Healthcare Business Transactions

The law firm of Ottenwess Law, provides comprehensive legal services for the business side of medical care. We counsel on the corporate, financial and regulatory aspects of every deal. Attuned to the trends and dynamics in the rapidly changing healthcare industry, we succeed at shepherding our clients through confusing, ever-changing and sometimes contradictory regulatory matters and transactions. Our lawyers can structure transactions, form entities and negotiate contractual arrangements, advising on fraud and abuse implications, federal and state reimbursement, licensure, employment and other matters.

We represent a diverse clientele in the Detroit metropolitan area, throughout the State of Michigan and across the country, including regional medical centers, community hospitals, clinics, behavioral health entities, emergency medical services companies, home health agencies, professional associations and independent physicians. Our attorneys can analyze transactions from a business perspective and a compliance standpoint to fully protect our clients’ interests.

Michigan Attorneys For Healthcare Contracts And Consolidations

Our experienced lawyers provide sophisticated counsel for all types of healthcare business transactions, including:

  • Formation of medical groups
  • Sale or purchase of medical practices
  • Alliances and affiliations
  • Mergers, acquisitions and consolidations
  • Ownership transfers (surgery centers, nursing homes, etc.)
  • Physician contracts with hospitals
  • Radiology/teleradiology contracts
  • Contracts with HMOs and third-party payers
  • Certificate of Need (CON) compliance
  • Commercial leases including equipment and personnel leases

Healthcare businesses are subject to specific licensing, reporting and compliance requirements under Michigan and federal law. Our attorneys are well versed in transactional considerations under the Stark Law, Anti-Kickback Statute, HIPAA and other regulations. Because of the depth of our experience in the health care industry, our attorneys are able to anticipate the licensure, reimbursement, compliance and other issues that arise in transactions, giving clients an advantage by negotiating favorable letters of intent, purchase agreements and other contracts. By drawing on our experience, connections and industry-specific knowledge, we help clients to minimize their own risk in a variety of business transactions.

Our attorneys can also represent clients in healthcare litigation relating to transactions, including regulatory compliance, reimbursement and breach of contract disputes.

Comprehensive Counsel For Healthcare Providers

Ottenwess Law, is a progressive, full-service healthcare law firm providing tailored advice at competitive rates. To protect your interests in a pending health-related transaction, contact us to arrange a consultation with our Michigan healthcare business transactional lawyers.