health Corporations of Physician Employment and Employment Agreement (Including Restrictive Covenant Issues) per Texas Business and Commerce Code
Physician Practice Acquisition Agreements
• Patient Rights (Including Consent, Advance Directives, and Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care Decisions)
Federal Emergency Medical Treatment and Active Labor Act (EMTALA), Texas Indigent Care and Treatment Act
• Patient Transfers

Physician Law Practice – Counseling Solo and Group Physician Practices:

• Creation of Business Entities (Partnerships, PAs, PLLCs, & PCs)
• Development of Ownership Interest Documents (Shareholder Agreements, PLLC Membership Interest Agreements, and Buy-Sell Agreements)
• Employment Agreements for Senior and Junior Group Physicians
• Physician Recruitment and Income Guarantee Assistance Agreements
• Professional Service and Medical Director Agreements with Facilities (Hospitals, Surgery Centers, Nursing Homes, Home Health Agencies, and Other Licensed Facilities)
• Texas Occupations Code

Imaging Centers and Ambulatory Surgery Centers:

• Development of Startup Ventures (Including Entity Formation, Joint Venture Offerings, and Private Placement Memorandums)
• Review Joint Venture Investment Opportunities
• Prepare Professional Service Agreements

Compliances:

• Regulatory Compliance Review for Stark, Anti-Kickback, False Claims, and Civil Monetary Penalty Statute (Safe Harbors, OIG Advisory Opinions, Special Fraud Alerts, Physician Referral Law Exceptions, Federal Elements and Guidance for Compliance Programs, and Federal Sentencing Guidelines)
• Adherence to State Corporate Practice of Medicine Requirements
• Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology and for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH), Privacy Review, and Review and Preparation of Business Associate Agreements
• State and Federal Antitrust Review (Statements of Antitrust Enforcement Policy in Health Care)
• State Licensure (Texas Health and Safety Code and Texas Administrative Code) and Joint Commission Accreditation, and Medicare Conditions of Participation