Broad and Cassel LLP offers full-service legal representation for individuals, public entities and private enterprises–from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Founded in 1946, we have office locations throughout the state to serve your legal needs.
With more than 20 attorneys and a full complement of support staff, Broad and Cassel’s Health Law Practice Group is intimately aware of the complex issues faced by health care providers, suppliers and consumers.
Fundamental changes to the nation’s health care delivery system are occurring at an accelerated rate, requiring those in the industry to establish and refine their practices and policies to comply with new regulations. The attorneys of our Health Law Practice Group are prepared to discuss these changes and the potential impact they will have on health care providers of all types.
Changes in the Delivery of Health Care
Broad and Cassel’s attorneys are available to discuss the recent and ongoing changes in health care, as well as help your organization through the process. Our attorneys are ready to assist you through this transformation with the following services:
- Creating Accountable Care Organizations
- 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
Health Law Experience
Broad and Cassel LLP proudly represents health care clients in varying disciplines and has built one of the most experienced, diversified and sophisticated health law practices in the Southeastern United States. Our health care practice has been recognized by Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers, a highly regarded legal guide, and countless other recognitions as a leading firm and individuals in health law.
Health care 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.
Our health care attorneys: have practiced in both the public and private sector for more than 20 years; are Board Certified by the Florida Bar as specialists in Health Law; are certified by the Health Care Compliance Association in Health Care Compliance; have held the Deputy Chief Counsel position of the Office of the General Counsel at the United States Department of Health and Human Services; are listed in the Expert Guide section, a “Guide to the Leading U.S. Healthcare Lawyers;” are Certified Dispute Resolver’s with the American Health Lawyer Association; have served as Chairperson of the Florida Commission on Integrated Health Care Delivery Systems; are listed as Best Lawyers in America; hold a master’s in Health Care Administration; have more than 10 years experience as a health care executive; are board members of the American Health Lawyers Association; and are members (and the current Chairman) of the Health Law Section of the Florida Bar.
Areas of Law
We provide our clients a full range of legal counsel, including:
- Health law litigation and dispute resolution
- Fraud and Abuse
- 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 health care industry. Our services range from general representation as well as highly specialized services:
- Hospitals and multi-hospital systems
- 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