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Health Care

Whether you are ready to pursue an exciting opportunity or are anxious to steer clear of a problem lurking ahead, our lawyers will know exactly what you need to do. Warner health care attorneys are the first call for hospitals, physicians and groups, plus others who are concerned about the uncertainties of increasing regulation, data breaches and privacy, changing state and federal government policies, plus much more – or who want to secure their future by growing, expanding, diversifying and protecting their ideas. Call Warner first.

“Whole Company” Legal Health Care Services, Utilizing a Sophisticated Multi-Disciplinary Approach

The narrow-niche focus and experience of our health care team means that we can be hired for very specific situations. But our being housed within a multi-disciplinary firm also positions us to optimally handle almost anything a health care client might require. We understand – and meet – the unique needs of such organizations as:

  • Physicians and physician groups
  • Nursing homes
  • Health insurance companies
  • Ambulatory Surgical Centers
  • Pharmacies
  • Medical research institutes
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Services

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.

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