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Health Law

America's healthcare industry is changing daily. The industry is becoming more competitive, more complex, and even more highly-regulated by government, especially in Florida with its rapidly growing elderly population. Recognizing the industry's need for legal counsel, Broad and Cassel has built one of the most experienced and diversified Health Law Practice Groups in the Southeastern United States, and our Firm has the most Board Certified Health Law attorneys in the State of Florida.

Changes in the Delivery of Health Care

Our attorneys understand that our nation's health care delivery system is experiencing dramatic changes, and with the recent passing of the Affordable Care Act, our country is now on the accelerated track toward transformation. Our attorneys are available to discuss all of these changes, as well as help your company through the process. We are ready to assist you through this transformation with the following services:

  • Creating Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs)
  • Navigating Antitrust Concerns
  • Understanding New Fee-for-Service Plans
  • Providing Guidance Regarding Clinical Integration
  • Advising on Stark and Anti-kickback Regulations
  • Creating Medical Homes
  • Implementing Payment Bundling
  • Instructing How to Comply with HITECH Act
  • HIPAA Privacy Compliance

Health Law Experience

Broad and Cassel proudly represents healthcare clients in varying disciplines and has built one of the most experienced and diversified health law practices in the Southeastern United States. Our healthcare practice has been given the highest rank by Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers, a highly regarded legal guide, in addition to receiving other recognitions as a leading firm and individuals in health law.

The healthcare industry faces numerous challenges and our lawyers have in-depth knowledge of this complex, highly regulated industry and the rapidly changing issues that confront it. Our attorneys’ knowledge is based on years of hands-on experience in the public and private sectors, which will be utilized to help your business overcome challenges and meet its goals.

Broad and Cassel has the most Board Certified Health Law attorneys in the State of Florida. In addition, many of our health law attorneys are certified by the Health Care Compliance Association in Health Care Compliance and are Certified Dispute Resolver’s with the American Health Lawyer Association. Our attorneys are members and many hold leadership positions with the leading healthcare organizations, including the American Health Lawyers Association, Florida Bar Health Care Academy, Florida Health Care Association, Florida Hospital Association's Florida Academy of Healthcare Attorneys and the Health Law Section of the Florida Bar. Because of their proven legal prowess, our attorneys are often called upon to speak throughout the country.

Areas of Law

We provide our clients a full range of legal counsel, including:

  • Health Law Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Fraud and Abuse
  • Compliance
  • Peer Review
  • Formations of ACOs
  • Health Maintenance Organizations (HMOs) and other managed care entities
  • Provider operations
  • Formation and continuing representation of physician groups
  • Legislative and regulatory
  • Licensure and Certificate of Need (CON)
  • Third-party reimbursement, including all Federal health programs such as Medicare and Medicaid and private payor programs
  • Mergers and acquisitions / Integrated delivery systems
  • Federal health program counseling and advice

Our Health Law Clients

We represent a wide range of institutions and organizations in the Healthcare Industry. Our services range from general representation as well as highly specialized services:

  • Hospitals and multi-hospital systems
  • ACOs
  • Physician Networks and IPAs
  • Nursing homes and adult living facilities (ALFs)
  • Hospices and home health agencies
  • Medical laboratories and clinics
  • Pharmaceutical companies and medical equipment suppliers
  • Physicians and physicians groups
  • Professional and trade associations
  • Rehabilitation and mental health companies