There is seemingly no end to the many rules and regulations the healthcare industry and its professionals must navigate in today’s market. The industry-focused lawyers of Bridge Law LLP provide clients from all sectors of the healthcare industry in depth representation and counsel on healthcare litigation, regulatory, and transactional matters.
Our experience in representing many different types of healthcare clients helps us to understand and anticipate their strategic concerns. We have assisted physicians, medical groups/centers, hospice care groups, home health care providers, medical device companies as well as individuals with professional corporations and other licensed healthcare professionals.
We are keenly aware of the strategic interdependence of health care providers, and practitioners. Our clients expect us to be on top of the constantly changing regulatory and business environment—and identify any opportunities they present. Just as important is our ability to give clients tools to ensure that their day-to-day operations comply with legal and regulatory requirements without constant lawyer involvement.
Healthcare Joint Ventures and Partnerships
Our attorneys understand complex business transactions involved in forming and operating physician-physician, ambulatory surgery and other types of joint ventures, including transactions with investors and other lay entities. We can represent you in every aspect of joint venture transactions and are fully versed in the legal issues and business processes necessary to make these transactions successful. We routinely handle joint ventures for private entities.
Healthcare Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) Advisor
M&A transactions have the power to affect every aspect of your business, particularly in the complex and heavily regulated healthcare environment. Our knowledge and experience can help guide you through these transactions and create operational, strategic, and financial value. Our attorneys and advisors provide guidance on specific issues raised in M&A transactions, such as compliance with Stark/Anti-Kickback statutes and licensing requirements.
A well strategized and executed M&A has the potential to achieve organizational goals and real post-transaction value for the parties involved. Our veteran attorneys can help you develop a strategic vision to achieve the best possible outcomes.
HIPAA Compliance Lawyers
Our lawyers regularly counsel clients in the healthcare industry and assist them in their efforts to remain in compliance with HIPAA (Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act). We can assist in navigating and implementing its complex regulations, including the Privacy, Breach Notification, Enforcement, and Security rules. We counsel and work with our trusted advisors to help individuals and entities in achieving and maintaining compliance with the ever-changing privacy, security, and other regulations imposed by HIPAA.
We can pull upon our extensive experience to assist in compliance at a federal level, as well as California law- as they have significant differences in the area of patient privacy. We are adept in helping you achieve your operational goals while complying with these challenging laws by preparing and implementing HIPPA compliance plans and ongoing HIPPA compliance counsel.
Senior Living and Long-Term Care
Our attorneys have served as counsel to many senior living care providers including independent living communities, assisted living facilities, skilled nursing facilities, and home health and hospice providers. Whether it is the development of a new facility, assisting with regulatory compliance and operations, labor and employment issues or the acquisition of another facility, we understand the unique issues facing clients in this industry.