Health Care Providers

Howard Burde counsels unique and innovative health care providers as they face legal obligations from federal, state, and local governments, as well as from accrediting agencies, specialty boards and other non-governmental agencies. Howard Burde represents unique providers on the business and transactional as well as the regulatory compliance issues facing providers.

Legal Issues Impacting Providers include:

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) Implementation

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) laws and state laws governing privacy and security of health information.

State Licensure

Program and Payer Participation Rules


Utilization Management

Enforcement and compliance issues, including anti-referral laws, Stark and the False Claims Act

Transactional issues involving relationships among Health Care Providers, businesses, vendors, health plans and government programs.