Health care and health care law is a huge part of our economy, and we have significant experience in medical office laws. We have represented clients who own and operate large medical offices, own and operate physical therapy practices or are contemplating joining an existing medical practice. Some of our clients in this area included one of the leading pain management medical offices in the State of California, one of the oldest “ENT” medical offices in greater Los Angeles, a cardiac surgeon and a newly formed physical therapy practice.
Some common legal issues include:
- “Stark”, “Anti-kickback” compliance;
- Joint ventures;
- Cost sharing agreements;
- Partnership, Shareholder agreements;
- Employment agreements;
- Market competition;
- Management services agreements (MSA);
- Owning, operating a medical office building;
- Selling the practice;
- and many others.
If you own or operate a medical office, are thinking about starting your own medical office or have been asked to join a medical office, it is important to consult with an attorney who knows this area of law before making any significant decisions. Please contact us today to start a conversation.