Health Care

Frantz Ward’s health care practice leads the way in counseling a wide range of health care organizations including:
  • Hospitals and Health Systems
  • Medical Practice Organizations
  • Home Health and Hospice
  • Diagnostic Testing Facilities
  • Ambulatory Surgery Centers
  • Pharmacies
  • Long-Term Care
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Treatment Services
The attorneys in the Frantz Ward Health Care Practice Group counsel clients in a wide range of transactional matters, including hospitals and health system mergers and acquisitions, health care financing, health care joint ventures, physician and physician practice acquisitions, physician contracting, and in the development of ambulatory surgery centers and independent diagnostic testing facilities.

We have also considerable experience in working with laser hair removal and skin care providers, dermatologists, and plastic surgeons in legal issues unique to the medical cosmetic “Med Spa” industry. We regularly work with drug and alcohol treatment and recovery providers, hospice and palliative care providers, and nursing homes and long-term care facilities.

We routinely counsel clients with respect to:
  • HIPAA privacy and security issues
  • Billing and reimbursement counseling
  • Health care mergers and acquisitions
  • Health care financing
  • Quality assurance and risk management issues
  • Fraud and abuse and compliance matters
  • Licensure, certification and accreditation matters
  • Hospital medical staff credentialing and governance issues
  • Nonprofit formation and governance matters
  • Health benefit plans and managed care programs
  • Health care labor and employment issues
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