Mantese Honigman has extensive experience in health care law. Our clients include numerous respected physicians, health care entities and facilities in various aspects of health care.
We represent health care entities and professionals in legal disputes, mediation, facilitation and civil litigation involving non-competes, payment disputes, breach-of-contract claims and other health care law matters.
Our attorneys organize and advise health care entities, including physician group practices, physicians, home health agencies, durable medical equipment suppliers and others, in the areas of business organization, administrative structure, employment and independent contractor agreements, certificates of need, compliance programs, third party payment compliance, Medicare certification, personnel policies and medical records organization.
We routinely draft and negotiate many health care contracts and arrangements, such as physician employment and shareholder agreements, hospital-physician joint venture agreements, management services agreements, participation agreements, medical director contracts, supplier agreements, leases, medical equipment agreements and other vendor agreements.
We represent physicians, providers and suppliers in Medicare, Blue Cross and other third party payer audits, including reimbursement audits and CMS Meaningful Use EHR Audits.
Fraud and Abuse
We advise clients in health care fraud-and-abuse and physician self-referral matters, including Stark Law, anti-kickback law and Michigan licensing restrictions.
We represent physicians and other health care professionals in State license disciplinary investigations and administrative hearings.
Medical Staff Credentialing
Our attorneys provide representation to physicians and other health care professionals in credentialing and staff privilege matters.
We design and formulate compliance programs for a variety of health care entities including physician practices, home health care agencies, rehabilitation facilities, and durable equipment companies.
We represent health professionals and entities in civil fraud investigations and cases, seizures under search warrant, federal grand jury inquiries and other criminal and quasi-criminal investigations and proceedings.
Business Sales and Purchases
We represent sellers and purchasers of health care facilities and practices.
We represent physicians in medical peer review process as provided under the Health Care Quality Improvement Act and potential adverse reporting and accuracy of data reported to the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB).