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Health Law


We have broad and comprehensive experience in health care law.

Warner serves as general counsel to hospitals, physicians and physician groups, nursing homes, health insurance companies and other providers of health care services. We understand the unique needs of each of these groups and provide the counsel needed for clients to understand and comply with regulations in this ever-changing field.

As legal counsel to 15 hospitals in Michigan, we provide counsel in all areas of corporate planning and regulatory compliance, including licensing and certification, accreditation, medical staff administration, physician recruiting, joint ventures, peer-review actions, reimbursement matters, and labor, bonding and antitrust issues.

As legal counsel to hundreds of physicians and physicians groups, we advise on all aspects of practice management, HIPAA, regulatory compliance, employee benefit plans, taxation and estate-planning issues.


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Hospital Law

Warner's Health Law Group provides legal counsel to 15 Michigan hospitals, advising them in all areas of corporate planning and regulatory compliance.

Our attorneys are especially well versed in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues. We offer comprehensive help with all aspects of corporate compliance, including compliance plan design and implementation.

Warner also offers expert representation for hospitals facing criminal or civil investigations, including negotiations or litigation with Medicare and Medicaid agencies, and assists in favorably resolving survey issues.

The Health Law Group experts provide experienced representation in health care transactions, including bonds and multi-party joint ventures. Our attorneys have extensive knowledge of federal and state statutes that govern health care transactions, including tax-exempt rules, Stark II, anti-kickback laws and certificate of need procedures. We also have considerable experience representing hospitals in mergers and acquisitions, including assistance with the antitrust and reimbursement issues that arise with such transactions.
Life Sciences

Warner’s attorneys bring significant depth of knowledge and experience to clients, whether they are startups focusing on product development or multinational firms serving the global needs of the industry.

Our Life Sciences group is skilled in U.S. and foreign patent license application and protection, patent procurement and counseling, FDA regulatory compliance, product liability, licensing and technology agreement drafting and negotiation, research and collaborative agreements, technology development and transfer agreements, confidentiality and proprietary rights assessments, development of intellectual property policies and due diligence.
Nursing Home Law

We provide legal counsel to numerous Michigan nursing homes, advising them in all areas of corporate planning and regulatory compliance.

Our attorneys provide specialized assistance on Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement issues and comprehensive help with all aspects of corporate compliance, including compliance plan design and implementation.

We have closed numerous nursing home transactions and have extensive experience representing nursing home owners in connection with both the purchase and sale of nursing homes.
Physician Law

Warner serves as legal counsel to hundreds of physicians and physician practices in Michigan and throughout the country, providing advice in practice management issues, concierge medicine, Stark II, HIPAA and patient confidentiality and other regulatory concerns.

We assist with all aspects of compliance planning for physicians and physician groups, including compliance plan design and implementation and negotiations (or litigation) with Medicare and Medicaid agencies regarding civil or criminal investigations.
Our attorneys provide physician practices with quick, practical advice concerning practice hiring and firing issues, employee benefit plans, employee handbooks, immigration, physician recruiting, reporting requirements, non-compete covenants and other labor issues.

Some of our other physician services include representation of individuals and group in disputes surrounding practice separation and specialized estate planning for physicians and their families.

Case Studies



Apr 2020
April 01, 2020

WEBINAR: New Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act")


Warner attorneys Sean Cook, Ford Turrell and Jeff Segal presented a webinar on the new Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”). The CARES Act provides emerg...

Jun 2013
June 11, 2013

Protecting Your Most Valuable Assets

The Townsend Hotel

                        Registration begins at 5 pm. Dinner and the seminar follow at 5:30 pm with cocktails and networking at 7:30 p...

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